|5/16/2013 3:34 PM|
Download permission slips for June 6 MME Field Trips for grades 6-8.
|5/9/2013 4:53 PM|
Looking for an easy and thoughtful way to recognize a special Minnetonka teacher or staff member at the end of this school year? Send a Cookie Gram, a package of 6 delicious Great Harvest signature cookies, by making a fully tax-deductible donation of $25 to The Minnetonka Public Schools Foundation.
Minnetonka Public Schools Foundation
|5/3/2013 10:11 AM|
Minnetonka School Board approves Jeff Erickson’s appointment as principal for Minnetonka High School beginning July 1, 2013.
|4/29/2013 10:14 AM|
Kent Knutson was inducted into the Minnesota State High School League’s Hall of Fame on Sunday, May 19 at 1 pm in St. Paul.
|4/18/2013 11:25 AM|
Dr. Julie Carter will leave her position as Executive Director of Technology in June.
|3/25/2013 9:31 AM|
Dave Adney has announced his resignation as principal at Minnetonka High School, effective June 30, 2013. Mr. Adney has accepted a position as Executive Director with the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP).
|3/18/2013 10:40 AM|
The Minnetonka Schools joins 307 school districts across the country to be recognized for music education efforts.
|3/7/2013 1:48 PM|
The final PTA M meeting of the of the year will feature a guest speaker on Monday, March 18 at 7pm.
MME Main Office
|3/7/2013 1:37 PM|
A parent information meeting about registration for the 2013-14 school year will take place on March 19.
|2/8/2013 11:40 AM|
Winning its eighth "Starred Performance" in the last nine years, and sixth consecutive top rating, the MHS dramatic theatre program has continued its legacy with a poignant production of "Wit" by Margaret Edson.
|1/15/2013 11:24 AM|
In its fifth year at Minnetonka High School, the DECA Team is
sending 75 students to State Competition March 3-5. The business club provides students opportunities to develop leadership and business skills.
|1/4/2013 9:07 AM|
|12/17/2012 12:46 PM|
Juniors Kaylee Martin and Riley Nelson have been named the Minnetonka High School Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Award nominees for 2013. Their applications will now advance and be considered in the statewide Minnesota State High School League awards program.
|12/12/2012 9:59 AM|
Rebecca Tran was named the Minnetonka Middle School West Volunteer of the Year for The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. Jake Hagen and David Durenberger were runners-up for their volunteer community service.
Kari Wehrmann, 952-401-5306
|11/21/2012 4:43 PM|
Minnetonka Placed on the College Board’s 3rd Annual AP® District Honor Roll for Significant Gains in Advanced Placement® Access and Student Performance
|11/19/2012 5:17 PM|
After appearing to set a new state record, relay teams were disqualified due to an administrative error. Contrary to other published reports, all Minnetonka swimmers were eligible athletes and no athlete competed in more than four events.
|8/2/2012 2:08 PM|
The Minnetonka School Board unanimously approved the appointment of John Holcomb to the Minnetonka School Board, filling the vacancy created by the resignation of Erin Adams in April of this year.
|8/2/2012 2:06 PM|
Minnesota Department of Education released state test scores on August 1. Minnetonka is #1 in Math and #2 in Reading in the Metro Area. Among Minnetonka students 92 percent are proficient in reading and 85 percent are proficient in math.
|6/13/2012 1:44 PM|
Five applicants have filed for the School Board vacancy created by the resignation of Erin Adams, who recently moved out of the school district. Per state law, the School Board will use an appointment process to fill the term that has less than two years remaining.
|6/4/2012 9:23 AM|
At MMW, an age-old tradition comes to an end this year. For the last 15 years, sixth graders celebrated the culmination of their ancient history studies by enjoying a day-long Ancient Civilization Celebration. The tradition will change next year to complement the new state standards for sixth grade social studies.
6th Grade Teacher
|6/1/2012 10:14 AM|
Approximately 700 students will graduate from Minnetonka High School on June 7. The class has an impressive list of accomplishments, including an average ACT score of 25.3, state championships in athletics and thousands of hours of community service.
|5/21/2012 4:42 PM|
Minnetonka students posted record gains in reading and math on NWEA spring testing, which measure student growth from fall to spring. In five years of elementary school, Minnetonka students gain 11 grade levels, far exceeding national norms.
|5/21/2012 10:32 AM|
Newsweek Magazine has released its annual list of America's Best High Schools, including only two Minnesota schools in the Top 200: Edina and Minnetonka.
|5/18/2012 12:53 PM|
Fourteen MHS students participated at the annual A Vous La Parole 2012 French-speaking contest at the University of Minnesota on Wednesday, April 25. Five solo and group performances earned 4-starred blue medals, the highest rating.
|5/17/2012 3:16 PM|
Five students helped Minnetonka earn the highest score at the Physics Bowl 2012 in Division 1, Region 10. Nicholas Jones placed second individually, winning a tie-breaker over team member Sam Nickolay.
MHS Science Teacher
|5/9/2012 2:58 PM|
Although concerned with the methodology of this report, Minnetonka High School is pleased to again be named among the best high schools in America.
|5/9/2012 9:15 AM|
MHS senior Anna Benke was honored at the Athena Awards on Friday, May 4. Throughout her high school career, Anna excelled in track and field and gymnastics. Anna plans to attend North Dakota State University next year and compete in the pole vault while majoring in nursing.
|5/4/2012 12:08 AM|
The Minnetonka School Board is seeking applications and has established the process that will be use to appoint a School Board member to fill the remainder of the term vacated by Erin Adams who resigned from the Board in April when she moved out of the District. The application deadline is June 12, 2012, 5:00 pm.
School Board Chair
|5/1/2012 2:03 PM|
Join the Minnetonka School District as we host Arts Twist 2012. Come to the Open House and try one of our workshops in acting, singing, dance, art, band and orchestra. The Open House is Saturday, May 12 from 10-noon at the Arts Center on 7 at Minnetonka High School. Fine Arts performances throughout the month. Public Invited. Download Arts Twist Brochure
|4/26/2012 11:06 AM|
MHS juniors Jacob Neis, Heather Blundell and Wenfei Liu are among the top secondary math students in Minnesota. Jacob qualified to be a member of the 2012 Minnesota All-State Math Team while Heather and Wenfei are vying for two spots on the team.
|4/25/2012 1:43 PM|
Leo Segal, Justyn Fine and Jake Siefker took 5th place as a team at the Minnesota State Chess Association tournament in the K-9 section. Individually, Justyn came in 5th place overall, Leo in 9th and Jake in 13th. All three qualified to play in the national tournament.
|4/20/2012 2:16 PM|
With a legacy of accomplishments and just shy of twelve years of service, Erin Adams has announced her resignation from the Minnetonka School Board, effective April 19, 2012, on which date she will no longer be a resident of the school district due to the sale of her home. The April 12 School Board meeting was her last. The Board invites community members and employees to a public reception on Thursday, April 26, 4:00 – 5:30 PM to say farewell and thank Ms. Adams for her service.
|4/16/2012 4:32 PM|
With a legacy of accomplishments and just shy of twelve years of service, Erin Adams has announced her resignation from the Minnetonka School Board. The Board invites community members and employees to a public reception on Thursday, April 26, 4:00 – 5:30 PM to say farewell and thank Ms. Adams for her service.
|4/9/2012 11:04 AM|
Classroom construction begins at both middle schools. Five classroom additions plus two maintenance projects at each school will accommodate increasing enrollment while taking advantage of economies of scale without increasing property tax rates.
|4/2/2012 10:03 AM|
Four teams of MME 7th graders competed at the Regional World Savvy Challenge. Greta Bleeker won first place in the Junior Division Action Roundtable. The teams developed innovative solutions for this year’s theme of “Sustainable Communities.”
|3/28/2012 10:44 AM|
Minnewashta 5th grade students use their creativity to bring American history to life through their patriot and loyalist wax museum project.
|3/26/2012 12:29 PM|
After earning third and fifth places at the Regional Science Olympiad, two MME teams advanced to the State Science Olympiad, where two students won first place in the "Keep the Heat" category.
|2/29/2012 10:53 AM|
MHS artists receive recognition and awards at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design annual exhibit and reception. Sara Suppan was one of only two students statewide to receive a scholarship to MCAD.
|2/15/2012 12:38 PM|
After rigorous auditions, MHS choral students were selected to perform in two statewide honor choir concerts this week.
|2/15/2012 11:49 AM|
The 5th annual Off the Page event is Thursday, March 15 at 7pm in the MHS Black Box Theatre. Music by MHS students begins at 6:30pm. This MHS Writing Center event gives students, staff and the community a chance to hear stories from a diverse group of real-world writers. The public is invited.
|2/14/2012 11:14 AM|
Minnetonka’s performance of Equus earned a “starred performance,” the highest award given by judges, at the state one act play competition.
|2/13/2012 12:51 PM|
On February 11 a Minnetonka Middle School West Science Bowl Team took first place at the Regional Science Bowl and will compete at the National Finals in Washington, D.C. in April. A second MMW Team won the Civility Award for excellent sportsmanship.
|2/10/2012 9:52 AM|
Minnetonka Diamond Club thanks everyone involved in making the sixth annual fundraiser at Maynard's the most successful to date. Contributions support Minnetonka's baseball, football and softball fields and all our student athletes who use these fields.
|2/9/2012 10:06 AM|
On February 28, join Tonka CARES in discussing teen drinking and alcohol use in our families with authors Chris and Toren Volkmann at informal morning and afternoon sessions and an evening presentation. Join the community book read with weekly Tuesday night discussions beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Caribou “North” now through Match 27.
|2/1/2012 1:29 PM|
Out of 27 students participating in District Spelling Bee, MME 7th grade student Casey Schneider repeats as District winner. Schneider will compete at the regional spelling bee on March 10.
|1/27/2012 1:07 PM|
MHS senior athletes participated in a signing ceremony to announce their intent to play girls soccer, football, girls tennis, girls swimming and baseball in college.
|1/25/2012 12:57 PM|
12 Minnetonka High School artists won a total of 21 Minnesota Scholastic Art Awards and their winning artwork is on display at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design through February 26.
|1/23/2012 2:13 PM|
Three MHS Jazz Ensemble musicians received outstanding soloist awards at the Roseville Jazz Blast in January while one MHS team advances to the Music Listening Contest state competition in February.
MHS Jazz Band Director and Music Teacher
|1/11/2012 9:42 AM|
In its fourth year at MHS, 98 DECA students qualify for state competition March 4-6 where students will compete in 30 different events which prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs to be successful in the business arena.
Erik Sill, Business Department Chair, MHS DECA Advisor
|1/4/2012 3:10 PM|
Learn about Minnetonka High School's IB Programme from AP/IB Coordinator Dr. Ann Swanson and current IB students at several upcoming 9th and 10th grade family information meetings and webinar.
Dr. Ann Swanson
|12/28/2011 11:13 AM|
Six Minnetonka teachers are the newest National Board Certified Teachers, bringing the total number of Minnetonka certified teachers to 21, more than any neighboring school district.
|12/16/2011 2:46 PM|
MMW 7th grader Lincoln Bernhard's winning essay beat 23 other essays. It now advances to the state level to compete against eight other contestants to represent Minnesota at the national level.
|12/13/2011 3:13 PM|
More national recognition for energy conservation: Minnetonka School District is one of only 211 ENERGY STAR Leaders in all sectors—not just public school districts—across the country since the program’s inception in 2004.
|11/16/2011 2:37 PM|
An independent audit finds the Minnetonka School District's 2010-11 financial statements present fairly the financial position of the District.
Executive Director of Finance and Operations
|11/10/2011 10:27 PM|
In the summer of 1961 a young Alicejean Leigh was studying nursing at Gustavus Adolphus College in St Peter, Minn. when she met an Army recruiter at the Minnesota State Fair. Looking back, she says can’t completely pinpoint the reason she chose to enlist, except that the Army’s Student Nurse Program would help her pay for her final two years of school so she signed up.
Minnetonka Alumni Association
|11/7/2011 10:01 AM|
Thirty-three middle school orchestra students attended orchestra camp with students from across the state.
Orchestra Teacher, MMW/MME
|11/6/2011 7:54 AM|
|11/5/2011 6:45 PM|
|11/4/2011 3:07 PM|
Minnetonka resident, Ron Kamps, was recognized by the Minnetonka School Board at its monthly Board meeting for receiving the Community Contribution Award from the Minnesota Community Education Association.
|10/20/2011 1:23 PM|
Minnetonka's fall sports teams are competing in post-season competitions.
Minnetonka High School
|10/18/2011 11:13 AM|
The Minnetonka School District was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with ENERGY STAR Awards at Minnetonka High School, Deephaven, Excelsior, Groveland, Minnewashta and Scenic Heights.
|9/30/2011 1:25 PM|
The Minnetonka School District fell short of targets with a handful of English Language Learners on the state reading test at the middle school level.
|9/23/2011 5:46 PM|
City of Minnetonka residents vote at your regular polling location. All other school district residents will vote at one of five school buildings. Click here to find your polling place
School Board Clerk
|9/22/2011 2:47 PM|
Auditions will be held on October 4 and 6 at 7 p.m. on the Excelsior Elementary stage. All district 4th and 5th grade students are eligible to try-out for the show.
|9/17/2011 10:33 AM|
Overall, Minnetonka students were 92 percent proficient in reading and 78 percent proficient in math. In Metro area rankings, Minnetonka students are #1 in reading and a close second to Edina in math.
|9/15/2011 11:29 PM|
National Merit Scholarship Competition announced its Semifinalists and National Achievement Scholarship Competition Qualifiers this week.
|8/30/2011 9:21 AM|
Leah Dasovich has been named head coach Minnetonka High School's Girls Basketball team.
|8/2/2011 4:26 PM|
Candidates for the November school board election may file their affidavit of candidacy between August 2 and 16.
|8/1/2011 3:00 PM|
The Minnetonka School District is excited to announce the launch of a mobile website which will allow faster and easier communication for people with handheld devices like iPhones and Droids.
|8/1/2011 12:17 PM|
Ben Whitcomb has been hired to coach Minnetonka High School's Boys Swim and Dive team.
|6/16/2011 12:29 PM|
This is the presentation presented at parent meetings for students in the Accelerated Science class.
|6/15/2011 9:59 AM|
At the June 2 School Board meeting members of the Minnetonka Anchor Club presented the District with its final payment. It fulfilled – in just two years – the organization’s planned three-year financial commitment to the construction of the Minnetonka Aquatics Center, which opened in 2009.
|6/8/2011 5:40 PM|
After visiting the White House and meeting President Obama on June 19, then performing at the Kennedy Center as a U.S . Presidential Scholar on June 20, MHS Senior Ryan McCartan will head to NYC to represent Minnesota at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards on June 27.
Karen R. Nelson | Public Relations Director
|5/27/2011 1:29 PM|
The Minnetonka students were recognized for being among the top students in the state and the nation for their scores on 2011 Le Grand Concours exam.
|5/4/2011 6:09 PM|
Join us in honoring Child-Centered Excellence May 12 at the Arts Center on 7 at Minnetonka High School.
Informal reception from 6 - 7 pm. Formal program 7 - 8:30 pm.