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Cheer team wins state title

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Assistant Principal named MSHSAA Volleyball Official of the Year

Assistant Principal named MSHSAA Volleyball Official of the Year

November 9, 2019

Winnetonka’s assistant principal, Dixie Wescott, was named the Missouri State High School Athletics Association (MSHSAA) Volleyball Official of the Year!

From Newton’s laws to nuclei

From Newton’s laws to nuclei

November 3, 2019

After a decade of teaching ninth grade physics, science and mathematics teacher Marcia Holwick now spends her time lesson planning for her new Algebra II classes. Regular and Honors Physics classes,...

Tonka vs Smithville Football game

Tonka vs Smithville Football game

October 11, 2019

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Activities Student of the Week; Anna Neverve, Oct. 3

Activities Student of the Week; Anna Neverve, Oct. 3

October 3, 2019

Journalism 1 Gallery Walk

Journalism 1 Gallery Walk

October 2, 2019

A little bit of AVID this morning! Journalism 1 participates in a gallery walk as they discuss ten landmark Supreme Court cases.

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Grit: A solution to the average student’s greatest problem

Recent Feature Stories

Safety & Style

Safety & Style

March 1, 2019

An impenetrable tension loomed over the building as students arrived to school on a late-December...

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...

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The push for AP

Recent Editorial Stories

Side effects may vary

Side effects may vary

February 26, 2019

It was over two decades ago that Dr. Andrew Wakefield, a former gastroenterologist from England, formally...

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...

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Stressing safety

Recent Sports Stories

Tonka vs Smithville Football game

Tonka vs Smithville Football game

October 11, 2019

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Tonka volleyball vs Kearney

Tonka volleyball vs Kearney

September 19, 2019

Interview of Erika DeGuzman Interviewer Akon Tong and camera Destiny Anderson

Interview of Erika DeGuzman Interviewer Akon Tong and camera Destiny Anderson

September 19, 2019

N2 Sports Interview: AJ Goss with Varsity Kicker Lauchlan Ferris

N2 Sports Interview: AJ Goss with Varsity Kicker Lauchlan Ferris

September 18, 2019

N2 Sports Interview: Dre’ Fanning with Camden McKillip, Swim and Dive

N2 Sports Interview: Dre’ Fanning with Camden McKillip, Swim and Dive

September 18, 2019

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Griffin Rites Vol. 50, Issue 1
Griffin Rites Vol. 49, Issue 2

Griffin Rites Vol. 49, Issue 2

March 1, 2019

Griffin Rites Vol. 49, Issue 1

Griffin Rites Vol. 49, Issue 1

November 5, 2018

Griffin Rites Vol 48, Issue 6

Griffin Rites Vol 48, Issue 6

April 1, 2018

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