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

  • Don't Miss Tonic Sol-fa on the Westonka PAC Stage

    Tonic Sol-fa, an Emmy Award-winning a cappella ensemble, will perform for one night only on the Westonka Performing Arts Center stage. The show will begin at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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  • MWHS Names ExCEL Representatives

    Juniors Chloe Kantola and Connor Prok have been selected as the Mound Westonka High School recipients of the Minnesota State High School League’s ExCEL Award. ExCEL—Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership—is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, show leadership qualities and are model citizens.

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  • Westonka Hosts 'The Power of Leading Symposium'

    Westonka Schools was proud to host national presenters and educational leaders from across the Twin Cities Metro on Nov. 29 for “The Power of Leading Symposium,” which was held in the new Westonka Performing Arts Center.

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  • Staff Appreciated at MWHS

    Students at Mound Westonka High School took part in a variety of activities Nov. 12-16 during National Education Week to show their appreciation for staff and teachers. The annual Staff Appreciation Week was organized by Student Senate. Each day of the week included a fun theme designed to encourage the student body to get involved and interact with MWHS staff.

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  • Grant Johnson Concert Slated at PAC

    The public is invited to a holiday concert featuring Grant Johnson on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Westonka Performing Arts Center. Join Johnson for “Joy and Peace,” a festive holiday concert of traditional carols and country Christmas classics.

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  • MWHS Holiday Choir Concert is Dec. 17

    You are invited to celebrate the season at the Mound Westonka High School Holiday Choir Concert on Monday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m., in the Westonka Performing Arts Center. This year’s concert, under the direction of Kelly Newell, will include performances by Cantabile, Bel Canto, Concert Choir and Madd Jazz.

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Borg Report

  • Board Approves New School Start Times

    The Westonka School Board unanimously approved changes to school start times district-wide during its regular meeting Dec. 10, citing the latest research and best practices regarding sleep patterns in adolescents. The district arrived at the new start times, which will begin in the 2019-2020 school year, by looking at relevant research; gathering feedback from staff, students and parents; and considering logistics, such as transportation, that impact the student schedule. Please read the Borg Report for more details.

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