The Waconia School Board is one step closer to finding a new superintendent to replace Dr. Nancy Rajanen, who is retiring at the end of this school year. During a special meeting on Monday, Jan. 27, the board unanimously chose the firm School Exec Connect to lead the superintendent search in the coming months. The [...]
Students at Clearwater Middle school in Waconia were exploring North America in a big way on Martin Luther King Day — with the world’s largest map of the continent. The map, measuring 26 feet by 35 feet, is designed as a geo-game board to introduce students to the power of maps and the diverse geography [...]
The Waconia High School Instrument Music Department proudly presents the “Backstage Jazz” Dinner Concerts, which will be held at the high school at 6 p.m. on both Monday, Feb. 10 and Tuesday, Feb. 11. Tickets for adults are $25 and tickets for children are $8. On Monday, Funk Prime, Jazz I and Jazz II will [...]
Clearwater Middle School in Waconia is getting ready to kick off its 5th annual Pennies for Patients campaign, a philanthropic event that happens across the country to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). In the past five campaigns, Clearwater students and staff have amassed $47,495.26 in support of research for a cure [...]
By Dr. Nancy Rajanen, Superintendent of ISD #110 Readers of the Waconia Patriot have been reading about the continual growth of the Waconia Public School population for the past six years. Our current enrollment of 3,700 students is a growth of 775 students since 2007. As a logical response to the continued growth, members of [...]
Due to the cold weather, Waconia Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Kids Company will be closed. Central Schools will also be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 7. Watertown-Mayer Schools will also be closed on Jan. 7.