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Lysistrata cast
One Act Play Takes First in Sub-Section

Congratulations to the cast and crew of our one act play, Lysistrata, for receiving first place in sub-section competition this past week. Section finals will take place this Saturday, Feb. 4 at The Academy of Holy Angels. There will also be a free performance at Washburn on Thursday, Feb. 2 at 7:00 pm. Come out and support our award winning theatre department! View photos on Google photos or Facebook

Miller Logo
Miller Pride Awards

Congratulations to the Washburn students who were recognized at the Miller Pride awards on Jan. 19. Students were recognized for showoing Miller Pride which stands for: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Determination, and Excellence. Watch the Livestream • Google Photos • Facebook

Step Up
STEP UP Summer 2023 Job Applications due Feb. 14

Apply for a Step Up job for this summer! Step Up is for Minneapolis youth ages 14-21, and helps them explore great careers, build professional skills and connections, earn real money and academic elective credit. This summer Step Up is offering in-person opportunities, remote internships and an online Career Exploration Program. Apply for Step Up by February 14th! Application support is available in the Career and College Center. Students who participated in Step Up last summer should use their personalized link that was emailed to them. Additional Info

Latest Edition of The Washburn Grist Now Availalble

Check out the latest edition of our school newspaper, The Washburn Grist.

Open house
Info for 8th Grade Families

Here are the materials from our Open House for 8th grade families on Wed, Dec. 7.  Please contact us with any questions! The MPS school choice deadline is February 7.
Auditorium Presentation  PDF Detailed Open House Schedule

drop off map
Drop Off and Pick Up at Washburn

This is a reminder that the only safe place to drop off and pick up your student at Washburn is on 49th Street on the school side of the street. If your student needs to be dropped off close to the door, you can pull into the 49th street lot and drop them right at Door 3, which is open in the morning until 8:30am. More info

Spring Awakening awards
Spring Awakening Earns Top Spotlight Awards!

The cast and crew of Spring Awakening has earned the highest Spotlight awards any Washburn production has ever received. Kudos to Director John Lynn and the entire cast and crew!

Poetry students
Poetry Out Loud
Congratulations to the Poetry Out Loud school finalists who will represent Washburn at the conference competition: Kaia Brown, Ian Hayne, Ari Kimball, and Katherine Moreno (alternate)
winter clothing
Washburn Cares Winter Clothing Drive

Washburn Cares is in need of donations of new or gently used warm gloves or mittens, sweatpants and winter coats in medium, large and extra large. Please bring donations to the security desk by door 10.

Washburn Cares is also collecting donations of $25 gift cards to Walmart, Target, Cub and Holiday/Speedway. Gift cards can be dropped off at school at the security desk or brought to Washburn's main office. Thanks for your kindness and generosity!

State of the School '22 Presentation
Our State of the School presentation was held on Thursday, 11-10-22 as a part of our monthly Site Council meeting. The presentation included some information about the new CTE Center opening next fall and time for questions and discussion. Here is the PPT so you can see what we covered in case you missed it. Please contact Dr. Palmer with any questions.
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