You are invited to celebrate the season at the MWHS Holiday Choir Concert on Monday, Dec. 16, 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.
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 is hosting a week-long collection drive Dec. 5-12.
The community is invited to attend the Mound Westonka High School Winter Band Concert on Monday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Westonka Performing Arts Center (PAC). Featured groups include the high school Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble, directed by Gretchen Chilson.
The Mound Westonka High School Rotary Interact Club completed two service projects on Nov. 13. The first service learning opportunity was at Sojourner Project, a domestic violence non-profit and shelter serving the West Metro area of the Twin Cities. The second Rotary Interact project that day was coordinated with all schools in the Westonka School District through the A Million Thanks organization.
Westonka Education Minnesota surprised five Westonka Public Schools educators in November with their respective schools' top teaching award. Congratulations to Westonka’s 2019-2020 building Teachers of the Year: Christie Latterner from Westonka Early Learning, Bobbie Jo Tronsgard from Shirley Hills Primary School, Klair Hans from Hilltop Primary School, Jessica Lunski from Grandview Middle School and Sara Schwartz from Mound Westonka High School.
If a person wants to be treated with kindness, they have to throw the "kindness boomerang," and kindness can come back to them. Through music, games and small and large group discussions, and with the help of some high school mentors, Westonka Public Schools fourth-graders learned that valuable lesson last week at the Youth Frontiers Kindness Retreat®.