TONKA NEWS

Update from Superintendent Daniel Clemens- March 27

Update from Superintendent Daniel Clemens- March 27

March 28, 2020

https://www.facebook.com/NKCSchools/videos/846923879123407/

Red “seas” the day

Red “seas” the day

Ruth Estrada, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

On Feb. 2, 2020, 99.9 million viewers watched the biggest game of the year—the NFL Super Bowl.  At 9:12 pm, quarterback Patrick Mahomes scored the winning touchdown of the 2020 Super Bowl with the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs football team. They brought home the Lombardi trophy that night, exactly 5...

Recognizing excellence

Recognizing excellence

Elizabeth Payton and Anthony Gann

March 2, 2020

As he entered the main gym, greeted with cheering students, surprise confetti cannons and his very own drumline, Dr. Eric Johnson was announced as Missouri’s Principal of the Year on Feb. 10. The Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals (MoASSP) selected Dr. Johnson for the award out o...

Cheer team wins state title

Cheer team wins state title

November 18, 2019

Congratulations to Winnetonka cheer team who competed at State this past weekend in St. Louis. They competed against 9 other teams and got first, bringing home a state title....

Assistant Principal named MSHSAA Volleyball Official of the Year

Assistant Principal named MSHSAA Volleyball Official of the Year

November 9, 2019

Winnetonka’s assistant principal, Dixie Wescott, was named the Missouri State High School Athletics Association (MSHSAA) Volleyball Official of the Year!...

Coach Palmer named KC Chiefs and NFL Coach of the Week

Coach Palmer named KC Chiefs and NFL Coach of the Week

September 19, 2019

Photos submitted.  

Senior Makayla Cambiano’s artwork chosen to represent the Senatorial District 17

Senior Makayla Cambiano’s artwork chosen to represent the Senatorial District 17

Elizabeth Payton, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019

For the second year in a row, a Winnetonka senior's artwork was selected to represent the Senatorial District 17 and hang in the Capitol building in Jefferson City. Succeeding 2018 graduate Harper Ross' induction, Makayla Cambiano's work, which portrays one half of a girl's face made up of var...

Reports of gun fired in parking lot during dismissal, no one injured

Reports of gun fired in parking lot during dismissal, no one injured

Elizabeth Payton, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

Winnetonka High Schools' administration released this statement regarding reports of a student firing a gun into the air during dismissal: "At dismissal, a male reportedly fired a gun into the air while located in the parking lot at Winnetonka High School. While this action was heard and s...

18th annual craft fair and portrait fundraiser on Saturday Dec. 1

18th annual craft fair and portrait fundraiser on Saturday Dec. 1

Elizabeth Payton, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

In Winnetonka's main gym, the 18th annual craft fair will be in full swing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 1. The fair will include approximately 100 booths, sponsored by the Winnetonka Girls Basketball Program, and hourly raffle drawings, featuring items donated by crafters. Running from 10 a.m...

Former Chiefs player Will Shields visits Winnetonka

Former Chiefs player Will Shields visits Winnetonka

Kelsey Cowden, Contributing writer

September 28, 2018

Former Kansas City Chiefs football player Will Shields was welcomed to Winnetonka on Sept. 27.  He’s highly recognized in Kansas City, the owner of the 68 Fitness Center and founder of the Will to Succeed foundation. In 2015 he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Shields created 68’s I...

Back in Action

Back in Action

Makenzie Jackson, Yearbook Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2018

  Winnetonka graduate Bailey Kleindienst (on the right) qualified on Heart of America NSDA District team for World Schools Debate over the  summer. Photo submitted.   The theatre department poses after performing "Alice in Wonderland," adaptation by Jason Pizzarello, at the...

error: Content is protected !!
The student news site of Winnetonka High School