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

  • Projects Spark Imagination at Shirley Hills

    Up and coming scientists, artists, writers and researchers took center stage at the Shirley Hills Primary School Imagination Fair on Dec. 5. The annual event provides a wonderful opportunity for students to show creativity and imagination through the display of projects. A total of 19 projects were presented by students ranging from kindergarten to fourth-grade.

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  • Distinguished Students Honored at MWHS

    Mound Westonka High School students who exhibited outstanding effort, citizenship and academic achievement for the first semester of the 2019-2020 school year were honored at the Distinguished Student Breakfast at the high school Dec. 6.

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  • MWHS Choirs to Present Holiday Concert Dec. 16

    You are invited to celebrate the season at the MWHS Holiday Choir Concert on Monday, Dec. 16, 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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  • 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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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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