Guest Speaker Honorarium
Sonia Labs | Awarded $500
Funds honorariums for guest speakers to supplement the study of drama and literature, providing insights into the world of artistic creation.
Amy Sommers | Awarded $510
Updates and increases the collection of prepared microscope slides for Human Anatomy and Physiology, facilitating increased understanding.
Hands On Electricity
Joe Cossette | Awarded $1,100
Hands-on electrical components for custom circuit kits that support content standards in physical science and physics curriculum.
Intercultural Competence Training
Sarah Strauss | Awarded $1,210
Helps increase cultural competency and implement the Intercultural Development Plan in the Spanish 5 curriculum.
Russ Durkee | Awarded $1,942
Provides Geiger Counters to help students learn more effectively about radioactivity in 9th grade Physical Science, Physics, and Chemistry.
Books for Breakfast
Ann Kaste | Awarded $2,000
Purchases high-interest young adult book titles for MHS students in the B4B morning book club, to promote reading for enjoyment.
Donna Dahl | Awarded $759
For all schools
Funds a Stress Reduction Tool Kit for the Minnetonka Grief Counselor to use in peer support groups, individual sessions and while supporting crisis events.
Design for Learning
Nicole Snedden | Awarded $5,000
For all schools
A district wide innovation project that empowers students and staff to transform education through the design of the learning environment.
The Foundation is the fiscal agent for several named funds and college scholarships to benefit Minnetonka students. Donors who establish these funds with the Foundation are making a personal, direct, and lasting impact on MHS.
learn more about our named and scholarship funds.
Established by Mr. Duff, a Minnetonka social studies teacher (1947-1988) and Foundation trustee.
Minnetonka Research FundFunds materials and equipment for students pursuing authentic research driven work through Minnetonka Research.
Alleviates travel expenses for students with financial need enrolled in the International Studies Program (ISP).
Charlie Parnell Memorial FundCharlie's family established this memorial fund to honor a district staff person who positively impacts the life of a special needs.
Gary Sundem, a Distinguished Alumni Award winners in 2015, established this college scholarship fund with his sisters Gail Sundem Noller and Gwen Sundem Jansen.
Youth Citizenship FundEstablished by retired superintendent Dr. Draayer, this fund supports opportunities for youth service, citizenship and leadership development.
Minnetonka Alumni Association (MAA) Fine Arts Endowment FundFunds annual Teacher Grants to benefit the visual, performing and literary arts.
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