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Homecoming Powderpuff Delayed by Rain, Becomes Turkey Bowl

Homecoming Powderpuff Delayed by Rain, Becomes Turkey Bowl

Katherine Reyes, J1 Writer
November 8, 2016
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Powderpuff is a sport, also known as flag football -- It was supposed to take place during homecoming day with all the weather, the plan did not go on. Until Student Council sponsor Bryan Edinger planned to take a day where the school could watch and cheer in November. Which Team Will You Cheer for...

Freshmen contribute to community

Freshmen contribute to community

Staff
November 7, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

While sophomores took the PSAT and juniors tested the PACT, freshmen donated hours of community service in a variety of projects. ...

Election or Apocalypse? Facts on the “Crazy” 2016 Presidential Candidates

Election or Apocalypse? Facts on the “Crazy” 2016 Presidential Candidates

Luci Conkling, J1 Writer
November 4, 2016
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With election day approaching everybody has been talking about the Presidential candidates. Scandals can get easily misconstrued and biased. Read the unbiased facts and take a poll to see where you stand with other students at Oak Park. Both the Republican and the Democratic candidates every elec...

Winter Guard Starts with Record Number of Girls

Winter Guard Starts with Record Number of Girls

Luci Conkling, J1 Writer
November 3, 2016
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It’s that time of year again for warm drinks, cozy sweaters and Winter Guard.  Several students auditioned for a spot on the team during the last week of October.  On Monday, Oct. 31, 15 girls filled the team for one of the biggest turnouts in a few seasons. Senior Alix Chronister, co-captain during the...

101 Math Teachers found on Halloween

Mina Buchholz, Log section editor
November 1, 2016
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When students and staff were allowed to dress up for Halloween when they came to school on Monday, Oct. 31, the math teachers had a plan: They were going to dress as 101 Dalmatians. “We’ve been talking about it at lunch for a long time. We wanted to find a mass costume, since there are 10 of...

Clowning Around the United States

Clowning Around the United States

Dakota Ake, Bailee Treat and Isaac Fogerty, Log Editors-in-Chief and J1 Writer
October 30, 2016
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What does McDonald's and terrorizing innocent people have in common? Clowns. Clowns have been sighted across the nation, see this map,  attacking innocent civilians. What was once an irrational childhood fear is now rationalized as videos surface from around the nation of clowns chasing people with weapons...

StuCo and Clubs Haunt Oak Grove Park

October 30, 2016
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With the help of Student Council, several clubs passed out candy and offered games to the Gladstone community in a safe trick-or-treat event at Oak Grove Park.

Sandwich Strife

Sandwich Strife

Courtney Calhoon, Writer
October 21, 2016
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ProStart 2 culinary class took a jab at mastering “The Sandwich.” This year, foods teacher Sarah Lorenson and all of the district ProStart teachers decided to go about something new, “The Sandwich Shop.” Students in the class had to make a sandwich shop that consisted of two hot sandwiches,...

Students Tour the Human Body

Students Tour the Human Body

Bailee Treat and Sarah White, Log Editor-in-Chief and Photo Editor
October 16, 2016
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Have you ever wondered what plasticizing was? Have you ever seen a real life body preserved year later on display? On Saturday, Oct. 15, a group of students from HOSA and AP bio went on a trip to Body Worlds to explore real life human parts up on a display in great detail. Students captured memories of the bodies that weren’t in great shape and...

HOSA Offers Health Career Opportunities

Bailee Treat, Editor-in-Chief
October 4, 2016
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Have you ever thought about becoming a doctor, dentist or something in the health related field? Have you ever heard from a professional on what classes you should be taking in order to achieve your goals and dream in the future? After school every other Tuesday, there are meetings for HOSA which is...

StuCo Works for Students

Miki Hall, J1 Broadcast staff
September 30, 2016
Filed under Features, News

Reporter Miki Hall talks to a StuCo member Logan Favreau about the upcoming events like Platinum Beard and other community events such as Halloween Harvesters, blood drive and Miss OP in this podcast.

Supporting Others

Supporting Others

Aurora Riley, Photographer
September 30, 2016
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There are lots of different clubs and activities at Oak Park that have fundraisers. From football and cheerleading to band and choir. A lot of these fundraisers are held at the beginning of the year to pay for uniforms and new equipment. Many different things are sold, the softball team sold shirts,...

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