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Washburn Rural High School

Superintendent Position Announcement

Auburn-Washburn is accepting applications for the position of Superintendent of Schools for the 2015 - 2016 school year.

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Washburn Rural High School is seeking people to fill part-time lunch positions starting at $10/hour

Canned Food Drive

The Junior Blues Chapter of National Honor Society would like to invite all fans to participate in a Halloween canned food drive in support of the Topeka Rescue Mission. Please bring a few cans to the game on Halloween night when the WRHS football team hosts Manhattan. This is part of a school-wide effort to provide resources to those in the community who need it most. Your generosity and support are greatly appreciated.‚Äč


Coach Bordewick, WRHS Volleyball Team & Coach Shuffelberger, Mens' Cross Country Team

Congratulations to the Washburn Rural High School volleyball team and mens' cross country team for each qualifying to compete in the 6A State Events! The volleyball team will be in action at 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, and 12:30 PM on Friday, October 31 at Kansas ExpoCentre. The mens' cross country team will run at 10:30 AM Friday, October 31 at Rim Rock in Lawrence.

In support of our teams, high school students will be able to attend these events with parent permission. Click the links below for more information:

After-School Labs

In order to help students complete assessments, projects, and assignments, the English and Math departments will each staff a room for after-school assistance.

English Lab Times

  • Days: Mondays and Thursdays
  • Time: 3:00 - 4:15 PM
  • Room: Computer Lab C - Media Center/Library

Math Lab Times

  • Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
  • Time: 3:10 - 4:10 PM
  • Room: Computer Lab D - Media Center/Library

Students are welcome to freely attend labs of their choosing for additional assistance outside their regular class times. Additionally, teachers may contact parents and suggest students attend one or more labs.

Please contact your student's English or math teacher if you have questions about these programs.

FFA Team Headed to Nationals

On October 28, a group from Washburn Rural High School left for the FFA National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky. While at the convention, a WRHS team participated in the Sales and Service competition. Only the top winner from each state competes, and WRHS beat out 50 Kansas teams to advance to the Nationals. The team competed in different areas including an individual sale, a team sale, and an information test. The team includes Luke Garrett, Mike Riggin, John Garrett, and Dalton Davis.

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International Baccalaureate Program

International Baccalaureate

The IB Diploma Program is an academically challenging and balanced program that meets international standards in education, and prepares students for success in college and beyond.

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5900 SW 61st St
Topeka, KS 66619



Ed Raines

Assistant Principals
Kyle Ellis
Chris Ridley
Kyle Reed
Linda Thornburgh
Kelly Younger

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