Westonka News

  • Westonka Schools Name Teachers of the Year

    Westonka Education Minnesota surprised five Westonka Public Schools educators in November with their respective schools' top teaching award. Congratulations to Westonka’s 2019-2020 building Teachers of the Year: Christie Latterner from Westonka Early Learning, Bobbie Jo Tronsgard from Shirley Hills Primary School, Klair Hans from Hilltop Primary School, Jessica Lunski from Grandview Middle School and Sara Schwartz from Mound Westonka High School.

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  • Fourth-Graders Throw 'Kindness Boomerangs' Following Retreat

    If a person wants to be treated with kindness, they have to throw the "kindness boomerang," and kindness can come back to them. Through music, games and small and large group discussions, and with the help of some high school mentors, Westonka Public Schools fourth-graders learned that valuable lesson last week at the Youth Frontiers Kindness Retreat®.

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  • Girls on the Run Aims to Empower Westonka Students Through Fitness

    This fall, 19 third- and fourth-grade girls from Hilltop and Shirley Hills primary schools participated in Westonka's first Girls on the Run program. Girls on the Run is a national nonprofit organization that empowers girls to dream big and be confident, strong and healthy.

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  • Sponsor a Child's School Meals During Westonka Foodies' Angel Fund Drive

    The annual Westonka Foodies Angel Fund Drive begins Monday, Nov. 11, and runs through Dec. 31, 2019. The Angel Fund is used to pay breakfast and lunch meal account charges for students who may otherwise go without meals during the school day.

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