Waconia Schools

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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It’s no secret that skyrocketing enrollment and a lack of field space are among the issues facing Waconia Public Schools. To create a starting point to examine these issues, the school district hired construction firm Kraus-Anderson to perform an analysis of the district’s facilities and the resulting report was discussed during a joint meeting of [...]

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Waconia High School recently announced its 2014 Triple ‘A’ award representatives: seniors Lexi Willems and Kevin Kittleson. The Academics, Arts and Athletics Award (Triple ‘A’) was established in 1988 by the MSHSL and aims to recognize high school seniors who have achieved a ‘B’ or better grade point average and are active in both fine [...]

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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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