Northmen News

Big Bites

Jessica Begley

March 16, 2018

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Oak Park’s ProStart culinary team participated in a competition called “Missouri ProStart invitational” in Springfield, Missouri at the Ramada Oasis Hotel and Convention Center February 15-16th. This was many of the com...

NEW 3D AP Studio Art Class

Jessica Begley

October 13, 2017

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Last spring Oak Park 3D artists received good news, that they could demonstrate their 3D art skills in an AP class. 3D AP Art began its first class this year. “The only prerequisite to take AP Studio Art is to have taken...

Schools Offer Help to Prevent Suicides

Emily Leibold, writer

September 29, 2017

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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 ...

Oak Perk

Olivia White, axe

September 27, 2017

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The Oak Perk coffee shop here at Oak Park has a lot to offer. Everything is $1 this year! You can also purchase a $20 punch card so you can order coffee 25 times without having to pay on the spot. Oak Perk opens at 7:15 so you...

Once in a Lifetime

Once in a Lifetime

August 22, 2017


Chloe Gillespie

May 9, 2017

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  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

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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

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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

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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

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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...