Category Archives: News

School Board Candidate Forum 9/21/21

The League of Women Voters hosted a candidate forum for Westonka School Board. Seven candidates are running for three open seats. To watch the recording of the forum on YouTube click HERE.

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Mound Westonka Named a 2021 ‘Best High School’

April 27, 2021 — Mound Westonka High School consistently ranks among the best schools in the United States, as reported by U.S. News & World Report. On the 2021 “Best High Schools” list, MWHS ranks 17th out of 877 Minnesota schools. … Continue reading

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Westonka District Financial Update – October 8, 2020

Annual Audit Results – At the October 5th Westonka School Board meeting auditors gave the district an unqualified or “clean” opinion—the best opinion a district can receive. The auditors reported that the district’s revenues and expenses came in below target for 2019-2020 … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

Their senior year ended abruptly in March when the Covid-19 pandemic closed the state’s schools, but the Mound Westonka High School Class of 2020 joined together one last time for a belated commencement ceremony on Haddorff Field Thursday, July 23, … Continue reading

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Thank you, Westonka community!

Once again, the Westonka community has come out in overwhelming support of our kids and our schools! 65% of voters voted YES to replace our old levy structure with a two-tiered one that includes increases over time that provide our … Continue reading

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Operating Levy increase vote Nov. 5th, 2019

The Westonka School Board has decided to proceed with a vote to revoke and replace our current operating levy with a tiered payment structure. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Westonka has not asked for an operating levy increase since 2007. … Continue reading

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Securing Our Future

Our community’s support of the Westonka School District has brought positive growth, recognition, and success for our students and community. However, state funding has not kept up with inflation, and unfunded mandates divert funds from other needed programming. Even with … Continue reading

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9/29/18 Grand Opening Celebration!

On May 10th, 2016, Westonka residents approved bond funding for a new performing arts center and activity center on the Mound Westonka High School campus. Saturday, Sept. 29th, 2018 the Westonka School District welcomed the community to these new facilities … Continue reading

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Levy Renewal and School Board Election

There’s an election coming up on Tuesday, Nov. 7th, 2017! **Be sure to cast your vote to keep our Westonka schools going strong. There’s an operating levy that’s expiring. Vote YES to renew this expiring levy and ensure that our … Continue reading

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$1.25 M Gift for Student Scholarships

October 12, 2017 — A generous gift from the estate of a 1938 Mound High School graduate will go toward helping Mound Westonka High School students pay for college. The $1.25 million donation by the late Col. William Brown is the largest … Continue reading

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