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Prospective Students for 2022-23

Welcome to Washburn! We look forward to welcoming the Class of 2026 this fall!


Freshman Orientation: Wednesday, Aug 31, 2:00-4:30pm at Washburn (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. We expect ALL 9th graders to attend.

Welcome Night for ALL WHS students & families: Wednesday, Aug 31, 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: Tuesday, Sept. 6

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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