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Shirley Hills Announcements

  • Join Us for Kindergarten Round-Up!

    You and your kindergarten-age child (fall 2020) are invited to meet the teachers and staff at our National Blue Ribbon primary school. Choose from one of two evening sessions at Shirley Hills on Thursday, January 16:

    • Session 1: 4:30-6:00 p.m.
    • Session 2: 6:30-8:00 p.m.

    Students will have fun in the kindergarten room while parents enjoy a 1-hour program in the media center. A short (optional) bus ride will be provided at the end of each session for parents and children.

    To learn more, visit our Kindergarten page!


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    Shirley Hills PTA Online Spiritwear Store is now open and will remain open until 11:59PM this Sunday, December 8th. Click on the link below to start shopping.

    Store Link


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  • Toy drive

    WeCan Toy Drive now through December 13th!

    Please bring new toys, playing cards or books for any age group. These will go to boys and girls who do not have many toys and would like to have some for Christmas or their birthdays.  Thank you for your generosity!

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    On October 23rd, we celebrated Unity Day by wearing orange and taking an all school photo!  

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  • 2019-20 Family Handbook

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  • S.O.A.R.

    At Westonka we SOAR...we create a SAFE environment for all, we OWN our actions, we ACHIEVE our goals and we RESPECT others and property.

    This school year our students have earned over 11,000 SOAR slips!!  


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  • Together Everyone Achieves More....Welcome to TEAM Shirley Hills!

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  • Contact Ushide

    Main Office: (952) 491-8400

    Principal, Mr. Eidsness (952) 491-8401

    Attendance Line: (952) 491-8490

    Health Specialist: (952) 491-8404

    Fax: (952) 491-8403

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  • School Times: 9:05am-3:45pm


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  • Shirley Hills Kindergartners Celebrate Thanksgiving

    Shirley Hills Primary School kindergartners enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast together Dec. 2 to celebrate friendship and thankfulness. The feast was preceded by a viewing of Charles Schultz’s “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.” Students embraced the message that what truly matters is celebrating the holiday together, regardless of the meal.

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  • Shirley Hills Students Host Grandfriends

    Grandfriends’ Day is a long-standing and popular Shirley Hills Primary School tradition. The event is called “Grandfriends’ Day” to encourage students to invite a friend or neighbor to come if their grandparents live far away or are not able to attend the event geared at the youngsters’ older friends. This event is always one of the highlights of the year for Shirley Hills students, staff and families.

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  • Westonka Schools Name Teachers of the Year

    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.

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  • Fourth-Graders Throw 'Kindness Boomerangs' Following Retreat

    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®.

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  • Girls on the Run Aims to Empower Westonka Students Through Fitness

    This fall, 19 third- and fourth-grade girls from Hilltop and Shirley Hills primary schools participated in Westonka's first Girls on the Run program. Girls on the Run is a national nonprofit organization that empowers girls to dream big and be confident, strong and healthy.

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  • Sponsor a Child's School Meals During Westonka Foodies' Angel Fund Drive

    The annual Westonka Foodies Angel Fund Drive begins Monday, Nov. 11, and runs through Dec. 31, 2019. The Angel Fund is used to pay breakfast and lunch meal account charges for students who may otherwise go without meals during the school day.

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