TONKA NEWS

Saying goodbye

Aksels proudly stands in front of Winnetonka after the building is closed due to a stay-at-home order. In the background, staff members work hard to prepare food packages for the families they serve. This is his
Elizabeth Payton, Staff Writer April 10, 2020

While many students across the country are holding their breath following statewide orders for schools to remain closed, foreign exchange students are experiencing a different type of crisis.  Due...

‘Grab & Go’ meal program begins April 13 at 12 district buildings

'Grab & Go' meal program begins April 13 at 12 district buildings
Elizabeth Payton, Staff Writer April 8, 2020

To help students and their families through the sudden transition to eLearning after spring break, NKC Schools launched a program where breakfast and lunch meals were delivered to bus stop locations every...

Update from Superintendent Daniel Clemens- March 27

Update from Superintendent Daniel Clemens- March 27
March 28, 2020

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Red “seas” the day

Junior Alex Kisler keeps himself warm before seeing the parade on alongside the streets of Kansas City on Feb. 5. Submitted photo.
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...

Recognizing excellence

Principal Dr. Eric Johnson speaks to guests, students and staff at his recognition assembly on Feb. 10 in the main gym. Photo by Derek Walsh.
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...

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

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

Artwork by Makayla Cambiano.
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...

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

Photo by KCTV5 News.
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...

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...

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...

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