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Westonka approves later start times for 2019-20 school year  SW News Media

MOUND — Students in the Westonka School District will get to sleep later next year.



A look inside Mound Westonka's new performing arts center and activity center  SW News Media

MINNETRISTA — Thank you. That's the message people who run the new Performing Arts Center and Westonka Activity Center at Mound Westonka High ...



Mound Westonka recognizes distinguished students | Mound  ECM Publishers

Mound Westonka High School students who exhibited outstanding effort, citizenship and academic achievement for the first semester of the 2018-2019 school ...



Mound Westonka HS's new arts and athletic complex is complete  SW News Media

MINNETRISTA — The multimillion dollar performing arts center and athletic and recreational facility at Mound Westonka High School is complete.



MWHS Theatre slates spring performance of 'Cinderella' | Minnetrista  ECM Publishers

The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is coming to life on the Westonka Performing Arts Center stage March 8-10. The Mound Westonka High School ...



Westonka students Kantola and Prok ExCEL | Minnetrista  ECM Publishers

Juniors Chloe Kantola and Connor Prok have been selected as the Mound Westonka High School recipients of the Minnesota State High School League's ...



Westonka School District opens deluxe athletic and theater centers  Star Tribune

The wrestling team at Mound Westonka High School no longer has to unroll its mats on the floor of the cafeteria. Performers in school plays don't have to change ...



Hitting the slopes | Mound  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka boys and girls Nordic Ski teams had a conference classic ski race at Hyland Lake Park Reserve in Bloomington. Classic cross-country ski ...



Westonka seniors perform in prestigious Dorian Vocal Festival  ECM Publishers

Five Mound Westonka High School seniors were invited to take part in this year's prestigious Dorian Vocal Festival, hosted by Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, ...



White Hawks swim, dive team looks back on season  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka Holy Family swim and dive team celebrated a record breaking season at their end of the season banquet hosted at the Lafayette Club on ...



Westonka girls hockey remains undefeated | Minnetrista  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka/W-M/SW Christian Varsity Girls Hockey team remains unbeaten this season after defeating Orono, Holy Family, and Hutchinson this past ...



Hawkette dancers claim conference, section titles | Minnetrista  ECM Publishers

It has been quite a successful competitive season with many exciting highlights for the Mound Westonka Hawkettes Dance Team, who will conclude their season ...



High school girls host youth hockey players | Minnetrista  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka-Watertown Mayer-Southwest Christian Girls hockey team hosted their annual joint skating event with the Westonka Youth Hockey ...



MWHS Theatre presents 'The Addams Family' | Mound  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka High School Theater Department is proud to present “The Addams Family” as this year's fall musical Nov. 15 - 18. The shows start at 7:30 ...



White Hawks, Spartans team up to host speech tournament  ECM Publishers

Jan. 19th marked the third year that Mound Westonka and Orono High Schools have co-hosted the collaborative speech tournament, The Odyssey - Your ...



Mound Westonka Science Olympiads advance to state | Minnetrista  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka High School Science Olympiad team advanced to the state tournament after finishing in fifth place of 11 teams at the region tournament on ...



Westonka alum trains for amateur MMA fight | Mound  ECM Publishers

Dylan Smerillo graduated from Mound Westonka High School in 2017, and has spent the last year taking some pretty interesting strides towards a degree in ...



New buildings, new opportunities | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Two major projects are underway this summer at Mound Westonka High School. The school is spending $22.95 million on a Performing Arts Center and an ...



White Hawks wrestlers look for big season | Mound  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling team will look to build on last year's success and reach their team goals. The White Hawks had a solid showing ...



Westonka grads say goodbye to high school | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Mound Consolidated High School opened in September 1917 and graduated its first class in the spring of 1918. One hundred years later, the members of the ...



Students Stuff the Bus for the Westonka Food Shelf  ECM Publishers

Every year the Westonka Food Shelf encourages local schools to help them with their March Minnesota FoodShare fundraising campaign by “stuffing the bus.



Westonka opens season with big wins | Mound  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka High School football team opened the 2018 season Aug. 30 with a decisive 48-14 win at St. Paul Highland Park. After going into halftime ...



Orono-Mound-Westonka boys swim, dive team kicks off season  ECM Publishers

The OMW Boys have officially started their season with two-and-a-half-hour practices Monday-Friday and three-hour practices on Saturday. To reward their hard ...



White Hawks wrestlers win on Senior Night | Minnetrista  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling squad hosted Orono and Glencoe-Silver Lake in a triangular meet at Mound Westonka High School on Thursday, ...



Music in the Park returns to Mound | Community  ECM Publishers

Mound's Music in the Park event is back Thursday evenings with music and family fun. The six week summer series features local bands, which will provide ...



Westonka Student Senate announces Homecoming Court | Education  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka High School Student Senate is excited to announce the 2018 Homecoming Week celebration planned for Sept. 24-29. Homecoming 2018 ...



Mound alum home for the holidays, slates performance  ECM Publishers

Grant Johnson is a 1981 Mound Westonka graduate who only recently started singing publicly, but he will be returning to his Alma Mater on Saturday, Dec.



How local schools rank on U.S. News' Best High Schools list  SW News Media

ORONO — Several area high schools have been named among the top 10 high schools in Minnesota, according to recently released rankings by U.S. News ...



White Hawks wrestlers place 2nd at Fridley Invitational  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling squad opened the season with a runner-up finish at the Fridley Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 1. Delano won the ...



Students take a trip back to the 60's with 'Sweet Charity'  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka High School Theater Department will present “Sweet Charity” as this year's fall musical on Nov. 16 - 19. The shows start at 7:30 p.m. on ...



White Hawks boys move into first place in conference  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka White Hawks boys basketball team is currently on a nine game winning streak, increasing their overall record to 17 wins with six losses.



Two Westonka skiers qualify for state | Minnetrista  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka Nordic Ski team competed in the Section 6 Championship Meet on Feb. 4 at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis. As usual for Nordic ...



White Hawks football celebrates 2018 season | Mound  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka High School football team celebrated another memorable season at an awards banquet Nov. 18 at the Lafayette Club.



White Hawks extend streak, move into 6th | Mound  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka boys basketball team continued in their winning ways by beating the host Dassel Cokato Chargers 62-32. It was their sixth straight win ...



AP scholars named for exceptional achievement on exams  ECM Publishers

A total of 32 Mound Westonka High School students have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams last school ...



Westonka dive team remains undefeated | Mound Westonka  ECM Publishers

The girls swim and dive team beat the Orono Spartans last night with a 105-76 win! The girls continue to build onto their impressive season with a 4-0 start. Both.



White Hawks girls tennis opens season with victory  ECM Publishers

On Thursday Sept. 30, MWHS girls tennis team hosted New Prague for their annual parent picnic and Senior recognition night. The final score for the match was ...



White Hawks girls hockey team state bound | Minnetrista  ECM Publishers

The MWHS/W-M/SW Christian Girls Hockey team qualified for its third state tournament berth in its history last Thursday night down at Gustavus College by ...



For Senior Prank, Mound Westonka HS Graduates Honor Teachers, Staff  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As graduation nears, high school seniors often have a tradition of an end of the year prank. Mound Westonka is no different, but this ...



Westonka lacrosse teams head to state championships | Sports  ECM Publishers

Both the 12U and 14U Westonka Boys Lacrosse teams had an amazing year. The 14U team came in second place in their division and the 12U team came in ...



New children's book takes readers on a Lake Minnetonka adventure  ECM Publishers

Mikaela Casey always knew that Lake Minnetonka was a special place, and her first book, “Lenny the Loon: An Adventure on Lake Minnetonka,” highlights its ...



Top 100 Schools In Minnesota: New Rankings  Maple Grove, MN Patch

Top 100 Schools In Minnesota: New Rankings - Maple Grove, MN - Niche has compiled what it says are the top 100 schools at every grade level in Minnesota, ...



MWHS senior graduates with pair of tassels | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

MWHS senior Erin Ross is a little ahead of the game. She graduated May 27 with the Centennial Class of 2018. But she was already a college graduate by that.



Mound teen co-authors book about happiness with her grandmother  KARE11.com

The Science of Happy spotlights keys to happiness.



Q&A: Grandma, granddaughter write book on finding positive in the everyday  SW News Media

MOUND — As her granddaughter went through middle school and high school, grandmother CJ Staples told her that whatever positivity she put out, she would ...



20 area wrestlers advance to the state tournament | Lake Minnetonka Sports  SW News Media

Wrestlers from across the state will converge on St. Paul and the Xcel Energy Center this week with hopes of taking home a state championship.



Mound Westonka students disciplined for alleged racist behavior in dodgeball tourney  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Several Mound Westonka High School students are facing disciplinary action, including suspension, after participating in an annual dodgeball tournament while ...



Mound Westonka boys basketball team earns another split  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka Boys basketball team earned a split in their two home games last week despite several players battling illnesses.



High School Students’ Questionable Costumes Raise Concern At School Event  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Several high school students face consequences because of what they wore to a yearly fundraiser. At least seven Mound Westonka ...



Graduation nears for MWHS class of 2016 | Lake Minnetonka Education  SW News Media

Mound Westonka seniors will soon say goodbye to their high school days.



Westonka student senate wraps successful year | Community  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka High School Student Senate is pleased to have wrapped up the 2018-2019 school year, which included many successful events and ...



Westonka lacrosse competes at tourney | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

The Westonka Youth Boys Lacrosse teams played in the River Valley Rumble Tournament this past weekend on June 9-10. All three teams were competitive ...



Suburban schools add contract counselors as vaping, marijuana use booms  Star Tribune

Chris Lawler works as a chemical dependency counselor twice a week at Edina High School. He provides the same services the rest of the week at Mound ...



Meet Minnesota's 2019 Teacher of the Year  Minnesota Public Radio News

On Sunday, Education Minnesota announced its teacher of the year, Jessica Davis. A math teacher from South St. Paul Secondary School, Davis mostly teaches ...



Mound native's 1st book is a colorful tribute to Lake Minnetonka  SW News Media

Lake Minnetonka is a special place for Mound native Mikaela Casey, and she used her childhood memories to inspire her first book.



Minnetrista receives $2K grant for AEDs | Minnetrista  ECM Publishers

Minnetrista continues to move forward in their efforts to improve their city. At their July 16 meeting, the Minnetrista City Council welcomed two guests who made ...



Music in the park | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Mound's Music in the Park event is back again to fill this summer's Thursday evenings with music, community, and family fun. This six week summer series ...



Grounds broken, students back at it: New features to Lake Minnetonka schools  SW News Media

What: The Loft. Where: At Minnetonka High School, near the west gym. Timeline: Construction began at the end of last March and was done and dusted by the ...



8 Lake Minnetonka-area teachers up for Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor  SW News Media

MINNETRISTA — Eight Lake Minnetonka-area teachers are up for the 2019 Minnesota Teacher of the Year honor.



State's teacher of the year on students: 'They keep me young'  Star Tribune

It was Corey Bulman's high school English teacher who helped inspire him to pursue a career in teaching. "We read Shakespeare, we broke down Beatles lyrics, ...



Poultry princess passes crown | Local News  ECM Publishers

Mound Westonka High School junior Mikayla Schlosser knows a lot more about poultry than the average teenager, a strength that helped her on her way to ...



Minnetrista/St. Boni Police Report, Feb. 2 | Minnetrista  ECM Publishers

Sunday, Jan. 20. A loud music complaint was received along Main Street. A possible harassment restraining order violation was received from Aspen Road.



Westonka DECA brings home hardware | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

As any DECA student will tell you, it's all about that glass. Mound Westonka High School sent 22 students to the 2018 DECA International Career Development ...



Hockey boosters get a boost | Community  ECM Publishers

The Northwest Tonka Lion's Club and Dan at Surfside Bar & Grill partnered to make a significant donation to the Mound Westonka High School Boys Hockey ...



Best High Schools Ranked In The Twin Cities Metro: U.S. News  Maple Grove, MN Patch

Best High Schools Ranked In Twin Cities Metro - Maple Grove, MN - Here are top 100 schools in the Twin Cities metro, according to new rankings from U.S. ...



Student 'geek squads' maintain school devices, help teachers  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Buffalo kindergarten teacher Maria Spurlock was still struggling after trying for more than a week to get a reading app working on all of her classroom iPads.



Westonka D2 team wins championship | Community  ECM Publishers

The Westonka D2 Red Fastpitch team took home the 2018 league championship during the season ending tournament at Wayzata High School on July 14th.



The places you'll go: Lake Minnetonka graduates 2018  SW News Media

"Oh the places you'll go ..." Check out the gallery with images from Hopkins High School, Minnetonka High School, Mound Westonka High School and Wayzata ...



MWHF divers take on, take down Waconia in pool  ECM Publishers

On Thursday, Sept. 27, the MW-HF faced the Wildcats from Waconia. Going into the meet Coach Ben Hanson told the girls this would be a close meet, everyone ...



Combined swim team send 8 swimmers to state tourney  ECM Publishers

The section 3A Championship for swimming was held in Hutchinson on Thursday, Nov. 8 (prelims) and Saturday, Nov. 10th (finals). The top 16 in each event at ...



White Hawks tennis finishes season 8-5 | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka Boys Tennis team finished off team play for the season. Regular season wrapped up with two final matches. First, the White Hawks faced ...



Lake Minnetonka-area alumni make big impacts at the college level  SW News Media

Alumni from Lake Minnetonka area high schools have been busy this fall making an impact for their college teams around the country. While not a complete list ...



This Mound alum's 'Got Talent' | Mound  ECM Publishers

Andrea Kittelson, formerly Andrea Hansen, had her first voice lessons with retired teacher Andrea Schussler, sang in the choirs at Grandview Middle School and ...



Gophers' Shane Wiskus repeats as Big Ten gymnast of the year  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gophers sophomore Shane Wiskus was chosen the winner of his second consecutive Big Ten gymnast of the year award Monday. He shared the award with ...



Hawkettes lace up dancing shoes for run at tournament  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka Hawkettes Dance Team made history at the Minnesota State High School League Dance Team Tournament, held on Feb. 16 and 17 at ...



Hilltop Operetta marks 4 decades of entertainment | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

In April 1978, Hilltop Primary School produced the Westonka School District's first operetta, “The Wizard of Oz.” Directed by teacher Kathy (Hoffmann) Ireland ...



A grand teachable moment: Tisland reflects on Teacher of the...  Republican Eagle

Although Sheena Tisland wasn't named Minnesota Teacher of the Year, it was an experience she won't soon forget. Tisland, a ninth-grade language arts ...



What's on MPR News – 5/6/19 | NewsCut  MPR News

Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear on Monday on MPR News.



Hackbarth headed to nationals in Seattle | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Sienna Hackbarth, a 2017 Mound Westonka High School graduate, has been selected to represent Special Olympics Team Minnesota (SOMN) at the 2018 USA ...



White Hawks compete at Thundering Royal Elk Invitational  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka cross country team competed in the Thundering Royal Elk Invitational on Oct. 4 at Fox Hollow Golf Course in St. Michael. This meet was ...



DECA to send 22 students to Internationals | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

A total of 105 students from Mound Westonka High School participated in the annual Minnesota DECA State Career Development Conference in Minneapolis, ...



Westonka doubles team competes at state | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

Mound Westonka High School seniors Torsten Lee and Victor Nelson participated in the single A Minnesota State High School Tennis Tournament June 7.



Westonka 12U team ranks in top 10 | Community  ECM Publishers

The Westonka 12U Black Fastpitch team has continued their dominating run on the softball diamond this season. With a record of 20-10-3, the team finished ...



Westonka tennis opens season in Buffalo | Sports  ECM Publishers

After three months of indoor captain's practices and one week outside on the courts, the Westonka Boys Tennis Team headed to Buffalo for their first match of the ...



Students spend summer touring Europe as 'Ambassadors of Music'  ECM Publishers

Nineteen students and graduates from the Mound Westonka High School band and choir programs experienced the trip of a lifetime this summer. The musicians ...



College-going rate among MN high school graduates dips below 70 percent  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Minnesota's high school graduating classes have shrunk in recent years, and fewer of those graduates are entering college right away. The college-going rate ...



Metro High School Stages Powerful Mock Car Crash  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With prom season upon us, high school students are hearing about the effects of drinking and driving. Mock crashes are common this ...



White Hawks send 2 wrestlers to state | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

The Mound Westonka White Hawks wrestling team placed six wrestlers in the Section 5AAA Individual wrestling tournament on Friday and Saturday, Feb.



Nick David '07: Coaching Students to Win On and Off the Field | News  Gustavus Adolphus College News

Nick David '07 is the head coach of the Mound Westonka High School football team. Nick David '07 wasn't going to attend Gustavus Adolphus College.



Students hear Carnegie calling | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

New York City's Carnegie Hall is known as the most prestigious concert stage in the United States. With its own artistic programming, development and ...



Hennepin Countys High Schools, Ranked For 2019  Maple Grove, MN Patch

Hennepin County's High Schools, Ranked For 2019 - Maple Grove, MN - Here are the top 25 high schools in Hennepin County and how they rank for the new ...



'Considering Matthew Shepard' performed at Wayzata High School  SW News Media

PLYMOUTH — Conspirare, a Grammy Award-winning choir based in Austin, Texas, and comprised of solo artists from across the United States, performed ...



Nearly 100 MN School Districts Awarded Anti-Violence Grants: List  Mendota Heights, MN Patch

MN School Districts Awarded Anti-Violence Grants - Mendota Heights, MN - Projects included improvements to exterior entry security, such as access controls, ...



Westonka ends investigation into 'Harlem Shake' controversy  Minneapolis Star Tribune

From now on, the Westonka School District won't punish students for incidents until after an investigation is done — unlike the controversial “Harlem Shake” ...



Minnesota Has 58 Of Americas Best High Schools In 2018: US News  Southwest Minneapolis, MN Patch

MN Has 58 Of America's Best High Schools: US News - Southwest Minneapolis, MN - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in ...



A busy week in Westonka tennis | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

The week April 30 was a busy one for the White Hawks with five matches in five days. The week began with a 7-0 sweep of Buffalo at home. Next.



Tennis players pack bags for state | Laker Pioneer  ECM Publishers

After a successful team season and placing second in section 2A team play, six players from the Mound Westonka Varsity tennis team went on to to compete in ...



50 Minnesota Public High Schools With The Best Teachers For 2019  Southwest Minneapolis, MN Patch

50 Minnesota High Schools With The Best Teachers - Southwest Minneapolis, MN - Need to know who the best teachers in MN are? Here's a ranking for the top ...



Student artists take part in Visual Arts Festival  ECM Publishers

A total of 17 student artists from Mound Westonka High School participated in the 2018 Section 2AA Visual Arts Festival hosted by Chaska High School on April ...



High school seniors leave their legacy | Lake Minnetonka  SW News Media

Editor's note: This is the last of a three-part series. As they are being passed their diploma, seniors at Wayzata, Minnetonka, Hopkins, Mound Westonka and ...



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