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2021 WHS Athena Award Winner, Addy Salzer

Congratulations to Senior Wildcat student athlete Addy Salzer on being named the 2021 Waconia High School 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

State Wrestling Champion !!!

Congratulations to the Wildcat Wrestlers on another fantastic MSHSL State Individual Championships! Max McEnelly (Sophomore) secured his 2nd STATE CLASS AAA CHAMPIONSHIP title by winning the 182 weight class! Max defeated Gabe Nagel from Little Falls 3-2 to remain undefeated (43-0) on the 2021 season! Please click here for the complete 182# bracket: Additionally, Sophomore Lincoln

Wildcat Wrestlers at STATE!

Congratulations to the Wildcat Wrestling team on another fantastic season and their Section 6AAA Championship title!! The Cats secured the Section 6AAA Title by defeating Minnetonka and advanced to the state team tournament the same day as the pandemic drastically changed the traditional format of the state tournament. The Wildcats also, State Class AAA Academic

Wildcat Boys Swimmers Advance to STATE!!!

Congratulations to our WHS Boys Swim team on a successful Section Swim meet! During the meet 4 Wildcat student athletes qualified for the Class AA State Championships!! David Sinclair (Junior) qualified individually in the 50 and 100 freestyle events and Sam Sinclair (Sophomore) qualified in the both the 200 IM and the 100 Fly.  Plus the

WHS Spring Sports Registration – NOW OPEN!

Waconia Wildcats Athletics Update – Spring 2021 Online Activities Registration: Our Waconia Wildcat registration system is NOW OPEN for the following spring athletics at ** If you have any trouble creating your account, connecting to your student(s) and/or completing the registration process, please contact our athletic department at 952-442-0683 or Lori Schwirtz at

2021 WHS MSHSL Triple “A” Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to Kate Ulrich and Bram Fitzsimonds on being chosen the 2021 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 point

2021 WHS ExCEL Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to Waconia High School Juniors, Kaethe Ludford and Mason Machtemes on being chosen as the 2021 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

Wildcat Winter Sports!

Don’t miss out on the exciting action as Waconia Wildcat winter sports teams compete against Wright County Conference and non-conference teams! Find a complete schedule, including direct links to live streaming of our home and away events at To view the live stream, just click on the “video camera”  for the event you would

Winter Season Activities Update

Waconia Wildcat Winter Activities Update 12/22/20 We are excited to announce that our Wildcats can return to participation in education based activities on Monday, January 4th, 2021! The winter sports season will officially begin for the following MSHSL activities: Alpine Skiing, Boys and Girls Basketball, Gymnastics, Boys and Girls Hockey, Lakettes Dance Team, Boys Swimming

Wildcat Activities Update

As COVID-19 cases in the region and throughout the state continue to rise, the following changes to Waconia Public Schools’ athletics and activities will be implemented for the health and safety of our students, coaches, directors and advisors. Until further notice: All middle school athletics, intramurals and activities are suspended. All in person high school