How do Minnetonka students stack up against kids from other industrialized nations around the world? I’m happy to report that in reading, math and science, a representative sample of Minnetonka High School students scored better than high-achieving nations such as Singapore, Korea, Japan and Finland. Only Shanghai edged out our students in those subjects, and Singapore got the same math score as our kids.
The Plymouth Police Department recently met with transportation provider First Student to hear firsthand from school bus drivers about concerning behavior motorists exhibit when school buses are in the area.
Mound Westonka High School hosted a reception to celebrate nine students from across the globe who are making Westonka their home this year through the Youth for Understanding (YFU) student exchange program.
During the last Bushaway Road listening session of the year on Nov. 19, Hennepin County representatives shared welcome news with residents and business owners preparing for the holiday season: as of the end of the business day on Wednesday, Nov. 25, Bushaway Road will be open from Minnetonka Boulevard to McGinty Road/ Eastman Lane, allowing access to downtown Wayzata from Minnetonka via County Road 101 for the first time in more than a year.