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Student Spotlight: Palermo uses time to rhyme

May 3, 2013

Filed under Features, Opinion

Blog by: Margarita Azaria “I’ve always kind of been interested in poetry and writing,” said senior Catie Palermo. Writing poetry since the age of eight and being first published in the sixth grade, Palermo has overall bee...

Student Spotlight: McManus achieves ‘hole’ lot of success

May 1, 2013

Filed under Features, Opinion, Sports

Blog by: Margarita Azaria Junior Ryan McManus is the second golfer in Oak Park history to achieve a hole in one. He earned this honor in Hole 7 at Hodge Park. “It feels great. It’s something that people who play all thei...

Student Spotlight: Hays fights for dreams

March 27, 2013

Filed under Features, Opinion

Blog by: Margarita Azaria “I’ve been to every state in the US and I’ve been to England and Wales and later this year. I’m going to Dublin Ireland,” said Junior Destinee Hays about all the places she has gone to in...

What’s cookin’? Thanksgiving treats teach lessons

March 6, 2013

Filed under Features, Opinion

Blog by: Samantha Belcourt Every year for Thanksgiving I make a family recipe of sweet potatoes. It seems that no matter how they taste, tradition is always the best recipe.  I do a little bit of preparation before jumping in. F...

Student Spotlight: Past prankster presents new self

December 14, 2012

Filed under Features, Opinion

Blog by: Margarita Azaria Have you ever known someone who has ever pulled a fire alarm at school? Everyone at Antioch Middle School probably remembers one kid in particular. Junior Parker Ryan Elgin pulled the fire alarm at Ant...

Student Spotlight: Hemmie busts bucket list

December 4, 2012

Filed under Features, Opinion

Blog by: Margarita Azaria Student Spotlight is a new blog by Mararita Araiza featuring an individual student and what makes them a great part of Oak Park. Have suggestions for another student who deserves the spotlight? Leave a c...

What’s Cookin’?: Harvests for Halloween

November 15, 2012

Filed under Features, Opinion

Blog by: Sam Belcourt It’s that wonderful holiday of the year, kiddos (of varying ages) dress up, say the magic words and in return receive an abundance candy Could it be that what is being put into our pillow sacks is mo...

Questions for the queen: Maddie Marx tells all

October 23, 2012

Filed under Features, News

Q&A by: Megan Jeffries On Friday, October 5, senior Maddie Marx was crowned homecoming queen at the football game. Northmen News caught up with Marx to discuss  her experience. Northmen News: How did it feel to be nominated for homecomi...

Political participation: My door-to-door day

October 23, 2012

Filed under Features, Opinion

By: Ashley Sylvara Instead of spending my free time watching TV and eating junk food at my house, I helped Megan England’s campaign for Kansas State Representative with senior Aggie Rieger by going door-to-door. It was ner...