Rural to Host Girls' State Golf Tourney
Washburn Rural will host the 6A State Girls' Golf Tournament Monday, October 20,
at The Topeka Country Club
(2700 SW Buchanan Street).
Click the link below for more information.
2014 6A State Girls' Golf Tournament (PDF)
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.
Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalists
Congratulations to Farley Elementary Kindergarten teacher
Nicole Meier and Washburn Rural Middle School math teacher
Jennifer Wilcox for being named Kansas Teacher of the Year
semi-finalists. They were among only six semi-finalists
selected from Kansas Region 2, which covers the second U.S.
District Sees Increase in ACT Scores
ACT results were recently released and the average
composite score for students at Washburn Rural High
School increased to 23.7. This is up .5 from last
year. In addition to an increased composite, the scores
in each area also increased as did the total number of
students tested. The WRHS 2014 totals are listed below
(2013 totals appear in parenthesis):
- Total tested: 311 (293)
- Composite: 23.7 (23.2)
- English: 23.1 (22.8)
- Mathematics: 23.4 (23.2)
- Reading: 24.3 (23.5)
- Science: 23.5 (22.8)
The statewide average composite is 22.0. WRHS also
exceeded the state average in each subject area.
The ACT is an indicator of college readiness. The
composite readiness benchmarks are set at 18 for
English, 22 for Math, 22 for Reading, and 23 for
Science. The WRHS average exceeded the benchmarks
in all areas.
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