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Boo Bash

November 15, 2021

Healthy living club held their first ever Boo Bash in the new Griffin Stadium.

Paving the Future

Paving the Future

November 15, 2021

     Nearly two years ago, administrators, business partners, parents, students and teachers began working on a college and career project that would enrich the high school experience. The idea...

Evidence, Not Tests

Evidence, Not Tests

November 15, 2021

    Point chasing is when the only goal in mind is to get the highest score. The district wants their students to stop being point chasers. Rather than worrying only about their scores, the goal is...

A Game for All

A Game for All

November 15, 2021

By Cheyenne Brown Across the nation, schools host events to raise morale among their student bodies. Winnetonka has a special tradition of its own for this cause. Encouraging the students to work...

Attention on Attire

Attention on Attire

November 15, 2021

On Sept. 7, Students protested the new dress code by wearing tank tops and other clothes considered to be inappropriate. Supporters of the cause had drawn stars and hearts on their hands, and some...

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Griffin Rites Spring Volume 51, Issue 3

Recent Feature Stories

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....

Walkout

Walkout

November 24, 2020

Winnetonka students participate in a walkout to show their support for equality for all races. This...

Raise A Fist

Raise A Fist

November 22, 2020

For eight minutes and 46 seconds, Officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee into the back of the neck of...

Saying goodbye

Saying goodbye

April 10, 2020

While many students across the country are holding their breath following statewide orders for schools...

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Spooky Show!

Recent Arts Stories

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...

You’ve been awarded!

You’ve been awarded!

January 14, 2021

Senior Aislynn Stewart has been awarded a $19,000 YEARLY scholarship to the KC Art Institute.  Attached...

Artwork by Rachel Pollard

Artwork by Rachel Pollard

January 13, 2021

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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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Griffin Rites Senior Issue 2021

Boo Bash

November 15, 2021

Healthy living club held their first ever Boo Bash in the new Griffin Stadium.

Paving the Future

Paving the Future

November 15, 2021

Evidence, Not Tests

Evidence, Not Tests

November 15, 2021

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