Sharing Our Story

The Communications Department at Waconia Public Schools is committed to keeping residents informed about how our students are exploring their passions and creating their success each and every day. There are a number of ways for our residents, parents, volunteers, students and staff to stay engaged. We concentrate on sharing stories in hopes of providing some insights into all of the great learning and growth happening in our schools. 

Communication Department responsibilities include:

  • Website management
  • Social media management
  • Storytelling
  • CommuniCAT community newsletter
  • Superintendent communications
  • Internal communications
  • Media relations
  • Brand management and reputation
  • Crisis communications and emergency preparedness
  • Enrollment marketing
  • District publications (brochures, flyers, postcards, fact sheets, etc.)
  • Weather related school closings
  • School Board meeting video recording producer
  • District 110 Foundation liaison 
Contact Communications Department
Matt Thomas

Matt Thomas
Director of Communications

Office: 952-856-4531
Cell: 612-269-4036


Wildcat CommuniCATor

The Wildcat CommuniCATor is a monthly e-newsletter sent to all district families. The publication will include messages from Superintendent Gersich as well as news and information from around the district. 

Wildcat CommuniCATor Archive

2023-24 Editions

August 25, 2023              September 28, 2023             November 1, 2023

December 19, 2023         January 25, 2024                  February 29, 2024

March 29, 2024

2022-23 Editions

October 19, 2022             November 22, 2022             December 22, 2022

March 1, 2023                   April 27, 2023                      June 2, 2023


The CommuniCAT is our printed newsletter from the district office that is sent to every household in our school district on a quarterly basis. If you are interested in reading previous issues just click on the files below. 

February 2024 Edition
November 2023 Edition
CommuniCAT, June 2023
CommuniCAT, February 2023
CommuniCAT, October 2022
Brand Resources
Brand Guidelines
Branded Google Slides Template
District Logo (Circle)
District Logo (Horizontal)
Wildcat Athletics Logo
Community Education Logo
District Letterhead
In the news
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Follow us on social media to stay up to date on the latest news and events in Waconia Public Schools.
Emergency & Crisis Communications
Parent and Student Emergency Responsibilities
Standard Response Protocol