Category Archives: News

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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Groundbreaking Ceremony

May 15, 2017 — On the grassy knoll on the east side of Mound Westonka High School, ground was broken for the new Westonka Performing Arts Center (PAC) and Westonka Activity Center! Westonka residents approved $22.95 million in bond funding … Continue reading

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Facilities Update – February 2017

Early Learning Center Last month, our construction crews installed the load bearing CMU walls in the new early learning center and completed roofing on the addition. Underground utilities are now in, and work continues on the link between the new … Continue reading

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2017 New Year’s Update

Westonka in the news:  Out of 320 school districts in the state of Minnesota, Niche.com recently ranked Westonka as #7 — WOW! Westonka’s new early learning center at Hilltop Primary School is beginning to take shape.  This project represents Phase One of a two-phase early learning center. The … Continue reading

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