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New Construction Projects Begin

6/23/16 Outdoor Activity Space Work began on June 6th, 2016 on Mound Westonka High School outdoor Field 2, which will include regrading, improving field drainage, adding an irrigation system, and adding additional parking. This project is funded by a Hennepin County grant, … Continue reading

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On May 10, 2016, Westonka School District residents approved $22.95 million in bond funding to build a 600-seat performing arts center and a community athletic and recreation center at Mound Westonka High School. The bond referendum was approved with an overwhelming … Continue reading

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Vote YES May 10, 2016

Vote YES – Opportunity, Community, UNITY On May 10th, Westonka residents will be able to vote YES to construct two much-needed spaces at the high school: a community athletics and recreation center, and a community performing arts center. **Absentee voting is open NOW! Please click on the Absentee … Continue reading

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Thank you, Westonka School Board!

We’re grateful to the Westonka School Board for having the wisdom to move forward with a one-question facilities referendum that we’ll all have the opportunity to vote for in May. Instead of pitting the arts fans against the sports fans in … Continue reading

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YES meeting – Jan. 4th, 2016

UPDATE — What a great start! Almost 100 people showed up on short notice to our January 4th meeting, and committed themselves to working toward getting much-needed facilities in our community. Let’s do this… Happy New Year! With a new year comes … Continue reading

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ExCEL Award Winners 2015

Juniors Anjelique Bomar and Adam Fish have been selected as the Mound Westonka High School recipients of the Minnesota State High School League’s ExCEL Award. ExCEL—Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership—is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are … Continue reading

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Commissioner Cassellius visits Grandview

When a school is named one of the top schools in the state four years in a row, people take notice. On Oct. 29th, Minnesota Department of Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius visited Grandview Middle School during a statewide tour of multi-year Reward … Continue reading

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Grandview designated a 2015 Reward School

Congratulations to Grandview Middle School students, staff and families on their recent designation as a 2015 Reward School. This designation means that Grandview is among the highest performing schools in the state, based on the MMR — Minnesota’s Multiple Measurements Rating … Continue reading

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Westonka Continues Strong MCA Results in 2015

Congratulations to our students, staff and families! Westonka Public Schools’ 2015 MCA results continue a solid pattern of academic success. Westonka earned an overall #2 ranking among metro districts for reading MCAs and a #4 ranking among metro districts for math. “I … Continue reading

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MWHS among America’s Most Challenging High Schools

The Washington Post  recently recognized Mound Westonka as one of America’s Most Challenging high schools. Just 11 percent of the 22,000 U.S. public high schools managed to earn placement on the list, and MWHS was one of only 29 Minnesota schools … Continue reading

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