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‘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

Witness the Spectacle that is Spiketacular

The 7th Annual Mound Westonka Volleyball Spiketacular will take place at 6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 3 and Wednesday, Nov. 5. Teams comprised of Mound Westonka High School students, parents and staff, as well as members of the community, will compete for bragging rights and the converted volleyball trophy, which will be displayed in the

Five from Swim & Dive Earn All-Conference

By Kristen Beyer Nine girls swim teams traveled to Hutchinson for the Wright County Conference meet on Oct. 25. The Mound Westonka-Holy Family team was able to take sixth place in this competitive conference, where three of the teams—Orono, Hutchinson and Dassel–Cokato—are ranked in the Top 10 in the state. Five White Hawks swimmers earned

Girls Soccer Celebrates Season

By Kendall Nygard The White Hawks girls soccer team celebrated the end of a successful season under coach Wayne Bellamy at the Lafayette Club on Oct. 19. The team ended its season in the second round of the section playoffs Oct. 9 with a 0-6 loss to the two-time defending Class 1A state champion, Benilde-St.

White Hawks Give Back

Under the leadership of head coach Nick David, the Mound Westonka White Hawks football team has been making big impressions, both on and off the field. Since coming on as head coach in 2013, David has been working to build a solid foundation for the football program, which completed its first two-win season since 2005.