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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 Fourth-Graders Earn Youth Art Month Awards

    Fourth-graders Enya Lampinen from Hilltop Primary School and Anna Zhuk from Shirley Hills Primary School won second and fourth place, respectively, in the 2021 Youth Art Month exhibition sponsored by the Art Educators of Minnesota.

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  • COVID-19 Testing Resources for Families

    District Nurse Kelly Mattson outlines the Minnesota Department of Health's recommendation that all school-age youth returning to school, sports, or extracurricular activities, and their families, get tested for COVID-19 every two weeks through the end of the school year.

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  • Kindergarteners Celebrate 100 Days of School

    Kindergarten students at both Hilltop and Shirley Hills primary schools celebrated a big milestone last week – the 100th day of school! Kindergarteners dressed like 100-year-olds and participated in all kinds of activities that involved the number 100.

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  • Roxi Saholt Named February Winner of Westonka Way Award

    Grandview Middle School media tech paraprofessional Roxi Saholt has been named the February 2021 recipient of the Westonka Way Award. The monthly award celebrates non-licensed Westonka Public Schools staff members who go above and beyond for families, students and other staff—because that's the Westonka Way!

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  • Minnesota Launches Vaccine Connector Tool

    The State of Minnesota has announced the launch of the Minnesota COVID-19 Vaccine Connector, which is a tool that helps Minnesotans find out when, where and how to get their COVID-19 vaccine.

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Borg Report

  • Minnesota's Safe Learning Plan Update

    On February 17, Governor Tim Walz, the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Health announced more changes to the state’s Safe Learning Plan for the 2020-21 School Year. The revised plan was created in an effort to bring more middle and high school students safely back to classrooms across the state. As a result of the state's news, Westonka Public Schools has an updated timeline for its learning model review.

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