Heart Week

Come together with MHS students and staff to raise money for Minnetonka Family Friends, an organization that assists Minnetonka students and their families by paying for their heating bill, ACT application fee, graphing calculator, breakfasts, dental van, activity or athletic fees, or even coats.

Download the Heart Week Slideshow to learn more.

Heart Week Events

Heart Week Shopping

The following items are on sale Feb. 12-16 in the commons during lunches:

  • Matchmakers
  • T-shirts
  • Musical telegrams
  • Crush cans
  • Friday Fun Fest tickets
  • Family Friends Gala tickets
  • Sweethearts Dance tickets

Heart Week Dress-Up Days

  • Monday, Feb. 12: Pajama Day
  • Tuesday, Feb. 13: Twin Day
  • Wednesday, Feb. 14: Olympics/USA Day
  • Thursday, Feb. 15: Tropical Day
  • Friday, Feb. 16: Heart Week Spirit Day (wear Heart Week t-shirt - available for $10 in the commons)

Trivia Night

  • Thursday, Feb. 8, 7:30 pm
  • Original Pancake House at 101 & 7
  • $25/team of 5 or less
  • Prizes for winning team in each preliminary round
  • Grand prize $100 for top team

Musical Telegrams

Musical telegrams perform short songs to a student or class. Students send other Students a “telegram”. These can be purchased throughout the week and are all sent on the 15th.

  • Thursday, Feb. 15, hours 1-6
  • Student groups will audition with the choir and band teachers before Heart Week
  • Telegrams are a very fun tradition at MHS and raise a lot of money

Family Friends Gala

  • Thursday, Feb. 15, 5-7 p.m.
  • MHS cafeteria
  • $10/person or $40/family of four or more
  • Silent auction
  • Dinner catered by Spasso
  • Live music by MHS students
  • Face painting and carnival games for the kids (bring your family!)

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Heart Week’s Friday Fun Fest: Donate to participate

This day is an early release day, with freshmen and sophomore activities taking place hours 1, 2, 3 and junior and senior activities hours 4, 5, 6. The Senior Showdown will be held during the upperclassmen activity hours and will not be broadcast on the school TVs.

  • Friday, Feb. 16
  • $5/person for all activities and $7/Senior Showdown
  • (Assistance available from Mary Beth Wiig for students needing a scholarship)

2-Hour Early Release Schedule

  • Per 1 - 8:00-8:40
  • Per 2 - 8:46-9:22
  • Per 3 - 9:28-10:04
  • Per 4 - 10:10-10:46
  • Per 5 - 10:52-11:28
  • Per 6 - 11:34 - 12:10
  • Lunch - 12:10 - 12:40

Activities for freshmen and sophomores

  • Broomball in Pagel (teams of 7 in the Pagel Center)
  • Basketball in West Gym (teams of 4 in the West Gym)
  • Dodgeball in Back Gym (teams of 8 in the Back Gym)
  • Touch football in Dome (teams of 6 in the Dome)
  • Ultimate Frisbee in Dome (teams of 6 in the Dome)
  • Concert in Arts Center (MHS/coffee house bands)
  • Movie in Forum
  • Yoga in Black Box

Activities for juniors and seniors

  • Senior Showdown in Arts Center
  • Movie in Forum
  • Dodgeball in Back Gym
  • Basketball in West Gym
  • Yoga in Black Box

Sweethearts Dance

  • Saturday, Feb. 17, 9:00-11:00 p.m.
  • $10/person
  • MHS Commons
  • Semi-formal
  • (Assistance available from Mary Beth Wiig for students needing a scholarship)