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

  • Schlosser Receives Science Award

    Mound Westonka High School junior Mikayla Schlosser has been awarded the Norman Borlaug Science Achievement Award from the University of Minnesota’s College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.

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  • Future Problem Solvers Shine at State

    Seven Grandview Middle School students competed at the Future Problem Solving Minnesota State competition on March 30. The all-day Saturday event was held at St. Cloud Apollo High School.

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  • Gormley is Fifth at State Speech

    Sophomore Merrick Gormley finished fifth in Poetry at the State Speech Tournament at Wayzata High School on April 13. Gormley is the first Westonka competitor to qualify for the state tournament in seven years.

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  • MWHS Junior Earns Perfect Score on ACT

    When Mound Westonka High School junior Hampton Velarde took the ACT for the first time in December, he ran out of time on the science portion of the four-part exam. His goal when retaking the test in March was to finish all sections and improve his score. What he ended up with was perfection.

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  • Mystery Readers Visit Shirley Hills

    A great book, comfy pajamas, a favorite stuffed pet and time to read – what could be better? Shirley Hills Primary School hosted its annual Read-a-Thon on April 12, when students spent special time reading and raised $5,400 in pledges for their efforts.

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  • Student Senate Hosts Prom Dress Swap

    Mound Westonka Student Senate is currently collecting slightly used formal prom dresses for the Prom Dress Swap. This is a great opportunity for students, staff and families in the Westonka area to clean out your closets. The idea is simple: Drop, Shop, and Swap!

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Borg Report

  • School Board Takes Action on Important Items

    At its regular meeting April 8, the Westonka School Board took action on several important items. The board voted to end the district’s lease agreement with Stonegate Plaza in Mound and also closed kindergarten enrollment at Hilltop Primary School for next school year due to lack of classroom space. Additionally, the board approved a plan to deal with a $300,000 budget adjustment. Please read the Borg Report to learn more.

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