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Welcome to the Mounds View “Viewettes” Competition Dance Team website.  The purpose of this site is to provide dancers, families and fans useful information about the Viewettes Dance Team – the coaching staff, tryouts, practices, scheduled meets, lettering requirements, summer camps, summer strength and conditioning, summer dance intensives and more.

Our goals are to have dancers develop and achieve success through competition, teamwork, discipline and commitment to goal achievement.  Please check back frequently for updates.

Viewettes at Target Center for 2016 State Jazz



This is a competitive athletic sport — The Viewettes perform and compete in precision high kick and jazz at invitational meets, conference meets, the section meet and if qualified will dance at the Minnesota State Dance Team Tournament.  There may also be performances at some home basketball games.

    • Head coach:  Ellie Wood –
    • Winter Season: October – February.  Practices are held daily after school (usually done by 5:00 pm) and on Saturdays. Skill development and conditioning are encouraged year round.
    • Practice site:  Chippewa Middle School and Mounds View High School
    • Costs and or/equipment:  Participation fee, costume fee
    • Eligibility requirements:  Dancers must be enrolled in grades 8–12 this fall and meet the MSHSL and Mounds View School District eligibility requirements
    • Team size:  30 – 40
    • Competition Teams (MSHSL): Varsity Jazz, Junior Varsity Jazz, Varsity High Kick, Junior Varsity High Kick
    • Awards criteria and types of awards: Lettering requirements are determined by the head coach
    • Student leadership: Captains are elected by the coaches; number of captains selected each year will vary from 3-5, depending on size of team and leadership needs for the season.


2016-17 Viewettes Try-Outs – Wed. May 11 & Thurs. May 12, 2016 (attend both days), 3-5 pm MVHS main gym

2017 Winterfest Varsity Invitational and JV Championship – Saturday, January 28

Winterfest 2017

For more information, please contact:  Ellie Wood (

2015-16 Viewettes Kick  2016 January 23 Kick Varsity Jazz 2016

  • 2017 Winterfest Dance I

  • 2016-17 Viewettes Try-o

  • Viewettes Fall Try-outs

  • 2016 Winterfest Dance I

Viewettes Host 2017 Winterfest – Registration Open

Mounds View Viewettes Winterfest Varsity Invitational & JV Championships Saturday, January 28, 2017 (AAA – am/early afternoon & A/AA – afternoon/pm) Join the Viewettes for a Winter Carnival tradition! It’s a final chance for Varsity teams to polish their dances before Sections and State, and JV teams to conclude their seasons with their own state-wide […]

2016-17 Viewettes Dance Team Try-outs

Dancers are invited to try out for the 2016-17 Viewettes Dance Team (winter season competitive team competing in jazz and kick) WHO:  Dancers currently in 7th-11th grade who will attend MVHS next fall WHEN:  Wed. May 11 & Thurs. May 12 from 3-5 pm (middle school students should arrive as soon as possible – you […]

2015-16 Viewettes Try-Outs Oct. 19-20

Interested in becoming a Mounds View Viewette? Be sure to attend our fall tryouts.  Tryouts are open to prospective dancers who missed the spring tryouts and required for all current Viewettes to determine Varsity/JV placements. WHO:  all current 8th-12th graders are invited to attend WHEN: Monday, Oct. 19 & Tuesday, Oct. 20 from 3:00 – […]

Viewettes Host 2016 Winterfest Varsity Invitational & JV Championships

Mounds View High School Viewettes Host A Winter Carnival Tradition Join us for a final chance for Varsity teams to polish their dances before Sections and State, and JV teams to conclude their seasons with their own state-wide championship competition. Each year, in addition to impressive Varsity competition, JV teams from all over Minnesota are […]

2015-2016 Viewettes Dance Team Spring Try-outs

2015-16 Viewettes Dance Team Spring Try-outs Attention Dancers! Join us for Viewette try-outs May 13th and 14th from 4-6 pm at the Mounds View High School main gym. Try-outs are open to all current 8th-11th graders. Please wear black right clothing and your hair pulled cleanly back. Bring jazz and tennis shoes and a water […]



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