The Mound Westonka High School Science Olympiad team advanced to the state tournament after finishing in fifth place of 11 teams at the region tournament on Feb. 9 at Mounds View High School. MWHS did particularly well in the events Mission Possible, second place; Fossils, third place; and Fermi Questions, fourth place. The team will compete in 23 events at the state tournament.
Junior Robby Brustad, sophomore Carson Meritt and senior Navin Thakurdial participated in the University of Minnesota Honor Band on Feb. 8-10. Students auditioned in November for this prestigious state-wide honor band and 90 talented musicians were invited to participate.
Every student in the Westonka Schools band program will participate in the All-District Band Concert on Sunday, Feb. 24, at Mound Westonka High School. The concert, featuring students from fifth- through 12th-grade, begins at 2 p.m. Prior to the concert, a huge silent auction begins at 12:30 p.m. and will be accompanied by solo and ensemble musicians.
The Mound Westonka High School Student Senate is sponsoring the Second Annual Variety Show on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Westonka Performing Arts Center. The variety show, which will feature the talents of MWHS students and staff, is also a fundraiser for the Student Senate scholarship that is given to two hard-working senior Senate members each year.
The Mound Westonka High School Rotary Interact Club partnered with the Mound Westonka Rotary on a service project in January at Mary's Place (Sharing and Caring Hands) in Minneapolis. The high school students delivered caps and mittens to Mary's Place to be distributed to the residents there as needed.
The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is coming to life on the Westonka Performing Arts Center stage on March 8-10. The Mound Westonka High School Theatre is excited to present the community with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s "Cinderella." This musical will delight audiences with a contemporary take on a classic tale.