|Excelsior DI Team Advances to Global Finals||4/17/2014 3:16 PM|
An all-girl team of Excelsior Elementary Navigator students qualified for the Destination Imagination (DI) Global Finals 2014 on May 21-24, 2014 in Knoxville, TN.
|MMW Presidential Awards Event||4/16/2014 10:47 AM|
MMW set to recognize 117 students that have shown academic excellence throughout their middle school experience.
|Six MHS Athletes Sign Letters of Intent||4/16/2014 9:45 AM|
Minnetonka has now had 33 total athletes sign NLIs this year.
Student Activities Director
|Dr. Paula Hoff Appointed New MMW Principal||4/15/2014 1:10 PM|
With 14 years of relationship-driven, educational leadership and 15 years of teaching experience, Dr. Paula Hoff has been hired as principal for Minnetonka Middle School West beginning July 1, 2014. She is currently at Westwood Middle School in Spring Lake Park, MN where she has served as principal since 2004.
|3 Students Win Regional KidWind Challenge||4/14/2014 2:50 PM|
Three Excelsior Elementary students won first place in the Regional Minnesota Renewable Energy Challenge KidWind Generator Division. They now advance to the national competition in Washington, D.C. on April 26.
|MHS Orchestra Cubs Foods Bagging||4/14/2014 2:29 PM|
Members of the high school orchestras will be bagging groceries to help fund instrument rental for next year's international travel.
|MMW Pool Open House CANCELLED||4/11/2014 1:20 PM|
The Minnetonka Aquatics MMW Pool Open House scheduled for this Sunday, April 13 has been cancelled.
|Dr. Peterson Garners Communications Award||4/10/2014 4:23 PM|
Minnetonka Superintendent to be honored by state communications association with Leadership in District Communications Award
|Tonka Pride Sale This Weekend||4/10/2014 10:53 AM|
Sale will take place this Friday and Saturday at the District Service Center.
|ADHD: What is it? How do you manage it?||4/9/2014 2:19 PM|
Bandy to speak to interested parents on April 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the MWM Media Center.
|Scenic Heights Fun Run - April 26||4/8/2014 11:51 AM|
Come on out and enjoy a beautiful spring morning of running and walking with your friends and family! Join us for the 4th Annual Scenic Heights 5K and 1K Fun Run through the neighborhoods around Scenic Heights.
Scenic Heights Elementary School
|MMW Student a Geographic Bee Semifinalist||4/7/2014 12:52 PM|
MMW seventh grader Parthiv Krishna won the Minnetonka Middle School West Geographic Bee and qualified for the 2014 Minnesota National Geographic Bee.
|Vinehill Road Closure - IMPORTANT Parent Info||4/2/2014 7:03 PM|
March 27-August 1 Vine Hill Road will be closed just north of Deephaven Elementary School. EXPECT DELAYS during drop-off and pick-up times (7:30 -8:05 am) (2:20 - 2:55 pm) Please watch this short video from Mr. McGinley.
Deephaven School Office
|Trash into Treasure on April 26||4/2/2014 2:32 PM|
Donate your unused and unwanted items to benefit local charities.
|District Spelling Bee Winners Announced||4/2/2014 9:51 AM|
Minnetonka School District announces the winners of the 2014 District Spelling Bee.
|Diamond Club Spring Kick-Off Breakfast||4/1/2014 2:10 PM|
Join the Diamond Club on April 12 for a breakfast and program to kick off the spring season at Veterans and Legacy Fields.
|Minnetonka Theatre Presents "Evita"||3/31/2014 1:46 PM|
Tickets are on sale now for the Minnetonka High School Theatre spring musical.
Liz Barlow, Marketing and Box Office Coordinator
|Minnetonka Earns Music Education Honors||3/26/2014 4:55 PM|
The Minnetonka School District has been recognized by the NAMM Foundation for the second-straight year as one of its Best Communities for Music Education.
|Dance Team Tryouts: April 21-25||3/25/2014 12:12 PM|
Tryouts for the 2014-15 Fall Performance Dance Team and Winter Competition Dance Team will be held April 21-25 at Minnetonka High School.
|MMW Online Elective Registration Open||3/24/2014 2:42 PM|
The online registration window is still open for your child to register for his/her electives. It will remain open until March 26.
|MMW Pool Open House Sunday, April 13||3/20/2014 3:18 PM|
Check out our newly renovated pool and pretend it’s summer at our Hawaiian-themed Open House on Sunday, April 13 from 1-4 pm at MMW. Meet Minnetonka Aquatics staff and enjoy playing games and spending time in the pool.
|Nelson to be inducted into Hall of Fame||3/20/2014 2:11 PM|
Minnetonka football head coach among group of five coaches to be honored for their contributions to high school football in Minnesota
|College Fair at MHS on March 20||3/19/2014 9:11 AM|
Students are encouraged to attend the College Fair at MHS on March 20, from 6-8 p.m., to learn more about potential college choices.
|Groveland Gala: "Anything Goes"||3/19/2014 8:57 AM|
Join us for this fun parent's night out and Groveland PTA Fundraiser. As always, this event promises to be a great time!
|MHS Students Named Caring Youth Recipients||3/17/2014 10:34 AM|
Ten Minnetonka High School students will be recognized for their outstanding service to others at the Caring Youth Recognition event on Thursday, March 20, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the Minnetonka Community Center.
|Mollick Named Conductor for Youth Orchestra||3/17/2014 10:08 AM|
Dan Mollick, orchestra director at MME and MMW, will join the artistic staff of Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies as the Concertino Conductor in September 2014.
|MHS Choirs Earn Top Ratings at State||3/13/2014 1:49 PM|
MHS Treble and Concert Choirs received the highest ratings possible for their performances at the State Region 6AA Contest for Large Choral Ensembles on March 10, 2014.
|11 Students Named National Merit Finalists||3/12/2014 12:19 PM|
Minnetonka High School is proud to announce all 11 National Merit Semifinalists have been named National Merit Finalists. Finalists will be considered for National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2014.
|Quiz Bowl Sends Two Teams to Nationals||3/12/2014 10:51 AM|
Two Minnetonka High School Quiz Bowl Teams have qualified for Nationals in Chicago. The tournament takes place May 30-June 1.
|MME Theatre Presents: Guys and Dolls Jr.||3/10/2014 10:40 AM|
Tickets are now available online for the MME production of "Guys and Dolls Jr.," which will be playing March 20-22.
MME Theatre Coordinator
|18 DECA Students Qualify for International Conference||3/10/2014 10:35 AM|
Eighteen MHS students earned the opportunity to compete at the 2014 International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, GA May 3-6. DECA set two State competition chapter records: 52 students qualified for the Finals and Javidan Odqan qualified in three events.
|2014 MMW Guitar Concerts||3/6/2014 10:22 AM|
Join MMW students for a series of guitar concerts aimed at relieving you of your winter blues.
|Parent Input Forms Available||3/4/2014 7:58 AM|
Parent Input Forms are available. You may either download or pick up a form in the school office. Deadline for submission is March 27. Information will be used to develop class lists for next year and will be shared with next year’s classroom teacher.
Scenic Heights Elementary School
|East Meets West Party Fri. March 14||3/3/2014 3:44 PM|
Attention eighth graders! Meet your future classmates, check out the high school, and enjoy music, games, inflatables, a photo booth and snacks at the annual East Meets West Party on Friday, March 14 at Minnetonka High School.
|Berve Named Aquatics Director||2/28/2014 12:06 PM|
Dan Berve has been named Minnetonka Aquatics Director and will be responsible for the management and coordination of Minnetonka Aquatics community facilities and activities. Berve will continue to serve as Head Coach for both the Minnetonka High School Boys and Girls Swimming and Diving Teams.
|PTO Open House at MMW||2/28/2014 9:58 AM|
Come out to MMW on April 17 and take a tour of and learn more about the school.
|New for 2014-2015: Elementary Coding||2/27/2014 3:14 PM|
Minnetonka will offer Minnesota's first K-5 computer coding curriculum next year, introducing 5,000 students to the language and logic of technology.
|Community Ed Summer Registration Open||2/26/2014 5:46 PM|
With over 500 classes, camps and programs for children birth to age 18, we're certain you will find a variety of activities that appeal to your child's interests and passions.
|Tonka Soccer Night at Maynards on March 10||2/26/2014 2:46 PM|
Support Minnetonka Soccer and enjoy a delicious meal on Monday, March 10 at Maynards. 20 percent of the night's proceeds will go toward supporting MHS Boys and Girls Soccer.
|MHS Leadership Conference March 6||2/24/2014 2:49 PM|
The leadership conference
offers students an opportunity to hear and learn from amazing local professionals from a wide array of fields.
|Col. Ayotte to Present on Military Life||2/24/2014 10:24 AM|
Colonel Ayoette has served in the U.S. Army since 1967 and will talk to MHS students about how to best succeed in the military.
|Sydney Baldwin named 2014 Ms. Hockey||2/24/2014 9:25 AM|
Minnetonka Girls Hockey senior defenseman becomes the first Skippers player to win the award.
|NO SCHOOL TODAY, FRIDAY FEBRUARY 21||2/21/2014 7:23 AM|
Minnetonka Public Schools are closed today, Friday, February 21 due to winter weather conditions.
|MHS Course Registration Extended through Monday 2/24||2/20/2014 5:42 PM|
The window for selecting courses for next year will remain open through Monday.
Minnetonka High School
|Sydney Baldwin: Metro Player of the Year||2/18/2014 4:48 PM|
The Minnetonka senior defenseman becomes the first Skipper ever to win the award after notching 31 points in 27 games this season.
|Groveland Groove Talent Show||2/18/2014 1:38 PM|
The 6th annual talent show, the Groveland Groove, will be held on March 20 at Grace Church in Eden Prairie from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
|Parent/Teacher Conferences at Groveland||2/18/2014 10:29 AM|
Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held at Groveland Elementary on Thursday, February 27 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and Friday, February 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Charlie Wermerskirchen 952-401-5590
|Groveland's artFULL Bowls Upcoming Events||2/18/2014 8:47 AM|
artFULL Bowls will take place on March 4 from 5 – 7 p.m. Prior to the event there are two activities that your kids can get involved in: a food drive and a serving spoon after-school craft activity.
Groveland Elementary 952-401-5600
|Minnetonka Honored With National Award||2/13/2014 1:49 PM|
The school district received a Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International.
|Maynard's Night Deemed a Huge Success||2/13/2014 12:40 PM|
Fundraiser generated $11,980 for the Minnetonka Diamond Club, which will go towards paying off the Minnetonka baseball, football and softball fields.
|Winter Sports Update: Alpine Skiers Repeat||2/12/2014 3:40 PM|
The winter sports season is winding down and Minnetonka teams are gearing-up for postseason play.
|MME Takes First Place in Science Olympiad||2/12/2014 2:35 PM|
MME Science Olympiad White Team took first place at the Regional Tournament on February 8, 2014. MME team members took first place in four categories. The team qualifies for the State Tournament on March 1, 2014.
|Minnetonka Theatre: "Bullshot Crummond"||2/12/2014 2:24 PM|
Minnetonka High School Theatre presents "Bullshot Crummond," a "rollicking comedy in two acts" that typifies British heroism at its silliest. Ticket on sale now.
Box Office: 952.401.5898
|Peace Corps to Visit High School||2/12/2014 12:41 PM|
Minnetonka High School will host a Peace Corps Event on February 18 where students can learn more about the organization and its mission.
|MMW Speech Team Takes Second||2/10/2014 9:47 AM|
MMW Speech Team placed a close second in the District Final Championship Speech Tournament. Speech members placed in the top five in almost every category.
|Endy named Gatorade Player of the Year||2/6/2014 11:28 AM|
Minnetonka's Elizabeth Endy recognized by Gatorade as the 2013-14 Minnesota Girls Soccer Player of the Year.
Student Activities Director
|Nine MHS Athletes Sign Letters of Intent||2/6/2014 9:07 AM|
Nine Minnetonka student athletes, representing three sports, signed National Letters of Intent to play at the collegiate level in the fall.
Student Activities Director
|Four Students Selected for State Honor Band ||2/5/2014 1:31 PM|
One MMW student and three MME students have been selected for the Minnesota Band Directors Association 18th Annual 6-8 State Honor Band.
Laura Olivier, MMW
Heidi Bunde, MME
|School Calendar: No Make Up Days Yet||2/5/2014 7:45 AM|
School Board will not change school calendar for missed days due to weather closures to date, citing original calendar had more days of instruction than most districts.
posted February 5, 2014
updated February 27, 2014
|Kindergarten Registration Night/Open House||2/3/2014 2:25 PM|
Calling all 2014-2015 Kindergarten Families! Please join us for our Registration Night/Open House this Thursday.
Scenic Heights Office
|IB Parent/Student Information Meetings 2/5||1/30/2014 7:19 PM|
Learn more about the IB Programme at upcoming Parent Information Meetings in the Forum at MHS:
February 5 at 9:30 am and 4 pm
February 11 at 6 pm
|Scenic Heights Presents "The Little Rascals"||1/30/2014 4:07 PM|
Scenic Heights performances to be held Mar. 1 at 1 and 5 p.m. on the Main State at Excelsior Elementary.
|Minnewashta Presents "The Little Rascals"||1/30/2014 4:05 PM|
Minnewashta performances to be held Feb. 22 at 1 and 5 p.m. on the Main Stage at Excelsior Elementary.
|Groveland Presents "The Little Rascals"||1/30/2014 4:04 PM|
Groveland performances to be held Mar. 15 at 1 and 5 p.m. on the Main State at Excelsior Elementary.
|Excelsior Presents "The Little Rascals"||1/30/2014 4:02 PM|
Excelsior performances to be held Feb. 9 at 2 and 5 p.m. on the Main Stage at Excelsior Elementary.
|Deephaven Presents "The Little Rascals"||1/30/2014 4:00 PM|
Deephaven performances to take place Mar. 8 at 1 and 5 p.m. on the Main Stage at Excelsior Elementary.
|Clear Springs Presents "The Little Rascals"||1/30/2014 3:55 PM|
Clear Springs' performances will be held Mar. 22 at 1 and 5 p.m. on the Excelsior Elementary Main Stage.
|Elementary Musical Theatre: "The Little Rascals"||1/30/2014 3:50 PM|
This year's elementary school musicals will feature 250 kids from six Minnetonka elementary schools performing over six weekends.
Marketing and Box Office Coordinator
Box Office: 952.401.5898
|Middle Schools' Speech Meet Cancelled||1/30/2014 2:59 PM|
The speech meet for MME and MMW students scheduled for tonight in White Bear Lake has been cancelled.
|Keith Hawkins Returning to MHS||1/30/2014 2:22 PM|
Renowned professional speaker to facilitate MHS Junior Unity Day on Tuesday, Feb. 11 and Wednesday, Feb. 12.
MHS Get Connected Coordinator
|MHS Jazz Soloists Receive Honors||1/29/2014 1:19 PM|
The Minnetonka High School Jazz Ensemble performed at the 2014 Winter Jazz Blast at McNally Smith College of Music. Jesse Thorson and Will Schmid received outstanding soloist awards and performed with JazzMN at the evening concert.
|Music Listening Team Qualifies For State Meet||1/29/2014 1:14 PM|
Three-person MHS team will represent Minnetonka at the state meet on Feb. 7
|SCHOOLS CLOSED TUESDAY JAN. 28||1/27/2014 5:04 PM|
With morning temperatures expected to be dangerously cold, Minnetonka Public Schools will be closed for the day again on Tuesday, January 28.
|No School Monday: Semester End Grading and Planning||1/24/2014 5:13 PM|
Reminder that Monday, January 29, is a prescheduled no-school day, which occurs annually as the semester ends. Explorers Club WILL be open for students who have pre-registered for Monday. Remember to pack a lunch for your child; there is no food service.
|MHS DECA sending 93 students to state||1/24/2014 3:31 PM|
Business club provides students the opportunity to develop leadership and business skills
|Students Selected for Honor Jazz Bands||1/24/2014 3:11 PM|
Seven middle school students and five MHS students were selected to participate in three honor jazz bands. The MBDA Honor Jazz Bands will perform February 14 in Minneapolis. The SCMBDA Honor Jazz Band will perform March 8 in Northfield.
| Regional & State Honor Choir Students||1/23/2014 4:17 PM|
Six Minnetonka students were selected to be in the six-state North Central Division Honor Choirs and will perform in Des Moines, IA on March 22. Three MHS students were chosen to be Minnesota Music Educators Association All-State Choir and will perform in Minneapolis on February 15.
|Parthiv Krishna Is Geographic Bee Champ||1/23/2014 2:51 PM|
Seventh grader Parthiv Krishna is the 2014 MMW Geographic Bee Champion. Parthiv will now take at 70-question test to qualify for the State Bee.
|Little Mermaid Thursday Performance Canceled||1/23/2014 9:26 AM|
The Thursday, January 23 performance of the "Little Mermaid" has been canceled. Thursday tickets will be honored at any remaining performance. Refunds will be issued if you are unable to attend another performance.
|UPDATED: SCHOOLS CLOSED THURSDAY||1/22/2014 6:32 PM|
The National Weather Service is once again predicting dangerously cold temperatures and wind-chills. On Thursday morning, January 23, Minnetonka Public Schools will be closed.
The School Board Study Session WILL BE HELD beginning at 6 pm.
|REVISED MHS Final Exams Schedule||1/21/2014 7:15 PM|
Minnetonka High School has amended the Final Exam schedule to allow all students adequate time to focus on each exam period. First Semester will be extended by one day due to school cancellation on January 23. Finals originally scheduled for Thursday will be administered on Tuesday, January 28.
MHS School Office
|Ski/Snowboard Club Cancelled Today||1/21/2014 11:34 AM|
Due to the cold temperatures and wind chill, the ski/snowboard trip today has been cancelled. The make-up date is Tuesday, February 18. Students will be notified at school, and should take their regular mode of transportation home. If your student has ski or snowboard equipment at school today, please arrange to pick it up, as ski equipment is not allowed on the school bus.
|MHS Students Earn 44 Scholastic Art Awards||1/21/2014 11:20 AM|
Ten MHS students earned a total of 44 Scholastic Art Awards this year, including 9 Gold Key, 18 Silver Key and 17 Merit Awards. Riley Nelson's painting, "Untitled," is an American Visions Winner.
|Minnetonka Preschool Maynards Night Tonight||1/20/2014 7:42 AM|
It’s Minnetonka Preschool & ECFE Night at Maynards TONIGHT! Dine-in or take-out and 30% of your bill will be donated to our programs. Don't forget to mention Minnetonka Preschool & ECFE before you pay your bill. For reservations, please call 952-470-1800.
|SAT Test Reminder: 7th, 8th gr. Jan. 25||1/16/2014 5:39 PM|
Students who have already registered for the SAT are reminded that the test will be administered this Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Minnetonka Middle School EAST. Check-in 7:30 a.m.
Students MUST have their admission ticket and the SAT Student Identification Form.
|Clear Springs February Events||1/16/2014 2:51 PM|
Clear Springs School
|Get Tickets for The Little Mermaid Jr.||1/14/2014 11:40 AM|
Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. is playing at MMW starting on Thursday, January 23 through Saturday, January 25. Order tickets online for $10. Student show is Friday, January 24 at 4:15 PM, with general admission of $5 per student.
Drama Club Production Manager
|Minnetonka Preschool Open House Jan. 25||1/14/2014 9:22 AM|
Minnetonka Preschool will hold an Open House Saturday, January 25 from 9:30-11:30 am for families interested in enrolling for the 2014-15 school year.
|VOICES Art & Literary Journal||1/9/2014 9:06 AM|
VOICES Art & Literary Journal is an annual Clear Springs publication that recognizes, honors, and celebrates our children’s unique and remarkable voices.
Trena Bolden Fields
|Join Us for the Chinese New Year Celebration||1/8/2014 11:01 AM|
Please join us on Friday, January 24, as we celebrate the Year of the Horse! The annual, free Chinese New Year District Event will be held at Minnetonka High School from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Teachers, community volunteers and area talent will feature crafts, music, entertainment and food venues.
|Schools Plan to be Open Wednesday||1/7/2014 6:43 PM|
We encourage all parents to make sure children are properly dressed for the elements. This is as important for older students as it is for younger students.
|Tuesday Most Evening Activities Will Occur as Scheduled||1/6/2014 11:56 AM|
Schools are closed on Tuesday, but with conditions expected to improve by mid-day, many afterschool and evening activities will be held.
|Students Recognized with YoungArts Awards||1/3/2014 12:38 PM|
Riley Nelson, a Minnetonka High School senior, and Karl Amundson, Class of 2013 graduate, have been recognized as 2014 YoungArts Merit Winners for their talents in visual arts and theater.
|No School on Monday, Jan. 6. Explorers OPEN||1/3/2014 11:20 AM|
Gov. Mark Dayton has cancelled school for all K-12 schools in Minnesota on Monday, January 6. All schools in Minnetonka School District will be cancelled. Explorers Club will be open for students regularly registered for Explorers.
All student athletics and activities are cancelled for Sunday and Monday.
612-720-1022 (emergency contact)
|Skipperettes Host Invitational Tournament 1/11||12/27/2013 7:52 AM|
The Minnetonka Skipperettes competition dance team is hosting a tournament and business partner fair on Saturday, January 11 at Minnetonka High School.
MHS Activities Office
|MHS Students Named to U of M Honor Band||12/18/2013 1:55 PM|
Four Minnetonka High School students have been chosen to participate in the University of Minnesota Honor Band.
|Skipper Hockey at TCF Bank Stadium||12/18/2013 1:42 PM|
The Minnetonka girls and boys hockey teams will play at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday, January 11.
|Applications for Navigator Program Due 1/17||12/13/2013 1:17 PM|
For exceptionally gifted students in grades 2-5, the Navigator Program serves a small, very unique group of learners with IQs
of 140 and above
|MMW Students Organize Service Drives||12/6/2013 1:04 PM|
6th and 7th grade students are collecting food for the ICA Food Shelf while 8th grade students fundraise to build a water well in South Sudan.
|Thank a Teacher with a Tasty Treat||12/6/2013 11:29 AM|
Want to give your child’s teacher(s) a meaningful gift this holiday season? Consider a package of Biscotti & Hot Cocoa Mix from Great Harvest Minnetonka!
Minnetonka Public Schools Foundation