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Marching Northmen participate in band competitions

October 27, 2010

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By: Jessica Nichols Standing in formation on the football field, the Marching Northmen prepares to perform their 2010 show. Drum majors seniors Derek Byrne and Melanie Holmgren salute the press box and the show begins. The band...

Alumni inducted into hall of fame

October 19, 2010

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By: Lauren A. Grace Homecoming has all the joys of high school. Football, friends, pep rallies and the dance, but also learning the history of all the wonders that have gone through the hallways before our time. Ho...

Pep rally gets students pumped for homecoming

October 13, 2010

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By: Jessica Nichols On Thursday, Oct. 7 music blared over the small speakers and a line of students danced in synch to “Cupid Shuffle”. An old car, spray painted and without windows, sat in the corner, waiting for the tradition...

Senior dance awaits approval

October 3, 2010

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By: Derek Byrne At 8:30 P.M. on Monday, Sept. 27, 40 seniors met in the big gym. They weren’t there to run laps or shoot hoops, but to dance. The practice marked the first of three rehearsals for the senior dance, a per...

Oak Park named “Cool School”

September 16, 2010

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By: Jessica Nichols Most high school students would never dream of being out of their warm beds before 5:30 a.m. on a weekday morning, getting ready for another school day. Teenagers walk into school, groggy-eyed and tired on ...

VIDEO: Students enjoy first week

August 30, 2010

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Jamboree rescheduled

August 20, 2010

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Due to weather, tonight's jamboree will be rescheduled for tomorrow, August 21 at 9 am at Northtowne. Check back next week for full coverage!

Breaking news: Tornado warning hits OP

August 20, 2010

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By: Carly Evans As students sat and enjoyed the final minutes of the first assembly of the year, the unexpected happened when instead of heading out of the gym, and into their first weekend of the 2010-2011 school year, they were paraded...

Registration begins another year

August 15, 2010

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By: Lauren Grace Another school year starts off with registration, a time to see friends again since last semester and also see how everyone looks different with a tan. The usual routine of signing papers, handing out cash to ...

Freshman Day

August 15, 2010

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By: Courtney Kelley For the past 2 years freshman day has helped upcoming freshmen the day before school starts. This year with the way of the economy, this year freshmen day was optional. "Incoming freshmen are usually nerv...

Scheduling issues arise

August 15, 2010

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Overcrowding, conflicting classes affect students By: Derek Byrne Students complete scheduling forms in December, requesting classes in hopes of constructing the perfect schedule. However, as the year begins in August, some stud...