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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 […]

DECA Travels to Anaheim for International Competition

During the past week, six DECA students from Mound Westonka High School competed at the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Anaheim, California. Over 19,000 students from around the world took over the city April 26-30 to compete in business, marketing, entrepreneurship and hospitality related events. All six MWHS students qualified for ICDC by placing in […]

Buy a Burrito, Support Westonka DECA!

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support Westonka DECA. Come in to the Chipotle at 1313 Wayzata Blvd. E in Wayzata on Monday, April 17, between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Bring in the flyer below, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause […]

Westonka DECA Students Finish Strong at State

Mound Westonka High School had 83 students compete in the 2017 DECA State Career Development Conference, which was held March 19-21 at the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency. DECA is a leadership network that prepares students for careers in finance, hospitality, marketing and management. Through real-world experiences and classroom curriculum, DECA gives students a competitive edge for […]

Westonka DECA Sends 84 Students to State

By Lorrie Ham A total of 84 students from Mound Westonka High School will be advancing to the state DECA competition, following a very competitive showing at the District III DECA Conference Jan. 7 at Minnetonka High School. Westonka was entered in 34 of the 40 events at the district level, with 109 MWHS students […]

Fish, Beyer Chosen as MWHS Triple ‘A’ Reps

By Lorrie Ham Mound Westonka High School has chosen seniors Ryann Beyer and Adam Fish to represent the school at the regional Triple “A” Award banquet. Sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL), the Triple “A” Award—Academics, Arts and Athletics—is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school seniors who have […]

Student Words Inspire at ‘Mound Talks’ Event

Eighth-grader Katie Clark set the tone for the first-ever Mound Talks event when she said, “If you never do anything different or scary, then you never do anything at all.” Thirteen Mound Westonka High School students challenged themselves to take the MWHS Little Theater stage on Dec. 4 and present their own TED-like talks to […]

Westonka DECA Presents ‘Mound Talks’

By Andrew LaFortune ’17 What does the student body at Westonka Public Schools have to say about the future? This winter, Westonka DECA has taken on the challenge of organizing an event to let students take control and share their ideas about the future. On Dec. 4 from 1 to 4 p.m., students, parents and […]

Westonka DECA Team Earns First-Place Trophy at Leadership Conference

Forty Mound Westonka High School DECA students attended the 2016 DECA Fall Leadership Conference Nov. 6 and 7 in Minneapolis. Students heard from two nationally-recognized motivational speakers and attended numerous breakout sessions on topics ranging from career success to marketing to technology. Achievements by Westonka students included a first-place finish in the radio broadcast competition […]

Because I Said I Would

By Tiffany Nguyen ’17 A promise is defined as “a declaration or assurance that one will do a particular thing or that a particular thing will happen.” As children, we were taught that promises had to be kept because a promise was our word of honor. As we got older, something changed. We got too busy, […]



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