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

  • Honor Bands Welcome MWHS Musicians

    Several MWHS band students participated in honor bands this fall. The students selected for each band were nominated by band director Gretchen Chilson, who enjoyed giving students the opportunity to perform new music, in new ensembles with new conductors.

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  • NHS Hosts Successful Blood Drive

    The Mound Westonka High School National Honor Society (NHS) partnered with Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) to host a full-day blood drive on Thursday, Nov. 1 at MWHS. “We were thrilled to collect 59 units of blood – the most since 2010!” said NHS advisor Aurora Meunier.

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  • Support the Westonka Foodies Angel Fund on Give to the Max Day

    Thursday, Nov. 15 is Give to the Max Day 2018. On this annual day of giving, please consider making a donation to support the Westonka Foodies Angel Fund, which is used to pay breakfast and lunch meal account charges for students who may otherwise go without food during the school day.

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  • Holiday Boutique to Benefit Westonka Bands

    The Sixth Annual Westonka Bands Holiday Boutique will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Grandview Middle School. More than 40 vendors will be on hand with a unique array of gifts for your holiday shopping. Holiday music will be provided by Westonka band students. Treats and raffle prizes will be part of the fun.

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  • Shirley Hills Students Host 'Grandfriends'

    Over 500 special guests attended Grandfriends’ Day at Shirley Hills Primary School on Nov. 2. This popular event is always one of the highlights of the year for Shirley Hills students, staff and families. 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.

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  • MWHS Seeks Veterans' Stories

    The past two years, students at Mound Westonka High School have provided an opportunity to showcase their community's veterans on the Veterans Day Wall of Honor. As we near Veterans Day on Nov. 11, students are looking forward to putting this project together again.

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Borg Report

  • Updates on School Safety, Student Mental Health Initiatives

    Westonka Schools is committed to maintaining safe, healthy, supportive and welcoming learning environments. As we enter the second quarter of the 2018-2019 school year, I want to share updates on two important topics: school safety, and student mental health. Please take time to read through these updates, and contact me directly with questions, concerns or comments.

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