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Safety & Style

Safety & Style

March 1, 2019

An impenetrable tension loomed over the building as students arrived to school on a late-December morning, just three days after the first incident of its kind. Preceding a school lockdown...

Senior Shorts are finally here

Senior Shorts are finally here

January 28, 2019

Weekend one of Shorts 2019 opens this week. Performances will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Little Theatre. Admission is $5 per person.

Senior Makayla Cambiano’s artwork chosen to represent the Senatorial District 17

Senior Makayla Cambiano’s artwork chosen to represent the Senatorial District 17

January 28, 2019

For the second year in a row, a Winnetonka senior's artwork was selected to represent the Senatorial District 17 and hang in the Capitol building in Jefferson City. Succeeding 2018 graduate Harper...

New Makerspace Open House on Thursday, Jan. 31 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

New Makerspace Open House on Thursday, Jan. 31 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

January 24, 2019

The Winnetonka library is hosting an open house on Thursday Jan. 31 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to showcase their new Makerspace area. The event will be held in the Winnetonka library. Students will have...

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

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

December 14, 2018

Winnetonka High Schools' administration released this statement regarding reports of a student firing a gun into the air during dismissal: "At dismissal, a male reportedly fired a gun into the air...

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Safety & Style

Recent Feature Stories

Distorted

Distorted

November 5, 2018

Before you read, test your knowledge. It was a typical spring Friday in 2013: birds were chirping,...

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...

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Recent Editorial Stories

The brain blues

The brain blues

October 21, 2018

People with depression often feel like there is nothing in the world that can make the pain go away....

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...

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2018 Tonka Wrestling Hype Video

Recent Sports Stories

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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