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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

  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

    Updates on Westonka Public Schools' response plan to the outbreak of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus, will be posted to www.westonka.k12.mn.us/covid19.

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  • Westonka Public Schools Distance Learning Plan

    Westonka Public Schools intends to provide instruction to students when schools are closed due to the threat of COVID-19. Distance learning will primarily be accomplished through the use of online learning and district-issued devices, such as Chromebooks and iPads. This will require the full cooperation of students, teachers and parents/guardians to make this instruction meaningful and in compliance with Minnesota statutes.

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  • Free Meals for Students by Delivery or Curbside Pickup

    During the state mandated school closure, Westonka Foodies and Westonka Bus Service are teaming up to provide free meals to students. Parents and students can pick up these meals outside Mound Westonka High School or along designated bus routes.

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  • Childcare for Emergency Workers

    At this time, we know first responder/medical/law enforcement professionals are needed more than ever. To support this effort, Westonka Public Schools will be providing childcare for families that fit this description Monday-Friday during the school closure. Families must register for childcare.

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  • Erdahl Named National Merit Finalist

    Anders Erdahl, a Mound Westonka High School senior, has been named a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program, an academic competition for recognition and college scholarships that began in 1955.

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  • Students Celebrate 'Music in our Schools'

    March is “Music in Our Schools” month and several Westonka classrooms were able to take advantage of Classical MPR's Class Notes program to provide some special music opportunities. The program at Classical MPR brings educational music performances to young and diverse audiences in Minnesota's schools, creating authentic and transformative live-music experiences. Each artist or ensemble is selected for outstanding musicianship and the ability to provide an excellent quality, standards-based presentation.

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Borg Report

  • March 25 Superintendent's Update on COVID-19

    On Wednesday, March 25, Governor Tim Walz issued a “Stay at Home” executive order for the State of Minnesota beginning at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 27, through Friday, April 10. This means that most Minnesotans are expected to stay in their homes for two weeks, leaving only for food, medicine, outdoor exercise and other essential services. The governor also announced today that Minnesota schools will remain closed and will implement distance learning March 30-May 4. Per the governor’s order, Westonka Public Schools has made key changes to its schedule and operations.

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