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WHS Drama Students Perform Virtually

A note from the WHS Spring Play Director, Liz SmithAfter receiving the news that we would not be returning to in-person learning, many of our theatre students were sad, as they had auditions and been cast for Shakespeare’s classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream right before Covid forced the closing of school. A couple of students

Class of 2020 Activities Recognition

On behalf of the Waconia High School Activities Department, which includes more than 100 coaches, directors and advisors, we would like to congratulate the Class of 2020 on their outstanding careers as students, as athletes and as participants in our fine arts programs. During the past year alone, the Class of 2020 has accumulated and/or

2020 WHS Athena Award Winner Announced

Congratulations to Senior Sydney Shea on being chosen to represent Waconia High School as our 2020 Athena Award winner! Sponsored by the Minneapolis Athena Awards Committee, the Athena Award is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for female high school seniors. The Athena Awards program honors the athletic achievements of 56 high school seniors from Minneapolis and suburban

2020 WHS MSHSL Triple “A” Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to Payton Baumann and Brady Compaan on being chosen the 2020 Waconia High School MSHSL Triple “A” Award Winners! Established in 1988, the Academics, Arts and Athletics Award (Triple “A”) is a unique recognition program sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League. The award goes to high school seniors who have a “B” or better grade

2020 WHS ExCEL Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to Waconia High School Juniors, Carrigan Dock and Bram Fitsimonds on being chosen as the 2020 WHS Minnesota State High School League ExCEL Award recipients! Sponsored by the MSHSL, ExCEL (Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership) is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for high school juniors. Students who are active in fine arts and/or athletic

Girls Basketball STATE Info!

The Wildcat Girls Basketball team will take on #3 Seeded Red Wing in the first game of the 2020 Class AAA MSHSL State Championships on Wednesday, March 11th at 4:00pm at the University of Minnesota Maturi Pavilion! 2020 State Girls Basketball Tournament Information A fan bus is available for our WHS students for the price of $15 per person (price includes student admission ticket). Sign up for the fan bus in the

Girls Basketball Team to STATE!

The Wildcat Girls Basketball team makes history by winning the 2020 Section 2AAA Championship game and advancing to STATE for the first time in school history!!! Congratulations to the entire Waconia Girls Basketball program on achieving this milestone!  The Wildcats road to state was not an easy feat in Section 2AAA. The Cats defeated Mankato East in the Quarterfinal

5th in STATE!

Congratulations to the Waconia Wildcat Wrestling Team on their 5th place finish in the Class AAA State Championships! The Wildcats defeated Forest Lake 36-28 to take home the Consolation Championship in their first Class AAA state tournament appearance! Fantastic Season WILDCATS!