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Cartoon: “Senior Phobia”

October 21, 2010

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By: Kaylan Ballard...

Juniors Recieve Lockers

October 1, 2010

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By: Megan Clarke NorthmenNews: How does it feel to have your own locker? Hannah Abke: It doesn’t feel too different, my locker is just a little more empty. NN: Do you like it better? Why/Why not? HA: I don’t really lik...

A true blue tradition

September 28, 2010

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Blue Dudes encourage spirit By: Caleb Eissler High School football games are where school spirit is shown at its best.  Each school has its own traditions, but few are as energizing and intimidating as the blue dudes.  Imagine 10 g...

Band and Oak Street present new shows

September 28, 2010

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By: Chelsie Yokum By 7 in the morning—while some students are just waking up—the Marching Northmen are grabbing their instruments and heading out to the field to practice. This year the band’s show is The Lord of the Rings,...

Open House Parent Survey

September 14, 2010

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By: Chelsie Yokum Rob Elmore--parent NorthmenNews: Why did you come to Open House tonight? Rob Elmore: To see how my kids are doing. NN: Has the night met your expectations so far? RE: Yes. Teachers have been good. -...

AFS Interview with Emilie Hardy

September 1, 2010

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Interview by Thomas Baack NorthmenNews: What country & city did you come from? Emilie Hardy: I came from Angers, France NN: What do you like about Oak Park so far? EH: I like the relationships between the teachers & studen...

2010 fall musical cast list

August 27, 2010

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Tracy Turnblad – senior Brooklyn Bowman Link Larkin – junior Jacob Sullivan Edna Turnblad – junior Alex Stompoly Penny Pingleton – senior Bekah Bliss Amber von Tussle – senior Rachel Perkins Prudy Pingleton – senior Schyler...

Skretta commissions inspirational quotes Q&A

August 26, 2010

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By: Leah Jones NorthmenNews: This year there was a new education quote on the wall. Whose idea was it to add that to Oak Park? Dr. Skretta: I have seen the quote a lot of different place and I really liked it. We had a little bit of m...

Musical auditions begin with a bang

August 24, 2010

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By: Johnna Hensley Q & A with Jeff Baldwin, musical director NorthmenNews: Around how many people would you say attended the first day of auditions? Jeff Baldwin: We’re guessing a little over 90 NN: What are you look...

Theatre in the Park Q&A’s

August 15, 2010

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By: Jessica Nichols Emma Kitelinger-- Actress NorthmenNews: How did you get involved with Theatre in the Park? Emma Kitelinger: My family and I had been going to shows since I was tiny. I saw that auditions started when you were ten and I saw one of the shows was Annie so I decided to a...

Excitement at the E3 Expo Preview

August 15, 2010

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By: Tatyana Pekarsky As the lights dim, millions of eyes find their way to the grand stage. There, companies like Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft each present their life’s work for their devoted fans. This year, E3 became a beac...