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Go For Gold

Mina Buchholz
December 16, 2016
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Recently, Gold Medallion students presented the research projects they have worked on long and hard. Students who presented in November and December had been working on the project since the beginning of second semester last year.   “Seeing all my hard work come together was super satisfying,...

Gladstone Sonic Reopens

Orlando Quintana, Axe staffer
December 12, 2016
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The Sonic in Gladstone is officially back in business. It was recently shut down for remodeling beginning on Sept. 5 and is back with a plethora of new upgrades. These upgrades include a completely new and redesigned building altogether, a brand new software system, touchscreen menus, touch screen...

Get Crafty at the Fair

Get Crafty at the Fair

Sarah White, Log Photo Editor
November 22, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Every November, Oak Park Booster Club/PTSA hosts a craft fair where visitors can purchase anything that catches their eye. This year was the 24th year and was a lot more crowded than past years. There are different types of vendors who have been showed at the craft fair. The crafts vary depending ...

Science Olympiad places 15th

Science Olympiad places 15th

Staff
November 21, 2016
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The Oak Park Science Olympiad Team competed Saturday at the O-town Throw Down hosted by Olathe North High School.  With 25 teams, including top 10 teams from Missouri, Nebraska and Kansas; OPSO placed 15th as a team. Top 10 individual performances from OPSO were as follows: 10th place in Astronomy: Erica Dykes ...

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
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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,...

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