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Alumni inducted into hall of fame

October 19, 2010
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By: Lauren A. Grace Homecoming has all the joys of high school. Football, friends, pep rallies and the dance, but also learning the history of all the wonders that have gone through the hallways before our time. Homecoming, the word is redundant, people come back to “home” to hopefully remember charming memories of their past. Students now, may ...

Pep rally gets students pumped for homecoming

October 13, 2010
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By: Jessica Nichols On Thursday, Oct. 7 music blared over the small speakers and a line of students danced in synch to “Cupid Shuffle”. An old car, spray painted and without windows, sat in the corner, waiting for the traditional car bashing. As the students walked around the parking lot the 201...

Senior dance awaits approval

October 3, 2010
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By: Derek Byrne At 8:30 P.M. on Monday, Sept. 27, 40 seniors met in the big gym. They weren’t there to run laps or shoot hoops, but to dance. The practice marked the first of three rehearsals for the senior dance, a performance that has become a familiar tradition to students. Senior Elizabeth Garnos, one of two choreographers of the dance,...

Oak Park named “Cool School”

September 16, 2010
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By: Jessica Nichols Most high school students would never dream of being out of their warm beds before 5:30 a.m. on a weekday morning, getting ready for another school day. Teenagers walk into school, groggy-eyed and tired on a regular basis. But Friday, Sept. 10, students began to enter the big gym...

Jamboree rescheduled

August 20, 2010
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Due to weather, tonight's jamboree will be rescheduled for tomorrow, August 21 at 9 am at Northtowne. Check back next week for full coverage!

Breaking news: Tornado warning hits OP

August 20, 2010
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By: Carly Evans As students sat and enjoyed the final minutes of the first assembly of the year, the unexpected happened when instead of heading out of the gym, and into their first weekend of the 2010-2011 school year, they were paraded into the hallway. After a tornado warning was reported in the area, the whole of North Kansas City School...

Registration begins another year

August 15, 2010
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By: Lauren Grace Another school year starts off with registration, a time to see friends again since last semester and also see how everyone looks different with a tan. The usual routine of signing papers, handing out cash to this and that, only this year they held it at a different location from l...

Freshman Day

August 15, 2010
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By: Courtney Kelley For the past 2 years freshman day has helped upcoming freshmen the day before school starts. This year with the way of the economy, this year freshmen day was optional. "Incoming freshmen are usually nervous about the size of the school, locating their classes and lockers. If the ...

Scheduling issues arise

August 15, 2010
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Overcrowding, conflicting classes affect students By: Derek Byrne Students complete scheduling forms in December, requesting classes in hopes of constructing the perfect schedule. However, as the year begins in August, some students find themselves with class lineups that aren’t quite what they previ...

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