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Minnetonka Teacher Uses Vinyl Records to Connect With Students

Minnetonka High School history and geography teacher Sam Neisen is being praised for not only his excellent teaching abilities, but for the way he’s been able to connect with students. According to WCCO, Neisen recently founded ... Read More

In Blog, Education on November 28, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka’s Ty Barron Up for 2017 ‘Mr. Football’ Award

Minnetonka linebacker Ty Barron is up for a major state football honor. According to the Star Tribune, Barron is one of 11 Minnesota seniors in the running for the 2017 Mr. Football Award. The award is sponsored ... Read More

In Blog, Education on November 21, 2017 by Community Expert Team

60 Minnetonka Students Named AP Scholars

Minnetonka High School announced that 60 students have been named Advanced Placement (AP) Scholars. According to the school district, to be named an AP Scholar, a student needs to receive an average score of at least ... Read More

In Blog, Education on November 8, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka School District Named ‘Top Workplace’ by Star Tribune

The Minnetonka School District isn’t just a phenomenal place for students, but for the workforce. According to a district press release, the district was recently named to the Star Tribune’s Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota list, ... Read More

In Blog, Business, Education on July 12, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka Names New Assistant High School Principal

Minnetonka High School’s next assistant principal will be Freya Schirmacher. According to a district press release, Schirmacher will assume the role effective July 1. "I was deeply impressed with Ms. Schirmacher's strong focus on relationships, her instructional ... Read More

In Blog, Education on June 7, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka’s ‘Titanic’ Receives 26 Spotlight Awards

Minnetonka’s rendition of “Titanic” the musical earned a whopping 26 Spotlight Awards from the Hennepin Theatre Trust. According to the Sun Sailor, one of the big awards the school took home was that of outstanding overall ... Read More

In Blog, Education on June 2, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka High School Ranks Among Nation’s Best for Student-Athletes

Minnetonka High School has been ranked as a top-10 public high school for student-athletes in the United States. According to Niche.com’s 2017 Best High School for Athletes in America list, Minnetonka ranks ninth in the country. Results ... Read More

In Blog, Education, Sports on May 24, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka Ranks No. 7 on ‘Best High Schools’ in Minnesota List

Minnetonka High School is one of the top-performing high schools in the state of Minnesota. According to U.S. News & World report—a global authority in education rankings—Minnetonka ranks No. 4 in the state and 477th ... Read More

In Blog, Education on May 4, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka Theatre to Present ‘Titanic’ Musical

Minnetonka Theatre, the Minnetonka High School's theater arts program, is set to open Titanic: The Ship of Dreams Musical on April 22. According to the program's website, the musical has won five Tony Awards including the ... Read More

In Blog, Education, Events on April 20, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Minnetonka Student to Participate in Scripps National Spelling Bee

For the third year in a row, a Minnetonka Middle School East student will be competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. According to the Sun Sailor, seventh-grader Will Rooke will soon head to Washington, D.C. ... Read More

In Blog, Education on April 14, 2017 by Community Expert Team
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