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Schools Offer Help to Prevent Suicides

Emily Leibold, writer

September 29, 2017

Filed under News

This morning, a Lee’s Summit North High School student attempted suicide in the high school. They later died at the hospital. Though it seems rare, this could happen anywhere. At Oak Park, some of the students battle anxiety ...

Once in a Lifetime

Once in a Lifetime

August 22, 2017


Chloe Gillespie

May 9, 2017

Filed under News

  The title is just what it sounds like, there will be no AP summer homework for English language.  The 2 ELA lang teachers decided this year we will not have any summer homework. So for you sophomores taking AP ELA lang...

How to: Prep for an AP Test

Emily Leibold, writer

May 2, 2017

Filed under News

The Basics Before the test make sure to get a good night sleep and eat good, fulfilling, nutritious meals. Make sure you know the test format. You can ask your teacher about format or visit the college board website to learn...

Prom Candidate Preview

Orlando Quintana, writer

May 1, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Prom season is just around the corner and Oak Park’s big dance is coming up. Oak Park’s prom will be on Saturday, May 6th from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Marriott hotel in Briarcliff. Voting is open this week to juniors and senior...

J-Day Overview

courtesy of a press release

April 1, 2017

Filed under News

Students attended the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association’s Journalism Day last week at the MU School of Journalism in Columbia, Mo. They competed in the state contest and attended many educational sessions. Awards...

Emergency Lesson for Preschoolers and Their Student Teachers

Dakota Ake, Log Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2017

Filed under News

Monday morning students were returning back to school for the first time since spring break. Classes were picking up as normal and work was continuing to be done. Second block, however, there was an unexpected change in the organization...

One Acts

Brett Felten

February 27, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Features, News

Do you enjoy watching plays and skits? How about seeing some written, directed, and acted out by your fellow Northmen? The One Act Festival crew has been announced and will be held April 6th, 7th, and 8thwith Cast A performing on the 6th an...

Fighting Can Earn a Felony

Dominique Bailey, J1 Writer

February 2, 2017

Filed under News

Recently there has been a “new” law making punishment for fighting and bullying in school more severe. Severe as in imprisonment. Assistant principal Chad Valdez said he feels as if Oak Park deals more with bullying than...