All Auburn-Washburn schools are closed Friday, February 15 due to weather conditions.

Washburn Rural High School


Visit our Centennial page to learn more about Washburn Rural High School's first 100 years and see the different activities taking place and ways you can contribute.

Help Us Celebrate our First 100 Years

January 16, 2018

Visit our Centennial page to learn more about Washburn Rural High School's first 100 years and see the different activities taking place and ways you can contribute.

Due to the inclement weather and school cancellation, schedules for many WRHS activities have been changed. Below are a number of updates provided by the school. Additional information has been emailed directly to parents.

BASKETBALL: Girls and Boys Varsity Basketball games against Highland Park have been rescheduled for Monday, February 18, 2019. The games are at Highland Park High School. JV games begin at 4:30 PM, Girls Varsity at 6:00 PM followed by Boys Varsity at 7:30 PM. Freshman games will follow JV games in the auxiliary gym.

SWIMMING AND WRESTLING: State Swimming and Regional Wrestling are already in progress with no anticipated delays or need to reschedule.

ART LOCK-IN: Is scheduled for tomorrow at WRHS with no anticipated changes.

GREASE - THE MUSICAL: The Friday evening performance (February 15) has been rescheduled for 3:00 PM Sunday, February 17 in the WRHS Auditorium. The Directors will be communicating with cast members and parents about relevant logistics, etc.

CENTENNIAL LEAGUE JV BOWLING TOURNAMENT: The tournament originally scheduled for today at Westridge Lanes has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.

FORENSICS: The forensics tournament at Topeka High School which was originally scheduled for today and tomorrow (February 15 and 16), has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 30.

WRHS Activity Schedule Changes

February 15, 2019
Due to the inclement weather and school cancellation, schedules for many WRHS activities have been changed. Below are a number of updates provided by the school. Additional information has been emailed directly to parents…
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🤼‍♂️WRESTLING UPDATE: The JV/V Dual at Blue Valley High School scheduled for Friday, February 8th has been cancelled. It will not be rescheduled.🤼‍♂️

Washburn Rural High School

February 8, 2019
🤼‍♂️WRESTLING UPDATE: The JV/V Dual at Blue Valley High School scheduled for Friday, February 8th has been cancelled. It will not be rescheduled.🤼‍♂️

Enrollment for Driver's Education will be on March 19 from 6:00-7:00 in the WRHS auditorium. Students must be 14 years old by May 28, 2019 and be going into 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade for the 2019-2020 school year. Any student who resides out of district or state is not eligible. The course fee is $225 (credit or debit is not accepted) and should be brought to enrollment. Classroom instruction will begin May 28 from 8:00-9:30 AM in the WRHS cafeteria.

For detailed information, please read the information sheet. Questions may be directed to Keith Wetzel at (785) 339-4116 or wetzekei@usd437.net.

Driver's Education

February 7, 2019

Enrollment for Driver's Education will be on March 19 from 6:00-7:00 in the WRHS auditorium. Students must be 14 years old by May 28, 2019 and be going into 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade for the 2019-2020 school year. Any…

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🎳UPDATE: Our Bowling Invitational at West Ridge Lanes scheduled for today has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 12th at 3:30 pm.🎳

Washburn Rural High School

February 7, 2019
🎳UPDATE: Our Bowling Invitational at West Ridge Lanes scheduled for today has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 12th at 3:30 pm.🎳