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Figuring it out

Recent Arts Stories

All or nothing

All or nothing

November 8, 2017

  After months of preparation, eight students earned a seat in the Kansas City Metro All-District...

The piano man

The piano man

November 3, 2017

Serene music rings through the halls after school, reaching the ears of janitors securing the building,...

Banding together

Banding together

October 14, 2017

Winnetonka Pride Band received 12th place out of all bands at the Park Hill High School Band competition...

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Back in action

Recent News Stories

Prom candidate Q&A

Prom candidate Q&A

April 20, 2018

Juniors and seniors are preparing to attend Prom 2018 this Saturday, April 21, at Arrowhead Stadium. Nine seniors will be presented to the attendees as...

Pizza wars competition

Pizza wars competition

April 4, 2018

On March 29, Foods I teacher Nicole Odell hosted the annual pizza wars competition. Students were divided into groups and expected to handcraft a pizza...

Linked Together

Linked Together

March 16, 2018

With their arms hooked at the elbow, juniors Madison Mayes and Trenton Kauzlarich scream out the chant, “We want change!” as sophomore James Long holds...

The voices

The voices

March 15, 2018

https://t.co/mXvqW4OVaZ — Tonka News (@Tonka_News) March 14, 2018 The following is a submitted transcript of junior Joe Bell's speech, read partly...

Speaking up

Speaking up

March 15, 2018

One month after the shooting at Stoneman Marjory Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, more than 500 students participated in the #Enoughisenough national...

Walking out

Walking out

March 15, 2018

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Truth be told

Recent Features Stories

Ending the candlelight vigils

Ending the candlelight vigils

February 7, 2018

Kansas city and candlelight vigils “I believe in you.” “You are important.” “Everyone matters.” On the sidewalk outside of Shawnee...

Disentangling depression

Disentangling depression

January 10, 2018

With 350 million people worldwide dealing with depression - including 16 million Americans - it has become a worldwide problem according to the World Health...

This land is our land

This land is our land

January 4, 2018

Foreign-born immigrants make up 13.5 percent of America’s population according to the 2016 Current Population Survey. These over 43.3 million people...

In the home of the hopeful

In the home of the hopeful

December 17, 2017

In the 2016 presidential election, less than 46 percent of millennials turned out to vote. That number was even less for local elections. But...

Today’s uniqueness, tomorrow’s acceptance

Today’s uniqueness, tomorrow’s acceptance

December 15, 2017

Members of the LGBTQ+ community going to see the 2018 World Cup game in Russia were warned this month...

Not black and white

Not black and white

December 14, 2017

Government officials across the country are ripping down Confederate statues while protesters object, believing...

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Tonka’s take

Elizabeth Hopkins, Multimedia editor
March 15, 2018

Students were given orange slips of paper at the end of the walkout on which they were asked to write down their ideas for ending gun violence or their reasons for attending the walkout. Many of these were then taped to the brick pillars just inside the student entrance to the school.

The voices

March 15, 2018

https://t.co/mXvqW4OVaZ — Tonka News (@Tonka_News) March 14, 2018 The following is a submitted transcript of junior Joe Bell's speech, read partly before and partly after the march: For all of you that don’t know you me, my name is Joe Bell and I am a student as all of you are. Know who...

Tonka Talks: season 5, episode 17

February 2, 2018

This week on Tonka Talks, take a look into the state-bound girls' swim team and their upcoming conference, plus learn about the Chinese New Year.

Tonka Talks: season 5, episode 16

January 26, 2018

On this episode of Tonka Talks, learn about the implications of declaring a snow day, gain some insight in the girls' weightlifting program and get to know economics teacher John Morris.

Tonka Talks: season 5, episode 15

January 19, 2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lg6Trh9IrW4 On this episode of Tonka Talks, share your opinion about possible new school start times, watch the story of the local lift driver, and recap the Mizzou band concert. Watch to find out more.

Tonka Talks: season 5, episode 14

January 12, 2018

On the first Tonka Talks episode of second semester, take a look into the new tardy policy, learn everything you need to know about the Jan. 12 Winter Dance and get excited for Pack-the-House. Watch the learn more.

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