Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Thursday, November 06, 2014

WAYZATA PUBLIC SCHOOLS: Wayzata Physical Education Teacher Named Teacher of the Year

West Middle School physical education teacher Mike Brindise sets up heart monitors for his students at the start of class. The monitors transmit to an app on the students’ iPads where they can track their heart rates during activity in class.
Mike Brindise, a physical education teacher at West Middle School, was selected as Minnesota Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AHPERD) Shape America’s Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year.

Brindise was nominated by his former professor at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Jane Carlson, and will be honored at the MN AHPERD State Conference on November 3. The Shape America Teacher of the Year Award is sponsored by Shape America and given to members of MN AHPERD who demonstrate exemplary teaching abilities of respective grade levels of disciplines. is your source for news and information in Wayzata, MN, 55391, and the Wayzata School District.

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