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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...

First principal passed away on Tuesday

First principal passed away on Tuesday

Maddie Russell, Log Editor-in-Chief
December 2, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

He came for the air-conditioning, the first of its kind in Kansas City, but he stayed for the opportunity to build a school up from nothing -- a perspective he applied to his students. On Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, the North Kansas City School District lost a beloved former member of the district, Dr....

Six students to go to MFAA 2016

Six students to go to MFAA 2016

Mark Anderson, Fine Arts freelance writer
November 30, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase

Six Oak Park students were congratulated this morning for being selected to represent Oak Park and North Kansas City Schools at this year’s Missouri Fine Arts Academy. MFAA, often referred to as the “Governor’s Academy,” is a three-week summer residential program for highly motivated student...

Journalism heads to nationals

Maddison Wisecarver, Cambia photographer
November 20, 2015
Filed under News

On Nov. 11, Axe, Log and Cambia went to Orlando for a National Competition. Wednesday when journalism got there, they settled into their rooms and headed down to Downtown Disney, Disney Springs. Thursday, the team got up bright and early headed down to Universal Studios. Afterward, they headed to th...

YoungLife Spends a Day in Dallas

YoungLife Spends a Day in Dallas

Mackenzie Nelson, Axe staff
November 10, 2015
Filed under News

Hundreds of students from Oak Park, Staley, Kearney, Park Hill, Park Hill South, Liberty, Liberty North, and Platte County high schools excitedly filed into buses around midnight on Friday, Nov. 6.  Loaded with pillows and snacks, these YoungLifers were thrilled for the annual ‘NonStop’ weekend. ...

Three regional awards for the Axe

Jordyn Bensyl and Ally Laytham, Axe executive producer and director
November 9, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

This weekend three Oak Park journalism students traveled to Drury University for the regional competition called VidCon. Seniors Jordyn Bensyl and Ally Laytham are returners from 2013 and freshman Skylar Benjamin joined them for her first competition. The three set off Friday afternoon and arrived...

KC shuts down for World Series parade

Jordyn Bensyl, Axe Executive Producer
November 4, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Kansas City shut down as 800,000 Royals fans swamped the downtown area yesterday for a parade in honor of the World Series win.

Halloween comes a day early

Kennedy Butler, Cambia photographer
October 30, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, News

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