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Six Swimmers Advance to State

White Hawks State Qualifiers Left photo: Rhiannon Mailey; center photo (clockwise from left): Hannah Daly, Ryann Beyer, Clare Simon & Shea Braden; right photo: Sam Smed By Kristen Beyer The 2014 Section 3A Swim meet was a success for the Mound Westonka- Holy Family girls swim team. The White Hawks took fifth place overall out

White Hawks Football Earns Top Academic Honors

​​The Mound Westonka High School football team was recently selected by the Minnesota Football Coaches Association as a 2014 Academic All-State Gold Team. In order to earn Academic Gold status, a team’s entire varsity roster must have a cumulative team GPA of 3.0 or higher for the past school year. This is the second consecutive

Gridders Recognized at Awards Banquet

The Mound Westonka High School football team had much to celebrate at the annual awards banquet on November 9. In addition to recording the most varsity wins since 2005, the White Hawks had the fewest points allowed per game and the most points forced per game in the last five seasons. The team also improved

Annual PreK-6 Wrestling Registration Night

The eighth annual grades PreK-6 Mound Westonka Wrestling Registration Night is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. outside the Mound Westonka High School wrestling room. Parents of all wrestlers in grades PreK-6 will be able to register their child through Westonka Community Education and will receive $5 off their registration fee

Running Trio Earns Foley-Harrison Award

The Mound Westonka High School cross country team recently announced the recipients of this year’s Foley-Harrison Award, which recognizes the top cross-country runners. The 2014 winners were senior Jack Smyth, junior Michael Milner and junior Ella Kohls. Coach Chris “Butch” Humbert explained that the Foley-Harrison Award is the closest thing the team has to an

‘Band Geeks’ Hits MWHS Stage

By Lorrie Ham The Mound Westonka High School Theater Department is proud to present “Band Geeks,” a high-stepping tribute to high school marching bands and misfits everywhere, as the fall musical this year. Performances will be held in the theater on Nov. 13, 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and on Nov. 16 at 2

MSHSL Honors Students with Spotlight on Scholarship Awards

The Minnesota State High School League recently awarded 115 Spotlight on Scholarship certificates to Mound Westonka High School students in grades 10-12 for their achievements in the classroom and for their participation in fine arts and athletics. Heralded as the fastest-growing recognition program sponsored by the MSHSL, the Spotlight on Scholarship program allows MWHS to

Student Senate to Host Collection Drive for WeCAN

By Lorrie Ham Mound Westonka High School advisories and homerooms will be collecting items for the Western Communities Action Network (WeCAN) Monday, Nov. 17 through Friday, Nov. 21. To boost the number of donations, a competition will be held at MWHS. Two first-place rooms and two second-place rooms will receive prizes. The winning advisory and

Captains Selected for 2015 Boys Soccer

Pictured (from left): coach Manuel Jordan, Wilson Strong, Alex LaFortune, coach Wayne Bellamy and Ryan Reid By Tony Strong The Mound Westonka White Hawks varsity soccer team has appointed captains for the 2015 season. Selected to lead the White Hawks’ charge were next year’s seniors Wilson Strong, Alex LaFortune and Ryan Reid. The 2014 Awards

Give in to Your Nerdy Side with ‘Band Geeks’ at MWHS

By Lorrie Ham The Mound Westonka High School Theater Department is proud to present “Band Geeks,” a high-stepping tribute to high school marching bands and misfits everywhere, as the fall musical this year. Performances will be held in the MWHS theater on Nov. 13, 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. and on Nov. 16 at