|Groveland Validated as 2015-16 Minnesota School of Excellence||10/1/2015 3:48 PM|
This prestigious honor was awarded to Groveland Elementary School for its commitment to 21st century teaching and learning.
|Excelsior Boulevard Closure - Starting 9/30||9/25/2015 8:43 AM|
Excelsior Boulevard will be closed on the west side of the Highway 101-Excelsior Boulevard intersection for approximately two weeks.
|Highway 101 Closure Update - October 13 & 14||9/25/2015 8:39 AM|
Highway 101 will be closed on Tuesday, October 13 through Sunday, October 18 from just north of the intersection of Covington Road.
|College Admissions and the Student Athlete||9/24/2015 3:43 PM|
This workshop is geared toward students in grades 10 through 12, who wish to learn more about participating in college athletics.
Phillip Trout College Counselor Minnetonka High School 952-401-5746
|Excelsior Yearbook Ordering Information||9/24/2015 2:29 PM|
Order now! Prices increase after Nov. 29.
|Writing Center Kicks Off 2015-16||9/24/2015 2:24 PM|
The student coaches program has grown significantly since it began nine years ago.
Writing Center Coordinator
|Brian Kuhnly receives Distinguished Service Award||9/23/2015 3:51 PM|
The Minnetonka Alumni Association recognizes Brian Kuhnly for his dedicated service to the Minnetonka community.
|2015 Minnetonka Homecoming Court||9/18/2015 11:08 AM|
The Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during the pep fest on Friday, Sept. 18.
|Nine MHS Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists||9/17/2015 8:21 AM|
These students scored among the nation’s best on the Preliminary SAT (PSAT) taken during their junior year.
|MMW Fall Musical Auditions, Sept. 21-22||9/16/2015 3:50 PM|
Auditions for "My Son Pinocchio Jr." will take place after school Sept. 21-22, 4-5:30 p.m.
|Maynard's Benefit for Teddy O'Reilly||9/14/2015 11:56 AM|
The 2012 MHS graduate and former boys lacrosse player needs your support on Tuesday, Sept. 15.
Boys Lacrosse Head Coach
|Reimer-Morgan Elected to MSHSCA Hall of Fame||9/10/2015 10:10 AM|
Minnetonka's girls cross country and track and field coach will be inducted during a ceremony on Oct. 10.
|MHS Freshman Choristers Selected to Perform at Choral Directors State Conference||9/9/2015 9:52 AM|
Under the direction of Minnetonka High School choral director Mary Wiersum, the 2015-16 Choristers will be the first freshman choral ensemble in the history of the MHS choral department to be selected for a state conference performance.
|MHS Junior's Artwork to be Displayed in D.C.||9/8/2015 4:42 PM|
Lindsey Dobbins' piece will be shown at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Building in Washington, D.C.
|On Several Measures of Success, Minnetonka Students Reach the Highest Levels of Performance in the District’s History||9/4/2015 2:10 PM|
Minnetonka’s academic program is capable of supporting unlimited student potential, and the staff in Minnetonka is skilled in ensuring that our students meet the highest expectations in the classroom.
|Boys Soccer Opens at No. 1 in State||8/27/2015 8:48 AM|
Minnetonka, coming off a 16-1-2 season in 2014, is looking to return to the state tournament for the second-straight year.
|Skippers Football Ticket Information||8/26/2015 10:56 AM|
Tickets for Minnetonka football home games can be purchased at Cub-Minnetonka or at Pagel on gameday.
|District Web and Network will be Down Wed. 8/26, 4:30 PM||8/26/2015 12:08 AM|
Beginning at 4:30 PM, 8/26, the District network will be offline until approximately 2:00 AM on 8/27. This is the first of two scheduled outages to permanently repair the underground fiber optic cable that was cut in late July. The second outage is not yet scheduled.
|Excelsior Dash for Cash on Sept. 26||8/21/2015 10:40 AM|
All proceeds will go to the Excelsior Elementary PTO. This is our school’s primary Fundraiser and we need your support!
|Football: Changes Abound for New-Look Skippers||8/21/2015 10:15 AM|
Minnetonka football will feature 16 new starters this season and ushers in a new era of district football in the West Metro.
|Girls Cross Country Ranked No. 1 in State||8/15/2015 3:44 PM|
The Skippers enter the season on top of the MSHSL Class AA rankings.
|Download the Minnetonka App||8/15/2015 1:18 PM|
Access calendars, news, school social media feeds, grades, homework and more on the Minnetonka App. Parents, the app requires a different password than MyMinnetonka. Students, use your regular computer log-in.
|Minnetonka’s National Art Honor Society students create portraits for children in Ghana||8/13/2015 9:47 AM|
Disadvantaged children with few personal keepsakes can now see themselves as works of art.
District Communications (952) 401-5000
|TonkaCARES Parent Pledge Now Open||8/5/2015 4:00 PM|
This directory serves as a parent resource guide to help parents connect with others who also make a commitment to actively monitor teen gatherings at their homes.
|MCA Scores Remain Strong||7/31/2015 5:18 PM|
Minnetonka students continue to score among top districts in the Metro, despite technical disruptions for state's online testing program. Overall, 82% of Minnetonka students are proficient in reading, 81% in math and 77% in science.
|School Board Candidate Filing Begins July 28||7/23/2015 9:41 AM|
Minnetonka School Board
|Ride 10th Annual Tour de Tonka Aug. 1||7/20/2015 10:30 AM|
"Minnesota's Ride" is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year and has grown to over 3,100 riders in that time.
|Get Tickets for Evita Encore at Cowles Center||7/16/2015 4:44 PM|
Minnetonka award-winning musical will run for four downtown performances, July 24-26
|Minnetonka High School Names New Assistant Principal||7/7/2015 9:44 AM|
Mr. Robb Virgin brings a diverse background that includes classroom teaching, research in personalized learning and student engagement, and staff development.
|Minnetonka School Board Adopts Fiscal Year 2016 Budget ||6/25/2015 3:59 PM|
District maintains stable finances while sustaining and selectively expanding opportunities for students.
|2015 Tonka Mud Run on July 11||6/18/2015 4:41 PM|
Bring the whole family to the beautiful Lake Minnewashta Regional Park for the Tonka Mud Run!
Minnetonka Community Ed.
|Hurrelbrink Named VANTAGE Program Director||6/17/2015 5:48 PM|
The former CEO and advertising executive will lead VANTAGE Minnetonka’s Advanced Professional Studies Program. He replaces Mr. Chris Pears who resigned at the end of this year to pursue new opportunities.
District Communications 952-401-5095
|Carr to Lead Boys Basketball||6/15/2015 3:04 PM|
Former NBA player takes over behind the bench for the Skippers
|First Place for Minnetonka Physics Bowl Team||6/12/2015 9:37 AM|
MHS physics students have participated in the AAPT Physics Bowl competition six times now, earning either first or second place each year.
|Big Accomplishments for Class of 2015||6/11/2015 4:18 PM|
This year's MHS senior class had an outstanding year encompassing the four "As": Academics, Athletics, Activities, and the Arts.
|Oklahoma Jr. Coming to Theatre in the Park||6/10/2015 10:41 AM|
Minnetonka Theatre and the City of Minnetonka partnering to bring the elementary musical to this year's Theatre in the Park event.
|Four Students Up for Triple Threat Award||6/8/2015 3:09 PM|
Four Minnetonka Theatre Students will compete for Hennepin Theatre District's coveted Triple Threat Award.
|Class of 2015 Cum Laude Honors||6/2/2015 7:04 PM|
With final grades in for seniors, Minnetonka High School is releasing the list of students who have earned academic honors.
Minnetonka High School
|Last Day of School is a Two-Hour Early Release||5/29/2015 9:11 AM|
All K-12 Students will be released two hours early on the Monday, June 8.
|Brigadoon Brings Home 24 Spotlight Awards||5/27/2015 2:10 PM|
Honors included “Best Overall Production” of a musical. Awards will be presented at the Orpheum Theatre on June 15.
Box Office & Marketing Coordinator
|Skippers 2015 Spring Sports Update||5/18/2015 2:35 PM|
Follow along with all of your favorite Minnetonka spring athletics teams as they begin postseason play.
|4-5-6 Girls State Honor's Choir||5/12/2015 11:37 AM|
Clear Springs singers accepted into the ACDA State Honors Choir.
|2015 Be-A-Hero Swim-A-Thon, May 16||5/11/2015 4:00 PM|
This annual event supports aquatics within our community. There will be lots of swimming, fun prizes, and pancakes for everyone!
Director, Minnetonka Aquatics
|Staff and Community Members Awarded for Excellence||5/8/2015 2:08 PM|
The annual Celebration of Excellence is an opportunity to recognize, honor and celebrate the teachers, staff members and community members who have had a positive impact on the lives of Minnetonka students.
|Minnetonka Band on the Run 5K, May 17||5/5/2015 10:51 AM|
Registration for the second annual Minnetonka Band on the Run 5k is open now through May 15.
|President's Academic Excellence Awards||5/4/2015 7:57 PM|
Eighth grade Minnetonka Middle School students who score within the 90th percential on the EXPLORE, a nationally normed test, and who maintain a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA during middle school are honored with the President's Academic Excellence Awards.
|MHS Concert Choir Travel Study in Italy||5/4/2015 8:43 AM|
An enthusiastic crowd prompted an unscheduled performance on the steps of beautiful St. Andrew’s Cathedral.
MHS Choir Director
|MHS Orchestras Discover How Music is Shaped by Culture||5/1/2015 3:53 PM|
MHS Symphonic Orchestra travels to China; Concert orchestra performs in Los Angeles during Spring Travel Study Programs
Minnetonka High School Orchestra Director
|MHS DECA Students Shine at International Competition||5/1/2015 12:13 PM|
Kate Hoeting and Anna Weber Celebrate Third Place Finish at DECA Internationals in Orlando
|MHS French Students Rock A Vous la Parole||4/24/2015 3:25 PM|
Nine Minnetonka French students took home Blue Ribbons for each of their performances at the French speaking contest.
|New Advanced Learning Coordinator Selected to Lead MHS AP, IB and HP Programs||4/21/2015 8:44 AM|
As enrollment for International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement and accelerated courses grows, Laura Herbst is uniquely qualified to fulfill the coordinator role replacing Dr. Ann Swanson.
|MMW Theatre Presents "Attention Detention"||4/17/2015 1:58 PM|
The MMW spring one-act play will run for four shows the weekend of April 30.
MMW Media Specialist
|Minnetonka Class Sizes Average the Smallest Among Metro Schools||4/17/2015 9:07 AM|
Minnetonka’s average K-12 class size of 20.70 is the smallest among 36 metro-area school districts.
|Four Skippers Athletes Ink NCAA NLIs||4/15/2015 1:47 PM|
Four Minnetonka student athletes signed National Letters of Intent during the NCAA late signing period.
MHS Student Activities Director
|2015-16 MHS Cheerleading Tryouts||4/13/2015 3:17 PM|
We invite you to tryout to be a part of the national award winning cheerleading program at MHS!
|School Board Approves Ground Lease for MYHA||4/13/2015 11:32 AM|
Minnetonka Youth Hockey Association to fund a new practice rink.
|Orchestra Chipotle Night, April 20||4/10/2015 11:51 AM|
Support the Minnetonka Orchestra on Monday, April 20, at its Chipotle Night fundraiser from 4-8 p.m.
|MMW 7th Grader a State Writing Winner||4/9/2015 4:41 PM|
Garrett Synstelien's entry into the Letters About Literature writing contest was chosen from over 1,000 statewide submissions.
|Walk a Mile in Their Shoes, April 25||4/7/2015 3:22 PM|
The Class of 2017 is hosting an event to raise money and collect gently used shoes to benefit Avenues for Homeless Youth.
|Economics of Early Childhood Education||4/7/2015 3:12 PM|
Learn about the economics of early childhood education at this free program presented by Arthur J. Rolnick.
|Minnetonka DECA Sends 36 to Internationals||4/2/2015 4:52 PM|
MHS students were the top-performing chapter in the state and set several records at the state competition.
|2015 Celebration of Excellence Honorees||3/31/2015 2:50 PM|
This year's winners were honored at the 2015 Celebration of Excellence on Thursday, May 14, in the Arts Center.
|Concussion Summit April 10 at MHS||3/31/2015 2:42 PM|
Concussion Summit: Can strength training the muscles that protect the cervical spine decrease concussions? Join Dr. Ralph Cornwell, Virgina Tech researcher, and MHS Strength and Physical Education Teacher Mark Asanovich to review the research.
|Dave Eisenmann One of “20 to Watch”||3/25/2015 12:26 PM|
Dave Eisenmann, Minnetonka's Director of Instructional Technology and Media Services, was named to the National School Board Association’s "20 to Watch."
|Scenic Heights Chess team takes 5th place||3/25/2015 10:55 AM|
Scenic Heights students win 5th place in the Youth Enrichment Leagues's Western Championship.
|Vote for MHS's Classical Art Finalists||3/23/2015 11:25 AM|
MHS students Max Melin and Scottie Schwefel are among the top-13 finalists for MPR's 2015 Classical Artist of the Year for 2015.
|Excelsior Student Makes State Geo Bee||3/20/2015 1:02 PM|
An Excelsior fifth grader will compete at the 2015 Minnesota National Geographic State Bee on Friday, March 27.
Excelsior HP/Enrichment Teacher
|Thank You From the Diamond Club||3/10/2015 12:21 PM|
The Minnetonka Diamond Club thanks you for the generosity shown at its recent Maynard's Night fundraiser.
|Middle School Assignments for Clear Springs||3/9/2015 9:56 AM|
In an effort to balance future enrollments between MME and MMW, the Minnetonka School Board in February adopted a plan to require all Clear Springs students to enroll at MMW as they begin Sixth Grade, unless a specific exception is granted by the Superintendent.
|MME Theatre Presents "The Music Man"||3/6/2015 3:22 PM|
The All School Musical, "The Music Man," is playing at MME beginning Thursday, March 19 through Saturday, March 21.
|Minnetonka Theatre Presents "Brigadoon"||3/6/2015 3:17 PM|
Minnetonka Theatre's spring musical will run for seven shows from April 25 through May 9. Tickets are available at minnetonkatheatre.com
|Dodgeball Tournament Saturday, March 21||3/5/2015 9:08 AM|
Don't miss the 7th annual Minnetonka Community Education Dodgeball Tournament on Saturday, March 21.
|East Meets West Friday, March 13||3/5/2015 8:55 AM|
Eighth Graders! Meet your future classmates, check out the high school, and enjoy music, games, inflatables, a photo booth and snacks at East Meets West Friday, March 13.
|Welcome #EdTech Visitors!||3/4/2015 6:00 AM|
Thursday Please park at the District Service Center in the north lot at 5621 County Rd 101, Minnetonka, 55345. Please note: You will want to arrive between 8:45-8:55am (no earlier) to avoid student drop-off at the elementary school, which shares an entrance to the lot. View full schedule at http://www.minnetonka.k12.mn.us/visit
|Four Middle Schoolers on State Honor Band||3/3/2015 4:49 PM|
Four music students at MME and MMW made the Minnesota Band Directors Association Middle Level Honor Band.
|Middle School Transition Overview||3/2/2015 4:41 PM|
Overview of the significant dates and events that will occur between now and the first day of school.
|Middle School Transition Overview||3/2/2015 4:38 PM|
Overview of the significant dates and events that will occur between now and the first day of school.
|VANTAGE Opening Doors for its Students||2/25/2015 4:12 PM|
Students in Minnetonka’s Advanced Professional Studies program are thriving in its real-world, hands-on learning environment.
|MHS Spring Conferences Schedule||2/25/2015 9:56 AM|
Conferences will be held on Thursday, Feb. 26, and Friday, Feb. 27.
MHS Information Office
|MMW Science Bowl Teams Take 2nd, 4th||2/24/2015 10:07 AM|
MMW 7th and 8th graders had a successful day at the Middle School Science Bowl on Saturday, Feb. 14.
|Buy Tickets for Boys Hockey Section Final||2/23/2015 11:32 AM|
Tickets for Wednesday's Section 6AA title game between Minnetonka and Eden Prairie will be on sale Monday through Wednesday this week at Pagel.
MHS Student Activities Director
|IB Students Serve at Pizza for Patients||2/20/2015 4:17 PM|
Eleven MHS IB students served dinner to patients and their families at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.
MHS English teacher and IB CAS Coordinator
|Community Ed Summer Registration Open||2/19/2015 2:28 PM|
Celebrate summer with Minnetonka Community Education! 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.
|MHS Students Honored for Writing and Art||2/18/2015 1:45 PM|
20 MHS students have been honored with Scholastic Awards in both Writing and Art, including 10 Gold Key winners.
|Elementary Schools Present "Oklahoma Jr"||2/13/2015 5:08 PM|
The fourth and fifth grade musical will run at Excelsior Elementary each weekend from Feb. 21-March 21.
|Kanan Takes Helm as School Board Chair||2/12/2015 3:42 PM|
Charlie Kanan unanimously elected by peers following two years as Board Vice Chair
|Celebration of Excellence Nominations Open||2/11/2015 12:19 PM|
Nominate a teacher, staff member, or volunteer you know that has made an impact for someone at Minnetonka Schools.
|Minnetonka One Act Advances to State||2/10/2015 9:36 AM|
MHS's performance of Horton Foote's The Dancers won sectionals on Saturday, Feb. 7.
|Skippers Winter Sports Update||2/9/2015 4:13 PM|
Follow Minnetonka's winter sports teams as they begin postseason play.
MHS Student Activities Director
|2nd Semester Finals Schedule for MHS||2/9/2015 10:02 AM|
This is the finals schedule for the high school
|Boys Swim & Dive Wins True Team State||2/5/2015 4:08 PM|
Minnetonka Boys Swim & Dive team showed off impressive depth while setting four new meet records.
|Upcoming Maynard's Fundraiser Nights||2/4/2015 4:39 PM|
Enjoy a great meal and help support Minnetonka student groups.
|Eight Minnetonka Athletes Sign NLIs||2/4/2015 9:21 AM|
Eight members of the Skippers football team signed National Letters of Intent during a ceremony at MHS this morning.
Student Activities Director
|MHS Band Members Receive Honors||2/3/2015 4:08 PM|
The Minnetonka band program has had a number of students and ensembles recognized over the past few weeks.
|MMW to Perform "Shrek the Musical Jr."||2/3/2015 1:29 PM|
The MMW All-School production will run for five shows, Feb. 19-21.
|MMW Speech Team Takes 2nd at Districts||1/29/2015 2:25 PM|
The MMW Speech Team placed second at Districts for the second straight year and boasted 21 top-five finishers.
|MHS IB Information Sessions||1/28/2015 3:28 PM|
Is Minnetonka's IB program right for you? Should it be in your four-year plan? Learn more about it and one of these sessions.
|VANTAGE Open House, Jan. 29||1/27/2015 4:25 PM|
Come meet current VANTAGE students, instructors, and mentors and learn more about the program.
|MHS DECA Sends Record 111 to State||1/27/2015 2:29 PM|
MHS business club provides students opportunity to develop leadership and business skills.
|National Honor Choir Selects MHS Students||1/26/2015 2:17 PM|
Two MHS choir students will perform along with singers from around the world during a four-day national conference in Utah.