Waconia Schools
Adventurous. Smart. Funny. Compassionate. Unique. On paper, these are just words — but in the minds of those who knew Jack Pogatchnik, these words help represent the friend and classmate they knew, loved and will miss as Jack unexpectedly passed away last week. Jack, the 18-year-old son of Jon and...Read More
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Clearwater Middle School in Waconia was host to National Geographic’s giant map of Asia Jan. 19-20. The map, which is 26×33 feet, comes with a trunk of rich activities, games, props and educational resources allowing students to explore the continent while learning interesting facts. For exam...Read More
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  Kraus-Anderson was selected as the construction manager for Waconia Schools’ upcoming building projects during a brief regular meeting held by the Waconia School Board on Monday, Jan. 12. The firm was one of three finalists, which also included Bossardt Corporation and Winkelman Building Co...Read More
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  Officials at Waconia High School are proud to announce that juniors Carissa Dock and Alex Carrabre were selected as the school’s 2015 ExCEL Award candidates. The students’ nominations have been forwarded on to the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) for further state considerations...Read More
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It was a record weekend for Peter Potter, an art teacher at Southview Elementary School in Waconia, and Doug Sayles, a kindergarten teacher at Bayview Elementary School in Waconia, who held the 6th annual Winter Campout at Southview on Jan. 16-17. Potter and Sayles camped outside the front of Southv...Read More
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A team of Southview Elementary Reading Lab teachers decided to challenge their fourth graders with a service-based learning opportunty, similar to the Story of the Shoes project from two years ago. The challenge: What can we as 9- and 10-year-olds do to help with the homeless problem in Minnesota? T...Read More
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