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

  • Gyllen is First Winner of Westonka Way Award

    Lori Gyllen has been named the first-ever recipient of the Westonka Way Award. New this year, the award celebrates non-licensed Westonka Schools staff members who go above and beyond for families, students and other staff — because that's the Westonka Way!

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  • Update Your Information in Skyward Family Access to Receive School Alerts

    At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, Westonka Schools will be conducting a test of its parent notification system. This automated voicemail system is typically used to communicate weather-related school closings and other districtwide alerts. Westonka Schools asks that all families use Skyward Family Access to ensure that the district has the most current phone numbers and e-mail addresses in the event of a weather-related closing or other announcement.

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  • School Board to Study Phase II of Early Learning Center

    The Westonka Public Schools Early Learning Center, which now houses the district’s four-year-old preschool program, opened its doors in August 2017. The addition to Hilltop Primary School included four 4-year-old preschool classrooms, two Adventure Club classrooms and early childhood special education space. This project represents Phase I of a two-phase early childhood construction plan to move the entire early childhood program onto the school campus. The timing of Phase II will be decided by the Westonka School Board.

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  • Pep Band Concert to Benefit Westonka Food Shelf

    The Westonka Bands are hosting a benefit concert featuring the Mound Westonka High School Pep Band on Monday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the new Performing Arts Center. Suggested donation is $5, which will go towards the Westonka Food Shelf.

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  • It Was a Homecoming to Remember

    Westonka Homecoming 2018 was a week to remember. From the coronation of Homecoming Queen Grace Bowe and King Navin Thakurdial on Monday to record-setting attendance at the MWHS homecoming dance on Saturday night, enthusiastic crowds and events designed for the entire community contributed to an exciting week.

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  • Nominations Open for 2019 Westonka Teacher of the Year

    Westonka Education Minnesota is excited to launch the Westonka Teacher of the Year program. This year we will be collecting nominations from staff, students, parents and community members. Nominations for the 2018-2019 award are now open and must be submitted by Friday, Oct. 26.

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Borg Report

  • Westonka Receives ‘Clean’ Audit Report

    Auditors at the Oct. 8 Westonka School Board meeting gave the district an unqualified or "clean" opinion—the best opinion a district can receive. The auditors reported that our district's revenue and expenses came in slightly better than projected in the revised budget. This is the result of enrollment growth, our community's generous support of our local levies and the hard work and decisions made by our staff and school board.

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