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Priefer is Athletic/Activities Student of the Week

The Westonka Activities Department is proud to name Mound Westonka High School junior Wilson Priefer Westonka Athletic/Activities Student of the Week for the Week of March 23, 2015. Name: Wilson Priefer, junior Parents: Michael and Deborah Priefer Activities: varsity football, varsity baseball, weightlifting Comments from White Hawks head football coach Nick David: Wilson’s ‘Big 3’ total (Bench,

White Hawks Set to Get Back on the Track

More than 70 track and field athletes attended practice at 6 a.m. on March 26. The White Hawks had a great workout, followed by a team breakfast at Mound Westonka High School. “The kids have been working hard and are excited to get back to the track after spring break,” said coach Sara Schwartz.

New Fundraisers to Help Send DECA to Orlando

Can’t make it to the DECA Bingo Night fundraiser on April 8? There are more ways to support the 32 Mound Westonka High School students headed to the DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando April 24-29. To cover the expenses of the competition, each DECA student must raise more than $1,100. To help with

‘Emergency Prom’ Draws Sellout Crowds

By Lorrie Ham For its second show of the season, the Mound Westonka High School Theater Department presented Emergency Prom by Steve Moulds on March 13, 14 and 15. This was only the third time that this play has been staged, and it was the first time in Minnesota. “We were very blessed to have

Wrestlers Receive End-of-Season Awards

The Mound Westonka wrestling squad held its annual awards banquet March 10 at the Gillespie Center, concluding an excellent season. “We had a great year and took another step towards achieving our goals as a program. Now we need to follow it up with an even better off-season,” said head coach Todd Munsterteiger. Earning team

5th Grade Basketball Takes Third at State

The Westonka 5th Grade Boys Black basketball team took third place at the state tournament on March 15. Pictured above from left: back row: coach Tony Leonard, Noah Evans, Tyler Vonbanks, Max Swanson, Jackson Evans, Jake Dallman, coah Paul Eberhart; front row: Luke Leonard, Ben Tice, Drew Hunter, Jake Eberhart. Go White Hawks!

Rude is Athletic/Activities Student of the Week

The Westonka Activities Department is proud to name Mound Westonka High School junior Claire Rude Westonka Athletic/Activities Student of the Week for the Week of March 16, 2015. Name: Claire Rude, junior Parents: Monte and Kami Rude Activities: jazz band, cross country, track and speech Comments from MWHS band director Gretchen Chilson: Claire exhibits the White Hawks core values of Teamwork,

DECA Hosts Bingo Fundraiser for Internationals

The Mound Westonka High School DECA Chapter is extremely excited to advance 32 students to the DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida April 24-29. To cover the expenses of the competition, each student must raise more than $1,100. Westonka DECA invites students, staff, family, friends and community members to support the Internationals competitors

Boys Basketball Holds Awards Banquet

The Westonka boys basketball team held its end-of-season banquet March 15 at the Lafayette Club. Awards were presented to senior Gabe Wear, Offensive Player of the Year; senior Reid Dahl, Defensive Player of the Year; and freshman Griffin Sage, Most Improved Player. The captains for the 2015-2016 season are current junior Jordan Jensen and current

Cori Anderson is MWHS Athena Award Winner

By Lorrie Ham Senior Cori Anderson has been named the 2015 Mound Westonka High School Athena Award recipient. Candidates for this “outstanding female athlete” award must demonstrate excellence in individual or group sports. Anderson will represent MWHS at the 43rd annual Athena Awards luncheon to be held May 6 in Minneapolis. She will be one