Mr. Jernigan’s 5th grade class recently made mirror name art.
Tonkawa Elementary School has set Friday, September 30 as picture day. Order forms will be sent home. They can also be picked up in the office.
Tonkawa Elementary students and staff celebrated Dot Day on Thursday, September 15. Dot Day is a celebration of art, creativity, great teaching, and inspiration. Peter Reynolds wrote and illustrated the book The Dot.
Junior Bucs this Friday! Forms available at the elementary school or at the concession stand this Wednesday from 4:30-6:30. Go Bucs!
Tonkawa Public Schools teachers and staff participated in three days of professional development to kick off the 2022-2023 school year. Sessions included school safety with Tonkawa Police Chief Nick Payne, a field trip to the First Americans Museum, and Ruby Payne: A Framework for Understanding Poverty with Dr. JoWanda Rollins-Fells.
Remember to vote on August 23. This no tax increase bond issue would allow for a centeralized cafeteria/kitchen to be built to serve all TPS students.
Tonkawa teachers and staff were welcomed back to school for the 2022-2023 school year with a breakfast provided by the Tonkawa Chamber of Commerce.
We're thrilled to announce the new app for Tonkawa! It's everything Tonkawa, in your pocket. Download for Android https://bit.ly/3ujbwff Download for iPhone https://apple.co/3ulSYuO
Enrollment Makeup: If you were unable to attend enrollment, you can still come by the elementary office between 8-4 Mon-Thurs to enroll and/or pay any fees for your elementary student.
2022-2023 supply lists for 3rd, 4th, and 5th
2022-2023 School Supply List for Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd
TES students celebrated the end of the summer school program with at swim party at the new Tonkawa Aquatic Center.
NEW Changes to OK Promise! Starting with the Class of 2023, students are eligible to enroll through their junior year! Income limit has been increased to $60,000. For more information go to: https://www.okhighered.org/okpromise
Lady Bucs Summer Basketball
Tonkawa High School Cheerleader’s did amazing at camp this week. They even came home with some camp awards.
Tonkawa students leaving the 8th grade are invited to participate in Character Counts Camp during the summer break. On May 25 students volunteered at the Regional Food Bank in OKC. .
Congratulations to Talynn Williams for being selected to run 300 meter hurdles at the 2022"Meet the Champions" tonight in Shawnee. Good Luck TALYNN!
Congratulations to our Track State Qualifiers: 100 Dash - Roman Chandler 200 Dash - Roman Chandler 100 Hurdles - Karlee Jacobs 300 Hurdles - Talynn Williams Boys 4X100 - Roman Chandler, Jake Randall, Kai Day, Cam Jackson Boys 4X200 - Kai Day, Blake Bristow, Jake Randall, Cam Jackson Girls 4X400 - Heidi Hembree, Karlee Jacobs, Rachel Means, Talynn Williams Boys 4X400 - Roman Chandler, Dalton Pierce, Blake Bristow, Peyten Keith Girls 4X800 - Brooklyn Day, Heidi Hembree, Rachel Means, Talynn Williams (Alt: Kaedyn Rayne) Boys 4X800 - Dalton Pierce, Isaiah Lively, Jadin Howard, Peyten Keith (alt: Chase Moore) High Jump - Carlaeona Hockert Pole Vault - Gloria Reyes Long Jump - Kai Day Discus - Dante Mendoza Shot Put - Dante Mendoza
High School Student Council helps paint inspiration at Tonkawa Elementary school. Way to go!
9 Square in the Air Courts: a new addition to our playgrounds at Tonkawa Elementary. TES Staff learned how to play 9 square in the Air at a recent staff meeting. We can’t wait to teach it to the students!