All MSAD #45 Schools will be dismissed at 12:00 p.m. today, June 8, 2021, due to the high heat index and extreme building temperatures. There will be no after-school activities or afternoon Pre-K classes.
Due to extreme heat, all MSAD #45 schools will be released at 11:30 a.m. All after school activities have been canceled.
Attention Parents of WDES students: Tomorrow, June 8, 2021 is FUN DAY!!! Please send your student prepared for the weather. A water bottle is a MUST! Check out the pic below for other items your student should bring.
Washburn District High School invites you to attend the class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony is tonight, June 4, at 7:00pm. Masks are required for those attending. The graduation will be also be live-streamed for those friends and family that are not able to attend in person. Please click the link below: https://www.whou.live/graduations-2021/videos/washburn-graduation-6-4-21 CONGRATUALTIONS CLASS OF 2021!!
Mrs. Diette has done an awesome job navigating our music programs during this year of "out of the box" thinking. Please check out the YouTube link below to watch the high school chorus spring performance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0VPyXjePB4
The Washburn Ministerial will be hosting a Baccalaureate service for the class of 2021, Sunday, May 30, 2021 in the Washburn District High School gymnasium at 6:00pm. All are welcome to attend.
There will be a Fiscal Year 2022 Finance Budget workshop on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 6:00pm in the cafeteria at the Elementary school. *Masks are required if attending*
Our next and final senior in the spotlight is Joseph West. He is the son of Jane West. Joseph is the quiet member of the class. In his free time at school, he can often be found working in the shop with Mr. Hanson. His favorite class has been Fitness. Joseph has many hobbies he enjoys, but his favorites are welding, rock picking and playing video games. Joseph's future plans involve the military. He is currently in the process to enlist in the United States Air Force. He leaves WDHS with this quote from the legendary Frank Sinatra, "The best revenge is massive success." Congratulations Joseph, WDHS wishes you all the best! #seniorspotlight #classof2021
Our next senior in the spotlight is Emerson Turner. She is the daughter of Bradly and Erin Turner. Emerson is a member of the Varsity Club and NHS and has participated on the XC, Soccer, and Basketball teams as well as softball and track. She enjoys hiking and hanging out with her friends and has been a tremendous help to her community through volunteering. The last two years, Emerson has participated in the Early Childhood program through the Presque Isle Regional Career and Tech. Center and has been selected student of the quarter. Emerson will be attending the University of Maine at Presque Isle in the fall majoring in Elementary Education. She leaves WDHS with this quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson, "To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment." Best wishes from all of us at WDHS! #seniorspotlight #classof2021
This spotlight shines on Brianna Turner. She is the daughter of Ward and Christine Turner. Early on in her school career, Brianna participated in soccer, XC, and basketball. However, she decided to set those aside to focus on her academics and reach a personal goal of being invited into NHS. Not only was she invited, she was also accepted, for which she is most proud. Her favorite hobbies are traveling and hiking. Brianna will be attending the University of Maine at Presque Isle majoring in nursing. She has a goal of becoming a labor and delivery nurse. Brianna leaves WDHS with this quote from Goethe, "Everything is hard before it is easy." Well done Brianna, continue working hard for your goals! #seniorspotlight #classof2021
This spotlight shines on Brooklyn Tupper. She is the daughter of Chris Tupper and Kori McManus. Brooklyn was a big part of this year's yearbook, selling ads as well as creating several pages. Her favorite hobby is shopping. Not only has Brooklyn maintained honor roll status through out her high school career, she has participated as a manager for a few years for the soccer team as well as held down a job. To add to this, Brooklyn attend the nursing program at Caribou Regional Career and Tech. Center this year, where she obtained her CNA certification. She plans to continue in the healthcare field attending the University of Maine at Presque Isle majoring in nursing. Brooklyn leaves WDHS with this quote from Seth Egan, "This was not like High School Musical at all." Brooklyn, we at WDHS are proud of you! Best wishes moving forward! #seniorspotlight #classof2021
The spotlight shines on Bowden Tate. He is the son of Josh and Sarah Tate. Bowden is a member of the Varsity Club, Basketball and Baseball teams. He has also been a participant in the Woodworking Club. Bowden almost always has a smile on his face, which often times, means he's up to something. His favorite subjects in school have been P.E. and Fitness class and his favorite hobby is disc golf. Bowden will be attending the University of Maine at Presque Isle in the fall majoring in Criminal Justice. " Congratulations Bowden! WDHS wishes you all the success! #seniorspotlight #classof2021
This spotlight shines on Patrick Tardie II. He is the son of Paul and Yvonne Tardie. Patrick is the Salutatorian of the Class of 2021 and the recipient of the MPA Principal's award. He is also member of the NHS. Patrick is a longtime member of Boy Scout Troop 177 where he as been promoted to Junior Assistant Scoutmaster. Academically, Patrick has done outstanding earning many highest achievements. However, his passion is music. He is an active member in the band and chorus programs at school where he has been selected to participate in the All-Aroostook band and chorus festivals . His favorite hobby is playing his bass. Patrick will be attending Maine Maritime Academy majoring in Marine Biology. Patrick leaves WDHS with this quote from Matthew Bellamy, "As soon as you pick up a guitar, you're up against the legends of rock." Congratulations Patrick! WDHS is excited to see where your journey leads you. #seniorspotligh #classof2021
This spotlight shines on Trinity Saucier-Pellicer. She is the daughter of Starlett Lary and Peter Saucier. Trinity is a member of the Varsity Club, as well as the soccer, basketball, and softball teams. This past year, she was recognized as All-Aroostook and All North for her skills as goalie during the soccer season. Her success doesn't stop there, as she has been on the honor each quarter every year. This year, Trinity enrolled in the nursing program at Caribou Regional Career and Tech. Center where she has obtained her CNA certification. She plans to continue in the nursing field through her studies at the University of Maine at UMPI, in the fall. Trinity leave WDHS with this quote, "Live life wide open." WDHS can't wait to see what the future has in store, Trin! #seniorspotlight #classof2021
The next senior in the spotlight is Reed Plummer. He is the son of Trina Farley & Mitchell Knight and William Plummer. Reed has a love for technology. When not playing video games, he spends his time trying to "hack stuff" and his favorite class has been 3D printing. With this in mind, it is no surprise that Reed's plans are to attend the University of Maine at Presque Isle in the fall concentrating in cyber security. Reed leaves WDHS with this quote from Steve Carell, "In the words of John Lennon, 'You may say I'm a dreamer,' but I'm not." WDHS is proud of you Reed! #seniorspotlight #classof2021
Cameo McHenan is our next senior in the spotlight. She is the daughter of Alanna and Donald Rideout. Cameo was a past member of the woodworking club and has been an active member of the school's Civil Rights team. When not hanging out with Liddia and listening to music, Cameo enjoys working on diamond art projects. She attended the CNA program through the Caribou Regional Career and Tech. School where she obtained her CNA certification. She plans to put that certification to use as soon as possible. Cameo leaves WDHS with this quote, "The saddest thing in life is wasted talent." WDHS is proud of you Cameo, and wishes you a bright future! #seniorspotlight #classof2021
Band Concert Tonight!
Our spotlight shines on Dawson McCoy. He is the son of Chris and Kendra McCoy. Dawson has been a long time member of the Woodworking Club. He has been a part of many projects the club has done at the town library and around the school grounds. Dawson's favorite hobby is fishing. He is most proud of joining the Washburn Fire Department and serving his community. Dawson leaves WDHS with this quote, "Even though there are days, I wish I could change some things that happened in the past, there's a reason the rear view mirror is so small and the windshield is so big. Where you're headed is much more important that what you've left behind." Congratulations Dawson! WDHS wishes you all the best!
The spotlight now shines on Jacob Maynard. He is the son of Jennie Bouchard. Jacob has been a member of the Varsity club as well as the XC, Soccer and Track teams. His favorite memory during high school is scoring his first goal during the soccer season of his sophomore year. Jacob will be attending the University of Maine at Presque Isle in the fall. He hopes to one day become a wildfire rehabilitator. Jacob leaves WDHS with this quote from C.S. Lewis, "You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending." WDHS is proud of you Jacob! Best wishes for you future. #seniorspotlight #classof2021
Our next spotlight shines on Chauntelle Kelley. She is the daughter of Travis and Lacie Kelley. During her freshman year, Chauntelle was a member of the softball team. She enjoys hanging out with her friends when she's not enjoying her favorite hobby, sleeping. Chauntelle's favorite subject is Science. In the future, Chauntelle, would like to become a Social Worker for DHS. She's leaves WDHS with this quote, "Be who you want to be, not what others choose to see." WDHS wishes you a bright future Chauntelle!