Clubs & Activities

 

Totino-Grace offers a robust array of sports, fine arts programs, clubs, activities, intramural sports, leadership development programs, and service and mission opportunities to all students. Listed below are the clubs and activities currently offered. We encourage you to also explore fine arts, athletics and service programs that provide a well-rounded high school experience to the young men and women at Totino-Grace.

Art Club meets the 1st Wednesday of every month.  Each meeting will focus on a different project like clay coil pots, watercolor painting, monotype prints, and more!  May attend one session or all. Moderator Kate Braun
Welcome to the TG Breakfast Book Club.  This club offers a great opportunity for those students who love to read and enjoy sharing their thoughts and ideas. The Book Club selects four books over the course of the school year. The morning gatherings will take place in the library. Stop by the library with any thoughts, ideas or questions you may have for the Book Club. Interested students may join at any time during the year. Moderator Lisa Umland and Kim Long.  

The Totino-Grace varsity bowling team won the section championship for the second year in a row and competed in the State High School Bowling Tournament on Saturday, December 3, at Memory Lanes in Minneapolis. The 2015-2016 program had more than 60 participants and the varsity bowling team placed 2nd in State! Contact moderator Mr. Mark Loahr with questions.

The Game Club welcomes all interested students with any level of experience to participate in a variety of interesting games. Club meetings take place weekly. Watch the Daily Bulletin in September for notification of the first meeting. Moderator Kim Long.

Join the 2016 E’gals Fall Dance Club!
This club is open to anyone interested in dance and having fun! All skill levels are welcome and you do not need to be a Winter Dance Team member to participate!
As a club program there is no tryout necessary to join. The first practice is on August 15 from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. with a parent meeting to follow in the TG Auditorium at 6:00 p.m. We will be ordering apparel and poms for the fall season, reviewing team expectations and signing contracts, and passing out the practice/performance schedule. Contact coach Rachel Mansun with any questions prior to or during the season. 

2016 Fall Dance Club Performance Dates: September 9 and 16 and October 7 and 19 with a homecoming guy/girl routine performed at the pepfest.

Click HERE to view photos from the 2015-16 Fall Dance Club and Winter Dance Team.

Improv Club is open to all students and provides the opportunity to participate in a form of live theatre in which the plot, characters and dialogue of a game, scene or story are made up in the moment. Meeting dates and times will be shared in the fall. Moderator: Mary Fahlstrom
 
Totino-Grace offers Intramural Basketball for students not participating in a winter athletic program, providing an opportunity to stay active and have fun while building community. The league begins in early January and concludes in march.

The Knowledge Bowl team competes in multi-team competitions against other schools. Knowledge Bowl season preparation starts in late October with the competitive season beginning in January and ending in mid-March. Questions: Contact Moderator Brent Rehfuss.

The Totino-Grace Math Team welcomes all interested students. Weekly meetings take place to review content and prepare for competition. Watch the Daily Bulletin in September for the first meeting date.

The Totino-Grace Mock Trial team provides an opportunity for students who enjoy learning about the law, public speaking, and drama to work together and practice their skills and knowledge. Each season, the team is presented with a case published by the Minnesota State Bar Association  to analyze. Cases rotate each year from civil (even numbered years) to criminal (odd numbered years). Students participate in the roles of attorneys and witnesses, presenting their case against another school. Trial competitions are judged by practicing attorneys and occasionally sitting judges and performances of each piece of a trial are scored. Click HERE to view photos of the Mock Trial team in action. Questions? Contact Moderator Joe Morcomb.

The Science Club competes in the Minnesota Science Olympiad. Preparation for the events begins in the fall and the Olympiads are scheduled in February and March. Events at the competition cover all areas of science: biology, chemistry, physics, earth science and engineering. There are three general categories of events: Build Events, Test Events and Lab Events. Questions: Contact Moderator Brent Rehfuss.

Build Events: students build a device within certain parameters to complete a certain task. Examples of build events this year include boomilever, gravity vehicle, robot arm and thermodynamics.

Test Events: Students are expected to study a certain area of science and tested on the subject matter the day of the competition. Test events this year include anatomy and physiology, remote sensing, and astronomy.

Lab Events: Students complete a laboratory exercise with follow-up questions either in a subject they have prepared for or in an event using general scientific inquiry. Lab events this year include chemistry lab, forensics, technical problem solving and experimental design.

The Totino-Grace Ski and Snowboard Club has scheduled trips to Afton Alps Ski Resort. Equipment rental and season passes are available through Afton Alps. Ski and Snowboard Club will be available for the 2017-18 school year.  

Speech is a competitive activity that fosters learning the art of public speaking while also involving analysis, performance, research, writing, leadership, creativity, listening, and more. Although competitive, this activity is also about personal growth and achievement. There are 13 categories in which students may compete. Click HERE to learn more about the Totino-Grace Speech Team including important dates. Questions: Contact Moderator Laura Hoss.

Trap Shooting is the fastest growing high school activity in the state of Minnesota! Open to both boys and girls of all experience levels, the TG Trap Shooting Team practices and competes weekly at Metro Gun Club.  The team competes in both the fall and spring. The uniqueness of this activity is that students may also participate in a fall/spring sport during the season. Click HERE to visit the Minnesota High School Clay Target League website. For MN DNR Firearm Safety information, click HERE. Head Coach Brian Scovil. Contact Kay Scovil with questions at kayescovil@gmail.com

The Talon is Totino-Grace High School's yearbook, published annually for students and staff. Participants will have an opportunity to contribute as photographers, layout designers and copy writers. Questions? Contact Moderator Laura Hoss.

Photos from the Bowling Team's 2015 Season

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Photos from Mock Trial's 2015-16 Season

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Photos of NHS Induction Ceremony and tutoring at Prodeo Academy

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