School News

Minnewashta Helps Firefighters Comfort Kids
Minnewashta Helps Firefighters Comfort Kids

Firefighters are often called to help during difficult times for families. For small children, it can be especially scary and traumatic. Minnewashta 3rd graders are hoping to help give a little relief to those kids.

Minnewashta 3rd graders partnered with the Chanhassen Fire Department to pack "comfort bags" for families affected by emergencies. These bags include:

  • hat and gloves
  • small fleece blanket
  • stuffed animal
  • facial tissue
  • blank journal
  • crayons
  • play-doh
  • stress ball
  • book
  • granola bar

In addition to packing bags, the students learned all about fire safety in class and then gathered for a Q&A with four firefighters before getting to see their fire truck.



Read more

New Website Translation Tool

Minnetonka Public Schools is pleased to announce that the district's website, and all individual school pages, will now be provide the ability for users to translate page content into one of several languages.

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.