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  • Education Commissioner Tours Westonka Classrooms

    After hearing about the innovative personalized learning work happening in Westonka Schools, Minnesota Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius decided to see it for herself. On April 14, Cassellius paid a visit to classrooms at Mound Westonka High School and Hilltop Primary School.

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  • MWHS Musicians Explore the Big Easy

    The Mound Westonka High School Wind Ensemble and Concert Choir took part in a whirlwind educational and performance tour of New Orleans March 16-21. A packed itinerary included several performances by the two groups, along with lots of sightseeing.

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  • Corey Bulman Named Finalist for Minnesota Teacher of the Year

    Mound Westonka High School teacher Corey Bulman got a call from Education Minnesota last Friday, letting him know that he is a finalist for the state's top teaching award. Eleven finalists were chosen from an initial field of 132 exceptional candidates for 2017 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.

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  • Westonka Future Problem Solvers Advance to International Competition

    The future is in good hands, if the results of the state Future Problem Solving competition are any indication. The Westonka Future Problem Solvers took part in the Minnesota State Bowl March 25 at Apollo High School in St. Cloud, where several outstanding presenters earned the right to compete at the Future Problem Solving Program International Conference in June.

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  • Westonka School District Receives 2017 School Finance Award

    Westonka Public Schools received the 2017 Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) School Finance Award. Westonka received this prestigious financial reporting honor for its 2015-16 fiscal year financial results.

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  • Westonka District 277 Foundation Delivers Engineering 'Fab Lab' Funds

    On March 21, board member Kari Kantola dropped by the Introduction to Engineering Design class at Mound Westonka High School to deliver grant dollars from the Westonka District 277 Foundation. The Foundation matched the program’s "fab lab" fundraising efforts this year with a $2,000 Bill Gillespie Grant Award. This was in addition to a $1,200 Foundation grant awarded to the engineering program in 2016.

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