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

  • Shirley Hills Kindergartners Celebrate Thanksgiving

    Shirley Hills Primary School kindergartners enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast together Dec. 2 to celebrate friendship and thankfulness. The feast was preceded by a viewing of Charles Schultz’s “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.” Students embraced the message that what truly matters is celebrating the holiday together, regardless of the meal.

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  • MWHS Hosts Community Collection Drive for WeCAN

    The winter holidays are an exciting time for most people; however, not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to afford everyday items. With that in mind, Mound Westonka High School Student Senate is hosting a week-long collection drive Dec. 5-12.

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  • MWHS Bands to Host Winter Concert Dec. 9

    The community is invited to attend the Mound Westonka High School Winter Band Concert on Monday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Westonka Performing Arts Center (PAC). Featured groups include the high school Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble, directed by Gretchen Chilson.

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  • Kathleen Danielson Named November Winner of Westonka Way Award

    Grandview Middle School educational paraprofessional Kathleen Danielson has been named the November 2019 recipient of the Westonka Way Award. The monthly award celebrates non-licensed Westonka Schools staff members who go above and beyond for families, students and other staff — because that's the Westonka Way!

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  • Shirley Hills Students Host Grandfriends

    Grandfriends’ Day is a long-standing and popular Shirley Hills Primary School tradition. The event is called “Grandfriends’ Day” to encourage students to invite a friend or neighbor to come if their grandparents live far away or are not able to attend the event geared at the youngsters’ older friends. This event is always one of the highlights of the year for Shirley Hills students, staff and families.

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  • MWHS Rotary Interact Club Does Service Work

    The Mound Westonka High School Rotary Interact Club completed two service projects on Nov. 13. The first service learning opportunity was at Sojourner Project, a domestic violence non-profit and shelter serving the West Metro area of the Twin Cities. The second Rotary Interact project that day was coordinated with all schools in the Westonka School District through the A Million Thanks organization.

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Borg Report

  • Westonka Voters Approve New 10-Year Operating Levy

    I am pleased to report that Westonka School District residents approved a new 10-year operating levy on Nov. 5 in support of our students. The single ballot question was approved with 65 percent of the vote. Additionally, Dave Botts, Kelle Bowe, Ralph Harrison and Heidi Marty were elected to four-year terms on the school board Tuesday. Thank you, Westonka!

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