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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...

Shopping with a Sheriff Success!

Winnie Adenic, Axe staffer
December 8, 2015
Filed under News

This year’s No Shave November fundraiser, Shop with a Sheriff was a success after OP’s students collected a donation for Staff/Beard design for a total of $156.33 and Assembly/Raffle tickets for a total of $275.27, for a grand total contribution of $431.60. On Friday, Dec. 4, the assembly was hel...

Peach raises $2,000 for charity

Jordyn Bensyl, Axe executive producer
December 7, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, News

This past week kicked off the Theatre for a Cause with the play "James and The Giant Peach." During the day the group traveled to elementary and middle schools to perform for the kids. At night, they performed at Oak Park and hosted games like minute-to-give-it during intermission to help raise...

No Shave benefits Shop with a Sheriff

No Shave benefits Shop with a Sheriff

Taylor Terrell, Axe staff
December 3, 2015
Filed under News

There was a numerous number of male teachers who participated in “No Shave November” to help children in need have the best Christmas possible. Students at OP donated money to which teacher they want to shave their beards in a silly design. There will be an assembly held Friday, Dec. 4 in...

Share your memories of Dr. Dan Kahler

Staff
December 2, 2015
Filed under News

NorthmenNews.com would like to invite our readers to share your memories of OP's first Principal Dr. Dan Kahler.  Please email them to [email protected] for inclusion here: Dr. Dan Kahler - To me, you will forever be the epitome of all that is an Educator. You brought both grac...

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