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Washburn High School Students First To Get Tickets For Presidential Visit

Beginning at noon Wednesday single tickets will be available first-come, first-served for folks who want to see the President on his second visit of the year to the Twin Cities. President Obama will hold a town hall Thursday at Minnehaha Park before attending a private fundraiser in the evening.

06/25/2014

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Parents Disheartened Following Another Racial Incident At Washburn

Minneapolis Washburn High School is dealing with another incident involving students and a racial slur. This time the hateful words were written in a book.

05/19/2014

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Ra’shede Hageman Awaits NFL Draft Day

Ra’shede Hageman was a star at Minneapolis’ Washburn High School in two sports: football and basketball. His story includes life in foster homes before being adopted. He’s grown into a man ready for the NFL. “I’m thankful but, you know, I’m always remaining hungry. I’m just, you know, getting a step ahead of my competition, but I’m always humble,” Hageman said.

05/03/2014

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Washburn RB Jeff Jones Will Sign With Gophers

Minnesota’s top high school football player will be wearing Maroon and Gold at the University of Minnesota in the fall. Minneapolis Washburn senior Jeff Jones, who recently won Mr. Football, made his college decision official on Wednesday.

02/05/2014

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This Student Impressed Magic Johnson, Now He’s Supporting Her Dreams

As we get ready to head into a new year, it seems fitting to introduce you to a young woman ready for anything the future has to hold. Meet Tameka Cannon.

12/31/2013

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Washburn Names Perkins New Athletic Director

Officials at Minneapolis Washburn High School said Tuesday they’ve officially named a new athletic director. Reggie Perkins, a former basketball coach at both Washburn and North High Schools, will take over the Millers’ athletic department.

10/15/2013

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Students Breathlessly Describe We Day Experience

Amazing, inspirational and life-changing. Those are just a few of the words being used to describe the first We Day Minnesota. Carly Rae Jepson capped off a fantastic event with 18,000 students and teachers at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center. The kids earned their way to We Day by planning one global and one local service project.

10/08/2013

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Washburn’s New Principal On Leave After Allegedly Altering Test Scores

Just days after taking the job, Washburn High School’s new principal has been put on administrative leave. Patrick Exner is accused of altering three students’ test scores while he was the assistant director at Ubah Medical Academy, a public charter high school in Hopkins.

08/07/2013

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Washburn HS Principal Removed, Reassigned

Washburn High School’s principal of six years has been removed from her post and reassigned within the Minneapolis school district.

04/12/2013

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Walk-Out Expected At Washburn H.S. Monday

Some Minneapolis high school students could be planning to walk out of school Monday to show their support for a faculty member who may be about to be fired.

04/08/2013

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Prep Star Continues Mother’s Legacy With B-Ball Supremacy

The Minneapolis Washburn girls’ basketball team played in the state tournament for the first time in almost 30 years.

03/13/2013

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Hundreds Attend Meeting Over Washburn Racial Incident

There’s a community meeting underway to talk about a recent racial incident at Washburn High School.

01/23/2013

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Parents, Activists Upset Over Washburn Racial Incident

A group of Minneapolis parents and community activists are expressing their anger over a racial incident.

01/22/2013

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Esme’s Blog: The Real Problem With Washburn HS Doll Incident

On Jan. 11, four students at Washburn HS in South Minneapolis hung a dark-skinned doll from a rope in a school stairwell, took pictures of it and posted the images to social networking websites.

01/19/2013

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Washburn HS To Host Meeting After Racial Incident

Minneapolis Public Schools will host a community meeting next month at Washburn High School following a racial incident.

01/18/2013

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