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Freshmen make t-shirts

May 7, 2014
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Features by: Audrey Barnes A new tradition has been started this year; the freshman shirts! These are specifically designed for the students graduating in 2017. “We wanted a shirt that was unique to just the 2017 class,” said Lori Dameron, the organizer of the event. The design is a navy s...

Leaderships’ preparations for Relay

April 24, 2014
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Features by: Landon Thomas As relay happened on April 5th, at the District Athletic Complex (DAC), students prepared for the event in multiple ways. The Leadership class at Oak Park High School is responsible for setting up and preparing for the event each year. Their class works keenly to advertise a...

Prom King Candidate Wake-Ups

April 11, 2014
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Feature by: Nicolette Swofford The Axe staff wakes up the seven 2014 Prom King candidates in an "out of this world way:" Connor Ballard, Spencer Ballard, Jake Boeding, Dylan Cutitta, Matt Ebinger, Dillon Heginbottom, Ryan McManus.

Prom Queen Candidate Wake-Ups

March 31, 2014
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Video by: Jake Boeding Reporters Jake Boeding, Dillon Heginbottom, Bret Bussinger, Mariah Studebaker, Darrin Head, Ana Grinik and Taylor Dorrel gave the prom queen candidates some suprising wake-up calls this morning. The team woke seniors Mallory Dunn, Kelli Reichert, Hiba Antoun, Maria Blake, Shelb...

Adaptive PE performs talents

March 12, 2014
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News brief by: Bret Bussinger During fourth block on Friday, March 7, Adapted PE performed their talent show to a selected audience. The 30 minute long show delivered every aspect of talent including: art, singing, dancing, jokes, and even make-up. Excitement was in the air from the start, and everyone had a smi...

Cheerleading prepares for tryouts

March 7, 2014
Filed under Features, Sports

Sports feature by: Taylor Dorrel Reporter Taylor Dorrel speaks with sophomore Jenna Heinz about the process potiental cheerleaders go through at clinics from March 31 to April 4 and tryouts on April 5.

Destonee Wenger Student and recording artist

March 7, 2014
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Features by: Taylor Dorrel Reporter Taylor Dorrel interviews senior Destonee Wenger about her life as a both a student and a recording artist. Destonee asks that you check out her new song  Broken Words and stop by to see more of her work....

Wood shop works

March 7, 2014
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Features by: Harry Kohn Reporter Harry Kohn explores the world of the wood Shop class.

Allenbaugh scales mountains

February 27, 2014
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Features by: Jordyn Bensyl and Jessie Rodulfo Sophomore Logan Allenbaugh rock climbs and practices rock climbing in a gym, as a hobby.

Memories of ELA Teacher Tim Rupp, upon his resignation

February 20, 2014
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Features by: Jordyn Bensyl Mason Hagel Zoleikha Anthony McGaugh Jamaiya Patton and Taylor Terrell Journalism 1 Broadcast students create a video in response to the sudden resignation of ELA Teacher Tim Rupp.

Students positively review movie day

December 16, 2013
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Features by: Ryan Bennett On Tuesday Nov. 26 students were given the opportunity to be rewarded for their good attendance. Most students said that they liked the idea and that the school should do it again next year. “I think it’s a good move to get better grades and to push to be a better student,...

Students take advantage of free tuition

December 4, 2013
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Features by: Lauren Sullivan Everyone loves hearing the word “free,” especially when it’s associated with college, but is it really an option to go to college for no cost? If you participate in A+, then you really can go to college for free. But what is A+? The A+ program is a program that pays ...

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