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Join the Westonka Pop Singers

Join the Westonka Pop Singers Open auditions for the 2015-2016 Westonka Pop Singers will be held Tuesday, May 19 and Friday, May 22 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the MWHS theater. Auditions are open to all students entering grades 9-12. Preregister to audition at www.westonkace.org. Pop Singers Auditions Flyer Questions? Contact director Sonja Graham

Boys Tennis Tops Tigers, Falls to Fire

The Mound Westonka High School varsity boys tennis team split two matches last week against conference rivals. The White Hawks defeated the Hutchinson Tigers 4-3 in a close contest on April 29 but fell to the Holy Family Fire 5-2 the next day. Against the Tigers, the White Hawks won three of four singles matches

Multi-Sport White Hawks to Play College Football

By Becca Neuger Three Mound Westonka High School seniors plan to continue their football careers at the collegiate level next season. Kyle Johnson and Charlie Sir will don purple and gray at the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, and Cole Anderly will join the Raiders of Central Lakes College in Brainerd. “I am

Westonka Presents Coffeehouse Jazz

By Lorrie Ham Mound Westonka High School musicians will present Coffeehouse Jazz on May 8 and 9 in the Fellowship Hall at St. John’s Church in Mound. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. The event will feature Madd Jazz (MWHS jazz choir) and the MWHS Jazz Band, performing traditional

Westonka DECA Earns Hardware at Internationals

By Becca Neuger Thirty-one Mound Westonka High School students were among the 18,000 competitors at the 2015 DECA International Career Development Conference, held in Orlando April 25-28. Over half of Westonka’s representatives advanced to the final round of competition this year, and 16 students placed in the top 10 internationally. Additionally, two MWHS students earned

Bailey is Athletic/Activities Student of the Week

The Westonka Activities Department is proud to name Mound Westonka High School sophomore Charlie Jo Bailey Westonka Athletic/Activities Student of the Week for the week of April 27, 2015. Recent softball highlights: In three conference games last week, Bailey went eight for 11 with three home runs (all in one game), scored six runs, had

MWHS Unified Track & Field Team Makes Debut

By Becca Neuger A new sports team at Mound Westonka High School is promoting friendship and teamwork while teaching sprinting technique and baton handoffs. Led by coach Rachel Palm, 25 high school student-athletes will compete for the first time this year as a Unified track and field team. The Unified Sports program, which is part

Mixed Bag for White Hawks Tennis

The Westonka boys varsity tennis team had a strong showing against New London-Spicer on April 23, defeating the Wildcats solidly, 5-2. On April 27, the White Hawks fell 7-0 to a strong Chanhassen team at home. The White Hawks will host the Wright County Conference Tournament on Thursday, May 7, at Mound Westonka High School.

White Hawks Baseball Sweeps Dassel-Cokato

The White Hawks varsity baseball team defeated the Dassel-Cokato Chargers 5-3 in seven innings on Monday, April 27 behind senior Michael Abegglen, who had two extra base hits. Abegglen doubled in the first inning and homered in the third inning. Sophomore Evan Kennedy was a workhorse on the mound, bagging the win for the White

Introducing the 2015 Prom Court

By Lorrie Ham With a carnival theme, this year’s prom promises to be an entertaining evening for Mound Westonka High School students. The fun begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, with the Grand March “under the MWHS gymnasium big top.” At the conclusion of the Grand March, this year’s prom king and queen