Excellent Educator: Washburn High School's Nancy LeeThis week's Excellent Educator is a teacher at Washburn High School in Minneapolis who helped transform the school's music program.
Local Teacher Receives Honorary Mention At 2016 Tony AwardsA Minneapolis high school teacher was recognized by the 2016 Tony Awards. On Sunday, The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University announced the recipients of the 2016 Excellence in Theater Education Award, among them was Minneapolis educator Nancy Lee.
Minneapolis High School Jazz Bands Hold First Annual JAM FestJazz ensembles from Washburn, Roosevelt, South and Southwest performed in Saturday night's first annual JAM Jazz Festival at South High. Each school separately took the stage to perform their own music.
Gophers To Use Minneapolis Native Jeff Jones As ReceiverMinnesota will use prized recruit Jeff Jones as a wide receiver to start his first season on the field with the team. Coach Jerry Kill confirmed Tuesday at his season-opening news conference that Jones has been switched from running back to wide receiver for now.
Washburn High School Open After Threat Deemed Not CredibleOfficials at Washburn High School in Minneapolis say classes will go on as usual Thursday after a threat was made and police determined it was not credible.
Washburn High School Students First To Get Tickets For Presidential VisitBeginning 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.
Parents Disheartened Following Another Racial Incident At WashburnMinneapolis Washburn High School is dealing with another incident involving students and a racial slur. This time the hateful words were written in a book.
Ra’shede Hageman Awaits NFL Draft DayRa'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.
Washburn RB Jeff Jones Will Sign With GophersMinnesota’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.
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.
Washburn Names Perkins New Athletic DirectorOfficials 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.
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.