Waconia Schools
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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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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