Northmen News

Pommies prepare for competitions

Claire Heller, Journalism 1 reporter

November 4, 2019

  5, 6, 7, 8. As the music starts to play, the Pommies prepare for the upcoming competition season. Practicing from 3 to 5 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, the team looks forward to creating new memories.  Wit...

And The Band Marched On      

Elayna Rodriguez, J1 Reporter

October 31, 2019

Taking each breath, the Marching Northmen take pride every step along the way in this year’s show, “Fortune Teller.” Their dedication to music and friends is shown every time they take the field.  The endless hours of work put in ...

Administration looks to improve based on survey

October 25, 2019

On Monday, Sept. 30, all students were emailed a link to three Panorama surveys based around your school experience and student’s possible struggles. “It’s something that’s we’re doing district-wide, kids third through...

District plans new central preschool in crafts and grocery stores

Lillian Goss, J1 Reporter

October 25, 2019

For several years now, the North Kansas City School District has had a capacity issue at Pleasant Valley and other preschool locations. This location is home to the Childhood Special Education program with only nine classrooms. An...

Adjusting to the System

Luka Ashton, Staffer

September 28, 2019

Oak Park High School has offered online classes for years through eCampus, students working with a more lenient pace and on their own in various different classes. This year, however, there has been a change to that. A new on...

Missouri’s “Heartbeat” Bill brings up discussions

Ivonee Morales Mejia, reporter

May 17, 2019

The topic of abortion has been a heavily debated topic for years, people either fall in the side of pro-life [people against abortion] and pro-choice [people who support abortion]. This week, Missouri changed laws governing abortions. “Women...

Theater earns 11 Blue Star nominations

May 2, 2019

OPHS Theatre earns received 11 Blue Star nominations. ThePresident and CEO of Starlight came to present the nomination banners himself this morning. Nominations are as follows: Technical Achievement Award: Kaleighan Chastai...

McSparin earns administration degree

Caitlin Anderson, photographer

May 1, 2019

While many students have had many achievements, we can’t forget about the teachers. Namely, physics teacher Tyler McSparin, who has recently achieved his administration certification online through Arkansas State to achieve...