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Over 50 Units Collected at NHS Blood Drive

By Lorrie Ham The White Hawks Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) partnered with Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) to host a blood drive at Mound Westonka High School on Nov. 1. NHS exceeded its goal of 50 units by collecting 53 units of blood. Over 60 students signed up to donate blood and earned […]

Student Senate Hosts ‘Be the Change’ Week

By Lorrie Ham The Mound Westonka High School Student Senate teamed up to develop a theme week to help empower students to create positive change in school, to think beyond themselves and to be kind to others. The result was Be the Change Week, which ran Oct. 23-27. “This week is about showing encouragement and […]

MWHS Theatre Presents ‘Sweet Charity’

By Lorrie Ham The Mound Westonka High School Theatre Department is proud to present “Sweet Charity” as this year’s fall musical Nov. 16-19. The shows start at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 through Saturday, Nov. 18, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 19. “We are so excited to be presenting this fun, crazy […]

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White Hawks’ Playoff Run Ends in Section Semis

By Matt Funderburk ’21 Coming off its first playoff win in 30 years, the Mound Westonka White Hawks football team moved on to face No. 2-seeded Holy Angels in the Section 5AAAA semifinals on Oct. 28. The team played hard through the last whistle but ended up coming short in a 34-7 loss. The White […]

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White Hawks Boys Hockey to Host Fundraiser

The Mound Westonka High School boys hockey program is hosting an all-you-can-eat taco dinner fundraiser on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 9 p.m. at Surfside Bar & Grill. This fundraiser will help with expenses related to the White Hawks boys hockey team. Please mark your calendars and plan to attend. All are welcome!

Volleyball Wins Two Playoff Games

By Tera White The Mound Westonka varsity volleyball team gained two wins in the first two games of the Section 5AA playoffs, making it to the quarterfinals. After earning the No. 4 seed in the section, the White Hawks hosted two home games with tremendous fan support. In the first round on Oct. 25 against […]

MWHS Cross Country Competes at Section Meet

By Sarah Reinhardt The Mound Westonka cross country team competed for the final time this year at the Section 2AA meet on Oct. 26 at Gale Woods Farm in Minnetrista. On the eve of the first snow event of the year, winds were blustery and biting for the competitors and spectators. Uniform rules were discarded […]

Student Senate, DECA Team Up for Fall Festival

By Lorrie Ham Some of the traditional Homecoming events that were canceled due to rain were reworked into a fall festival on Oct. 18. Prior to the last regular season football game, Student Senate and DECA teamed up to provide some pre-game fun and festivities. “The disappointment of not having a full Homecoming festival was […]

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White Hawks Football Ends 30-Year Playoff Win Drought

By Becca Neuger Ending a 30-year drought of section playoff wins, the Mound Westonka High School football team defeated the Richfield Spartans Tuesday night by a score of 47-19. The team’s only other playoff victory came in the fall of 1987, when Mound Westonka defeated Chaska 12-8. White Hawks head coach Nick David said that […]

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NHS Blood Drive Scheduled for Nov. 1

By Lorrie Ham The White Hawks Chapter of the National Honor Society is partnering with Memorial Blood Centers (MBC) to host a Blood Drive at Mound Westonka High School on Wednesday, Nov. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. ​​ Each year, according to the MBC, 16 million units of blood are transfused in the […]

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