TONKA NEWS

2018 Homecoming candidates revealed at Fall Sports Assembly

2018 Homecoming candidates revealed at Fall Sports Assembly

Elizabeth Payton, Editor-in-chief

September 23, 2018

  The 2018 Homecoming candidates: Izzy Bautista Rosie Rodriguez Vincent Rizzo Lexi Eskijian Trenton Kauzlarich Lana Moerer Sutton Ward Katie Bullock JaShawn Walker Hailey Grant Hani Yousif Alyssa George...

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...

Volleyball coach Mike Espinosa achieves 500th win

Volleyball coach Mike Espinosa achieves 500th win

Elizabeth Payton, Editor-in-chief

September 19, 2018

Coach Mike Espinosa achieved his 500th win on Sept. 18. After the volleyball team won Tuesday's game, he was congratulated and awarded with a trophy. He is one of 50 high school coaches in the nation to accomplish this. Photo submitted....

Student journalists win awards at Balfour Yearbook Camp

Student journalists win awards at Balfour Yearbook Camp

Elizabeth Payton, Editor-in-chief

August 27, 2018

Journalism students Cozmo Crum, Makenzie Jackson, Jackie Cindrich, and Ashlyn Bunch presented with "Excellent" and "Honorable Mention" awards for their yearbook projects at the 2018 Balfour Yearbook Camp. Photo by Shannon Le Grand, advisor....

Students greeted with surprise flash mob at the Back to School Assembly

Students greeted with surprise flash mob at the Back to School Assembly

Elizabeth Payton, Editor-in-chief

August 21, 2018

Principal Eric Johnson jumps into the flash mob at the Back to School Assembly, lip syncing to "Don't Stop Believing." The assembly took place on Aug. 17, the first Friday after school began. At the assembly, students were greeted with a surprise flash mob, featuring staff members dancing and li...

All my life I wanna’ be a Griffin

All my life I wanna’ be a Griffin

Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief

May 18, 2018

 

2018 by the numbers

2018 by the numbers

Katie Bullock, Editor-in-chief

May 17, 2018

Senior destinations

Senior destinations

Elizabeth Payton, Editor-in-chief

May 14, 2018

A complied list of where 2018 seniors will be attending college. Arizona -  Grand Canyon University -  Clayre Barkema Florida -  Stetson University - Bailey Kleindienst Illinois - Northwestern University - Hannah Hernandez Iowa -  Drake University -  Taylor Zimmerman  Gr...

Bullock earns spot on 2018 All-State Journalism Team

Bullock earns spot on 2018 All-State Journalism Team

May 4, 2018

Junior Katie Bullock was selected as one of 10 students to represent the state of Missouri on the 2018 All-State Journalism Team. The Team recognizes those students who have proven themselves to be indispensable to their respective school media, recognizing those students who are "most valuable players" -- thos...

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 prom candidates, having been nominated at last Friday's spring assembly. At the assembly, their names were announced and they received paper crowns to...

Pizza wars competition

Pizza wars competition

Elizabeth Payton, Editor-in-chief

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 within the class period. After cooking the pizza, three individuals, students and staff, judged the pizza based on taste and presentation. After tasting...

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 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 y...

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