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Superintendent Dr. Peterson Honored with Builder of Legacy Impact Award
Superintendent Dr. Peterson Honored with Builder of Legacy Impact Award

Congratulations to Superintendent Dr. Dennis Peterson who was recently honored with a "Builder of Legacy Impact" Hall of Fame Award.

This award, given by Humanex Ventures, a well-established leadership assessment and consulting firm, recognizes those 'elite' individuals who have built a legacy over decades of distinguished leadership. It honors those who are directly and indirectly impacting thousands of people in very meaningful ways that will be felt, modeled and multiplied for many years to come.

The award is given each year to a leader and champion with purpose, to a doer and dreamer, to an investor of the future and to a believer and builder of what matters and what lasts. Past award honorees include presidents of Fortune 500 companies that are in the top 1% of industry performance, the winningest collegiate coaches, and a handful of superintendents of the year, such as Dr. Peterson.

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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.