The Westonka Edge

  • 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 Welcomes New Teachers

    Westonka Public Schools is proud to welcome several new teachers to the district for the 2020-2021 school year.

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  • District Receives Donation of Over 1,500 Face Shields

    In addition to Chromebooks and classroom materials, Westonka Public Schools was tasked this summer with quickly acquiring a new type of school supply: personal protective equipment. This included stockpiling face masks, which are required in all Minnesota school buildings this fall, as well as face shields, which are primarily used as eye protection for the wearer. Prior to the start of school, Westonka parent Charlie Schupp and Woodchuck Medical contacted Westonka Schools with a generous offer to donate over 1,500 student face shields.

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  • Q&A with Minnesota DECA President Katie Clarke

    Mound Westonka High School senior Katie Clarke was recently named state president of Minnesota DECA. This is only the second time in school history that a Westonka DECA member has been appointed to the state office. Clarke answered some questions about her new role and how this unprecedented year will influence her time in office.

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  • American Indian Parent Advisory Committee Forms for 2020-21

    Westonka Public Schools is forming a new American Indian Parent Advisory Committee (AIPAC) for the 2020-21 school year. Per Minnesota statute, a school district in which there are 10 or more American Indian students enrolled must establish an American Indian education parent advisory committee. The purpose of the AIPAC is to develop a deeper awareness and understanding of the academic and social-emotional needs of the district's American Indian student population.

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  • MWHS Band Brightens Day at Harrison Bay

    Members of the Mound Westonka High School band kicked off the school year with a special event at Harrison Bay Senior Living on August 28. About 50 band members and family members drew chalk murals in the parking lot of the senior living facility. The drumline, who had participated in a percussion camp the previous week, also performed as residents of the facility watched from their windows.

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Borg Report

  • Westonka Schools Week 2 Updates

    I’m pleased to report that it was another productive week of school in the Westonka District. It has been energizing to hear stories of students and teachers engaging in meaningful learning and discussions in both in-person and virtual classrooms. Please read the Borg Report for information about our "snow day" plans for 2020-21 and other details.

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