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Early Learning Announcements

  • 2021-22 Westonka Community Preschool 

    As we navigate through uncertain times during the pandemic, we have not made a final decision as to program structure for the 2021-2022 school year. We ask that families who are interested complete the following Google Form and you will be sent further information as we move closer to our February 24 registration date. 

    Here are Important Dates to Keep in Mind:

    • February 8th - 6:00pm virtual parent information meeting
    • February 24th - 8:00am online registration will open
    • March 3rd - contract approval will begin for current famillies
    • March 10th - contract approval will begin for general families

    Please complete and submit these forms for your contract to be approved.  

               Early Learning Center Fax: 952.491.8575  

    If you have questions regarding preschool, you may contact

    Sarah Grimm, Early Childhood Coordinator at 952-491-8580 or

    Tammy Miller, Shirley Hills Early Learning site at 952-491-8480 or

    Lisa Morast, Early Learning Center site at 952-491-8576 or


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  • Want to know more about Early Childhood Screening?  

    Click here -- to take you to more information.

    Follow these directions to sign up online:

    1. Type "Screening" in the browser bar of the web page.
    2. Select the date you'd like to sign up for.
    3. Choose the time that you'd like to sign up for.

    Click here to take navigate you to the Online Registration System or click the above tab that says "Register Online".


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Westonka News

  • COVID-19 Testing Resources for Families

    District Nurse Kelly Mattson outlines the Minnesota Department of Health's recommendation that all school-age youth returning to school, sports, or extracurricular activities, and their families, get tested for COVID-19 every two weeks through the end of the school year.

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  • Minnesota Launches Vaccine Connector Tool

    The State of Minnesota has announced the launch of the Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector, which is a tool that helps Minnesotans find out when, where and how to get their COVID-19 vaccine.

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  • Free COVID-19 Testing Options for Families

    The State of Minnesota is strongly recommending that students who are learning in-person or in a hybrid learning model receive a COVID-19 test every two weeks. Families can find locations for free COVID-19 testing on the Minnesota Department of Health website.

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  • COVID-19 Travel Guidance

    We have received some questions from Westonka Public Schools parents and staff about personal travel over the Presidents’ Day holiday and Spring Break. Please review the official travel guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control.

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  • Four Westonka Educators in the Running for Minnesota Teacher of the Year

    Four Westonka educators are among the 75 candidates for 2021 Minnesota Teacher of the Year. Calleigh Forcier from Westonka Early Learning, Beth Hausladen from Shirley Hills Primary School, Aaron Thorpe from Grandview Middle School and Kristin Wallace from Mound Westonka High School have accepted their nominations and completed the required materials to become eligible for the honor.

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