Northmen News

Living with bad knees

Emily Byrum, Photo Editor

September 28, 2019

It all started last year. In October I had a minor knee surgery just to find out I would need a more invasive one later on, we just didn’t know how much later. I was put on the transplant list for an Osteochondral Allograft...

Lucha Libre Fights Its Way Into OPHS

Ivonee Morales-Mejia, Copy Editor

September 26, 2019

Flamboyant masks, a whole lot of spandex, and a rowdy persona to match - luchadores fly around stage in a feat of acrobatic athleticism while the audience eagerly sits at the edge of their seats waiting to see which of the luchadores...

Directing the season

Lindsey Dunaway, Editor in Chief

September 26, 2019

In the past years, every choir at Oak Park was directed by Chris Droegemueller but this year, Oak Park’s women’s show choir Treble FX got a new director.  “I was honored and super excited to have the opportunity to w...

Looking for a father in the fall musical

Kayleonah Trumble, writer

August 31, 2019

Theater students are excited for the upcoming musical "Mamma Mia." “I am excited for the show because I’ve never been in a main stage show so hopefully, I get to be in the ensemble,” said sophomore Tatiana Rizek. Some...

Theater earns 11 Blue Star nominations

May 2, 2019

OPHS Theatre earns received 11 Blue Star nominations. ThePresident and CEO of Starlight came to present the nomination banners himself this morning. Nominations are as follows: Technical Achievement Award: Kaleighan Chastai...

ENHS: Chastain loves working in theater

Christian Manning, J1 reporter

May 1, 2019

Improving along way, sophomore Kaleighan Chastain made a name for herself in the theater department. In her second year in theater, she’s already involved so much. She’s a part of the improv team, plus she does sound crew...

Acting in the spotlight

Lindsey Dunaway, writer

May 1, 2019

One Acts are an exciting part of a theater 2 and 3 students’ career and a lot of time goes into each act. Regardless of being a director or an actor, there is a big time commitment that comes with being in a One Act. “We...

Avengers: End Game

Avengers: End Game

Mackenzie Powell, photographer, writer

April 30, 2019

Planning to explore Dora movie, even with doubts

Ivonee Morales Mejia, writer

April 30, 2019

On March 23, Paramount Studios released the trailer for its upcoming movie ‘Dora and the Lost City of Gold,’ which made me question the quality of the of the upcoming movie - so I wrote my review of the trailer as a concerned...

Science skits earn Mr. and Miss OP crowns

Leah Beatty, photographer

April 24, 2019

On Thursday, April 18, Oak Park hosted Mr. and Ms. OP. Seniors Keiman McCoy and Hannah Rogers representing N2 Sports Marketing, SeniorsZach Ropka and Ola Thabit representing Science Olympiad, and SeniorsKayelyn Logan and Ti...

Why you should fear AI

Mina Buchholtz, Writer

February 25, 2019

Not too long ago I was visiting some family friends who had recently gotten an Alexa. We were joking about the voice-command artificial intelligence – AI for short, and often referred to as ‘smart’ devices. As we laughed,...