Northmen News

How to: Prep for an AP Test

Emily Leibold, writer

May 2, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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...

HMD Asks Us to Pause

Safia Mohamed, J1 Writer

January 27, 2017

Holocaust Memorial Day is a day to pause and remember the millions of people who were murdered during the Holocaust in WW2. A gathering and remembrance. It is also the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz Birkenau, the largest...

What The Bot?

What The Bot?

Katherine Reyes and Skylar

December 21, 2016

Go For Gold

Mina Buchholz

December 16, 2016

Recently, Gold Medallion students presented the research projects they have worked on long and hard. Students who presented in November and December had been working on the project since the beginning of second semester last year.   “Seeing...

Gladstone Sonic Reopens

Orlando Quintana, Axe staffer

December 12, 2016

The Sonic in Gladstone is officially back in business. It was recently shut down for remodeling beginning on Sept. 5 and is back with a plethora of new upgrades. These upgrades include a completely new and redesigned building...