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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.

Monday, March 30, 2020

Wayzata Athletics and Activities remain suspended during school closures

Spring athletics and activities such as baseball have been put on hold during the Coronavirus epidemic. Photo Copyright Wayzata Photography and Dan Gustafson. All rights reserved.
In the wake of the Coronavirus school closings ordered by the Governor, Wayzata School District #284 athletics and activities remain suspended.

The Minnesota State High School League issues the following release recently:

The Minnesota State High School League continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation and the most current information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Office of the Governor. The MSHSL supports the efforts of all students, staff and communities in limiting the spread of COVID-19. The goal of the MSHSL is to be responsive to member schools and keep future participation options open for the spring activity season.

Effective immediately and continuing until the Governor of Minnesota has lifted his school closure declaration:

  • All participation in MSHSL spring activities at all member schools is suspended.
  • Participation includes, but is not limited to, competitions, training, practices, scrimmages, and contests.
Pending a reopening of schools by the Governor, return to participation protocols will be determined and communicated by the MSHSL Board and MSHSL staff.

No decisions regarding the cancellation of spring activities have been made at this time.
The suspension of participation includes fine arts activities and athletics and the following events remain suspended indefinitely:

  • Speech Section and State Tournaments
  • Music Contests
  • Visual Arts Competitions and State Festival
  • MSHSL State Robotics Tournament
  • MSHSL Clay Target State Tournament
Additional information will be provided as it becomes available and as decisions are made.
 

For clarification on Participation Limitations during this time, refer to the Directive from March 17, 2020. Previous COVID-19 Related Updates can be found at the top of the MSHSL website.

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