The Westonka Edge

  • Small School Advantages. Big School Opportunities. Real-Life Success Stories.™ Westonka schools are just the right size. Small school advantages mean we know every child by name and we make it our goal to help every child to succeed. Big school opportunities mean our award-winning arts, academics and athletics programs are right up there with larger districts. Real-life success stories mean our students leave prepared for college and for success in the 21st century.

Westonka News

  • Homecoming 2016: Everything You Need to Know

    It’s Mound Westonka High School Homecoming Week, which promises to be a fun celebration for both students and the community with a variety of opportunities to get out and socialize. All events lead to up to the parade, family-fun activities and home football game on Friday, Oct. 7.

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  • MWHS Boasts Two National Merit Semifinalists

    Andrew LaFortune and Garrett Ryan, both seniors at Mound Westonka High School, were recently notified that they are National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists. This places the pair in the top 5 percent of the over 1.5 million students competing for the recognition.

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  • White Hawks 10U Softball Wins State Consolation Championship

    Congratulations to the White Hawks 10U softball team on earning the State Consolation Championship on Sept. 24. The team played their hearts out for 12 hours, with just minutes between their five games, many of which went into extra innings.

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  • Collections Begin for WeCAN Coat Drive

    As you begin to prepare your wardrobe for upcoming cooler weather, please consider saving your gently used winter coats and snow pants for WeCAN’s annual coat drive. Collection boxes will be located at Westonka Early Childhood Center, Hilltop and Shirley Hills primary schools and Grandview Middle School from Oct. 3 through Oct. 14.

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  • Because I Said I Would

    Westonka DECA is promoting the importance of making and keeping promises during the 2016-2017 school year with a project inspired by the 'because I said I would' nonprofit organization.

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  • Class of 2017 Considers its Legacy at Senior Retreat

    Members of the Mound Westonka High School class of 2017 spent Sept. 15 with Minnesota youth motivator Joe Beckman for the annual senior retreat at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Mound. The theme of the retreat was legacy – not only what kind of legacy students want to leave behind at MWHS, but more importantly what their life-long legacy will be.

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  • MWHS Students Named AP Scholars

    A total of 36 Mound Westonka High School students have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams last school year.

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  • Are You Ready for Hilltop's Octoberfest?

    Octoberfest, Hilltop Primary School’s annual fall festival and biggest fundraiser of the year, will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school. Last year the event raised over $20,000.

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Borg Report

  • School Board Approves Preliminary Levy

    On Monday, Sept. 26, the Westonka School Board approved the preliminary school district levy. Due to new housing developments, increased market values and favorable bond sales, Westonka residents will see a smaller school tax increase than was estimated following the passage of the May 10, 2016 bond referendum. Please read the Borg Report to learn more about this welcome news for Westonka homeowners.

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