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

  • Westonka Educators Find Inspiration at TIES Technology Education Conference

    The Westonka School District sent 11 teachers and staff members to the 2017 TIES Educational Technology Conference, which was held Dec. 11 and 12 at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis. Westonka educators Danielle Cotts and Katie Rutledge were recognized at the conference as 2017 TIES Exceptional Teachers.

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  • Second Annual 'Mound Talks' Event Draws Large Crowd

    A fantastic crowd turned out for the Dec. 3 "Limitless" Mound Talks event at Mound Westonka High School, which featured 12 speakers addressing topics that ranged from mental illness to having limitless success. The Westonka DECA Chapter plans to continue this successful event in the coming years.

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  • Hilltop Welcomes Artist in Residence Malia Burkhart

    Hilltop Primary School welcomed the “mother of dragons” as an artist in residence last week. Multidisciplinary artist, educator and healing arts practitioner Malia Burkhart worked with Hilltop fourth-graders Dec. 4-8 to create giant dragon puppets that were paraded around the school on Friday afternoon.

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  • Student Senate Announces MWHS Talent Show

    The Mound Westonka High School Student Senate will host a variety talent show on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m. in the Little Theater. Students and staff will present a variety of singing and instrumental acts, a magic act and a comedic skit. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students. Everyone is encouraged to bring in a non-perishable food shelf donation and receive half-price admission to the show.

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  • Celebrate the Season at the MWHS Holiday Choir Concert

    You are invited to celebrate the season at the Mound Westonka High School Holiday Choir Concert on Monday, Dec. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the MWHS gym. This year’s concert, under the direction of Kelly Newell, will include performances by the Men’s Chorus, Women’s Chorus, Concert Choir and Madd Jazz.

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  • MWHS Rotary Interact Club Receives Presidential Citation Award

    The Mound Westonka High School Rotary Interact Club was recently awarded the Presidential Citation Award from Rotary International for its work in performing three service projects over the past year - one at the local level, one at the national level and one at the international level.

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Borg Report

  • School Board Approves 2018 Levy

    The Westonka School Board on Dec. 11 held its annual Truth in Taxation meeting during which the final 2018 levy was certified. In what is welcome news for Westonka homeowners, the certified levy will result in flat school taxes for 2018.

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