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Trivia Night funds competitive trip for show choir

Trivia Night funds competitive trip for show choir

Mackenzie Nelson, Axe staffer
October 30, 2015
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  The Oak Street Singers hosted their annual Trivia Night fund raiser on Friday, Oct. 23 at Antioch Bible Baptist Church.  The funds raised will aid students in paying for the cost of their trip to Myrtle Beach, S.C., where the group will perform at a national competition next April. Oak...

Former Rockette choreographs Oak Street

Former Rockette choreographs Oak Street

Mackenzie Nelson, Axe staffer
October 30, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, News

The Oak Street Singers are working hard to make their "Immortal Hollywood" show the best it can be before competition season starts in January.  Along with flashy costumes and difficult harmonies, another step taken to improve their performance was bringing in choreographer Lara Menard. Currently,...

Artists carve pumpkins

Artists carve pumpkins

Kalani Earls, Cambia photographer
October 29, 2015
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On Wednesday, Oct. 28,, members of The Society of Art carved pumpkins during their open studio time. Students had to bring their own pumpkins, but they were provided with tools and templates to carve with. “Carving pumpkins was really fun,” said sophomore Reilly Newton. “I would totally...

Future Cheer

Future Cheer

Taylor Terrell, Axe staff
October 20, 2015
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The OP cheerleaders hosted a clinic for kids ages 3 to 13 on Monday, Sept. 28. The clinic was a great experience for the kids to learn many skills they will need in the future to be an OP cheerleader, according to cheer staff. There was a certain gleam in the kids' eyes when they watched the cheerleaders...

School celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month

Mikayla Gomez, Axe staffer
October 20, 2015
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Hispanic Heritage month ran from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, it was a time when people came together to celebrate their Spanish roots. Here at Oak Park, we have created a community where Hispanic students can come together and learn about each other’s culture, even if you are not Hispanic and you would...

Clubs from A to Y

Mabrey Wathen, The Northmen's Log editor-in-chief
October 12, 2015
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Oak Park has tons of sports for boys and girls, but what about all the other activities and clubs OP has to offer?

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Church leaves when community showed support

Stephanie Brocato, Cambia editor-in-chief
October 2, 2015
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During halftime at the Homecoming game on Sept. 12, senior Landon Patterson was announced homecoming queen. To the student body and staff, it wasn’t a shock, many hoped Patterson would get the crown because she was well known around the school. But about three weeks later, a church group didn’t...

Little Pommies perform at game

Little Pommies perform at game

Shereen AlSaoudi, Cambia photographer
September 30, 2015
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Orchestra tours future Oakie schools

Orchestra tours future Oakie schools

XoeAnne Zuber, Cambia photographer
August 24, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, News

On Aug. 22, the Oak Park Orchestra went on a tour of the feeder elementary schools. Their stops included West Englewood, Meadowbrook, Chapel Hill and last but not least Clardy. “It was an amazing opportunity especially because I am in my first year of Symphonic orchestra! I love working and creating...

Oak Park Alums Connect Over Stolen Letter Jacket

District Communications Office
May 26, 2015
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Aaron Smith, 1989 Oak Park High School alum, was visiting the East Village of New York City in early May, when he walked into a small second-hand clothing store around the corner from his flat. In, what he says was “quite literally the basement” of the store he found a 2008 Oak Park letter jacket,...

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