Wayzata Public Schools

Jan. 12, 2022

Keys and Car stolen from woman at Wayzata East Middle School

by Wayzata Public Schools Superintendent Chace Anderson

I am writing to make you aware of an incident that happened in the East Middle School (EMS) parking lot on Sunday afternoon, January 9. During a basketball game at EMS, a woman walking into the building was approached by a male near ...

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Jan. 12, 2022

Wayzata School Board Members Sworn In

Two new school board members and one returning board member took the oath of office to serve on the Wayzata School Board. Milind Sohoni and Heidi Kader are new to the board. Sarah Johansen has served since 2013. Sohoni is the first Indian-American to serve on the school board.

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Oct. 5, 2021

2021 Wayzata School Board Candidates Forum

Wayzata School Board Candidates 2021


Ten of the 12 candidates for Wayzata School Board met on Wednesday in a forum organized by the League of Women Voters.

The League of Women Voters Wayzata/Plymouth hosted a Candidate Forum for those running for three seats that are up for grabs ...

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Aug. 24, 2021

School Board passes COVID measures to start year

The School Board for Wayzata Public Schools will implement health and safety measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the upcoming school year.

The board passed a resolution to enact multiple measures, including mandatory mask wearing, by a 6-1 vote. Chris McCullough was the lone member to vote ‘Nay ...

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May 17, 2021

Free Covid Vaccines

Wayzata Public Schools will host several free opportunities to receive COVID-19 vaccinations at Wayzata High School on May 19 and Central Middle School on May 20 in collaboration with Community Care Clinics of Minnesota.

The clinic is open to students of the district, their parents, staff and their family members ...

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April 28, 2021

Wayzata Teacher France Roberts in Running for MN Teacher of the Year

Education Minnesota announced nine finalists for its Teacher of the Year. The Wayzata and Osseo school districts both have teachers in the running for the honor. France Roberts is a first-grade teacher at Meadow Ridge Elementary and Jessica Stewart is a social studies teacher at Osseo Senior High.

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April 11, 2021

Revenue shortage affects Wayzata Schools

The impact of COVID-19 on education continues to grow.

While schools across the country spent the last year wrestling with how to keep students learning and teachers working, they are again seeing what the financial effects of the pandemic are. This time it is in state funding.

The Wayzata School ...

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March 3, 2021

Scott Gengler Selected Minnesota High School Principal of the Year by MASSP

Scott Gengler WayzataMinnesota Association of Secondary School Principals issued the following press release: (verbatim)

Scott Gengler has been a school administrator for 20 years and served as Wayzata High School principal for the past seven years. Scott considers school culture to be his greatest responsibility and that culture is shaped by the ...

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Feb. 21, 2021

Middle & High School Students Return to In-Person Learning in March

Wayzata Public Schools Superintendent Chace Anderson. Courtesy Wayzata Schools.Wayzata Public Schools Superintendent Chace Anderson issued the following press release on February 18th, 2021:

Dear WPS Families and Staff,

As you likely know, Governor Walz recently provided updated guidance regarding returning more students into our schools for in-person learning as quickly and safely as possible. Previous modifications in state ...

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Feb. 11, 2021

Standout Student: Wayzata’s Tasha Piyabongkarn Finds A Way to Volunteer

In a time when COVID-19 restrictions forced the cancellation of many volunteer activities, Wayzata High School freshman Tasha Piyabongkarn found a way to volunteer and bring joy to others. Piyabongkarn and other students created videos of students and shared them with seniors at Trillium Woods.

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