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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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MWHS ExCEL recipients chosen

Juniors Sam Abegglen and Nikki Wharram have received the Minnesota State High School League’s ExCEL award. ExCEL – Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership – is a unique recognition focused on state high school juniors who are active in school activities, show leadership qualities … Continue reading

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Nice work, Westonka community!

The votes are in, and the two levy renewals have passed! OFFICIAL RESULTS: Question 1:  4830 Yes votes, 2878 No votes Question 2:  4088 Yes votes, 3562 No votes Special thanks to all who worked hard to inform the community about these ballot … Continue reading

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Vote YES to Preserve the Westonka Edge

On November 4th, Westonka residents will be asked to vote on two ballot questions to renew expiring levies: 1) The first question is a no-tax increase renewal of an expiring operating levy. 2) The second question is a renewal of an expiring capital … Continue reading

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The Final Phase of Construction Begins

June 2, 2014 The first day of summer vacation for our kids also marks the beginning of the final phase of our school renovation projects! Hopefully you’ve had the chance to see the wonderful improvements made last summer at the … Continue reading

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Westonka Students Recognized by ExCEL Program

The ExCEL Program is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, who show leadership qualities, and who volunteer in their communities.  Just last year Leah Pinault received this honor, and this year Nick … Continue reading

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School Board Departures and New Members

We thank Keith Foerster and Margie Saatzer for their years of service on the Westonka School Board, and welcome new members Loren Davis and Gina Smith who begin their duties in January of 2014.  Let’s keep moving Westonka forward!

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School Board Election November 5th

The Westonka School Board election is Tuesday, November 5th, 2013. Three of the four candidates are long-time Westonka residents with children who are going through or have gone through Westonka schools:  Gary Wollner, Loren Davis, and Gina Smith.  Therefore the staff … Continue reading

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Public Invited to Tour Renovated Buildings

We’ve kept you up to date with videos of the renovations taking place this summer at Shirley Hills and the high school, all of which were possible thanks to the passage of the 2011 referendum. Now as a busy season of … Continue reading

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