June 4, 2019 — The Mound Westonka High School senior class party took place immediately after graduation on May 26. Eighty-four registered graduates boarded buses for an evening of festivities with their classmates at the Big Thrill Factory in Minnetonka.
The participants discovered their destination while checking in for the event. The party offered indoor and outdoor games, a large selection of raffle drawings, two meals and entertainment provided by A Touch of Magic. The night's entertainment included caricature, airbrush tattoo and henna artists; a talented roaming magician; and headliner comedy hypnotist Denise Oatley Hall.
Community sponsors for the event included Maynard's, Mound True Value, Lord Fletcher's, Scotty B's restaurant, Surfside Bar and Grill, Evereve in Wayzata, Our Lady of the Lake, Papa Murphy’s in Spring Park, Dairy Queen in Navarre, Jubilee foods, Navarre Lunds & Byerlys, Kay Riley with Sportacular and senior class families.
Students expressed that they were pleasantly surprised at how much fun they had with all of the activities offered. The party was a successful celebration of the graduates’ accomplishments and a last gathering of diverse classmates before heading off in differing directions.