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Middle School Transition OverviewNew3/2/2015 4:41 PM
Overview of the significant dates and events that will occur between now and the first day of school.
District Communications
Middle School Transition OverviewNew3/2/2015 4:38 PM
Overview of the significant dates and events that will occur between now and the first day of school.
District Communications
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
MHS Spring Conferences Schedule2/25/2015 9:56 AM
Conferences will be held on Thursday, Feb. 26, and Friday, Feb. 27.
MHS Information Office
MMW Science Bowl Teams Take 2nd, 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
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
MHS Welcoming Two New Immersion Teachers2/18/2015 3:34 PM
Minnetonka hires bilingual social studies teachers for Immersion Social Studies courses at the high school
District Communications
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Upcoming Maynard's Fundraiser Nights2/4/2015 4:39 PM
Enjoy a great meal and help support Minnetonka student groups.
District Communications
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

​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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
Schedule for October 29, 201410/27/2014 12:06 PM
Student Support Schedule
Jackie Gleeman
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
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
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
Box Office: 952.401.5898
Skippers Boys Soccer Players Honored10/21/2014 10:25 AM
The Minnetonka boys soccer team received numerous individual awards at the Class AA State Banquet on Sunday.
District Communications
Phil Trout is NACAC President-elect10/20/2014 4:03 PM
MHS college counselor will serve a three-year term for National Association for College Admission Counseling.
District Communications
414 AP Scholars and 48 IB Diploma Graduates10/17/2014 4:20 PM
Most MHS seniors take AP or IB courses. In fact, 70 percent of MHS Seniors took at least one AP or IB exam last year.
District Communications
31 Students Receive National Merit Commendation10/17/2014 3:13 PM
In addition to the 13 students named National Merit Semifinalists, 31 MHS student are National Merit Commended students, among the top 15% in the nation on the PSAT taken during the junior year.
District Communications
Minnetonka Orchestra Among Top in State10/15/2014 4:49 PM
District’s Orchestra Program awarded the Meritorious Orchestra Program for the state of Minnesota
Minnetonka Communications
Skippers Fall Sports Update10/14/2014 11:33 AM
The Minnetonka fall sports season was highlighted by section titles by the boys soccer and girls tennis teams.
Ted Schultz
Student Activities Director
​MHS Marching Band Has Award-winning Season10/13/2014 2:34 PM
MHS Marching Band won top honors at three marching band competitions this season. Additional recognitions were awarded to the Winds, Color Guard, Drum Majors, Drumline and Best Soloist Scott Moser.
MHS Girls Tennis Wins Sections, Headed to State10/10/2014 4:55 PM
For the 8th consecutive year, Minnetonka Girls Tennis Team will advance to the State Tournament after winning the Section 2AA final against Shakopee 6-1 on October 7. Individuals and Doubles Sectional finals will be held on October 14.
2014 D4D Experiences Record Participation10/7/2014 4:54 PM
Over half of Deephaven students and their families came out to support the PTA's annual fundraising campaign.
MHS Orchestra Davanni’s Night on Oct. 910/7/2014 11:58 AM
Support the Minnetonka Orchestra on Thursday, October 9 at Davanni’s for a fundraising event!
Mae Rukavina
207 DHE Students Finish Summer Challenge10/3/2014 4:05 PM
Students that Deephaven completed summer reading, writing and math goals were honored on Friday.
Mary Aune
13 Seniors Are National Merit Semifinalists10/1/2014 1:17 PM
Thirteen Minnetonka High School seniors have been named 2015 National Merit Semifinalists. These students scored among the nation’s best on the Preliminary SAT (PSAT) taken during their junior year.
Girls Tennis Chipotle Night on Oct. 29/30/2014 3:41 PM
Join the Minnetonka girls tennis team at Chipotle on Wednesday, Oct. 2, for a fundraiser to support the program.
Minnetonka Communications
MHS Yearbook Garners National Honors9/30/2014 3:19 PM
The 2014 edition of the "Voyageur" yearbook and its staff are gaining national recognition.
College Fair Field Trip Information9/29/2014 2:35 PM
Minnetonka High School is providing a field trip for all MHS juniors to attend the National College Fair.
Alumni Awards Brunch this Saturday9/25/2014 5:00 PM
Join us this Saturday, September 27 from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Minnetonka High School to honor the 2014 Alumni Award recipients and Hall of Fame inductees.
2014 Minnetonka Homecoming Info9/24/2014 2:23 PM
Get all the information you need for Minnetonka's Homecoming festivities this weekend.
Minnetonka Communications
College Admissions and Student Athletes9/23/2014 2:47 PM
Workshop will help student athletes navigate the college admissions process.
Clear Springs Fun Run/Mile Run Info9/22/2014 4:43 PM
Annual Family Fun Run set for Sept. 30-Oct. 3rd, and 3rd-5th grade Mile Run to be held Oct. 7-10.
Corinne Erhart
Soccer Saturday set for Sept. 209/17/2014 9:35 AM
Come out and support the Minnetonka boys and girls soccer programs during Soccer Day at Minnetonka.
Minnetonka Communications
Taste of the Lakes 2014 on Sept. 259/16/2014 9:29 AM
Enjoy an evening of fine local cuisine at BayView in Excelsior, while helping raise money for the Metro Friendship Foundation.
Scenic Heights Fun Run on Sept. 209/9/2014 9:21 AM
Join us for the 5th Annual Scenic Heights 1K and 5K Run/Walk. Proceeds go to the SHE PTA and fund the enrichment programs at Scenic Heights.
Scenic Heights PTA
Upcoming Student Group Fundraisers9/4/2014 12:02 PM
Come out and support the Minnetonka girls soccer and hockey teams, band programs and the Tackle Cancer Fund during four upcoming fundraisers.
Minnetonka Communications
Tonka CARES Parent Pledge Now Open9/2/2014 9:43 AM
Tonka CARES now accepting enrollment for next year's Parent Networking Directory.
Math, Reading and Science MCA Scores Remain High8/26/2014 2:16 PM
Minnetonka students continue to excel academically by scoring among the top districts in the state on the MCA-III. Overall, 80 percent of Minnetonka students are proficient in reading; 81 percent are proficient in math, and 79% are proficient in science according to the MCA test.
Communications 962-401-5000
​Van Aalsburg Named ECFE/Preschool Coordinator8/25/2014 4:04 PM
Jenny Van Aalsburg has been promoted to coordinator following the resignation of Judy Erdahl in July.
Communications 952-401-5000
MHS Football Ticket Information8/25/2014 3:40 PM
Learn where you can purchase tickets for Minnetonka Varsity home football games this year.
Activities Office 952-401-5900
Middle School East Has a New Assistant Principal8/19/2014 4:00 PM
Stephanie Nordstog named Assistant Principal replacing Jason Bodey who accepted an elementary principal position in a neighboring district in July.
Communications 952-401-5000
MME student competes on Chinese game show8/19/2014 10:27 AM
7th Grade Immersion student Olivia Meredith demonstrated her Chinese fluency on a popular Chinese game show over the summer
Minnetonka Communications 952.401.5000
Logging into MyMinnetonka and Skyward8/15/2014 5:07 PM
With many technology upgrades this year, the look and feel of MyMinnetonka and Skyward Family Access has changed. In Skyward, click on Schedule for class assignments.
​Sign up for Kindergarten Assessments8/13/2014 6:32 PM
Sign up for a 20-minute assessment for your Kindergartener. Your child will get acquainted with their new teacher while the teacher informally assesses each student.
Scenic Heights Office 952-401-5400
MCEC Title8/7/2014 1:52 PM
New Website for MCEC7/31/2014 3:32 PM
New MCEC site
Karen Arens
New MCEC Web Site7/31/2014 3:29 PM
New web site for Minnetonka Community Education
Karen Arens
MHS Big Day is Tuesday, Aug. 57/30/2014 2:44 PM
Students will pick up their schedules, locker information, take their school picture and receive their iPad.
Minnetonka Communications 952.401.5000
Spelling Bee Coming to Minnetonka Stage7/25/2014 9:43 AM
Minnetonka Theatre will perform "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" six times in August at the Arts Center on 7.
Liz Barlow 952.401.5712
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