Westonka News

  • High School Engineers Compete in Fifth Annual Regatta

    Conditions were ideal for the Mound Westonka High School Engineering Regatta on Jan. 11, but that didn’t mean it was smooth sailing for those involved. For the fifth year in a row, Project Lead the Way engineering students competed in a race across the high school pool in cardboard vessels of their own design and creation.

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  • Vocalists Perform at Prestigious Dorian Festival

    Five Mound Westonka High School seniors were invited to take part in this year’s prestigious Dorian Vocal Festival, hosted by Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, on January 12-14. The festival, now in its 69th year, is by far the largest of its kind anywhere in the country.

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  • MWHS Musicians Shine at WCC Honor Festival

    A total of 14 Mound Westonka High School musicians were chosen to participate in the annual Wright County Conference Honor Band and Honor Choir Festival on Jan. 5 at the Annandale High School Performing Arts Center. About 180 students from 14 school districts were selected for the event, which featured some of the top music students in the conference.

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  • Brave the Elements at the First Polar Plunge in Mound

    Brave souls from Westonka have accepted that challenge: Minnesota Nice meets Minnesotan Ice! Once again, the Westonka Special Education Advisory Council will be participating in the Special Olympics of Minnesota Polar Plunge as Team Westonka. For the first time this year the Plunge is taking place in Mound, on Jan. 26 at Surfside Park.

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  • DECA Spearheads 'Thank You Westonka' Events

    In May of 2016, Westonka School District voters approved $22.95 million in bond funding for the purposes of building a 600-seat auditorium and a community athletics and recreation center on the high school campus. Now that the Westonka Performing Arts Center and Westonka Activity Center are open and being enjoyed by residents of all ages, Mound Westonka High School DECA is on a mission to say thanks.

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  • Nominations Now Open for 2019 Ann Bremer White Hawks Award

    Nominations will be accepted through Feb. 28 for the 2019 Ann Bremer White Hawks Award. The award recognizes some of the many dedicated volunteers who offer exceptional service to our school community. Any Westonka staff member, parent or community member may nominate candidates for the award.

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  • Westonka Well-Represented at TIES Conference

    The Westonka School District sent nine teachers and staff members to the 2018 TIES Educational Technology Conference, which was held Dec. 8 and 9 at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis. Three Westonka educators were also presenters at the conference.

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  • MWHS Names Triple 'A' Winners

    Mound Westonka High School has chosen seniors Lauren Kelly and Aiden Maloney to represent the school at the regional Triple “A” Award banquet. Sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League, the Triple “A” Award—Academics, Arts and Athletics—is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field and in the fine arts.

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  • MWHS Engineering and Robotics Program Continues to Grow

    Over the past seven years, Mound Westonka High School has offered a high school engineering program that addresses the growing need for careers in this field. On Sunday, Jan. 13, the Westonka Engineering and FIRST Robotics Omelet Breakfast and Silent Auction Fundraiser will be held at the Mound American Legion from 9 a.m. to noon to support the programs. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door.

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