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Anxiety

Anxiety

Mercedes Lashbrook March 20, 2021

For starters I’d like to say, there're many things going on in America right now. Some bad, some good. I’m not the type to write about something I don’t know much about, but there is one thing I’m...

Womens History Month

Womens History Month

Destiny Mattingly, Editor + Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Women’s History Month   Harriet Tubman, Cady Stanton, Amelia Earhart, Rosy the Riveter, Maya Angelou, Sally Ride, Oprah Winfrey, Rosa Parks, Malala Yousafzai, Hilary Clinton, Kamala Harris....

The Use of Pronouns

The Use of Pronouns

Jimena Cruz-Lopez January 18, 2021

https://nkcschools.instructuremedia.com/embed/8cda066c-d73c-419c-9c12-72ced4ea7917     Ted talk visuals- Jcl

Every Body Needs Love

Every Body Needs Love

Tayler Hendershot January 17, 2021

[Tayler Hendershot] Melissa Camarda Honors English Language Arts II 16 December 2020 Every Body Needs Love Growing up I was picked on a lot for my body. I was called a lot of different, hurtful...

Spread the Word to End the Word

Spread the Word to End the Word

Destiny Mattingly, Editor + Staff Writer January 15, 2021

“You’re a retard” or “That’s so retarded” or “don’t be such a retard” are very used statements I hear said around school. When someone uses it that I am talking to I will usually ask...

The Word

The Word “FAT” by Josyln Hougham

January 13, 2021

            The word fat has been weaponized by people of all ages for hundreds of years, and the effects of being called names is damaging for people of any age. Now that people are starting trends...

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

Same Sex Adoption Should Be Supported

Same Sex Adoption Should Be Supported

Destiny Mattingly, Editor + Staff Writer December 4, 2020

Destiny Mattingly  Melissa Camarda  Honors English Language Arts  6 December 2020  Same Sex Adoption Should Be Supported                   Over the summer I went to Oklahoma...

#blackoutbullying PSA

Paige Hale, Video producer February 10, 2016

   

Juniors Jessica Gebauer (left) and Sally Dishman (right) wearing the shirts they made for #blackoutbullying. The numbers on the back of their shirts represent the percentage of votes they received on the poll poster to Twitter.

More than just a number

Rachel Adamson, Editor in Chief February 4, 2016

"Did you see Twitter?” Junior Sally Dishman received this text on Nov. 4. “I got onto Twitter and I was in shock,” Dishman said. “I was thinking of all the regret. Seeing that [the poll]...

#blackoutbullying

#blackoutbullying

Griffin Rites staff February 4, 2016

I’ve gotten some weird looks and some people looked sad for me.  Stop Bullying’s website defines bullying as “unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real...

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