In the News

The Communications department has compiled a list of some of the recent media coverage involving Minnetonka Public Schools and our students, teachers and staff. To read a story, click on the link below the article description. Please note that links may expire as news sources move stories to their archives.

October 12, 2018
Meet Minnetonka's New Homecoming King
WCCO4

October 9, 2018
Mike, Bella Buenting compete for Team USA at World Triathlon Grand Finals
Lakeshore Weekly News

October 5, 2018
Class 6A, home to Minnesota high school football's largest programs, seeks a shakeup
StarTribune

October 1, 2018
Minnetonka High School Student Overcomes Cancer
Lake Minnetonka Magazine

September 26, 2018

Q and A with Chanhassen’s Team USA Triathletes
Chanhassen Villager

September 21, 2018
Minnetonka High School Marching Band takes first place at competition
Sun Sailor

September 21, 2018
Young star Alejandro Vega shines brightly on CTC stage
MPR News

September 19, 2018
World ranked father-daughter triathletes live and train in Chanhassen
Fox 9

September 19, 2018
Minnetonka High School has 26 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
Lakeshore Weekly News

September 14, 2018
Hildenberger helps honor local coaching icon
MLB.com

September 13, 2018
Twins surprise Minnetonka High School baseball team with free haircuts for a year
bringmethenews.com

September 13, 2018
Construction completed on The Loft at Minnetonka High
Sun Sailor

September 12, 2018
The path that led Ryan McCartan to Broadway included a constellation of local talent
Lakeshore Weekly

September 5, 2018
Minnetonka graduate to star in 'Wicked' on Broadway
Eden Prairie News

September 5, 2018
Hennepin County's High Schools, Ranked For 2019
Patch.com

September 4, 2018
Grounds broken, students back at it: New features to Lake Minnetonka schools
Lakeshore Weekly News

September 1, 2018
Excelsior Elementary Explorers Club kids learn about Hawaiian culture through hula dancing
Sun Sailor

August 29, 2018
MME student stars as lead role in 'Last Stop on Market Street'
Sun Sailor

August 29, 2018
Listen: Is this the year Minnetonka comes down with a Prep Bowl title?
StarTribune

August 3, 2018
Tonka Mental Health Navigators Call for Change Across District, Community and State
Sun Sailor

August 2, 2018
Prep Elite: The Future is Bright (two Minnetonka rising seniors featured for their accomplishments)
Lake Minnetonka Magazine

Minnetonka Schools Honors Alumni Killed in Action
Sun Sailor

Minnetonka Alumni Celebrate All School All Class Reunion
Sun Sailor

July 25, 2018
Tour De Tonka Riders Will Pedal the Metro Aug 4
Sun Sailor

July 18, 2018
Minnetonka lacrosse team plays in honor of killed teen
KMSP-TV

July 16, 2018
VANTAGE Program Adds Another Off-site Building
Sun Sailor

Minnetonka High School offers grief counseling as community mourns death of student
KMSP-TV

July 14, 2018
School Describes Teen Shot by Police as Talented Athlete, Beloved by Friends
WCCO-TV

July 13, 2018
MME Raises $27K in Haiti Water Walk
Sun Sailor

June 25, 2018
Miller leads the way, 10 Minnesotans selected in NHL Draft
FOXSPORTS

Two Minnetonka Students (ages 12 and 9) Play Music to Raise Money for Cancer Research
Sun Sailor

June 24, 2018
10 Minnesota high school stars taken in the NHL Draft
BRING ME THE NEWS

June 23, 2018
Ten Minnesota High Schoolers Taken in 2018 NHL Draft
KSTP-TV

Minnetonka Theater Actresses Honored
Sun Sailor

June 22, 2018
10 MN High School Hockey Players (2 from Minnetonka) Drafted into NHL
Star Tribune

June 19, 2018
Minnetonka High Schoolers Dominate the Field in Youth Fishing Tournament
Star Tribune

June 18, 2018
Minnetonka High School Wins High School Fishing Championship
Fishingworld.com

June 16, 2018
Minnetonka High Graduate Uses Art for Environmental Education Project at Scenic Heights Elementary
Sun Sailor

June 15, 2018
Minnetonka Rotary Honors Minnetonka High School and Hopkins High School Students
Lakeshore Weekly

June 14, 2018
Minnetonka High School Graduates Turn the Tassel at US Bank Stadium
Sun Sailor

June 13, 2018
Oh the Places You’ll Go
Lakeshore Weekly

Minnetonka High School Frontage Road Construction will Boost Pedestrian Safety
Sun Sailor

Hennepin Theatre Trust Announces 2017-18 Spotlight Education Triple Threat Award Winners
broadwayworld.com

June 12, 2018
Team Chemistry Helps Minnetonka (Baseball Team) Earn Berth into State Baseball Tournament
KARE11-TV

June 9, 2018
Minnetonka Girls Track Takes State
Lakeshore Weekly News

June 8, 2018
Minnetonka Doubles Team Takes Second at State
Lakeshore Weekly News

June 7, 2018
First Graduation Ceremony Held at US Bank Stadium
KSTP

MMW Student Competes in You Be the Chemist Nationals
KARE11

Minnetonka Baseball Team Wins Section Title
Lakeshore Weekly News

Minnetonka High School Senior and Social Activist is Making a Difference
Sun Sailor

June 6, 2018
Minnetonka High School Class of 2018 Senior Spotlight
Sun Sailor

Minnetonka Senior Kelly Parnell Overcomes Disability to Spread Joy
Sun Sailor

June 4, 2018

Minnetonka Seniors Will Graduate on June 7- Details of Ceremony
Sun Sailor

May 29, 2018
Modern Athletic Facilities are a Boon for School Districts and their Communities
Star Tribune

May 24, 2018
Holocaust survivor Eva Kor speaks to Minnetonka families
Sun Sailor

May 23, 2018
Minnetonka Middle School West team advancing to the FIRST LEGO League international competition
Sun Sailor

May 21, 2018
Minnetonka senior Julia Luehr named U.S. Presidential Scholar
Sun Sailor

May 19, 2018
Frosch named assistant principal at Minnetonka High School
Sun Sailor

May 18, 2018
Minnetonka School District Celebration of Excellence winners honored
Sun Sailor

May 17, 2018
Minnetonka Middle School West Science Bowl team places fifth at nationals
Sun Sailor

May 14, 2018
Minnetonka High Muslim students urge tolerance and understanding during Ramadan
Sun Sailor

Minnetonka Middle School East student association combats cultural differences through basketball and open discussion
Sun Sailor

Faces of the Minnetonka Public Schools’ Celebration of Excellence
Lakeshore Weekly

May 10, 2018
Groveland Elementary second-grade students learn etiquette and manners over high tea and poetry
Sun Sailor

May 8, 2018
Andrew Frosch named assistant principal at Minnetonka High School
Lakeshore Weekly

May 5, 2018
Minnetonka Public Schools Names New Leaders (Nathan Gibbs as MHS Assistant Principal, Sally Belgum-Blad at ECFE and Preschool Coordinator, Andrew Gilbertson as Groveland Principal)
Sun Sailor

Minnetonka all-class reunion will be July 28
Sun Sailor

May 2, 2018
Minnetonka Middle School West student places first at chemistry tournament
Sun Sailor

May 1, 2018
Spanish immersion students and families embrace soccer at La Copa Minnetonka
Sun Sailor

April 30, 2018
Deephaven Elementary students explore graffiti art
Sun Sailor

April 28, 2018
Minnetonka VANTAGE students become toy designers for class project
Sun Sailor

Do your online interactions pass the Grandma test?
Perham Focus

April 25, 2018
Minnetonka celebrates Earth Day with donation drive
Sun Sailor

New Issues Arise Involving Testing Company
KSTP-TV

April 19, 2018
Earth Day Trash into Treasure event will be April 21
Sun Sailor

To the stars: Minnetonka senior to compete internationally in science
Lakeshore Weekly

April 18, 2018
West metro students win big at state science fair
Lakeshore Weekly

Everyone’s favorite nanny flies to Minnetonka
Lakeshore Weekly

April 14, 2018
Have a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious time at Minnetonka Theatre’s production of ‘Mary Poppins’
Sun Sailor

April 13, 2018
Minnetonka students recognized as top volunteers
Sun Sailor

April 10, 2018
Best Buy mentoring high school students: Best Buy is one of about 30 project sponsors serving as mentors to a unique learning experience through Minnetonka High School called Vantage
KARE11