Northmen News

Retiree: Tana Stock retires after 31 years of teaching and coaching

Courtney Campbell, Reporter

April 7, 2015

After 31 years of teaching Physical Education, Health, and being on multiple boards, Tana Stock is retiring. The stock family has quite a history here. Her two daughters both graduated from here and were involved in basketball,...

“Big Steve” Wins Big Award

Conner Clapham, Reporter

February 2, 2015

Senior Steven Were, just Steve as he prefers, or even “Big Steve” as most of Oak Park knows him by, is not your average student. It really doesn’t matter what you call him because he’s a big guy with an even bigger future. Were is...

Holiday celebrations change from house to house

Effy Minnick, reporter

December 19, 2014

Christmas has been around for decades and over the years many families have switched things up and made Christmas special in their own way. “We go to my grandma’s house and open presents youngest to oldest,” said junior...

Got ‘Crack?’

Olivia Eissler, reporter

December 17, 2014

It consumes your life, your study time, and your free time. You can’t escape it. It always wants you to play. It notifies you daily begging you to come back, and you finally give in. You have to beat everyone and be known as...

Little known class offers big benefits

Olyvia Weaver, reporter

December 15, 2014

Being a relatively new class, not many new students know about ACT Prep. In a survey, Cambia yearbook staff found only half of the freshman class have heard about this course. This class has benefitted a number of students, not...

Freshmen make t-shirts

May 7, 2014

Features by: Audrey Barnes A new tradition has been started this year; the freshman shirts! These are specifically designed for the students graduating in 2017. “We wanted a shirt that was unique to just the 2017 class,” sa...

Leaderships’ preparations for Relay

April 24, 2014

Features by: Landon Thomas As relay happened on April 5th, at the District Athletic Complex (DAC), students prepared for the event in multiple ways. The Leadership class at Oak Park High School is responsible for setting up and ...

Adaptive PE performs talents

March 12, 2014

News brief by: Bret Bussinger During fourth block on Friday, March 7, Adapted PE performed their talent show to a selected audience. The 30 minute long show delivered every aspect of talent including: art, singing, danci...

Cheerleading prepares for tryouts

March 7, 2014

Sports feature by: Taylor Dorrel Reporter Taylor Dorrel speaks with sophomore Jenna Heinz about the process potiental cheerleaders go through at clinics from March 31 to April 4 and tryouts on April 5. ...