Waconia Schools

Waconia Public Schools learned last week that it has been named a Green Ribbon School. The school district ranks among 48 schools and nine school districts from across the nation to be named a Green Ribbon School, an award that recognizes and honors exemplary schools for their environmentally friendly efforts to cut utility costs, implement [...]

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In honor of Law Day, a day set aside to celebrate the “rule of law” and to educate citizens about how laws and the legal process contribute to freedoms that we share in the United States, Melchert Hubert Sjodin, a local law firm with offices in Waconia, Chaska and Hutchinson, organized a Law Day essay [...]

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The Waconia High School Class of 1974 reunion will be held at the Waconia American Legion Hall on Saturday, Aug. 2. A social hour will occur from 6 to 7 p.m. with a buffet dinner starting at 7 p.m.  A cash bar will be available all night. Organizers are looking to celebrate with their classmates, [...]

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Last week, officials with Waconia Public Schools learned that the Minnesota Department of Commerce Division of Energy Resources has awarded the district approximately $130,000 toward the installation of an array of solar panels mounted on top of the high school roof. The project is expected to be completed by Aug. 31. The photovoltaic array features [...]

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The Waconia High School Bands have had a successful winter season, where the bands recently participated in both the Region 2AA Solo/Ensemble Contest, as well as the Region 2AA Large Group Contest. WHS Bands sent 25 students to Shakopee High School for Solo/Ensemble Contest on March 3. These 25 students performed in various solo and [...]

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A look at upcoming capital improvement projects slated for 2014 was among the highlights of the regular Waconia School Board meeting held on Monday, March 3. The district is planning to spend approximately $1,526,000 on projected Capital Facilities & Deferred Maintenance Programs in the coming year. The largest chunk of that figure is related to [...]

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