Waconia Schools
New to Waconia this year is unified bowling, a sport that pairs special needs athletes with non-disabled peers to play on the same team. The two groups, who aren’t often in the same classes at school, meet up at the bowling alley after school, bowling, laughing and having a good time. “We’re j...Read More
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From the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service to other efforts held throughout the year, the students of Waconia Public Schools are known for their commitment to community service. A new student organization called WHOOT (Wildcats Helping Others Over Themselves) at Waconia High School offers furthe...Read More
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About one dozen citizens attended the first of two open forums on the tax neutral bond referendum for Waconia Public Schools at Clearwater Middle School on Tuesday, Sept. 30. The forum included a presentation followed by a question and answer session. The public is encouraged to attend the second op...Read More
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Based on a thorough review of the district’s increasing K-12 enrollment and projected enrollment growth through at least 2020, the Waconia School Board is placing a school funding question before voters on the Nov. 4, 2014 general election ballot. The 2014 tax-neutral $75 million bond referendum w...Read More
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During her 34+ year career in education, Sue Hartwig of Waconia Schools touched the lives of thousands of students, whether it was as a FACS instructor or through her service as the FCCLA advisor. Starting a few weeks ago, however, Hartwig was able to focus on herself and her family after retiring f...Read More
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