The Westonka Edge

  • Small School Advantages. Big School Opportunities. Real-Life Success Stories.™ Westonka schools are just the right size. Small school advantages mean we know every child by name and we make it our goal to help every child to succeed. Big school opportunities mean our award-winning arts, academics and athletics programs are right up there with larger districts. Real-life success stories mean our students leave prepared for college and for success in the 21st century.

Westonka News

  • 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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  • JO Volleyball Ends Spring Season with Tourney Win

    The White Hawks U16 Junior Olympic volleyball team won the Northern Impact Tournament on April 9 to complete a great spring season of volleyball.

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  • Mystery Readers Join Shirley Hills Read-a-Thon

    There’s nothing better than curling up with a good book. And students at Shirley Hills Primary School did just that on April 7, when they donned comfy clothes or dressed up like their favorite book characters for the school’s annual Read-a-Thon event. Students spent special time reading that day and were asked to collect pledges for their efforts. Nearly $6,000 was raised, which will be used to enhance learning spaces within the school.

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  • Hilltop's Jump Rope for Heart Event Doubles Fundraising Goal

    Hilltop Primary School students wrapped up their Jump Rope for Heart event on March 17 and more than doubled their goal of $5,000, raising an incredible $10,194 for the American Heart Association (AHA). Thanks to the efforts of Team Hilltop, over 200 lives will be positively impacted by the generous donation.

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Borg Report

  • Pushing Ahead with Bold Plans for 2017-2018

    The district is pushing ahead with some exciting and bold plans for next school year. I have provided brief updates on three areas of focus. If you would like more information about our direction for 2017-2018, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly.

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