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  • 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

  • Westonka Foodies Offer Free Summer Meals

    For most kids, summer means carefree days. But for some kids, no school means wondering where their next meal is coming from. Several local organizations are teaming up this summer to make sure kids have access to healthy and nutritious meals. The Westonka Foodies from the Westonka School District will be hosting a Free Summer Meals program again this year.

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  • Westonka Public Schools Honors 2019-2020 Retirees

    Westonka Public Schools staff put together a special video to recognize the nine dedicated employees who are retiring this year: Jackie Davis, Lori Gyllen, Jim Halvarson, Lissa Harvey, Julie Jensen, Mary Kendall, Sherry Maas, Gary Rannow and Meredith Boo.

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  • Student Senate Honors Seniors, Elects New Officers

    Mound Westonka High School’s Student Senate wrapped up the year in an unexpected way this spring. While the school year was met with many successful events and activities, the ending months were spent bringing MWHS students and staff together via virtual events and spirit days. To close out the year, Student Senate honored its senior members and elected new officers for next year.

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  • MWHS Hosts Memorable Cap & Gown Distribution

    Although graduation cap and gown distribution usually happens without a lot of fanfare at Mound Westonka High School, this year’s event turned into a real celebration. On a sunny afternoon June 2, the Class of 2020 paraded past lines of teachers and staff members holding signs and cheering for these students who have yet to see their graduation day ceremony.

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  • Grandview Honors Seventh-Grade Graduates

    Seventh-grade graduation is a rite of passage, signifying the end of a student’s elementary education and the beginning of high school education. Even though the traditional celebration had to be adapted this year, Grandview Middle School counselors Jean Ann Thayer and Jessica Larson worked together with parent volunteers to make the seventh-grade graduation ceremony as special as possible.

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  • Schools End Year With Parades, Drop-Off Days

    The final day of the school year for Westonka primary school students usually involves lots of year-end activities and excitement. Although things looked a little different this year, the excitement was still there as each school planned a special send off to summer. Students at Grandview Middle School and Mound Westonka High School also got the chance to see teachers one more time at materials drop-off days.

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Borg Report

  • June 18 Superintendent's Update

    Over the past several weeks, Westonka Public Schools staff has been creating contingency plans for the fall around three scenarios: in-person instruction, distance learning, and a hybrid of the two. On June 18, we received detailed guides from the Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Department of Education on what the 2020-2021 school year could look like under each of these scenarios. Please read the Borg Report to learn more.

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