The Shack is a student operated retail store, and the newest school-based enterprise at Washburn Rural High School. It’s grand opening took place during the 2014-2015 school year with the mission of providing high quality apparel, accessories, and superior customer service to Washburn Rural students, staff, and community. The Shack offers a variety of products to appeal to the diverse population of students, faculty, and family at Washburn Rural High School this includes anything from water bottles to t-shirts to chapstick. The store is staffed by students who are enrolled in Marketing Applications as juniors and seniors. The application-level course expands students’ marketing skills with an emphasis in business management and entrepreneurship.