Students at Mound Westonka High School took part in a variety of activities Nov. 12-16 during National Education Week to show their appreciation for staff and teachers. The annual Staff Appreciation Week was organized by Student Senate. Each day of the week included a fun theme designed to encourage the student body to get involved and interact with MWHS staff.
The public is invited to a holiday concert featuring Grant Johnson on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Westonka Performing Arts Center. Join Johnson for “Joy and Peace,” a festive holiday concert of traditional carols and country Christmas classics.
You are invited to celebrate the season at the Mound Westonka High School Holiday Choir Concert on Monday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m., in the Westonka Performing Arts Center. This year’s concert, under the direction of Kelly Newell, will include performances by Cantabile, Bel Canto, Concert Choir and Madd Jazz.
Mound Westonka High School students who exhibited outstanding effort, citizenship and academic achievement for the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year were honored at the Distinguished Student Breakfast at the high school Nov. 29. Instead of recognizing quarterly honorees as in the past, teachers are now asked to name a distinguished student in each broad subject area for each grade level twice per year.
The Veterans Day Wall of Honor was assembled and displayed for the third consecutive year at Mound Westonka High School in November. Students, staff and parents were invited to submit stories of veterans in their families, which were hung as profile posters along the windows in the Student Commons.
The winter holidays are an exciting time for most people; however, not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to afford everyday items. With that in mind, Mound Westonka High School Student Senate and DECA are once again hosting a community-wide collection drive beginning Wednesday, Dec. 5.