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Hawkettes Rise to Occasion at State Dance Tourney

The Mound Westonka High School dance team made its 11th consecutive trip to the state tournament, which was held Feb. 17 and 18 this year at Target Center in Minneapolis. For the third time in Hawkettes history, the team advanced to the jazz dance finals, placing sixth overall. The Hawkettes finished in ninth place in […]

2017 State Dance Tournament: Everything You Need to Know

State Dance Team Tournament Feb. 17 & 18 Minneapolis Target Center Hawkettes Jazz Team – Friday, Feb. 17, 3:00 p.m. Hawkettes Kick Team – Saturday, Feb. 18, 2:00 p.m. The Mound Westonka High School Hawkettes Dance Team is once again headed to the state tournament! The varsity jazz team was named Section Champion at the […]

Girls Hockey, Dance Fan Bus Details

Attention Mound Westonka High School students in grades 8-12, there are two opportunities to ride a fan bus and support the White Hawks this week: Thursday night for girls hockey sections and Friday for the Hawkettes in the state tournament. Details for Thursday night, Feb. 16: The White Hawks girls hockey team is in the […]

Hawkettes Headed Back to State in Jazz, Kick

The Mound Westonka High School Dance Team coaches and dancers only knew one thing for sure going into the Section 3AA Championships: the competition would be fierce. Dance Team Sections were held at Waconia High School on Feb. 4. The Hawkettes competed in a field of 16 teams, made up of mostly of Wright County […]

Hawkettes Claim Jazz Conference Championship

The Mound Westonka High School dance team entered the doors of Holy Family Catholic High School on Jan. 21, knowing it would have a fierce battle ahead for the Wright County Conference Dance Team Championships. Before last Saturday’s championships, the Hawkettes were ranked first in jazz and fourth in kick, following previous meets this season. […]

Hawkettes Kick Off New Season

By Steven Miltich The Mound Westonka High School Hawkettes dance team kicked off the 2016-2017 season on a high note Nov. 19, sweeping the varsity competition at the Delano Invitational. Eleven teams competed for top honors at Delano High School, including Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, Brooklyn Center, Delano, Foley, Holy Family, Hutchinson, Mayer Lutheran-Watertown, Mound Westonka, Rockford, […]

Meier is Athletic/Activities Student of the Week

The Westonka Activities Department is proud to name Mound Westonka High School senior Lauren Meier Athletic/Activities Student of the Week for the week of Nov. 14, 2016. Meier has been a member of the varsity dance team since she was in eighth grade. She is now a captain, who provides outstanding leadership to the Hawkettes. […]

Wagner Wins MWHS Athena Award

Mound Westonka High School is proud to name senior Sydney Wagner as this year’s Athena Award recipient. Candidates for this “outstanding female athlete” award must demonstrate excellence in individual or group sports. “Sydney Wagner has been an outstanding leader at MWHS,” said Activities Director Jeff Peterson. “She has been a three-sport athlete, competing in tennis, […]

Hawkettes Live It Up at State Dance Tournament

The Mound Westonka High School dance team’s banner year culminated with a trip to the Minnesota State High School League State Dance Team Tournament Feb. 12 and 13 at Target Center in Minneapolis. On the way to their 11th state appearance in the last 12 years, the Hawkettes earned a clean sweep of both the […]

Hawkettes Present 13th Annual Dance Camp

Students in grades K-7 are once again invited to participate in the Junior Hawkettes Dance Camp. The camp, which is now in its 13th year, will be held after school Feb. 22-25 in the Mound Westonka High School cafeteria. Participants will learn basic dance technique and a dance routine from MWHS Hawkettes dance team members. […]

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