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For our 8th grade celebration on Thursday, May 21, we will host a drive-through parade to honor our 8th graders as they leave the WRMS and head to high school next year. This will also provide the teachers and students a chance to say goodbye from a distance.

We are doing teams separately to avoid traffic congestion, so please plan to arrive approximately 10-15 minutes to the high school parking lot before your child's team's scheduled time. School officers will direct you to the specified areas.

Team times are as follows:
* SWAT: 5:00 - 5:30 PM
* WAVE: 5:40 - 6:10 PM
* CHAMPIONS: 6:20 - 6:50 PM
* HEAT: 7:00 - 7:30 PM

Teachers will be handing out commemorative lanyards to participating 8th graders. Also, we encourage you to make signs, decorate car windows, etc. to show your WRMS and team spirit!

Attached is a map that shows the directions of the route to follow for the drive-by celebration. Vehicles will travel from west to east as they travel in front of the MS and circle behind our building and make a loop to the road that goes by the football stadium to Wanamaker.

We hope to see you and our 8th grade students next Thursday for a last send-off!



Eighth Grade Celebration

Posted 5/19/20, 9:39 PM
For our 8th grade celebration on Thursday, May 21, we will host a drive-through parade to honor our 8th graders as they leave the WRMS and head to high school next year. This will also provide the teachers and students a chance to say goodbye from a distance. We are doing teams separately to avoid traffic congestion, so please plan to arrive approximately 10-15 minutes to the high school parking lot before your child's team's scheduled time. School officers…

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Auburn Washburn Library staff encourage students to connect with them to talk about books! :) Visit our Google Sites to contact Librarians and learn about free learning resources! https://sites.google.com/usd437.net/awlibraries/home #keepreading #keeplearning

Washburn Rural Middle School

Posted 4/30/20, 9:22 PM


Auburn Washburn Library staff encourage students to connect with them to talk about books! :) Visit our Google Sites to contact Librarians and learn about free learning resources! https://sites.google.com/usd437.net/awlibraries/home #keepreading #keeplearning



Important Message for all Grade 5-12 Band, Orchestra, and Choir Families

USD 437 Music Students and Families,

We ask all of you to make time the week of May 4th to turn in district instruments, music, folders, and formal wear (tuxes, etc). This is for 5th-12th grade families.

Turn in will be at the high school band room. The entrance is right off 61st Street and will be clearly marked with cones. We ask you drop equipment at the curb and do not enter the building. District staff will have to maintain social distancing and wear PPE while handling this process. Times for drop off are:

Monday, May 4: 7:30-8:30am; 11:30am-12:30pm; or 5-6pm

Tuesday, May 5: SAME

Wednesday, May 6: SAME

If none of these times work, please email me at chaffluk@usd437.net with your name, child's name, and school. We will work to accommodate you. Know that we MUST have all equipment back by 6pm Wednesday. Vendors will be arriving to perform summer repair and dry-cleaning services.

Thank you so much,
Luke Chaffee

Washburn Rural Middle School

Posted 4/30/20, 9:21 PM
Important Message for all Grade 5-12 Band, Orchestra, and Choir Families USD 437 Music Students and Families, We ask all of you to make time the week of May 4th to turn in district instruments, music, folders, and formal wear (tuxes, etc). This is for 5th-12th grade families. Turn in will be at the high school band room. The entrance is right off 61st Street and will be clearly marked with cones. We ask you drop equipment at the curb and do not enter…

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All current 8, 9, 10, and 11 graders are eligible to audition for the 2020-2021 WRHS Dancin’ Blues. Each candidate interested in auditioning needs to complete the Google form in order to receive further information and instructions. Please contact Jenny Tiller at tillejen@usd437.net for more information. FORM DEADLINE - APRIL 15, 2020

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hyGlc6f2J7Xf6VHkpriu_MeYFEc8dOrDPI7k276GAUs/viewform?edit_requested=true

WRHS Dancin' Blues Audition

Posted 4/9/20, 3:36 PM
All current 8, 9, 10, and 11 graders are eligible to audition for the 2020-2021 WRHS Dancin’ Blues. Each candidate interested in auditioning needs to complete the Google form in order to receive further information and instructions. Please contact Jenny Tiller at tillejen@usd437.net for more information. FORM DEADLINE - APRIL 15, 2020 https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1hyGlc6f2J7Xf6VHkpriu_MeYFEc8dOrDPI7k276GAUs/viewform?edit_requested=true

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