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WHS Choir Director Conducts Prestigious American Choral Directors Honor Choir

Zack Carlson-Giving, Wayzata High School Choir Director, was recently invited to conduct the MN American Choral Directors Association (ACDA-MN) Honor Choir. He conducted a group of 130 seventh and eighth grade students who auditioned from around the state to earn a place in the CTB (Cambiata, Tenor, Bass) Honor Choir. They rehearsed all day and performed a concert at St. Michael-Albertville High School on Saturday evening, April 6. 

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Ten Wayzata High School students were recently honored for their exceptional technology skills, interests and aspirations. The Minnesota Aspirations in Computing Program (MNAiC) selects nominees from high schools throughout Minnesota.

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March Madness takes on a new form with the ultimate showdown to determine the Greatest School Supply of All Time. In a nostalgic and playful bracket challenge, items like the #2 pencil, SMART Boards, whiteboards, trapper keepers, and 3-ring binders vie for the top spot. Organized by WPS staff, the competition features 32 school supplies selected for their popularity and seeded accordingly. Fans will influence the outcome through polls on Twitter and Instagram, with voting for each round occurring over a tight schedule from March 27 to April 4. This unique tournament engages participants in a series of head-to-head matchups, advancing winners based on public vote until one champion remains.

WPS Names New Executive Director of Finance & Operations

Scott LeSage has been named executive director of Finance & Operations for Wayzata Public Schools. Scott most recently served as the director of finance for Wayzata Public Schools and replaces DeeDee Kahring who retired from the position on March 1.

Thank You WPS School Board Members

February is Minnesota School Board Recognition Month. It’s a great time to recognize our elected community members who give their time and energy to serve on the Wayzata School Board. School Board members in Wayzata Public Schools are entrusted by this community with responsibility for an annual budget of nearly $255 million, more than 13,300 students, 1,500 employees and 15 schools. 

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