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MWHS Student Senate to Host Variety Show

By Lorrie Ham The Mound Westonka High School Student Senate is sponsoring the Second Annual Variety Show on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. in the Westonka Performing Arts Center. The variety show, which will feature the talents of MWHS students and staff, is also a fundraiser for the Student Senate scholarship that is given

Science Olympians Advance to State Tourney

By Lorrie Ham The Mound Westonka High School Science Olympiad team advanced to the state tournament after finishing in fifth place of 11 teams at the region tournament on Feb. 9 at Mounds View High School. MWHS did particularly well in the events Mission Possible, second place; Fossils, third place; and Fermi Questions, fourth place.

White Hawks Girls Bball Flies to Panthers’ Den, Falls Short

By Jason Hirdler On Feb. 12, the Mound Westonka High School girls basketball team traveled to the “Panthers’ Den” of Glencoe-Silver Lake. The White Hawks set out to redeem themselves after their previously close defeat. Their loss to GSL (45-42) on Jan. 15 left a bitter taste in mouths of the hungry Hawks. But, like

Wrestlers Place Fifth at Leopold-Haglund Invite

The Mound Westonka wrestling squad hosted the Leopold-Haglund Invitational on Feb. 8 at Mound Westonka High School. The White Hawks wrestlers placed fifth overall in the 10-team field. “There were some tough teams, and this was a great tune-up for sections,” said co-head coach Josten Coleman. Placing for the White Hawks were: junior Noah Lietzau,

2019 State Dance Tournament Information

Hawkettes Dance Team Advances to State Section Champs in Jazz The Mound Westonka High School Hawkettes Dance Team is once again headed to the state tournament! The varsity jazz team was named Section Champion at the 3AA Dance Team Tournament on Feb. 2. This will be the Hawkettes’ 13th consecutive trip to state. State Dance

Register for the 15th Annual Junior Hawkettes Dance Camp

  Students in grades K-7 are once again invited to participate in the Junior Hawkettes Dance Camp. The camp, which is now in its 15th year, will be held after school Feb. 25-28 in the Mound Westonka High School cafeteria. Participants will learn basic dance technique and three different dance routines from MWHS Hawkettes dance

White Hawks Girls Hockey Team Advances to Section Final

By Bob Kuehl The Mound Westonka/Watertown-Mayer/Southwest Christian girls hockey team defeated New Ulm 5-1 on Feb. 9 to advance to the Section 2A Championship game. That game will be played on Thursday, Feb. 14, at Gustavus Adolphus College. Game time is 7:30 p.m. The White Hawks controlled the game vs. New Ulm but didn’t pull

All Teams Schedule: Week of Feb 11 – Feb 17

Feb 12 Girls Freshman Basketball C-Squad at Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Glencoe-Silver Lake 4:15 pm | Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Feb 12 Boys Freshman Basketball C-Squad vs. Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Glencoe-Silver Lake 5:30 pm | Mound Westonka High School Feb 12 Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Glencoe-Silver Lake 7:00 pm |

White Hawks Hoopsters on Five-Game Winning Streak

            The White Hawks face off against Watertown-Mayer on Jan. 22 By Chris Prok (photos by Steve Herder) The Mound Westonka White Hawks boys basketball team has recently moved into third place in the Western Division of the Wright County Conference. A five-game winning streak started with a home game

MWHS Thespians Present ‘Cinderella the Musical’

By Lorrie Ham The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is coming to life on the Westonka Performing Arts Center stage March 8-10. The Mound Westonka High School Theatre is excited to present the community with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” This musical will delight audiences with a contemporary take on a classic tale. Be