In addition to the five bands that meet during the school day, MHS has four co-curricular bands: Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Too, Marching Band and Pep Band.
In addition to the five choirs that meet during the school day, MHS has three co-curricular choirs: Chamber Singers, Donna Voce, and Varsity Madrigal Singers
The debate team consists of students in grades 9-12 and competes in classic debate against local teams throughout fall semester.
DECA is an association of students who aim to be emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management.
The theatre department currently produces two major shows during the school year plus a third, non-musical or straight show in February.
Field Biology Club
The focus of the club is academics-learning about scientific techniques and applications. Students in the club enjoy learning about science through field trips, speakers, and hands-on experiments and projects.
The team competes in knowledge bowl events across the metro area. Practices are two to three times per week at MHS after-school.
There are 25 participants who meet according to the publication schedule during the year. Meetings are held in a high school classroom and participants publish one magazine each year.
The season is approximately November-February and includes five matches, with practices every Monday. The team competes in the Lake Conference.
Minnetonka Honor Society
The Minnetonka Honor Society provides encouragement, support, and recognition to juniors or seniors who have shown outstanding performance in all or two out of three of the following categories: scholarship (3.5 cumulative GPA), leadership and service.
Mock Trial is an academic competition sponsored by the Minnesota State Bar Association which teams of students take on the roles of attorneys and witnesses in a fictional court room drama.
Working on the school newspaper is a full year activity that includes summer hours, especially in the two weeks prior to the start of the school year.
Competitions begin in October and end in May for varsity and junior varsity teams. This is an unusual activity in that an eclectic group of students gathers and becomes a very coherent team that competes in a variety of academic areas.
Robotics involves students working as a team to design, build, and program a robot. The students also work with professional engineers from the industry.
Students develop projects, using the scientific method for entrance into the local science fair in February. The advisor gives advice on project completion at weekly after-school meetings.
From November through April, the team prepares to compete in tournaments held at local, state and national levels.
This is a competitive activity for students in grades 9-12. The season is December through March, with several tournaments.
This group meets all year, including the summer. The students are elected from grades 9-12, with six students from each grade plus four additional senior officers.
This is a yearlong engineering activity for students with technical and academic skills who like to design, fabricate, test and compete against other Minnesota high schools with one-person vehicles capable of 300 miles-per-gallon runs.
Yearbook includes two semester courses and after-school sessions at MHS. In July, the yearbook staff begins the planning and production of the yearbook.
The "Tonka Serves" website has a number of volunteer opportunities listed. In addition, students are encouraged to check the Student Service and Leadership Board in the MHS Cafeteria throughout the year for volunteer opportunities.
Students meet to discuss art projects and design. No fees are required.
Students who are looking to practice and tutor American Sign Language outside the classroom, are invited to join the ASL Club.
You can make a real difference in the life of a young person! Travel to Minneapolis elementary schools every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday to work with at risk students who need help with reading and homework.
Practice starts in early to mid-August with conference play starting in early September. The conference season consists of 12-14 matches ending in November with district and state roll-offs following.
Students meet one or two times a week to learn about chess and to compete with one another.
These groups consist of students in their respective classes who organize class functions, graduation events, fund-raisers, etc. Any student can participate.
Coffeehouse is a club for student musicians who wish to showcase their musical abilities in a friendly, comfortable environment.
Dare to Know Club
Dare to Know encourages intellectual curiosity and critical thinking. It provides the opportunity for students to make connections between content areas, and to explore areas of interest that may not be fully addressed in academic courses.
Duct Tape Club
This group gets together to enjoy the wonders of duct tape, and fix items that are in need of duct tape.
A not-for-profit student organization at MHS, Earth Club is an environmental club open to anyone with an interest in preserving the Earth and keeping the campus and adjacent highway clean and beautiful.
The season runs from March to October for students in grades 8-11 at the start of the season. Riders of all levels and skills are encouraged to participate.
Fall Performance Dance Team
The Performance Dance Team performs at many sporting events including football and soccer games, as well as community events. The season runs from August to October.
An organization for Minnetonka's Foreign Exchange Students to connect with other students in the high school.
The club’s goal is to “hammer” out stereotypes and prejudice in our society. This group works with other groups to help promote acceptance and tolerance of people of different race and creed.
Interact is a service club for youth ages 14-18. This club is sponsored and guided by the Lake Minnetonka-Excelsior Rotary Club but is self-governing and self-supporting.
This club organizes volunteer and service events within the school and community. There are no fees required for participation.
People to People International Student Chapter
This volunteer group promotes peace through understanding and humanitarianism. Students are able to build their leadership skills by participating in many volunteer opportunities during the entire school year.
The sailing team is a co-ed sport stationed at the Lake Minnetonka Sailing School (LMSS) on Lighthouse Island in Deephaven.
Slow-Pitch Softball - Girls
The season runs from late March to late May with approximately 15 games during the season. Most games are double headers against traveling tournament teams.
Tonka Leadership Challenge
The Tonka Leadership Challenge (TLC) is open to any student (Grades 9-12) at Minnetonka High School. Students who pledge to be chemically free are the focus members of this group.
Trap Shooting and Skeet Team
Open to any student in good standing with Minnetonka High School or middle schools with DNR firearms safety card, a proper shotgun, membership fee, and parental permission.
Video Production Club
Students meet to learn about video production and plan projects and productions of their own. Students will be producing broadcast and webcast productions of multiple MHS events, both athletic and non-athletic.