Waconia High School is the home of the Wildcats and serves more than 1,300 students in grades 9-12. We are a growing, thriving and comprehensive four-year high school located in Waconia, MN. WHS has a great balance of academic, athletic, and fine arts opportunities available to the students while maintaining a great sense of community and individual attention.
Our philosophy at WHS is one based on a dedication to excellence in education and the development of each student to his or her full potential for the leading of a healthy, productive, and fulfilling life. Our mission is to create students who are purposeful thinkers, effective communicators, self-directed learners, productive group participants, and responsible citizens.
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THREE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS RECOGNIZED BY NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Three Waconia High School seniors have recently been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program for achieving high scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), which is taken by more than 1.5 million 11th graders each year. Click here to read the full story.
HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE PROGRAM TO PRESENT MAMMA MIA! OCT. 13-15
The Waconia High School Theatre Program will present its Fall Musical, Mamma Mia!, Oct. 13-15 at the Waconia High School Performing Arts Center. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Oct. 13-15, with an additional 2 p.m. matinee scheduled for Oct. 15. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online by visiting www.bit.ly/WaconiaTickets. Tickets are general admission and are $8 for adults and $6 for students. Click here to read the full story.
ATKINSON AND STANTON NAMED STUDENT SCHOOL BOARD REPS
Waconia High School students Stella Atkinson and Sam Stanton were sworn in as Student Representatives on the School Board at the board's Regular Meeting on Monday, Sept. 26. Atkinson and Stanton were selected from a pool of seven candidates following an interview process with Superintendent Gersich, Chair Dana Geller, and Vice Chair Jackie Johnson. Click here to read the full story.
Upcoming Key Dates
Friday, Oct. 7 | 2-Hour Early Release
Oct. 13-15 | Theatre Program Presents Mamma Mia!
Monday, Oct. 17 | Parent/Teacher Conferences, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Oct 19-21 | No School
Wednesday, Oct. 26 | Parent/Teacher Conferences, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 1 | Jostens Student Picture Retake Day