Westonka News

  • Future Problem Solvers Advance to State

    The sixth-grade Future Problem Solving class worked hard through semester one to learn the six-step problem solving process. Their focus topics while learning the process were: Mission to Moon, Mars & Beyond, Drones and Food Waste. Their efforts were rewarded as several students advanced to the state competition.

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  • Westonka Students Earn Awards for Art

    The Art Educators of Minnesota's Youth Art Month exhibition reception was held March 9 at the Minnesota State Capitol. Four Westonka students were presented with awards, including Hilltop Primary School fourth-grader Darren Croutseng, first-place in the elementary division; Hilltop third-grader Brynn Hiivala, second-place in the elementary division; Grandview Middle School seventh-grader Logan Henslin, first-place in the middle school division; and Mound Westonka High School senior Nick Drilling, honorable mention in the high school level.

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  • PAC Hosts Student Art Exhibit

    Every year the Westonka district art teachers choose exemplary student artwork to display in a public space during Youth Art Month in March. This year the exhibit will be in the new Westonka Performing Arts Center for the first time. Each school building and each grade, K-12, will be represented at this special exhibition.

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  • DI Teams Advance to State Tournament

    Two Westonka Destination Imagination (DI) teams are headed to state competition after competing in regional tournaments on Feb. 23 at Maple Grove Senior High School and March 2 at Coon Rapids Middle School. The state tournament will take place on Saturday, March 23, at Champlin Park High School.

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  • Grandview Students Help 'Feed the Mind'

    Grandview Middle School students collected dozens of new and gently-used books for Western Communities Action Network (WeCAN) during a two-week book drive in February, which is “I Love to Read Month.”

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