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2016 One Act Festivals: ACTORS NEEDED

Winnie Adenic, Axe staffer
February 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, News

The 2016 One Act Festival is just around the corner and the theatre department would love for you to audition! No preparation or monologues are required. Actors may choose to audition either on Tuesday, or Wednesday March 1 and 2 after school in the Little Theater. Call Back Auditions will be Thursday,...

Do YOU want to be a leader?

Do YOU want to be a leader?

Taylor Terrell, Axe staffer
February 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Do you want to step up and take a leadership in your school?  If you are interested in running for a student body office, please come to room C124 and sign up! You can run for Treasurer, Secretary, Historian, or sign up as a President/Vice-President duo!  Sign up by March 4th and get ready to cam...

Murders Take the Stage Tonight

Madison Russell, Log editor-in-chief
February 25, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

They rehearse their lines, they develop their character, then they switch to an entirely different role the next night. For junior Zane Fincham and senior Steven Horn, this is their normal. Fincham and Horn were double casted for this year’s winter comedy, The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940s, meaning ...

Junior OP student chosen for the Kansas City Biz Fest

Winnie Adenic, Axe staffer
February 11, 2016
Filed under News

For 12 years, KC BizFest has been developing Kansas City's future leaders  and Junior, Ingrid Lara has been chosen for the Kansas City Biz Fest for Latino students. 100 students were chosen from around the KC Metro. During a four-day entrepreneurial boot camp that was led by local business partners,...

Troupe #2758 attends Missouri State Thespian Conference

Troupe #2758 attends Missouri State Thespian Conference

Mackenzie Nelson, Axe staffer
January 11, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, News

After school on Wednesday, Jan. 6, a busload of theatre students arrived in downtown Kansas City, Mo., for the annual Missouri State Thespian Conference.  After piling into a hotel, the students, led by parent chaperones and theatre teacher Brian Gehrlein began a long weekend of interacting with other...

Oak Street swings first place

Oak Street swings first place

Jordyn Bensyl, Producer for The Axe
January 11, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

This weekend Oak Street traveled to Sedalia, Mo., to compete in the annual Sedalia State Fair Choir Competition. Performing songs such as "Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend," "Centuries," "Mission Impossible," "Moon Dance," "Shut up and Dance with Me," "Photograph" and "Immortals," the group swept t...

Early graduation may not be for everyone, but it’s an option for some

Chloe Maddox, Cambia staffer
December 18, 2015
Filed under News

Early graduation or career internship? What and what? What is that and how do I do it? Well lucky for you, head counselor Kathleen Mahan shared what and how. Early graduation does not meet everyone’s needs and not everyone qualifies. It even has its pros and cons. A candidate for early graduation...

Orchestra moves venues to big success

Orchestra moves venues to big success

Jordyn Bensyl, Axe executive producer
December 14, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

The Orchestra kicked off its Holiday concert last Thursday with some festive tunes. This year, the orchestra had a mishap with scheduling and unfortunately had to play their concert in the little theater. This is something that has never happened before. Each orchestra, symphonic and chamber, squished...

FCCLA hosts a Winter Wonderland

FCCLA hosts a Winter Wonderland

Mabrey Wathen, Log editor-in-chief
December 14, 2015
Filed under News

Miss OP assembly a hit

Miss OP assembly a hit

Taylor Terrell, Axe staffer
December 13, 2015
Filed under News

Candidates wake up, hope to be Sadie king

Candidates wake up, hope to be Sadie king

Taylor Terrell, Axe staffer
December 12, 2015
Filed under News

On the morning of Friday, Dec. 11, some of the Axe members woke up at 2 in the morning to wake up the Sadie Hawkins candidates for the 2015-2016 school year. The theme of this year's wake ups was "The Polar Express," given that it’s around Christmas time. The seven candidates were Logan Allenbaugh,...

Happy Holidays from the Vocal Music Department

Happy Holidays from the Vocal Music Department

Mackenzie Nelson, Axe staffer
December 9, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, News

Holiday spirit came early for the school’s singers, on Tuesday, Dec. 8.  Seven choirs performed an array of numbers, including the Oak Street Singers using pen lights to bring ‘The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ to life, and Treble FX honoring student Anna Bishop with a beautiful rendition of...

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