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  • 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

  • Celebrate the Season at the MWHS Winter Band Concert

    The community is invited to attend the Winter Band Concert on Monday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mound Westonka High School gymnasium. Featured groups include the MWHS Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble, directed by Gretchen Chilson.

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  • Building Teachers of the Year Announced

    Westonka Education Minnesota celebrated American Education Week in November by announcing the 2016-2017 building Teacher of the Year selections. Congratulations to this year's honored educators: Cynthia Loewen from Hilltop Primary School, Lori Knauf from Shirley Hills Primary School, Jean Ann Thayer from Grandview Middle School and Corey Bulman from Mound Westonka High School.

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  • 'Pirates' Draws Sellout Crowds

    The cast and crew of “The Pirates of Penzance” enjoyed four fun and lively audiences, including three sellout crowds, for the Mound Westonka High School fall musical performances Nov. 10-13.

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  • Fine Arts Night Premieres at Hilltop

    The Hilltop Primary School music and art departments have teamed up this year to present Fine Arts Nights. The first-ever event was held Tuesday night, Nov. 29, in conjunction with the school's regularly scheduled music concerts. Hilltop Principal Michael Moch said, "It was a great night!"

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  • Westonka DECA Presents 'Mound Talks'

    On Dec. 4, students, parents and community members are invited to Mound Westonka High School for "Mound Talks." The TED-like event will feature students in grades 7-12 speaking on a wide variety of topics, all linked to the future.

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  • #WestonkaPride Blog is Back and Better than Ever

    Mound Westonka High School DECA advisor Sue Simonson decided to revive the popular MWHS Pride blog for the 2016-2017 school year and expand it to all schools in the district.

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  • Appreciation Week Features Staff 'Shout Outs'

    Students at Mound Westonka High School took part in a variety of activities Nov. 7-10 to show their appreciation for staff and teachers. The annual Staff Appreciation Week was organized by Student Senate.

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  • Don't Miss the Westonka Band Holiday Boutique

    The Fourth Annual Westonka Band Holiday Boutique will be held Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grandview Middle School. More than 50 vendors will be on hand with a unique array of gifts for your holiday shopping.

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Borg Report

  • A Progress Report on Our Facilities

    We have a lot of exciting facilities work taking place in Westonka Schools, including an early learning center addition at Hilltop Primary School, improvements to MWHS Field 2, MWHS gym upgrades and our 2016 bond projects. Please read the Borg Report for a brief update on the projects moving forward.

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