|School Board Adopts FY17 Budget||6/21/2016 12:19 PM|
The School Board, superintendent and District staff thank taxpayers for helping ensure a strong and stable financial position
|MCE Welcomes New Educators||6/21/2016 9:54 AM|
Minnetonka Community Education announces new leadership in ECFE/Preschool and Adult Programs
Minnetonka Community Education
|Summer Work: 2016-17 Courses||6/15/2016 2:10 PM|
Click here for information on 2016-17 MHS courses that have summer work.
|Michelle Ferris hired as Executive Director for Student Services||6/15/2016 1:14 PM|
Minnetonka will welcome an experienced educator, administrator and mental health professional to lead student services in the District beginning in July.
|Two MHS Actors Win Triple Threat Awards||6/14/2016 4:00 PM|
This is the first time in Spotlight history that both Triple Threat winners are from the same high school.
|Class of 2016 Achievements||6/14/2016 3:01 PM|
On June 9, 702 students graduated from Minnetonka High School
|MHS Academic Honors||6/7/2016 4:45 PM|
Congratulations to the 210 MHS seniors who will be graduating with academic honors on Thursday, June 9.
Minnetonka High School
|MHS Awards Night Recognizes Excellence||5/23/2016 4:00 PM|
Congratulations to Minnetonka students, staff and volunteers honored with awards and scholarships this year. Thank you to the amazing families and organizations that support our students as they pursue their highest aspirations.
|Skippers 2016 Spring Sports Update||5/23/2016 10:13 AM|
Follow along with the Minnetonka spring sports teams as they begin postseason play.
|"Pippin" Garners 18 Spotlight Awards||5/19/2016 2:09 PM|
Pippin has been honored with 18 Spotlight awards, including the coveted Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical.
|MHS Sailing Team Headed to Nationals||5/13/2016 10:56 AM|
Skippers take second in Baker Qualifier to earn a spot in the national regatta Memorial Day weekend.
|2016 Celebration of Excellence Honorees||5/12/2016 11:12 AM|
This year's honorees were recognized at the 2016 Celebration of Excellence Thursday, May 12
|Minnetonka DECA Shines at Int'l. Competition||5/6/2016 12:33 PM|
DECA competitors finish strong in Nashville, with first place, third place and top-ten finishes.
|Freeberg to lead Skippers boys basketball||5/2/2016 2:12 PM|
Former collegiate coach brings more than 20 years of experience to Minnetonka
|Minnetonka MN United FC Takeover Night||4/29/2016 12:50 PM|
Minnetonka is taking over a Minnesota United FC match! District families have the opportunity to get discounted tickets for the game.
|MMW Theatre Presents: "Hercules"||4/25/2016 2:35 PM|
Minnetonka West Theatre proudly presents the spring play Hercules. Performances will be in the MMW Cafetorium May 6-7.
|La Copa Minnetonka, Friday, April 29||4/21/2016 9:47 AM|
Join us for a Minnetonka Soccer event celebrating Spanish language, culture and community!
|MHS Math Team State Qualifiers for 7th Year||4/19/2016 2:51 PM|
Freshman Frank Lu is one of approximately 270 students in the nation to qualify for the USA Mathematical Olympiad.
|2016-17 MHS Cheerleading Tryouts||4/14/2016 3:45 PM|
We invite you to tryout to be a part of the national award-winning cheerleading program at MHS!
|Seven Student Athletes Ink NLIs||4/13/2016 10:21 AM|
Minnetonka's Class of 2016 now includes 32 student athletes who have signed to compete at the next level.
|Student Artwork in Natl. Internet Safety Calendar||4/12/2016 5:15 PM|
Scenic Heights fifth-grade students earn state and national recognition for posters that illustrate internet safety concepts.
|Music Program Receives National Recognition||4/12/2016 12:23 PM|
NAMM names Minnetonka Public Schools as one of its 2016 Best Communities for Music Education
|Roger French Wins Cal Stoll Award||4/7/2016 11:37 AM|
The award is presented annually to one coach in Minnesota who has exhibited courage in the midst adversity.
|Global Navigator Scholarships Announced||4/4/2016 5:04 PM|
Ten Minnetonka High School students have accepted CIEE Global Navigator Scholarships for summer 2016 study abroad experiences
|Minnetonka Theatre's "Pippin"||4/1/2016 2:15 PM|
This spring, Minnetonka Theatre is excited to present Stephen Schwartz’s Tony Award-winning musical PIPPIN.
|Max Meyer Headed to National Spelling Bee||3/30/2016 12:54 PM|
For the second year, Minnetonka Middle School East eighth-grader wins Regional Bee to advance to Scripps national competition
|Minnetonka Student Artist Earns Nat'l. Medal||3/21/2016 2:59 PM|
Senior Arianna Dixon, a National Gold Medalist in the 2016 Scholastic Art Awards, is among the top 1% recognized in the nation.
|Girls Basketball Welcome Home Celebration||3/18/2016 3:20 PM|
A "Welcome Home" is planned for the girls basketball team Saturday Night after the state championship game.
|Minnetonka Students Earn Computing Awards||3/16/2016 10:30 AM|
Two Minnetonka students named runners-up in fourth annual Aspirations for Women in Computing Awards
|Girls Basketball State Ticket Information||3/14/2016 9:07 AM|
Students can purchase tickets on Monday, March 14 and Tuesday, March 15 in the MHS Student Activities Office.
MHS Student Activities Office
|MHS Students Advance to DECA Internationals||3/10/2016 2:47 PM|
A record 44 Minnetonka DECA members will compete in April at the International Career Development Conference
|Time to plan for 6th Grade||3/8/2016 7:07 PM|
Middle School East
|VANTAGE Students and ASPIRE Beverages||3/7/2016 8:39 AM|
Minnetonka High School hosted campaign kickoff due to strong VANTAGE/Aspire Beverage partnership since 2013.
|College Fair at MHS, March 14||3/3/2016 4:37 PM|
Minnetonka High School is hosting over 100 colleges and organizations on Monday, March 14, from 6-8 p.m.
|MHS Music Fundraiser, March 13||3/1/2016 9:27 AM|
Support Minnetonka's music programs, orchestra, band and choir, at Maynard's on Sunday, March 13.
|MME Theatre: "Disney's Mulan Jr."||3/1/2016 9:20 AM|
The All School Musical, DISNEY’S MULAN JR., is playing at MME Thursday, March 17 through Saturday, March 19.
MME Theatre Production Manager
|State Wrestling Tickets on Sale Feb. 23-24||2/22/2016 9:30 AM|
Tickets are $9 per student and $6 for the fan bus. The bus will depart MHS at 7:30 a.m. on February 25.
MHS Activities Office
|Steffen to Coach Girls Track & Field||2/18/2016 2:14 PM|
Former Skippers assistant brings more than 40 years of coaching experience to the position
MHS Activities Director
|Parent-Teacher Conference Information||2/18/2016 1:07 PM|
Parent-Teacher conferences will take place across the District, February 25-26.
|MHS Students Honored for Art & Writing||2/16/2016 2:32 PM|
A total of 57 Minnetonka High School students have been honored with Scholastic Awards in Art & Writing, including 23 Gold Key winners.
|Four Class of 2016 Students Score 36 on ACT||2/10/2016 4:39 PM|
Minnetonka High School students credit rigorous coursework, support from family and teachers, and the opportunity to explore their passions as key contributors to success.
|MMW Theatre Presents: "Legally Blonde the Musical, Jr."||2/9/2016 4:39 PM|
Minnetonka Middle School West Theatre is proud to present Legally Blonde the Musical JR., February 18–20 in the MMW Cafetorium.
|Elementary Musical: "The Wizard of Oz"||2/9/2016 3:27 PM|
All performances at Excelsior Elementary Auditorium at 1 and 5 p.m. starting Saturday, February 6 and running through Saturday, March 19.
|Theatre: "The Importance of Being Earnest"||2/5/2016 12:14 PM|
The Importance of Being Earnest, A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is coming to Minnetonka Theatre, February 19-28.
Box Office: 952.401.5898
|Two Skippers Football Players Sign NLIs||2/3/2016 2:32 PM|
Including Minnetonka's fall signees, the Class of 2016 has now had 25 student athletes sign National Letters of Intent.
|Skippers 2016 Winter Sports Update||2/2/2016 3:15 PM|
Following along with your favorite Minnetonka athletic teams as they begin postseason play.
|After School Activities Cancelled, Feb. 2||2/2/2016 1:24 PM|
Minnetonka Public Schools will be cancelling all after school activities, including the 8th grade parent night at MHS, on Tuesday, February 2.
|Boys Swim & Dive Wins True Team State||2/2/2016 9:31 AM|
Minnetonka won its third straight True Team title on Saturday, January 30 at the University of Minnesota.
|Minnetonka Theatre One Act Performances||1/29/2016 4:04 PM|
Minnetonka Theatre One Act is performing in at the state tournament on Friday, February 12.
|MMW Speech Team Takes First at State||1/28/2016 12:58 PM|
The team boasted nine first place finishers and placed 31 students or groups in the top five.
|2016-17 CSE Kindergarten Information||1/27/2016 1:17 PM|
Take a look at the 2016-17 Clear Springs kindergarten information presentation.
|VANTAGE Healthcare Trauma Simulation||1/27/2016 12:29 PM|
Partnership with Children’s Hospital gives students access to practicing physicians and professionals in a simulated emergency room setting.
|Winter Wonderland Invite on February 6||1/22/2016 3:06 PM|
Come show your school spirit and support Minnetonka's varsity and junior varsity gymnasts!
|MHS DECA Sends Record 120 to State||1/20/2016 3:49 PM|
The high school business club provides students opportunity to develop leadership and business skills.
|2016-17 Registration Information||1/15/2016 10:23 AM|
The District is hosting information events for all grade levels during the registration period. Kindergarten registration closes January 28.
|Norby Goes for Gold Against Canada||1/15/2016 9:41 AM|
The Minnetonka senior is aiming for her second straight gold medal at the IIHF Under-18 Women's World Championships.
|Newly Elected School Board Members Ambrosen and Becker Sworn-In||1/14/2016 3:06 PM|
Pam Langseth Elected School Board Chair for 2016
|Minnetonka Makes 6th Annual AP District Honor Roll||1/13/2016 11:00 AM|
Minnetonka Public Schools honored by the College Board for increasing access to AP coursework while maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning a score of 3 or higher on AP exams.
|SAT Test Reminder for Gr. 7-8 Students||1/12/2016 11:54 AM|
Students who have already registered for the SAT are reminded the test will be administered Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016 at Minnetonka Middle School East.
|Minnetonka Teachers Honored by TIES||12/18/2015 4:40 PM|
Dr. Tim Sauer and Ali Wachutka were recognized as TIES Exceptional Teachers at the TIES 2015 Education Technology Conference
|MHS Junior to Hit "Home Runs That Help"||12/18/2015 3:44 PM|
Skippers baseball player Jimmy Ramsey will represent Minnesota, and the West Metro Miracle League, in a national home run derby.
|"Nice Work If You Can Get It" Earns 18 Spotlight Awards||12/14/2015 12:55 PM|
Minnetonka Theatre's fall musical has won 18 Spotlight Awards, including Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical.
|Minnetonka Public School District Receives Clean Financial Audit||12/9/2015 4:33 PM|
District receives the best evaluation possible from CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
|Vote for Minnetonka Cheerleading!||12/8/2015 11:17 AM|
Minnetonka cheerleading has been nominated for "Minnesota Football Program of the Year", sponsored by the Minnesota Vikings.
|December Concerts Showcase Student Musicians||12/7/2015 5:28 PM|
Free, District-wide concerts between December 7-17 feature band, choir and orchestra students.
|Learn More About Kindergarten at Minnewashta||12/1/2015 12:27 PM|
View the presentation from Preschool Story Hour on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
Minnewashta Main Office
|Phil Trout Assumes NACAC Presidency||11/30/2015 9:02 AM|
Trout is in his ninth year as MHS's college counselor
|Minnetonka Theatre Presents: "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"||11/25/2015 10:12 AM|
Don't miss Minnetonka Theatre's holiday production of Ian Fleming's "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang"
|Girls Swim & Dive Places 2nd at State||11/23/2015 3:16 PM|
Minnetonka's 18 top-16 finishes powered the Skippers at the Class AA State Meet.
Head Coach, MHS Girls Swim & Dive
|Financial Aid Program at MHS, Dec. 1||11/23/2015 10:31 AM|
College Counselor Phil Trout and St. Olaf College's Christopher George will discuss financial aid and scholarships.
MHS College Counselor
|MMW Theatre Presents "My Son Pinocchio Jr."||11/6/2015 10:05 AM|
The sixth grade musical will have three shows Nov. 20-21 in the MMW Cafetorium. Get your tickets early!
MMW Theatre Production Manager
|Record 23 Skippers Athletes Sign NLIs||11/5/2015 12:25 PM|
Athletes from 10 Minnetonka programs signed to play at the NCAA Div. I, Div. II, NAIA or junior college level.
MHS Activities Director
|SAT Information for Invited 7th/8th Graders||11/4/2015 10:25 AM|
Students in 7th or 8th grade Honors, Advanced Math, Accelerated Science or HP Seminar are invited to take SAT test.
|Minnetonka Schools Honored by Apple||11/3/2015 4:05 PM|
The Apple Distinguished School designation is reserved for programs that meet criteria for innovation, leadership and educational excellence, and demonstrate a clear vision of exemplary learning environments.
|Minnetonka Named District of Distinction||11/2/2015 9:56 PM|
One of 35 programs recognized across the country by District Administration Magazine, Minnetonka's Culture of Innovation is a shining example of employee engagement and innovative transformation in education.
|Celebration of Service Recognizes President’s Volunteer Service Award Recipients||10/28/2015 11:43 AM|
MHS Varsity Letters in Community Service were also awarded to 18 high school students.
Minnetonka Community Service Specialist
|Suljic Named 2015 Mr. Soccer||10/26/2015 9:40 AM|
Skippers senior named top senior soccer player in the state of Minnesota after leading Minnetonka to second-straight section title.
|Tickets now available for Big Nate, The Musical||10/21/2015 5:00 PM|
The MME sixth grade musical, BIG NATE, THE MUSICAL, is playing beginning Thursday, Nov. 5, through Saturday, Nov. 7.
MME Theatre Production Manager
|Minnetonka Theatre Presents "Nice Work If You Can Get It!"||10/14/2015 2:41 PM|
A roaring 1920s feel-good musical, complete with extravagant dance numbers, glittering costumes and an unlikely love story.
|MHS Conferences||10/12/2015 8:46 AM|
Conference Times for October 22 and 23
|Skippers Fall Sports Update||10/8/2015 10:07 AM|
Follow along with your favorite Minnetonka teams as they begin postseason play.
|School Board Candidate Meet and Greet, Oct. 14||10/6/2015 4:27 PM|
This event is sponsored by PTA and PTO groups.
|Orchestra Davanni's Fundrasier on Oct. 8||10/6/2015 3:21 PM|
Support the MHS Orchestra Booster Club at a fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 8, at Davanni's Pizza in Minnetonka.
MHS Orchestra Boosters Co-President
|Groveland Named MN 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.