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Welcome to Washburn Public Schools


Congratulations to the 2018

Washburn Public School Retirees

Paula Eskola, Kathy Radtke and Mary Skogen
Thank you for your many years of service.


Important Information

The Washburn Elementary School parking lot will be closed until further notice due to repaving.  Please use the West 8th Street entrance.

U.S. Secretary of Education Names Washburn School District a 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardee
May 4, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that Washburn School District in Washburn, Wisconsin is among the 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools District Sustainability Awardees. The Washburn School District was nominated by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The district serves 587 students, 43% from economically disadvantaged households, in grades 4K-12, with 94 staff. In addition, we have an Early Learning Center in the elementary school for children 8 weeks old to school age which serves another 40 children with 8 staff.

"...to receive another National Award recognizing the efforts of our entire learning community is both humbling and inspiring. Our dedicated staff connect with children to provide them a welcoming, healthy, safe, and engaging learning environment that celebrates their individual abilities. Washburn is a special place," says Dr. Thomas Wiatr District Administrator 
 Link for full article...


First Lady Michelle Obama Harvested White House Kitchen Garden with Washburn Students

Monday, June 6th

The White House * 11:10AM ET - First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed students from across the country to harvest the White House Kitchen Garden and prepare a fresh, healthy meal with ingredients straight from the garden. Mrs. Obama was joined by Author, Daytime Host and Child Nutrition Advocate, Rachael Ray, who is also a member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, and Tastemade's, Frankie Celenza. In 2009, Mrs. Obama planted a vegetable garden on the South Lawn to initiate a national conversation around the health and wellbeing of our nation-a conversation that evolved into her Let's Move! http:/www.letsmove.gov/ initiative.  



There is a webpage for Public Notices. These include homeless information, child find public notice, and notices for free/reduced lunches.


Job Applicants, WECAN users and Employment Opportunities


Sugar Maple School


Fraser Teacher of the year 
Fraser Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to Theresa Bailen and Nancy Washnieski on being selected for the Fraser Teacher of Year Award for the 2017-18 school year.


The regular open enrollment application period for the 2018-2019 school year opens Monday Feb 5th and runs through Monday April 30th, 2018.

People can find answers to questions on the DPI website or contact Shellie Heglund at 715-373-6188 ex 160.
Click here for the brochure
Click here for the application for open enrollment


 Greetings from the NEW Memory Project!

 Mrs. Tetzner and her art students participated in a meaningful project with children of Haiti. A video link about the Memory Project is below. 

Washburn High School Recognized as a 2015 National 
Blue Ribbon School!
(click here for more info.)



Our mission is to enable students to enter the global society with the knowledge, skills, habits, and attitudes required to be contributing citizens. 




 Washburn Public School Board Members: 


Colleen Trumper- President  ~ ctrumper@washburn.k12.wi.us

Angela Vasser- Vice President ~ avasser@washburn.k12.wi.us

Max Lindsey - Clerk - mlindsey@washburn.k12.wi.us

 Richard Avol - Board Member  ~ ravol@washburn.k12.wi.us

Taylor Pearson - Board Treaurer ~ tpearson@washburn.k12.wi.us







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