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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
Filed under News

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
Filed under News

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
Filed under News

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,...

How To: Vote!

Mina Buchholz, Opinion Editor
September 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Will you be 18 by Voting Day? Have you been anxiously watching the Presidential debates? Are you tearing your hair out trying to figure out how to register and how to vote? Worry no more. Registering is simple and doesn’t take long, and voting is an easy process. You can register in person or...

They Are Back

Olivia White, Axe staffer
September 28, 2016
Filed under News

The dreaded bugs of the fall. Yes, oak mites are back. Last year around this time many athletes were complaining about them. Worse than mosquitoes or chiggers. They bite and take forever to go away. A few of my friends have already told me they have them this year. Describing them as miserable...

Scholarships Are Coming Up – Don’t Miss Out

Allee Armitage, Executive Producer
September 28, 2016
Filed under News

Attention seniors and juniors- the time has come. Deadlines. Scholarships. Most scholarship deadlines are Dec. 1. These are super important because you can get thousands of dollars by just writing a few simple essays about yourself. Most scholarship opportunities can be found on the counseling web page, which is located in the resource...

Sophomore Designs School’s First Geofilter

Sophomore Designs School’s First Geofilter

Dakota Ake, Editor-in-Chief
September 28, 2016
Filed under News

If you have been on Snapchat you are probably familiar with geofilters. If you swipe after taking a picture or video you have a variety of filters catered to your area. If you were to swipe through geofilters while at Oak Park within the past month you might have noticed a new filter. Oak Park now has...

My Son Had a Stroke

Malea Biswell, J1 Writer
September 27, 2016
Filed under News

On the warm Monday afternoon of Aug. 29, Michelle Biswell was driving her daughter to cheerleading when she got a phone call from Children’s Mercy Hospital where her oldest son, 19, Matthew Biswell was lying. She handed the phone to her daughter who answered. “On the phone, we were told Matthew...

New Library Trend Comes to the LMC: Maker Space

New Library Trend Comes to the LMC: Maker Space

Dakota Ake, Editor-in-Chief
September 27, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The library is a place you can go when you want to study and work in a quiet environment. This year it added new features to make the library an even better place for students to work. This includes a 3-D printer, a stop motion animation studio, and even recreational items like board games. The room...

Tutor Program Offers Assistance

Tutor Program Offers Assistance

Bailee Treat, Editor-in-Chief
September 26, 2016
Filed under News

How do you balance homework getting done for each class on time, having time to go to sporting events, friends and perfect attendance? The school has a program you can attend to make sure you maintain good grades and attendance. After school tutoring is Tuesdays and Wednesdays after school from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. There is a least one teacher for every core subject ...

Perspective: See You at the Pole

Matt Short, Axe staffer
September 25, 2016
Filed under News

Ellie Hermies shares her thoughts on See You at the Pole.

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