Leaving a legacy

Senior Wesley Bertha sits with his classmates at graduation. He is one of the 320 seniors who leave Tonka with their legacies in 2017.

Clayre Barkema, Writer

May 17, 2017

Cap and gown, senior photos and graduation parties, these are the peak of senior year. But sports achievements, academic aspirations and outside accomplishments are what reflect back to the school. Trying to keep a positive vibe around the school is one of the things seniors want to mak...

Seniors’ Future Across America

Seniors' Future Across America

Jessica Glaszczak, Print Managing Editor

May 15, 2017

Although the class of 2017 has graduated, they are not completely leaving Winnetonka. The things they learned as Griffins will continue to guide them in their future lives. Whether that means attending college, going into the military or joining the workforce, the map below shows where seniors will be...

Interim principal appointed after principal is arrested

Former Oak Park High School Principal Mark Maus will move from his position as Executive Director of Human Resources for the District to Winnetonka’s new interim principal replacing arrested Principal Matt Lindsey.

Rachel Adamson and Katie Bullock

January 12, 2017

Students and staff met their new interim principal, Mark Maus, today after long-time principal Matt Lindsey was arrested yesterday and charged with two counts of statutory rape. North Kansas City School District Superintendent Dr. Daniel Clemens introduced Maus at an early morning staff meeting J...

The Annual Craft Fair Deserves an A

Jocelin Egeland, Writer

December 7, 2015

Saturday Dec. 5, the girls’ basketball team hosted their annual craft fair. Vendors from all over the city come to sell their various crafts and knick knacks in the school. Everything sold at the fair is handmade and original. One vendor had airplanes made from recycled cans while another had...

School cancelation for Royals celebration

The route of the parade that will be held on November 3 in Downtown Kansas City for the Royals celebration.

Rachel Adamson, Editor in Chief

November 2, 2015

On November 3, the North Kansas City School District will cancel classes due to the Royals World Series Championship celebration. At the end of the school day, principal Matthew Lindsey announced that school would be canceled. "I think that we made the right call because our student attendance...

Cross Country Districts

Junior Emma Evans leading the varsity girls race at Platte Ridge Park for the district cross country race on Oct. 24.

Rachel Adamson, Editor in Chief

October 27, 2015

On Saturday, October 24 the cross country team went to the district meet. Overall  in the girls varsity race, junior Emma Evans took third qualifying her for the sectionals cross country meet that will be held on Nov. 1. Sophomore Lilly Abdulla took 60 place, junior Esther Loukawila took 63 ...

Winnetonka Homecoming 2015: Night of the Dragon

Senior Jordyn Eskijian being crowned as the Fall 2015 Homecoming Queen on Oct. 2.

Amy Chavarin, Writer

October 7, 2015

Homecoming Queen: Jordyn Eskijan Homecoming King: Kevin Vo Homecoming Princess: Emily Elliott Homecoming Prince: Perry Randle III Homecoming game: Winnetonka lost to Grandview 14-20 Although being on homecoming court can be very exciting, there is a lot of work to be done many peo...

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