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  • Spring Fling

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  • Mound Westonka White Hawks Football
    All You Can Eat Belgian Waffle Breakfast Fundraiser                  
    Sunday, May ​6th, 201​8  •  8:30am-12:30pm
    Grandview Middle School Cafet
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    Adults: $10.00 • Youth (Ages 6-10): $8.00 • Ages 5 & Under: FREE
    Take Outs Available!!  Silent Auction!!
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  • Greetings parents and guardians!

     
    We are excited to announce that it is time for 6th graders to apply to become WEB leaders. WEB, which stands for “Where Everybody Belongs”, is a middle school orientation and transition program that welcomes 5th graders, and new students, and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their middle school experience. WEB is an awesome opportunity for the 6th graders to learn about more responsibility, and what kind of leaders they are. Applications have two parts: An online application to be filled out by the student, and a letter that needs to be signed by you. A copy of the letter was sent home with students. This letter has all the essential info about what qualities we look for in WEB leaders, and important dates. Please note that if your child is unable to attend any of the dates included in the letter, they will be unable to become a WEB leader. These four dates are essential to the success of the program. Both parts of the application are due by Friday April 20th, and we will notify students by Friday April 27th. We hope you encourage your child to apply for this awesome opportunity! 
     
    If you have any questions at all please don't hesitate to contact Mr. Thorpe, thorpea@westonka.k12.mn.us, or Mrs. Glewwe, glewwed@westonka.k12.mn.us
     
    Thank you!
     
    Sincerely,
    Mr. Thorpe and Mrs. Glewwe 
     
     
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  •  7th Grade Party
    Dear Parents, 
     
    It's time to start planning for the 7th grade graduation party.  Graduation is on Thursday, May 31st.  The graduation starts at 6:30 with the party following from 7:00 to 9:00.  We need lots of parent help to make this a great event for our 7th graders.   A planning session for this event is Tuesday April 17th at 7:00 in the teachers lounge at GMS.   
     
    Please contact Mrs. Thayer with questions!  We hope you can make it!  
     
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  • book club

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  • 4th to 5th Grade Orientation

    If you couldn't make it to Orientation, here is a copy of our handout.  4th grade teachers will also have a few copies available at conferences.  Here is our slide show if you want to check it out.  Registration forms will go home on Friday, March 8th and will be returned during conferences.  We look forward to welcoming you to GMS!

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  • a Semester 1 Report Cards are posted online and will be going home with kids on Friday February 2nd.  With the move to a Standards Based Report Card, you may have some questions.  Here is more information to help understanding the new report card.  Standards Based Grading

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  • Sheridan Story

    If you are in need of extra help with food over the weekends, please consider signing up for the Sheridan Story.  More information and sign up here.

     
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Westonka News

  • Grandview Student Places Fifth in Regional Spelling Bee

    With the correct spelling of the word "comptroller," Grandview Middle School seventh-grader Laura Sunnarborg claimed fifth place at the Metro ESCU Regional Spelling Bee on March 27. Sunnarborg competed against 47 of the top spellers in the state for this honor.

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  • Sponsors Needed for Westonka 5K FUNd Warrior Run

    The Fourth Annual Westonka 5K FUNd Run will be held Saturday, May 19. Be a part of this year’s success by becoming a sponsor.

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  • Don't Miss the First-Ever 'Sit with a Sitter' Event April 30

    The Westonka Early Childhood Advisory Council is hosting a community event to provide Westonka babysitters and families a chance to meet and interview each other. The first-of-its-kind "Sit with a Sitter" event will take place Monday, April 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Grandview Middle School.

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  • Supt. Borg to Speak at WeCAN Community Breakfast

    You are invited to join your friends, neighbors and community members at the annual community breakfast to benefit Western Communities Action Network (WeCAN) April 26 at the Gillespie Center. This year’s featured speaker is Kevin Borg, superintendent of Westonka Schools.

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  • School Safety Discussion Scheduled for April 12 at MWHS

    All Westonka Public Schools families and community members are invited to attend a public forum on school safety/security on Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the Mound Westonka High School Little Theater. Superintendent Kevin Borg, local law enforcement, mental health professionals and school administrators will be on hand to share information and to help answer questions.

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  • Sixth-Graders Graduate from DARE Program

    Grandview Middle School sixth-graders marked the completion of the year’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) curriculum with a combination of accolades and surprises on March 22. DARE Officer Tim Sonnek of the Orono Police Department welcomed students, staff and police officers to the event, which included snacks, treats and some special guests.

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