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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

  • Queen Emma and King Artie Reign Over Prom

    Seniors Emma Mack and Artie Witschorik, Jr. were named 2020 Mound Westonka High School Prom Queen and King on May 15. Students and their families were invited to dance "together" for a virtual prom.

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  • Long-time Westonka Staff Honored for Years of Service

    Due to the statewide school closure and the threat of COVID-19, the annual Westonka Public Schools Retiree and Years of Service Banquet was canceled this year. Forty-two Westonka employees would have been honored May 6 at the Lafayette Club for their years of service to the school district. Superintendent Kevin Borg and the Westonka School Board would like to recognize and thank these long-time staff for their dedicated service to Westonka Public Schools.

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  • Hilltop Readers Enjoy Pancake Breakfast

    There was a minor traffic jam in downtown Mound Thursday morning. Turns out it was a crowd of hungry readers from Hilltop Primary School lining up for a pancake breakfast at Scotty B’s Restaurant. Each year, Hilltop School celebrates students who reach their reading goals by hosting a breakfast at school put on by Scotty B’s. But with distance learning in place this year, they had to get creative.

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  • MWHS Student Achievements Recognized

    Each year, the Westonka School Board recognizes students from all grade levels at the May board meeting for their achievements in arts and academics. Although the personal recognition was not possible this year, the School Board and the district still want to recognize these students for their outstanding accomplishments. This week’s recognition focuses on Mound Westonka High School students.

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  • Students Receive $227K in Community Scholarships

    Mound Westonka High School hosted the annual Scholarship Awards Night on May 20, when 62 scholarships worth over $227,900 in scholarship money from 40 different donors were awarded to 57 members of the 2020 graduating class. Although the event looked different this year, a video presentation of the scholarship awards ensured the recognition and celebration of recipients and donors alike.

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  • Kali Ellingson Named May Winner of Westonka Way Award

    Adventure Club Site Supervisor Kali Ellingson has been named the May 2020 recipient of the Westonka Way Award. The monthly award celebrates non-licensed Westonka Public Schools staff members who go above and beyond for families, students and other staff—because that's the Westonka Way!

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Borg Report

  • District Names 2020 Ann Bremer White Hawks Award Winners

    I am proud to announce that a committee made up of Westonka School Board and staff/community members has selected Bob Haddorff, John Legeros and Tirisha Dirks as the 2020 recipients of the Ann Bremer White Hawks Award. The purpose of the annual community award is to recognize exceptional service to Westonka Schools.

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