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Minnetonka Public Schools Earn Readers' Choice Awards
Minnetonka Public Schools Earn Readers' Choice Awards

Congratulations to Minnetonka High School, Excelsior Elementary and Groveland Elementary! They received the Sun Newspaper's 2019 Readers' Choice Award for Best Public School in Deephaven, Best Public School in Excelsior and Best Public School in Wayzata, respectively!

Congratulations are in order, too, for Principal Jeff Erickson and Kimberly Olsen, who readers named Best Principal and Best Teacher in Excelsior. Now retired Groveland Principal Dave Parker also received the Readers' Choice Award for Best Principal in Wayzata.

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Minnetonka Theatre Presents the Scarlet Pimpernel

Minnetonka Theatre is heading into the fire this spring with their production of The Scarlet Pimpernel. A swashbuckling action/adventure musical, set in England and France during the French Revolution, will sweep you off your feet.

Deephaven Elementary Raises $37,000 at Read-A-Thon

For its second year now, the Read-A-Thon event has been Deephaven Elementary's biggest fundraiser. Over the course of just 24 days, students at Deephaven read 346,918 minutes and raised just over $37,000. Congratulations to all students and staff who participated in this year's Read-A-Thon fundraiser!

Building Super Hero Kids

Minnetonka Public Schools is taking a stand to protect children. Beginning last spring and continuing throughout the 2018-19 school year, the district has embraced a new program that empowers kids as early as Kindergarten with information to help keep them safer.