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TONKA NEWS

The student news site of Winnetonka High School

TONKA NEWS

The student news site of Winnetonka High School

TONKA NEWS

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Griffin Grounds Menu
Griffin Grounds Menu

Griffin Grounds Menu Open until 1st lunch. Smoothies available after 8 a.m. To order to your classroom: Make sure your teacher approves. Email your order to [email protected] ...

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Seussical the musical

November 17, 2021

    Come see Seussical the musical this weekend, Thursday-Saturday November 18-20 at 7:00pm. Tickets...

Into The Spotlight

Into The Spotlight

March 20, 2021

Theater is an important activity for many of the students and staff at Winnetonka High School. Many of...

Got’ems

Got’ems

November 24, 2020

What do you get when you cross a vampire and a snowman? Frost bite! Submitted by Shannon LeGrand   How...

Freshman Student Takes 3rd in Poetry Reading

Freshman Student Takes 3rd in Poetry Reading

November 2, 2020

Congratulations to the students who competed at the KC Novice Invitational speech and debate tournament...

Homecoming Crowning!

Homecoming Crowning!

October 25, 2020

Congratulations to our Homecoming Royalty! Queen Sophia Ferson, King Jordon Prince, Princess Isabella...

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Recent Opinions Stories

Anxiety

Anxiety

March 20, 2021

For starters I’d like to say, there're many things going on in America right now. Some bad, some good....

Womens History Month

March 11, 2021

Women’s History Month   Harriet Tubman, Cady Stanton, Amelia Earhart, Rosy the Riveter,...

The Use of Pronouns

January 18, 2021

https://nkcschools.instructuremedia.com/embed/8cda066c-d73c-419c-9c12-72ced4ea7917     Ted...

Every Body Needs Love

Every Body Needs Love

January 17, 2021

[Tayler Hendershot] Melissa Camarda Honors English Language Arts II 16 December 2020 Every...

Spread the Word to End the Word

January 15, 2021

“You’re a retard” or “That’s so retarded” or “don’t be such a retard” are very used...

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Recent News Stories

Substituting Substitutes

Substituting Substitutes

March 11, 2022

Eighty-six districts across Missouri closed their schools in January due to the staff shortages, including nearby Park Hill South High School. Several state education departments across the nation, including...

Wages Up, Employment Down

Wages Up, Employment Down

March 11, 2022

Multiple studies have found that the increase in minimum wage leads to higher unemployment for teens. Due to older workers' lack of income or not, wanting to hire teens with a lack of education in the...

Significant Trivia

Significant Trivia

March 10, 2022

Scholar bowl is a competitive game where two teams of four go head-to-head, answering multidisciplinary trivia questions. During their recent games, however, the scholar bowl team has faced an issue with...

Charitable Pastries

Charitable Pastries

March 10, 2022

During the Adam Sandler themed spirit week Mar. 31 through Feb. 4, the Booster club proposed partnering with Leadership to create a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. “Booster club was personally...

Griffin Rites Volume 52, Issue 3

Griffin Rites Volume 52, Issue 3

March 10, 2022

https://issuu.com/cruzthapa/docs/griffin_rites_spring_issue_2022_1_

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Griffin Rites Volume 52, Issue 3

Recent Feature Stories

Principles of a Principal

January 5, 2022

Winnetonka started the school year with a new principal, Dr. Edward Tate. Some students may be curious...

Griffin Rites Volume 52, Issue 1

Griffin Rites Volume 52, Issue 1

November 23, 2021

https://issuu.com/griffinrites4/docs/griffin_rites_fall_issue_2021

Griffin Rites Spring Volume 51, Issue 3

Griffin Rites Spring Volume 51, Issue 3

March 20, 2021

https://issuu.com/griffinrites4/docs/griffin_rites__spring_volume_51__issue_3

Griffin Rites Literary Magazine 2021- Celebrate the Moment

Griffin Rites Literary Magazine 2021- Celebrate the Moment

January 12, 2021

https://issuu.com/griffinrites4/docs/griffin_rites___literary_magazine__winter_2021

Senior Spotlights

Senior Spotlights

December 2, 2020

Dorianna Braxton,12 Dorianna is student body president, into student council and leadership....

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Tonka Literary Magazine 2021-2022

Recent Arts Stories

Santa Showdown

December 7, 2021

Come see the 48th Street Players in their winter show, Santa Showdown!

Spooky Show!

Spooky Show!

November 17, 2021

48th Street Players held a show in the little theater on Oct. 13 called Spooky Show featuring team Team...

Seussical the musical

November 17, 2021

    Come see Seussical the musical this weekend, Thursday-Saturday November 18-20 at 7:00pm. Tickets...

Live Art Competition

November 15, 2021

    Last night the following students competed along with 11 other schools in a live art making...

Into The Spotlight

Into The Spotlight

March 20, 2021

Theater is an important activity for many of the students and staff at Winnetonka High School. Many of...

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A Game for All

Recent Sports Stories

Ringing in the New

Ringing in the New

November 15, 2021

By Macy Goetz Pregame of the very first home game in the brand-new Griffin Stadium on Sept. 9, fans...

Best Of Show

Best Of Show

March 20, 2021

Three years have passed since the Griffinettes last performed in a competition while representing Winnetonka...

Suburban Blue All-Conference Selections!

Suburban Blue All-Conference Selections!

December 2, 2020

Congratulations to our Tonka Griffin football team’s 2020 Suburban Blue All-Conference Selections! 1st...

Sports Through A Pandemic

Sports Through A Pandemic

November 24, 2020

Winnetonka 2020 sports is very different from previous years. Rules have changed for the safety of...

Senior Brennen Johnson Breaks School Swim Records

Senior Brennen Johnson Breaks School Swim Records

November 3, 2020

Over the past weekend, the boys swim and dive team competed in a swim meet against North Kansas City,...

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Substituting Substitutes
Wages Up, Employment Down

Wages Up, Employment Down

March 11, 2022

Significant Trivia

Significant Trivia

March 10, 2022

Charitable Pastries

Charitable Pastries

March 10, 2022

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