Waconia Schools

A dozen male members of ISD #110 staff, teachers and administrators are taking part in the Minnesota Special Olympics Polar Plunge at Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis on Saturday, March 1. The teachers are doing so to support Minnesota Special Olympics and in recognition of the local team chapter i.e. The Wild West, which includes a [...]

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It didn’t take long for Waconia Public Schools to name a replacement for Peter Gustafson, the long-time principal at Clearwater Middle School in Waconia who recently announced his upcoming retirement. Shane Clausen, who is currently in his fourth year as the assistant principal at Clearwater, was announced as Gustafson’s successor during the Waconia School Board [...]

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“My child doesn’t listen the first time that I ask” is one of the most common parenting concerns. Join Parent Coach Toni Schutta to discover three essential strategies to get your kids to listen the first time so you can yell less, get cooperation from them and have more fun together. The popular class “Getting [...]

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As discussed during the Waconia School Board meeting on Monday, Feb. 10, the board has contracted with the superintendent search firm School Exec Connect to assist with the search for a new superintendent. Board members want the public to be informed of the process that it will be following as it conducts the search for [...]

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Waconia High School is proud to announce that juniors Madelynn Lage and Nathan Glynn are the schools’ 2014 ExCEL Award candidates. The Excellence in Community, Education, and Leadership (ExCEL) award is a program designed for high school juniors that aims to recognize those who are active in athletics or fine arts, demonstrate strong leadership qualities, [...]

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During the month of February, students and faculty at Waconia High School will join others across the nation to celebrate National Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. This year’s theme is “Celebrate CTE Superheroes!” The theme focuses on programs that prepare students for the global competitive market of today’s economy. CTE month provides CTE programs [...]

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