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Brigadoon Brings Home 21 Spotlight AwardsNew5/27/2015 2:10 PM
Honors included “Best Overall Production” of a musical. Awards will be presented at the Orpheum Theatre on June 15.
Liz Barlow
Box Office & Marketing Coordinator
952.401.5712
Skippers 2015 Spring Sports Update5/18/2015 2:35 PM
Follow along with all of your favorite Minnetonka spring athletics teams as they begin postseason play.
Ted Schultz
Activities Director
4-5-6 Girls State Honor's Choir5/12/2015 11:37 AM
Clear Springs singers accepted into the ACDA State Honors Choir.
Melanie McIvor
melanie.mcivor@minnetonka.k12.mn.us
952.401.6944
2015 Be-A-Hero Swim-A-Thon, May 165/11/2015 4:00 PM

This annual event supports aquatics within our community. There will be lots of swimming, fun prizes, and pancakes for everyone!

Dan Berve
Director, Minnetonka Aquatics
952.401.5225
Staff and Community Members Awarded for Excellence5/8/2015 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.
District Communications
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Minnetonka Band on the Run 5K, May 175/5/2015 10:51 AM
Registration for the second annual Minnetonka Band on the Run 5k is open now through May 15.
President's Academic Excellence Awards5/4/2015 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.
Communications 952-401-5000
MHS Concert Choir Travel Study in Italy5/4/2015 8:43 AM
An enthusiastic crowd prompted an unscheduled performance on the steps of beautiful St. Andrew’s Cathedral.
Paula Holmberg
MHS Choir Director
MHS Orchestras Discover How Music is Shaped by Culture5/1/2015 3:53 PM
MHS Symphonic Orchestra travels to China; Concert orchestra performs in Los Angeles during Spring Travel Study Programs
Sarah Finn-Sommerfeld
Minnetonka High School Orchestra Director
MHS DECA Students Shine at International Competition5/1/2015 12:13 PM
Kate Hoeting and Anna Weber Celebrate Third Place Finish at DECA Internationals in Orlando
Erik Sill
DECA Advisor
MHS French Students Rock A Vous la Parole4/24/2015 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 Programs4/21/2015 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.
Jeff Erickson
MHS Principal
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.
Erin Carcamo
MMW Media Specialist
Minnetonka Class Sizes Average the Smallest Among Metro Schools4/17/2015 9:07 AM
Minnetonka’s average K-12 class size of 20.70 is the smallest among 36 metro-area school districts.
District Communications
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Four Skippers Athletes Ink NCAA NLIs4/15/2015 1:47 PM
Four Minnetonka student athletes signed National Letters of Intent during the NCAA late signing period.
Ted Schultz
MHS Student Activities Director
952.401.5901
2015-16 MHS Cheerleading Tryouts4/13/2015 3:17 PM
We invite you to tryout to be a part of the national award winning cheerleading program at MHS!

André Brewer
andre@camplincoln.com

218.330.5299

School Board Approves Ground Lease for MYHA4/13/2015 11:32 AM
Minnetonka Youth Hockey Association to fund a new practice rink.
District Communications
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Orchestra Chipotle Night, April 204/10/2015 11:51 AM
Support the Minnetonka Orchestra on Monday, April 20, at its Chipotle Night fundraiser from 4-8 p.m.
District Communications
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MMW 7th Grader a State Writing Winner4/9/2015 4:41 PM
Garrett Synstelien's entry into the Letters About Literature writing contest was chosen from over 1,000 statewide submissions.
Lisa Lewis
MMW 7th Grade Language Arts Teacher
Lisa.Lewis@minnetonka.k12.mn.us
Walk a Mile in Their Shoes, April 254/7/2015 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 Education4/7/2015 3:12 PM
Learn about the economics of early childhood education at this free program presented by Arthur J. Rolnick.
District Communications
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Minnetonka DECA Sends 36 to Internationals4/2/2015 4:52 PM
MHS students were the top-performing chapter in the state and set several records at the state competition.
Erik Sill
DECA Advisor
2015 Celebration of Excellence Honorees3/31/2015 2:50 PM
This year's winners were honored at the 2015 Celebration of Excellence on Thursday, May 14, in the Arts Center.
Janet Swiecichowski
952.401.5095
Concussion Summit April 10 at MHS3/31/2015 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.
District Communications
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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."
District Communications
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Scenic Heights Chess team takes 5th place3/25/2015 10:55 AM
Scenic Heights students win 5th place in the Youth Enrichment Leagues's Western Championship.
Vote for MHS's Classical Art Finalists3/23/2015 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.
District Communications
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Excelsior Student Makes State Geo Bee3/20/2015 1:02 PM
An Excelsior fifth grader will compete at the 2015 Minnesota National Geographic State Bee on Friday, March 27.
Amy O'Neil
Excelsior HP/Enrichment Teacher
Thank You From the Diamond Club3/10/2015 12:21 PM
The Minnetonka Diamond Club thanks you for the generosity shown at its recent Maynard's Night fundraiser.
District Communications
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Middle School Assignments for Clear Springs3/9/2015 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.
Superintendent's Office
952-401-5004
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.
Amy Jore
MME Theatre Coordinator
amylewisjore@hotmail.com
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
Liz Barlow, Box Office & Marketing Coordinator
Liz.Barlow@minnetonka.k12.mn.us
Direct: 952.401.5712
Box Office: 952.401.5898
Fax: 952.401.5959
Dodgeball Tournament Saturday, March 213/5/2015 9:08 AM
Don't miss the 7th annual Minnetonka Community Education Dodgeball Tournament on Saturday, March 21.
East Meets West Friday, March 133/5/2015 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.
MCE Registration
952-401-6800
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 Band3/3/2015 4:49 PM
Four music students at MME and MMW made the Minnesota Band Directors Association Middle Level Honor Band.
District Communications
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Middle School Transition Overview3/2/2015 4:41 PM
Overview of the significant dates and events that will occur between now and the first day of school.
District Communications
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Middle School Transition Overview3/2/2015 4:38 PM
Overview of the significant dates and events that will occur between now and the first day of school.
District Communications
952.401.5000
VANTAGE Opening Doors for its Students2/25/2015 4:12 PM
Students in Minnetonka’s Advanced Professional Studies program are thriving in its real-world, hands-on learning environment.
District Communications
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MHS Spring Conferences Schedule2/25/2015 9:56 AM
Conferences will be held on Thursday, Feb. 26, and Friday, Feb. 27.
MHS Information Office
952.401.5700
MMW Science Bowl Teams Take 2nd, 4th2/24/2015 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 Final2/23/2015 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.
Ted Schultz
MHS Student Activities Director
952.401.5901
IB Students Serve at Pizza for Patients2/20/2015 4:17 PM
Eleven MHS IB students served dinner to patients and their families at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.
Kelley Mosiman
MHS English teacher and IB CAS Coordinator
Community Ed Summer Registration Open2/19/2015 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.
MCE Registration
952.401.6800
MHS Welcoming New Chinese Immersion Teacher2/18/2015 3:34 PM
Minnetonka hires bilingual social studies teacher for Immersion Social Studies courses at the high school
District Communications
952.401.5000
MHS Students Honored for Writing and Art2/18/2015 1:45 PM
20 MHS students have been honored with Scholastic Awards in both Writing and Art, including 10 Gold Key winners.
District Communications
952.401.5000
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.
District Communications
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Kanan Takes Helm as School Board Chair2/12/2015 3:42 PM
Charlie Kanan unanimously elected by peers following two years as Board Vice Chair
District Communications
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Celebration of Excellence Nominations Open2/11/2015 12:19 PM
Nominate a teacher, staff member, or volunteer you know that has made an impact for someone at Minnetonka Schools.
Janet Swiecichowski
952.401.5095
Minnetonka One Act Advances to State2/10/2015 9:36 AM
MHS's performance of Horton Foote's The Dancers won sectionals on Saturday, Feb. 7.
Liz Barlow
Box Office & Marketing Coordinator
Minnetonka Theatre
Liz.Barlow@minnetonka.k12.mn.us
952.401.5712
Skippers Winter Sports Update2/9/2015 4:13 PM
Follow Minnetonka's winter sports teams as they begin postseason play.
Ted Schultz
MHS Student Activities Director
952.401.5901
2nd Semester Finals Schedule for MHS2/9/2015 10:02 AM
This is the finals schedule for the high school
Jackie Gleeman x5708
Boys Swim & Dive Wins True Team State2/5/2015 4:08 PM
Minnetonka Boys Swim & Dive team showed off impressive depth while setting four new meet records.
Dan Berve
Head Coach, MHS Boys and Girls Swim & Dive
Director, Minnetonka Aquatics
Daniel.Berve@minnetonka.k12.mn.us
Upcoming Maynard's Fundraiser Nights2/4/2015 4:39 PM
Enjoy a great meal and help support Minnetonka student groups.
District Communications
952.401.5000
Eight Minnetonka Athletes Sign NLIs2/4/2015 9:21 AM
Eight members of the Skippers football team signed National Letters of Intent during a ceremony at MHS this morning.
Ted Schultz
Student Activities Director
952.401.5901
MHS Band Members Receive Honors2/3/2015 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 Districts1/29/2015 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 Sessions1/28/2015 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. 291/27/2015 4:25 PM
Come meet current VANTAGE students, instructors, and mentors and learn more about the program.
District Communications
952.401.5000
MHS DECA Sends Record 111 to State1/27/2015 2:29 PM
MHS business club provides students opportunity to develop leadership and business skills.
National Honor Choir Selects MHS Students1/26/2015 2:17 PM
Two MHS choir students will perform along with singers from around the world during a four-day national conference in Utah.
Minnetonka Theatre Presents "The Mousetrap"1/23/2015 4:13 PM
Minnetonka Theatre's winter production will feature six performances during the month of February.
Liz Barlow, Box Office & Marketing Coordinator
952.401.5712
Chinese New Year Celebration Feb. 61/23/2015 9:22 AM
Come celebrate the Year of the Sheep and enjoy live entertainment, music, food, crafts, and activities for the whole family.
Minnetonka Hosting One Act Sub-Sections1/22/2015 10:29 AM
Minnetonka Theatre is hosting the MSHSL 2AA One Act Play Sub-Sections on Saturday, Jan. 31, at MHS.
Minnetonka Theatre
952.401.5898
Buy Groveland Groove Tickets & T-shirts1/20/2015 9:21 AM
The Groveland Groove is back! It's time to start planning your routine for the upcoming Groveland Groove talent show.
Groveland Office 952-401-5600
Groveland Gala is March 71/20/2015 9:18 AM
The Groveland Gala is a social night for parents and staff that strengthens the school community and generates funds for Groveland Elementary.
Kristy Heer JamesHeer@yahoo.com
MHS Final Exam Week Information1/15/2015 2:41 PM
Final exams will take place Jan. 21-23. Friday of that week will be a half day for MHS students.
District Communications
952.401.5000
SAT Test Reminder for 7th & 8th graders1/15/2015 2:32 PM
Test will be administered on Saturday, Jan. 24, at MME. Students should arrive no later than 8 a.m.
Minnetonka Preschool Open House - Jan. 311/14/2015 2:56 PM
Minnetonka Preschool will host an Open House Saturday, January 31 from 9:30-11:30 am for families interested in enrolling for the 2015-16 school year.
Erica Jenson 952-401-6812
Norby Goes for Gold in Buffalo1/12/2015 3:56 PM
Minnetonka junior and Team USA faces Canada tonight for Gold at the Women's U-18 Hockey World Championships.
Ted Schultz
952.401.5901
Boys Swim & Dive Chipotle Night Thursday1/5/2015 10:06 AM
Join the Minnetonka High School Boys Swim & Dive Team at Chipotle on Thursday, January 8, and help support the team!
Dan Berve
Director, Minnetonka Aquatics
952.401.5225
Fall Musical Garners 31 SpotLight Awards12/19/2014 5:06 PM
Awards haul marks highest ever in Minnetonka Theatre history.

Liz Barlow
Box Office & Marketing Coordinator
952.401.5712
Liz.Barlow@minnetonka.k12.mn.us

​Board Approves Tax Levy Increase After Years Of Holding The Line12/17/2014 3:48 PM
The levy increase is caused by legislative changes in state funding formulas, increasing the actual cost of debt service which was held at an artificially low rate in prior years through refinancing of debt, and overall growth in enrollment (including the cost of implementing all-day kindergarten which counts all kindergarten students as 1.0 instead of .5 for enrollment).
District Communications 952.401.5000
Scenic Heights Wins Chess Tournament12/12/2014 10:28 AM
Scenic Heights Students win first place in the Youth Enrichment League's Holiday Chess Tournament.
Scenic Heights
952.401.5400
7th and 8th Graders Invited to Take SAT12/11/2014 3:24 PM
​Middle school Honors, Advances Math and Accelerated Science, and HP students are invited to take the SAT
Deborah Zachman
Minnetonka Academic Talent Search Coordinator
"Mame" Returns for the Holidays12/10/2014 3:00 PM
Minnetonka Theatre's production of "Mame" is back by popular demand for three shows in December.
Liz Barlow, Box Office and Marketing Coordinator
952.401.5712
Box Office: 952.401.5898
Attend a VANTAGE Information Meeting12/9/2014 4:05 PM
VANTAGE is holding eight information meetings for those interested in enrolling for the 2015-16 school year.
Thank an Extraordinary Teacher12/2/2014 3:14 PM
Say thank you to an extraordinary Minnetonka teacher this holiday season with a gift from the Minnetonka Public Schools Foundation.
Minnetonka Foundation
952.401.5000
Winter Concerts in Minnetonka12/2/2014 12:41 PM
Come out and enjoy music performed by Minnetonka middle and high school students this holiday season.
District Communications
952.401.5000
Semester 1 Finals Schedule11/25/2014 9:04 AM
Here is the Finals Schedule for Semester 1
Minnetonka Language Immersion Info11/24/2014 4:49 PM
Minnetonka Public Schools offers the state's premier Language Immersion program beginning in Kindergarten.
District Communications
952.401.5000
High School Immersion Continuation11/21/2014 12:52 AM
MHS is preparing to welcome the first class of Chinese and Spanish Immersion students next fall. Parents and students learn about the six pathways and course options. Monday, November 24 at MHS.
Communications
952-401-5000
MHS Students Chosen for State Honor Choirs11/20/2014 2:24 PM
Ten MHS choral students were selected to perform with the State 9-10 High School Women’s and Mixed Honor Choirs on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 5:30pm in Minneapolis.
Communications
952-401-5000
MMW Students Explore Culture through Dance11/19/2014 4:53 PM
MMW eighth grade drama students worked with Cowles Center teaching artist Karla Nwege to explore the Gullah Geechee Nation and percussive dance.
Girls Swim & Dive Takes 3rd at State11/19/2014 12:56 PM
Minnetonka's strong performance bolstered by five top-eight and 11 consolation finishes.
Dan Berve
Minnetonka Aquatics
Financial Aid & Scholarships Program on Nov. 1811/14/2014 9:12 AM

​Minnetonka High School will host our financial aid and scholarships program for students and parents on Tuesday, November 18, at 4:00 and at 7:00 in the Forum.

Phil Trout
952-401-5746
Nordic Ski Team Fundraiser on Tuesday11/13/2014 12:30 PM
Support the Minnetonka Nordic Ski team by eating at Davanni's on Tuesday, Nov. 25.
11 Minnetonka Athletes Sign NLIs11/11/2014 1:55 PM
The 11 student athletes represent eight different Skippers athletic teams.
Ted Schultz
Minnetonka Student Activities Director
MHS Orchestra Fundraiser on Monday11/11/2014 1:39 PM
Eat at the Chanhassen Buffalo Wild Wings on Monday, Nov. 17, and help support Minnetonka Orchestra.
Mae Rukavina
MHS Orchestra Boosters Chairperson
Minnetonka Makes College Board's Honor Roll11/7/2014 5:17 PM
Minnetonka Public Schools honored by the College Board with placement on the 5th Annual AP® District Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams. This is the third consecutive year Minnetonka has made the honor roll.
Communications
952-401-5000
MMW 6th Grade Musical Debuts Nov. 2111/5/2014 4:01 PM
Tickets for the three shows of "The Phantom Tollbooth Jr." go on sale beginning Monday, Nov. 10.
Erin Carcamo
MMW Media Specialist
952.401.5322
Give to the Max for Teacher Grants11/3/2014 12:22 PM
​Show your support for the Minnetonka Public Schools Foundation Teacher Grant Program by participating in Give to the Max Day.
District Communications
952.401.5000
MME 6th Grade Musical Tickets On Sale10/31/2014 11:39 AM
The 6th Grade Musical, "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown", is playing at MME Nov. 13-15.
Amy Jore
MME Theatre Coordinator
MHS 2014 ACT Scores a New Record High10/30/2014 9:51 AM
Minnetonka's Class of 2014 posted a 26.5 ACT score, a new school record, with all-time high scores on all four subject tests: English, Reading, Math, and Science.
District Communications
952.401.5000
MME & MMW Students Chosen for Honor Choirs10/28/2014 12:29 PM
13 MME and MMW students selected for State Honor Choirs will perform at the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota Conference on November 22 in Mahtomedi, MN.
District Communications
952.401.5000
Schedule for October 29, 201410/27/2014 12:06 PM
Student Support Schedule
Jackie Gleeman
952.401.5708
Celebration of Service on October 2810/27/2014 11:33 AM
Minnetonka will honor 231 individuals and groups for their service in the community at its 2014 Celebration of Service.
District Communications
952.401.5000
Fiesta del Otoño on November 610/21/2014 3:57 PM
Community members are encouraged to come and enjoy various Spanish traditions, live entertainment, music, food, crafts and activities.
Lavonne Kipp
612.388.8840
MHS Fall Musical to Debut November 810/21/2014 2:04 PM
Minnetonka Theatre's fall production will run for six shows in the month of November.
Liz Barlow
Box Office & Marketing Coordinator
Liz.Barlow@minnetonka.k12.mn.us
952.401.5712
Box Office: 952.401.5898
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