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Incoming Students for 2023-24

Welcome to Washburn! We look forward to welcoming the Class of 2027 in the fall of 2023.

Important Dates for the Incoming Class of 2027

  • Welcome Night for the Class of 2027 - December 7, 2022 - Auditorium Presentation
  • School Choice Deadline - February 7, 2023
  • Placement Notification - early March, 2023
  • 9th Grade Registration Night - March, 2023
  • Sports Info & Registration Night - 1st week of August
  • First Day of Fall Sports - August 14, 2023
  • Freshman Orientation - Wednesday, August 30, 2023 2:00-4:30pm (tentative) We expect ALL 9th graders to attend. Parent drop off at Door 3; walk/bus/bike come to Door 10. Students will receive class schedules, attend 1st and 4th hour classes so you know where you are going in the morning & for lunch, and also meet classmates and teachers. 
  • Welcome Night for ALL WHS students & families: Wednesday, Aug. 30, 4:30-6:30pm (come any time) - students will pick up schedules and chromebooks. Info will be available about all the opportunities at WHS for students and families.
  • First Day of School - September 5, 2023

Bus cards will be give to students after school begins.

For more information about orientation & 9th grade, contact AP Arslan Aziz: 612-668-3403 or

For more information about Welcome Night, contact AP Michelle Terpening: 612-668-3406 or


If you live in Washburn's attendance area, you will have a spot at Washburn! You can see your assigned community school based on address by clicking here. 

All families need to complete the choice form by February 7, 2022 even if you live in Washburn's attendance zone. You can complete the online form at This is how you tell the district your preference for a high school and reserve your spot. 

You can get a paper school request form at the Placement Center:


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