Northmen News

“I woke up and she was gone”

Dakota Ake

May 15, 2017

People rely on their mom for many things- she is a comforter, a provider, and a friend. Despite what you are going through with their mom, you generally want the best for her. The last thing you want is for her health to deplete....

Fidget Spinner in the Hands of Kids Everywhere

Malea Biswell and Grace Burns

May 14, 2017

Fidget spinners have been all the rage these past couple months. Not only are younger kids obsessed with them, but Oak Park students are too. In every class you can at least find one student twirling the toy in their hands. Kids...

Senior Goodbyes

Lilian Sample

May 12, 2017

Questions: How were your high school years? Any advice to underclassmen? Most memorable moment? Favorite part about Oak Park? Forrest Rhea: “They were great.” “Stay smart, and hit the weight room!” ...

Yearbooks Are Available

Cambia, Yearbook

May 2, 2017

Yearbooks are here! You can pick up ‘Transitions’ Wednesday and Friday. Yearbooks can be found right outside of the lunchroom. Yearbooks will be available throughout all lunches. So far passing out yearbooks has been “chaos”...

Part Time Jobs

Abigail Clapham, Axe writer

April 27, 2017

A lot of students at Oak Park have a part time job. Most work in the food business, at grocery stores, or a retail store. Others have odd end jobs. Kids that don’t have part time jobs usually baby sit or pet sit. Oak Park teache...

Clamoring for Cake

Clamoring for Cake

April 21, 2017

Culture Fair at Antioch Middle School

Safia Mohamed, writer

April 7, 2017

Friday April 5, 2017 was culture fair at Antioch Middle School.  About 175-200 children and parents near Antioch and other middle schools attended.   There was food, henna tattoos, music, poetry, games, Arabic name writing,...

Art Show Displays Months of Work

Mina Buchholz, wrier and photographer

April 3, 2017

When the art department began to prepare for their annual show, they certainly didn’t expect that they would lose a whole day of their time to prepare.   “As far as being able to begin the display process we have...