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Football’s first hit

Football’s first hit

August 15, 2017

The football team showed improvements in their overall skill and communication according to athletes and coaches at Jamboree, where they played in front of a crowd for the first time this year on ...

Caps off to the class of 2017

Caps off to the class of 2017

May 15, 2017

Seniors participated in their graduation ceremony held at the Community of Christ Auditorium on May 11. The choir and the symphonic band performed in memoriam of those who had served in the militar...

Girls 4×400 meter relay breaks school record

Girls 4×400 meter relay breaks school record

May 6, 2017

    To most students, four minutes means passing period. But to the varsity girls 4x400 meter relay team, four minutes seven seconds means running a mile. At 9:45 p.m. on May 6 at ...

Living the Moroccan dream

Living the Moroccan dream

April 25, 2017

For everybody who went to prom on April 22, the Moroccan dream became a Moroccan reality at Arrowhead stadium. "It was really incredible. My favorite part of prom was definitley dancing,"  sophomore Vi...

Pep in student’s step

Pep in student’s step

April 25, 2017

With less than 12 school days left for seniors the spring pep assembly, held on April 21 in the main gym, not only bolstered school spirit but also recognized the achievements students have made during the 2...

Crossing the line

Crossing the line

April 15, 2017

  The track team took sixth place at their varsity meet on April 13 at the District Activities Complex. The meet functions as a fundraiser for the track team. Six other schools, includi...

Artists adventure around the city

Artists adventure around the city

April 15, 2017

2D and APSA students took a trip to the Thomas Hart Benton House and Studio on April 12. Benton was an artist in the 1930’s during the Great Depression. He died in his studio as he was finishing up the...

Catching a cure

Catching a cure

March 14, 2017

On March 11 an ultimate frisbee tournament was held on the field as a fundraiser for Relay for Life. The tournament raised over $150 for the ultimate frisbee Relay for Life team. Tonka won its first ...

Never too young to cheer

Never too young to cheer

February 13, 2017

Girls from preschool to fifth grade gather Feb. 12 to join the cheer team for the Mini-Cheerleading Clinic to learn and practice for halftime performances at the basketball game that will be on Feb. 13. The c...

Academic Lettering Ceremony

Academic Lettering Ceremony

October 27, 2016

Students who obtained a GPA of 3.75 or higher during the 2015-2016 school year were recognized with an academic letter in the Winnetonka auditorium on Tuesday, Oct. 25. “I think that anytime y...

Senior Night Football

Senior Night Football

October 19, 2016

The senior night and breast cancer awareness football game on Oct. 14 may have ended with a loss, but it was a win to the team and their fans. The football player seniors were recognized as they walked acros...

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