Westonka News

  • What Makes Us Proud This Homecoming

    We hope that all of our families have enjoyed an exciting, safe and fun Homecoming Week. Homecoming is a time for the community to come together to show pride in our schools. At Westonka, there's nothing that makes us more proud than the strong and lasting connections made between our staff and our students. Take a moment to watch the "We Believe" video to see what true White Hawks pride is all about.

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  • WeCAN Coat Drive Begins Oct. 1

    As you begin to prepare your wardrobe for upcoming cooler weather, please consider saving your winter coats and snow pants for WeCAN’s annual Coat Drive. Collection boxes will be located at Westonka Early Childhood Centers, Hilltop and Shirley Hills Primary Schools and Grandview Middle School from Oct. 1 through Oct. 22.

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  • Now Hiring: Westonka Public Schools Job Openings

    As the new school year begins, Westonka Public Schools has several position openings throughout the district. Click on the Job Openings link on the district homepage to view all of the openings and to complete the online application.

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  • Westonka is Second in State Math Assessments, Seventh in Reading

    According to data released in August by the Minnesota Department of Education, Westonka Public Schools remains a high academic performer, with students scoring among the top districts in the state on the spring 2019 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments and Minnesota Test of Academic Skills. Overall, Westonka had the second highest percent proficient in math in the state (78 percent) and the seventh highest percent proficient in reading (77 percent) of districts testing at least 100 students in a grade level.

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  • Shirley Hills Debuts New Outdoor Classroom

    An overgrown flower garden behind the Shirley Hills Primary School media center has new life as an outdoor classroom, thanks to the collective efforts of the school’s PTA, Shirley Hills staff, funding from the Westonka 277 Foundation and a partnership with Three Rivers Park District.

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  • Westonka Ranks Among State's Top School Districts

    Westonka Public Schools is once again ranked among the top school districts in the state, according to data recently released by websites SchoolDigger and Niche.

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  • Students Earn Ribbons in State Fair Art Contest

    Student artists from Hilltop and Shirley Hills primary schools, as well as Grandview Middle School, participated in the annual art competition at the Minnesota State Fair this summer.

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  • Westonka Schools Welcome New Teachers

    Westonka Public Schools is proud to welcome several new teachers to the district for the 2019-2020 school year.

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