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When I was eight

Finn Payton, Staff writer

May 21, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Tonka's Take

“I loved to go on road trips with my uncles and aunts.” -Elaudy Abreau   “I loved dressing like a boy, but also wanted to live the life of a Bratz doll.” -Miah Ashley   “Every since I was eight, I've loved to read books and draw.” -Clayre Barkema   “To hold a platypus.” -Nathaniel Blanton   “I have always wanted to be a professional singer when I wa...

Senior Quotes

Senior Quotes

May 18, 2018

A “If you’re pretty, boys will do your homework.” - Miah Ashley B “Teach me knowledge and good judgment, for I trust your commands. — Psalm 119:66.” - Clayre Barkema “You can’t always se...

To my best friend

Jessica Glaszczak, Print managing editor

May 17, 2018

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“Angela, Mary, Heaven and Jacob. I love you all.” -Elaudy Abreau   “Shoutout to Brooklyn for taking my side and supporting me in everything even when I'm wrong 99 percent of the time; a true friend.” -Miah Ashley   “To my best friend(s) who have always supported me and have reminded me to laugh everyday. I love you and I'm always a phone call away.” - Clayre Barkema   “Dylan Chumley - you better graduate, boi!” -Nath...

Dear Teachers

Jessica Glaszczak, Print managing editor

May 15, 2018

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"Mrs. McKerracher, for all the stress and annotations we had to do :)." -Elaudy Abreu   "I would like to give a shout out to Mrs. Rosario for always being the adult I can come to talk to and for dealing with my ridiculous attitude. Shoutout to Mrs. Shepherd, I only had you for one class my sophomore year but you will always be the role model teacher I aspire to be. Shoutout to Johnny Morris for being that crazy ...

Dear seniors

Jessica Glaszczak, Print managing editor

May 15, 2018

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Teachers and staff were asked to give advice and/or shoutouts to the seniors. The first quote under every name  is advice to the senior class as a whole, and the second quote below every name is a shoutout to specific classes or group of students. College Adviser Darius Caffey "Some of the best advice that I can give to the senior class, is to always be honest with yourself and be transparent with the people that ca...

Tonka’s Take

Tonka’s Take

December 16, 2017

The tonkanews.com staff sent out a poll to the student body on Nov. 10 to see what they believed are America’s most prevalent problems. Of the 128 responses, 18 students representing the studen...

When tragedy strikes, so should the response

When tragedy strikes, so should the response

October 30, 2017

Art by Gage Rabideaux News media and citizens should use tragedies as a reason to voice their opinion on legislation while still respecting those that the tragedy affected. The largest mass shooting in Unit...

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