Westonka News

  • Westonka Public Schools Honors 2019-2020 Retirees

    Westonka Public Schools staff put together a special video to recognize the nine dedicated employees who are retiring this year: Jackie Davis, Lori Gyllen, Jim Halvarson, Lissa Harvey, Julie Jensen, Mary Kendall, Sherry Maas, Gary Rannow and Meredith Boo.

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  • Student Senate Honors Seniors, Elects New Officers

    Mound Westonka High School’s Student Senate wrapped up the year in an unexpected way this spring. While the school year was met with many successful events and activities, the ending months were spent bringing MWHS students and staff together via virtual events and spirit days. To close out the year, Student Senate honored its senior members and elected new officers for next year.

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  • MWHS Hosts Memorable Cap & Gown Distribution

    Although graduation cap and gown distribution usually happens without a lot of fanfare at Mound Westonka High School, this year’s event turned into a real celebration. On a sunny afternoon June 2, the Class of 2020 paraded past lines of teachers and staff members holding signs and cheering for these students who have yet to see their graduation day ceremony.

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  • Grandview Honors Seventh-Grade Graduates

    Seventh-grade graduation is a rite of passage, signifying the end of a student’s elementary education and the beginning of high school education. Even though the traditional celebration had to be adapted this year, Grandview Middle School counselors Jean Ann Thayer and Jessica Larson worked together with parent volunteers to make the seventh-grade graduation ceremony as special as possible.

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  • Schools End Year With Parades, Drop-Off Days

    The final day of the school year for Westonka primary school students usually involves lots of year-end activities and excitement. Although things looked a little different this year, the excitement was still there as each school planned a special send off to summer. Students at Grandview Middle School and Mound Westonka High School also got the chance to see teachers one more time at materials drop-off days.

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