Westonka News

  • Record Number of AP Scholars Named

    A record 56 Mound Westonka High School students have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams last school year.

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  • Homecoming 2021 Was a Week to Remember

    Homecoming 2021 was a week to remember. From the coronation of Homecoming Queen Ellerie Anderson and King Jake Dallman on Sunday to the Homecoming Dance on Saturday night, enthusiastic crowds and events designed for the entire community contributed to an exciting week.

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  • Westonka Artists Earn First-Place Ribbons in State Fair Competition

    Hilltop Primary School fourth-grader Kate Kromenhoek and Grandview Middle School seventh-grader Annika Christoph earned first-place ribbons in the 2021 Minnesota State Fair K-12 Competition.

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  • Queen Ellerie and King Jake Reign Over Homecoming 2021

    An enthusiastic crowd of Mound Westonka High School students and family members gathered at the Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Sept. 12, where seniors Ellerie Anderson and Jake Dallman were crowned the 2021 MWHS Homecoming Queen and King.

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  • New Teachers Join Westonka Staff

    Westonka Public Schools is proud to welcome several new teachers to the district for the 2021-2022 school year.

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  • State Releases COVID-year MCA Results

    The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) released school accountability reports Aug. 27 that include traditional Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA) data for the 2020-21 school year. Despite an expected decline in MCA results due to the many challenges of the pandemic, Westonka students continued to perform well above the state average in 2021.

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  • League of Women Voters Announces Candidate Forum for Westonka School Board

    The League of Women Voters Wayzata/Plymouth Area will host a Candidate Forum for the Westonka School Board. The forum will be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 7 p.m. at the Westonka Performing Arts Center. The forum is free and open to the public. The forum will be live, live-streamed and recorded for future public viewing online.

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  • Link Crew Welcomes New Students to MWHS

    A total of 120 Link Crew leaders came together on August 29 to complete their training and prepare for the upcoming school year. The Link Crew led the eighth-grade Welcome Orientation on the morning of September 1. All eighth-grade students were picked up by school bus transportation or were dropped off at the high school for the events that morning.

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  • WEB Promotes Sense of Belonging at Grandview

    WEB, which stands for "Where Everybody Belongs," is a middle school orientation and transition program that welcomes new middle school students to Grandview and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their middle school experience. The program trains seventh-graders to be WEB Leaders. As positive role models, WEB Leaders are mentors and student leaders who help new students learn what it takes to be successful during middle school.

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  • American Indian Parent Advisory Committee (AIPAC) Kicks Off Sept. 23

    During the 2021-22 school year, Westonka Public Schools will again be hosting a parent advisory group for families with an American Indian origin. 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.

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  • Westonka Set to Celebrate Homecoming 2021

    The first week of school at Mound Westonka High School included a whirlwind of introductions and voting, as students selected members of the Royal Court for 2021 Homecoming.

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  • District Re-launches COVID-19 Dashboard

    The Westonka Public Schools COVID-19 Dashboard will be updated weekly on Wednesdays throughout the school year with new information from the previous week.

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  • Welcome Back from Your District Nurse

    Hello! My name is Kelly Mattson, and I am the District Nurse and COVID-19 Health Coordinator for Westonka Public Schools. I want to welcome you to what we’re all striving for: a safe and healthy school year! I also want to provide you with information, tips and great resources to help your family prepare for the start of school.

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