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Reports of gun fired in parking lot during dismissal, no one injured

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Upcoming Winter Dance

Upcoming Winter Dance

December 4, 2018

On Friday Dec. 14, The Winter Dance will be in full swing from 7-10 p.m. The theme for the dance is Grease, the movie with leather jackets, slick-back hairstyles and spontaneous singing. Popcorn,...

Comedy & Cookies fundraiser Dec. 6 at 7-9:30 p.m.

Comedy & Cookies fundraiser Dec. 6 at 7-9:30 p.m.

December 2, 2018

This Thursday night from 7-9:30 p.m., the Winnetonka art department is hosting the Comedy & Cookies fundraiser. Tickets are $5 per person. Baked goods and drinks will be sold during the intermission...

Shorts 2019 auditions after school on Monday Dec. 3, Tuesday Dec. 4

Shorts 2019 auditions after school on Monday Dec. 3, Tuesday Dec. 4

December 2, 2018

Auditions for this upcoming year's Shorts will be held in the little theatre after school on Monday and Tuesday. On Monday Dec. 3, students will perform a monologue they picked themselves or one provided...

Dismissal procedures altered due to utility repairs

Dismissal procedures altered due to utility repairs

November 30, 2018

On Thursday Nov. 29, administration sent teachers an email shortly after fourth block began. The email explained that although there was a gas leak outside of the East side of the school, natural gas...

Former Oak Park teacher, swim coach pleads guilty to production and possession of child pornography

Former Oak Park teacher, swim coach pleads guilty to production and possession of child pornography

November 28, 2018

A former teacher and swim coach at Oak Park High School has pleaded guilty on November 20 to secretly filming a sexual activity with a minor in December 2013. James Russell Green Jr., 54, was indicted...

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Distorted

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To plug or unplug…

To plug or unplug…

November 1, 2018

Just last year North Kansas City Schools introduced the one-to-one initiative, allowing every one of...

Griffins soar into the world

Griffins soar into the world

May 14, 2018

A heart for medicine In a few seconds of silence, senior Rana Ekilah stands anxiously holding her mother’s...

Senior profiles

Senior profiles

May 14, 2018

Arfon Abdi Involved in: Gold Medallion, Key Club, Medical internships, Muslim Student Association By...

Bullock earns spot on 2018 All-State Journalism Team

Bullock earns spot on 2018 All-State Journalism Team

May 4, 2018

Junior Katie Bullock was selected as one of 10 students to represent the state of Missouri on the...

Truth be told

Truth be told

February 8, 2018

After more than 50 sexual-assault allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein, after former Olympic...

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The brain blues

Recent Editorial Stories

School start times should reflect student needs

School start times should reflect student needs

February 5, 2018

Gage Rabideaux After years of school start times remaining relatively unchanged, the board of education...

In representation we trust

In representation we trust

January 17, 2018

Gage Rabideaux In order to fairly and accurately serve and represent American citizens, the age, ethnic,...

The divided states of America

The divided states of America

December 18, 2017

Americans are increasingly making decisions on issues just because it has Republican or Democrat...

When tragedy strikes, so should the response

When tragedy strikes, so should the response

October 30, 2017

Art by Gage Rabideaux News media and citizens should use tragedies as a reason to voice their opinion...

Image over impact

Image over impact

October 2, 2017

By removing the school-age child care center from Winnetonka in an effort to preserve a good community...

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2018 Tonka Wrestling Hype Video

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2018 Girls Swim & Dive Hype Video

2018 Girls Swim & Dive Hype Video

November 25, 2018

2018 Lady Basketball Hype Video

2018 Lady Basketball Hype Video

November 25, 2018

2018 Boys Basketball Hype Video

2018 Boys Basketball Hype Video

November 25, 2018

2018 Football Hype Video

2018 Football Hype Video

November 25, 2018

2018 Winter Sports

2018 Winter Sports

November 25, 2018

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Griffin Rites Vol 48, Issue 6

Griffin Rites Vol 48, Issue 6

April 1, 2018

Griffin Rites Vol 48, Issue 5

Griffin Rites Vol 48, Issue 5

March 1, 2018

Griffin Rites Vol 48, Issue 4

Griffin Rites Vol 48, Issue 4

January 1, 2018

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