Controversial Costumes Spark Debate Over PunishmentMound Westonka High School is getting a lot of attention after an annual charity dodgeball tournament in which a group of students wore costumes that sparked debate.
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High School Students' Questionable Costumes Raise Concern At School EventAt least seven Mound Westonka High School students wore costumes that some felt resembled garb worn by members of the Ku Klux Klan during Wednesday night's dodgeball event at the school.
Mound Westonka High Students Fix Their Own Laptops In Tech Repair ClassMound Westonka High School is one of the few in the state offering a technology repair class. It’s called Westonka Tech Interns and teaches students how to repair their district issued laptops.
For Senior Prank, Mound Westonka HS Graduates Honor Teachers, StaffAs graduation nears, high school seniors often have a tradition of an end of the year prank. Mound Westonka is no different, but this year, the Class of 2015 took a different approach -- instead of a practical joke, they decided to honor the retiring principal and all the school staff.
Metro High School Stages Powerful Mock Car CrashWith prom season upon us, high school students are hearing about the effects of drinking and driving. Mock crashes are common this time of year, but a Twin Cities high school is taking theirs to new heights.
9 Minnesota Schools Make Newsweek Magazine's Top 500Newsweek Magazine published its list Monday of America's top schools for 2014, and nine Minnesota schools made the list of 500. Newsweek bases its school rankings on the institutions that do the best job of preparing their students for college.
Blog Highlights Positivity At West Metro HSThere are several stories out there about students using the internet to tease and bully, but one west metro school is hoping to change that trend. Mound Westonka High School is using the internet to promote all the positive activities and accomplishments of its students through a blog called.” Every day, the demands of high school bring Alex Riffle and Courtney Simonson to the computer. But one assignment is getting most of their attention. “Today's post is from a student that transferred from Minnetonka," Riffle said. The blog is teaching these two seniors the importance of the written word, a lesson that’s also shared by the entire Mound Westonka community.
Parent Still Furious After Westonka AD Resigns Over 'Harlem Shake' FlakThe activities director of Westonka Public Schools has resigned following the prolonged controversy over the suspension of a group of students following their "Harlem Shake" music video.
Mound Westonka AD Put On Admin. Leave In ‘Harlem Shake’ FiascoEmotions ran high Monday night at Mound Westonka High School where parents, students and community members gathered to listen to the superintendent after six hockey players were suspended for participating in a ‘Harlem Shake’ video film during lunch time with school permission.
Students, Parents Call For Firing Of Mound Westonka’s AD Some students and parents at Mound Westonka High School are demanding the school's athletic director, Dion Koltes, be fired.
H.S. Hockey Players Protest 'Harlem Shake' PunishmentThough Mound Westonka High School has reduced their punishment, a group of hockey players who were suspended for recording a dance in the school cafeteria say they've already lost something that can't be recovered.