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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...

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.

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."  ...

Senior Cam McKillip places 3rd in Dive at “The Battle of the Northland Boys”

Senior Cam McKillip places 3rd in Dive at “The Battle of the Northland Boys”

September 7, 2019

Congratulations to Winnetonka senior Cam McKillip for placing 3rd in Dive at “The Battle of the Northland Boys” meet held at Parkhilll Aquatics on Sept. 7. He received a consideration state cut!...

2019 Club Fair

2019 Club Fair

September 6, 2019

To promote involvement within the 30+ clubs at Winnetonka, a club fair was hosted in the main gym during advisory time. Students toured the gym and chatted with various club members, and signing up for the ones they were interested in. Although some clubs weren't present within the fair, a total of 35...

The RISE of advocacy

The RISE of advocacy

Elizabeth Payton, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

A newly-found club is making its debut with various awareness projects related to Black History Month. The club, RISE, was created to “stand up for the overlooked,” according to co-founders junior Justice Thompson and sophomore Jordon Prince. Since RISE’s approval on Jan. 11 and its first meeting on Jan. 25, pla...

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