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Are You a Match?

Aurora Riley, Photographer
September 19, 2016
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How many people wish they had a way to help people, especially those who are sick? While everyone was having fun at the homecoming game on Saturday, Sept. 17, Key Club was raising awareness for all the people who have been diagnosed with a blood cancer, like leukemia. They did this by helping an organization...

Homecoming Queen Announced

Homecoming Queen Announced

Mina Buchholz, Writer
September 18, 2016
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Saturday, Sept. 17, at the halftime show of Oak Park’s homecoming game against Ruskin High School, the candidates for Homecoming queen were driven around the field and then lined up to reveal who would take the crown. After each candidate was announced, senior Mahasin Tutu was crowned Homecoming queen by 2015 Homecoming queen Landon Patterson. Specta...

Band Performs ‘El Tango’ at Homecoming Halftime Show

Mina Buchholz, Writer
September 17, 2016
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Although traditionally the band’s yearly shows have been themed after a movie or a play, this year the show is ‘El Tango,’ an homage to Spanish music and dance. After weeks of hard work and practice, the band performed at this year’s halftime Homecoming show, and the featured dancers danced an...

Oak Street Kills it at Kauffman Stadium

Oak Street Kills it at Kauffman Stadium

Luci Conkling, J1 Writer
September 15, 2016
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Catch the Royals game last night?  If you did you would have seen the Oak Street singers performed the National Anthem at the start of the game. Junior Sarah Horseman said this was her first time, like many of the Oak Street Singers, performing at Kauffman Stadium.  But nerves weren’t getting...

Photography Students Bring Breakfast to Class

Photography Students Bring Breakfast to Class

Kalani Earls, Cambia staffer
April 29, 2016
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On Wednesday, April 27, art teacher Christine Cover’s 1A photography class came together and brought supplies to make breakfast. The plan all started with eight students who sit in the back of the classroom; otherwise known as the Breakfast Club. Every day of class, the eight students bring breakfast...

Prom candidates wake up early

Prom candidates wake up early

Taylor Terrell, Axe staffer
April 20, 2016
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14 different people woken up out of their sleep to find out that they were nominated for Prom Queen and King. For the girls, Mia Santora, Lydia Gutierrez, Catherine Corbin, Leah Israel, Katia Newell, Taylor Terrell and Mikaylee Behen have been nominated. For the boys, Donnie Rodulfo, Absalom Solorio,...

Who let the dogs out?

Who let the dogs out?

Madison Russell, Log Editor-in-Chief
April 15, 2016
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It would seem like your average Friday at Oak Park….if you don’t count all the dogs running around. Seniors Leah Israel and Karli Reichert created a fund raiser to raise money for KC Pet Project, and have allowed students to pay three dollars to pet and play with multiple dogs. “In leadership...

Art show opens tonight

Art show opens tonight

Taylor Terrell, Axe staffer
March 31, 2016
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The Oak Park Art Department is hosting their annual art show Thursday, March 31. There is no fee. Come enjoy the art the students have created. There are multiple pieces of art to enjoy. The show is composed of student’s art that they have been making all year long. It will be located in front...

Changes made to the academic awards

Mabrey Wathen, Log Editor-in-Chief
March 31, 2016
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Working long and tiring hours to earn good grades finally paid off for juniors, seniors, and for the first time for sophomores on Monday, March 14. Oak Park held its annual Academic Awards Ceremony, but there were a few changes students weren’t happy about. This year, sophomores with a grade point...

Women land in office

Women land in office

Landon Patterson, Axe staff
March 20, 2016
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Friday, March 18, StuCo announced the student body president and vice president duo. After weeks of campaigning and dedication the winners were finally announced. The winners were Josie Ballard and Jessica Morrison. The two ladies worked very hard to win the election from making posters, videos and...

Science wins SKB

Winnie Adenic, Axe staffer
March 8, 2016
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The Science Olympiad Team competed in the Regional Science Knowledge Bowl this past Saturday. This event was sponsored nationally by the U.S. Department of Energy and locally by Honeywell. It was hosted by Avila University. The Science Olympiad team got to meet Honeywell employees and converse with...

Journalism searches for the next staff

Journalism searches for the next staff

Jordyn Bensyl, Axe producer
March 1, 2016
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Hey, YOU! Yes, YOU! "YOU could be the next Susan Hiland of Oak Park," said Landon Patterson, a senior on the Axe staff, in the recent enrollment video. The Axe is looking for new potential staff members to join next year's team. The Axe is a super fun, safe environment to make videos and report...

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