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The Wingspan

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The Wingspan

After beating the all-state record for most goals in a single season, junior Senora DeFini puts her arms up and runs toward Kendall Dobberstein. This record breaking goal was her 55th of the season.

Girls soccer scores State title [Photo gallery]

Madeline Petrick, Editor-in-chief May 20, 2024

The girls' soccer team's season was full of victory, including their Class B State Championship journey. On May 13, they won the State Championship, 6-1 against Duchesne and junior Sonora DeFini broke...

Sarpy County Sheriffs Department to host annual Summer Camp

Sarpy County Sheriff’s Department to host annual Summer Camp

Leena Macklin, Reporter May 17, 2024

Summer is only six days away and aside from sports, vacations and jobs there are still lots of opportunities to have fun. The Sarpy County Sheriff's Department is hosting its free Sarpy County Summer Youth...

End of year electronic procedures

End of year electronic procedures

Adelyn Ridley, Reporter May 17, 2024

Normally, students would turn in their laptops at the end of the school year, but this year, the school requires them to take them home along with their chargers and keep them over the summer. However,...

Before the second half, the team huddles on the side line.

Girls’ soccer team wins first round of State Championship, plans for next game [Photo gallery]

Madeline Petrick, Editor-in-chief May 9, 2024

  The girls' soccer team beat Scotus Central Catholic 12-3 in the NSAA Class B State Championship quarterfinals last night. Now, they will face the Bennington Badgers this Saturday, May 11,...

Before the opening pitch, Teammates Tyler Cox (11), Curran Boswell (11), Nolan Green (11), Nolan Iverson (10), and Colton Nicholson (10) share fist bumps while lining up for the National Anthem.

Boys’ baseball State bound after 3-1 victory over North Platte

Peyton Parker, Reporter May 7, 2024

On the back of Trevor Cox’s 10-strikeout performance, the Griffin baseball team won the Class B-3 District, 5-2, beating the Ralston Rams on Thursday and the North Platte Bulldogs 3-1 on Friday. They...

In April Martins CP Geometry class, student teacher Connor Grant goes over notes from the lesson. In addition to being a Gretna alum, Grants sister, freshman Morgan Grant, is in Martins CP Geometry class.

Student teachers to receive stipend in GPS

Onnika Moore, Editor May 6, 2024

Student teaching is a rite of passage for educators everywhere and can be pivotal for all future teachers’ journeys, but it comes at a cost. With fewer teachers than ever statewide, the district hopes...

Best last-minute Mothers Day gifts

Best last-minute Mother’s Day gifts

Leena Macklin, Reporter May 5, 2024

Mother’s Day is only one week away which means it’s time to think of those last-minute gifts. Skip the flowers and chocolates and find something that she will really like with this gift guide.   Trendy...

Chipping from the fairway, junior Cole Edwards looks to finish the hole strong against Arlington High School.

Golf team places high against wind, Barth secures second win

Brody Heidemann, Sports Editor May 3, 2024

Coming off a fourth-place finish at the River Wilds Golf Course Invite on April 19, the Griffin boys golf team looked to put up a fight at the Beatrice Country Club on April 22. As a team, the Griffins...

Donations piling up, the football boosters collect more items from donors.

Football Booster Club leads efforts to aid tornado-affected families in Griffin community

Madeline Petrick, Editor-in-chief April 27, 2024

As homes were destroyed and families were left heartbroken after the tornadoes that plowed through Nebraska and Iowa yesterday, the Griffin community didn't waste any time coming to aid their own. To support...

Smiling on stage, Gretna East Media poses with their Championship trophy.

Gretna East Media named State Champion in first year

Madeline Petrick, Editor-in-chief April 22, 2024

“We Are The Champions” by Queen was certainly an appropriate song to play on Gretna East Media’s van ride back from the 2024 Class B State Journalism Championship as they were named the 2024 champions...

On stage, Zoey Zarling practices her role as Spongebob. Zarling is on the Sponge team as the lead.

ACMS’ ‘Spongebob: The Musical’ takes unique approach with help of GEHS students

Onnika Moore, Editor April 20, 2024

Most musicals and plays use one full cast of characters to portray the story, but when more than 50 students audition, it’s hard to not include everyone. “Spongebob: The Musical” at ACMS strives...

Science teacher and Green Team sponsor Sierra Arnold is known for the abundance of plants in her classroom that are kept under UV light.

Planting seeds, spreading awareness Green Team to celebrate Earth Day

Leena Macklin, Reporter April 19, 2024

Earth Day was founded to inspire environmental activism and planet preservation, and on Monday, April 22, the school’s Green Team is planning to do just that. They will be hosting a Planting Party to...

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