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First ever class of Griffins invited to Winnetonka’s 50th anniversary Homecoming game

First ever class of Griffins invited to Winnetonka’s 50th anniversary Homecoming game

September 20, 2019

Winnetonka's Homecoming will be Friday, Oct. 4 vs. Van Horn at the District Football Stadium (NKCHS). This year, Winnetonka will be kicking off our 50th anniversary celebrations by inviting members of the first ever class of Griffins back home to the game. Please see the attached invitation from our principal...

Coach Palmer named KC Chiefs and NFL Coach of the Week

Coach Palmer named KC Chiefs and NFL Coach of the Week

September 19, 2019

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National Hispanic Heritage Month begins, first spirit week: Sept. 16-20

National Hispanic Heritage Month begins, first spirit week: Sept. 16-20

Elizabeth Payton, Staff Writer

September 15, 2019

To initiate the first celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month at Winnetonka, a spirit week will be held from Sept. 16 to Sept. 20. Monday: Dress up as an Hispanic influencer, such as an activist, athlete, artist, politician or writer.  Tuesday: Vaquero/Ranchero Day. Dress up as a cowboy...

2019 Homecoming Candidates

2019 Homecoming Candidates

Elizabeth Payton, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Please check your email next week for instructions on how to vote for your favorite candidates.

Taco Cat multiplies thrice for 2019-20 school year

Taco Cat multiplies thrice for 2019-20 school year

Elizabeth Payton, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Since his arrival, Taco Cat has become the poster child for the band department, greeting students with his mesmerizingly-yellow shell every time they enter the music room. In the past, Taco Cat has expanded his influence by multiplying his physical self, which has led to new forms such as him b...

Art students recreate 1900’s painting at annual Chalk and Walk on Sept.7-8

Art students recreate 1900’s painting at annual Chalk and Walk on Sept.7-8

Elizabeth Payton, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

Art students painted up Crown Center for the annual Chalk and Walk on Sept. 7-8, recreating an "old" painting with a modern twist. Winnetonka chose to adapt "The Kiss" by Gustav Klimt, painting the characters as two women instead of a heterosexual couple. They also included a ring on one woman's finger...

T-Shirts for Homecoming 2019 on sale Sept. 9-13

T-Shirts for Homecoming 2019 on sale Sept. 9-13

September 7, 2019

Homecoming 2019 T-Shirts will be on sale from Sept. 9th to 13th during lunch on B-days. Shirts are $15 each. This year's theme will be relating to "The Wizard of Oz."  ...

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