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Important Dates for the Incoming Class of 2028

  • School Choice Deadline - TBD (February, 2024)

  • 9th Grade Registration Night - Thursday, March 14, 2024 (tentative)
  • Sports Info & Registration Night -  August ___, 2024
  • First Day of Fall Sports - (Tentative) August 12, 2024
  • Freshman Orientation - (Tentative) Wednesday, August 28, 2024 2:00-4:30pm. We expect ALL 9th graders to attend. Parent drop off at Door 3; walk/bus/bike come to Door 10. Students will receive class schedules, attend 1st and 4th hour classes so you know where you are going in the morning & for lunch, and also meet classmates and teachers. 
  • Welcome Night for ALL WHS students & families: (Tentative) Wednesday, Aug. 28, 4:30-6:30pm (come any time) - students will pick up schedules and chromebooks. Info will be available about all the opportunities at WHS for students and families.
  • First Day of School - September 3, 2024

Bus cards will be give to students after school begins.

For more information about orientation & 9th grade, contact AP Arslan Aziz: 612-668-3403 or arslan.aziz@mpls.k12.mn.us

For more information about Welcome Night, contact AP Michelle Terpening: 612-668-3406 or michelle.terpening@mpls.k12.mn.us

MPS SCHOOL PLACEMENT PROCESS

If you live in Washburn's attendance area, you will have a spot at Washburn! You can see your assigned community school based on address at https://exploremps.org/Home

All families need to complete the choice form by February 6, 2024 even if you live in Washburn's attendance zone. You can complete the online form at https://exploremps.org/Home This is how you tell the district your preference for a high school and reserve your spot. 

You can get a paper school request form at the Placement Center:

  • Student Placement Services
    1250 West Broadway, Minneapolis, MN 55411
    612.668.1840