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Into The Spotlight

Into The Spotlight

Isaak Peterson, Staff Writer March 20, 2021

Theater is an important activity for many of the students and staff at Winnetonka High School. Many of those who enjoy theater also take part in after school activities including musicals and plays. This...

You've been awarded!

You’ve been awarded!

January 14, 2021

Senior Aislynn Stewart has been awarded a $19,000 YEARLY scholarship to the KC Art Institute.  Attached is some of her work! Congratulations!!!               ...

Artwork by Rachel Pollard

Artwork by Rachel Pollard

January 13, 2021

Artwork By Tonka Students

Artwork By Tonka Students

January 13, 2021

                                   

Freshman Student Takes 3rd in Poetry Reading

Freshman Student Takes 3rd in Poetry Reading

Destiny Mattingly, Editor + Staff Writer November 2, 2020

Congratulations to the students who competed at the KC Novice Invitational speech and debate tournament this past weekend!  Charlie Vitale won 3rd place in Poetry Reading!    Great job done by all...

Art Club Chalk and Walk

Art Club Chalk and Walk

Destiny Mattingly, Editor + Staff Writer October 25, 2020

The Winnetonka art club students participated in the annual Walk and Walk! Our artists focused on designing artwork that expresses what is going on in the world, that includes diversity, pollution, and...

More Colors and More Memories

More Colors and More Memories

Destiny Mattingly, Editor + Staff Writer October 24, 2020

On October 24th, 2020, Winnetonka Seniors for the first time in Winnetonka history got to paint their senior parking spots. “It was really nice to get to do something so different and artistic especially...

“Donkey” played by junior Jordon Prince rehearses a song titled “Make a Move”, about Shrek (senior James Long) being too nervous to tell Fiona (senior Miyon Roston) how he really feels. “Donkey is such a sarcastic and fun character to play,” Prince said. “Not only that, his songs are not like any other character's. I think the audience will really enjoy this show.” Photo by Derek Walsh

The curtain rises, twice

Ruth Estrada, Staff Writer November 5, 2019

This year, both the theater department and fine arts department will each be hosting a musical, meaning there will be an additional musical along with the typical spring play. During first...

Senior Isaac Hernandez hypes up junior Alex Kisler during the drum line performance of Jig 2 at the first Friday Night Lights game on the Winnetonka football field on Aug. 30. Photo by Kelsey Cowden.

Instrumental spells

Cheyenne Brown, Staff Writer November 5, 2019

The Winnetonka Pride Band’s music selection has caught the attention of many J.K. Rowling fans, with enchanting instrumentals straight from the wizarding world of Harry Potter. In previous...

After the room had been vandalized last school year, a Bible lay in the ruins of various props and furniture. For the sake of closure, photos of the majority of the damages will not be published. Not pictured: couches slashed, holes in the walls and trash strung about. Photo by Derek Walsh

Green room revival

Daniel Smith, Staff Writer November 4, 2019

In May 2019, the school was devastated to discover a small group of students had vandalized the green room, a sacred-like place for theatre students to relax in between performances. Among...

Taco Cat multiplies thrice for 2019-20 school year

Taco Cat multiplies thrice for 2019-20 school year

Elizabeth Payton, Staff Writer September 11, 2019

Since his arrival, Taco Cat has become the poster child for the band department, greeting students with his mesmerizingly-yellow shell every time they enter the music room. In the past, Taco Cat has...

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