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Puppy Play Day

Puppy Play Day

Hullale Khizirpour
May 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion

On Tuesday the Oak Park Volleyball team hosted an all-day event called Puppy Play Day for students in the FACS courtyard. This event helped raise money for the KC Pet Project Program, a no kill animal shelter. Entry costed $3  and dogs came in all shapes and sizes. I went to Puppy Play day last year and this year as well and personally i...

No one knows Everything

Safia Mohamed, writer and Web Editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

These days there are many things that most people don’t know about. Some of these facts even surprise them. For instance; if you were to tell a person, ‘Banging your head against a wall for an hour burns 150 calories.’ That’s a shocker, right? Well now that you know this one fact what if you...

Stay Bright

Catherine Janeczko
May 15, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Life, it’s a hard road to drive straight on. Life isn’t easy, it never will be for any of us. Life has a lot of ups and downs; you never know what might happen around the next turn. So why do we put up with all the ups and downs? Some people don’t want to deal with life and decide to end it, but...

Get Out

Get Out

Alex Brown, axe
May 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion

OVERVIEW: Now that Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend, Rose (Allison Williams), have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal...

The Senior Class

Maddie Caton, axe
May 9, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The 2016-2017 senior graduating class is likely one of the most academically skilled classes to come through Oak Park High School. This year’s graduating class has more academic accomplishments than we have seen in many years past such as, 17 bright flight award recipients, 43 gold medallion honors...

Beauty and The Beast Review

Beauty and The Beast Review

Jaycee Simpson
May 9, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The 2017 Beauty and the Beast movie is a live-action, remake of the original animated movie. It tells the story of a beautiful young woman, named Belle, who replaces her father’s place as a prisoner in the Beast’s castle. Belle soon discovers that everything in the castle including the furniture...

Tips For Students To Get Through The Year

Jaycee Simpson, axe
May 9, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Now that the 2017 seniors are gone, the class of 2018 is having some serious Senioritis. Although it may seem easy to just give it up now, we have to continue to work hard and finish our high school careers strong! Here’s some tips for our senior year, Class of 2018!   Work REALLY hard! T...

Power Rangers Movie Review

Maddie Caton, axe
May 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion

In the new Power Ranger’s movie, a group of teenage friends live in the small town of Angel Grove where everything seems peaceful but this changes when aliens from outer space attack their planet and the friends must save it from destruction. In this film the group of friends comes upon a space ship...

The Zookeeper’s Wife Movie Review

Maddie Caton, axe
May 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The Zookeeper’s Wife is set in the 1940’s during the Nazi regime in which Antonina and Jan Sabinski who run a very successful zoo in Warsaw Poland until it was invaded by Nazis and they were required to report to the Reich’s newly appointed zoologist. The story explains exhibits the trauma and...

The Shack Movie Review

Maddie Caton, Axe
May 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The Shack is a film based on the story of Mack Phillips, a caring father who takes his children on a camping trip one weekend and ends up missing his youngest daughter while recuing his other two children from drowning in a lake nearby. This tragic family even turns into something mysterious when Mack...

Spring fever

Catherine Janeczko
May 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Many people in the world get spring fever, they love warm weather and cant keep the feeling of the warm weather away. I personally got it really bad this year because I don’t like cold weather and I’m just so ready for spring and summer. For kids spring means that they can play outside more and just...

Going in Style – Movie Review

Going in Style – Movie Review

Orlando Quintana
May 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Summary – Going in style is a movie about 3 elderly lifelong friends who worked for a company together for over 30 years. Suddenly, the company loses mass amounts of money and is cutting their pension program, which is these 3 friends’ primary source of income. Even though they were struggling to...

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