Minnetonka Research

Minnetonka Research provides students the opportunity to pursue authentic research driven by their own questions and interests. By connecting students with leaders in academia and industry this program inspires and guides students as they develop 21st Century Skills (communication, critical thinking, creativity, collaboration). Students leave the program ready to engage in challenging college courses and cutting-edge careers in fields of inquiry.

2019-20 registration

  1. Complete the required interest form for the 2019-20 school year (Scientific Research 1 students only)
  2. Look for email communication this spring from the Minnetonka Research team, inviting you to meet and discuss your research project idea

Learn more about the Minnetonka Research Opportunity

  1. View the Minnetonka Research video to hear from current students and staff
  2. View the recorded webinar hosted by Director Kim Hoehne, Assistant Principal Andrew Frosch and Director of Advanced Learning Diane Rundquist
  3. Contact your school counselor or kimberly.hoehne@minnetonkaschools.org

Mentor And Volunteer Opportunities

Express your interest in mentoring a Science Research student or volunteering by completing the form below.

Complete the Mentor/Volunteer Form

Read the blog

Learn more from student researchers through "Beyond the Glass," the Minnetonka Research student blog.

Read Our Student Blog "Beyond the Glass"


2019 Symposium

Learn more!

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 | 6:30 p.m.
MHS Student Union
Scientific Poster Presentations
Open House Format


Kim Hoehne
Director of Minnetonka Research

Submit questions and feedback online and receive a response within one business day through Let’s Talk.

Let's Talk

Update on Minnetonka Research

At a 2017 School Board meeting, staff and students delivered a presentation on Minnetonka Research and gave a progress report on students' authentic research projects. Watch the presentation.