Northmen News

11 school shootings happen in 25 days

Malea Biswell, writer

January 26, 2018

As sad as it is to say, America is the home of school shootings. There have been 11 school shootings in the first 25 days of 2018. The 1st of 2018 was at East Olive Elementary School in Michigan. The 2nd was at New Sta...

The best places to see Christmas lights in Kansas City

Abigail Clapham

December 17, 2017

Lee Summit’s Magic Tree This tree is very pretty and its great place to take pictures at! It is really cool to see in person and it is free! Christmas in the park It is a drive through display. Sometimes there i...

Big Bowl Pho


November 30, 2017

  ADDRESS: 7106 NW PRAIRIE VIEW RD, KANSAS CITY, MO 64151 HOURS: 11 AM – 9:30 PM PHONE: (816) 382-3488 R A TING: 4.7 STARS OUT OF 5 ON GOOGLE REVIEWS. Big Bowl Pho is an incredible Chinese...

Madea’s BOO 2 Review

Jade Williams

November 29, 2017

    Wanting to see a witty Halloween comedy? I think BOO 2 is for you. Directed and produced by Tyler Perry, BOO 2 is a light-hearted laugh for the spooky holiday.  Following the sequel, BOO, Tyler Perry’s 17-year-old...

IT movie review

Sydnie Bradford, writer

September 29, 2017

Written by Stephen King, we have a classic movie, IT originally came out in 1986. Now 2017 Millennials have brought IT back. This classically good movie from the late 1980s was turned into a classic good of the late 2017s. As many...

Cliques at Oak Park

Maryrosaleen Fenlon, writer

September 27, 2017

On a regular day at Oak Park high school in Kansas City, you can, of course, see students socializing, just like at any other public school. But, like all high schools, there is also a social stigma of who is friends with who,...

Puppy Play Day

Puppy Play Day

May 18, 2017

No one knows Everything

Safia Mohamed, writer and Web Editor

May 17, 2017

These days there are many things that most people don’t know about. Some of these facts even surprise them. For instance; if you were to tell a person, ‘Banging your head against a wall for an hour burns 150 calories.’ That’s...

Stay Bright

Catherine Janeczko

May 15, 2017

Life, it’s a hard road to drive straight on. Life isn’t easy, it never will be for any of us. Life has a lot of ups and downs; you never know what might happen around the next turn. So why do we put up with all the ups and...

Get Out

Get Out

Alex Brown, axe

May 10, 2017

The Senior Class

Maddie Caton, axe

May 9, 2017

The 2016-2017 senior graduating class is likely one of the most academically skilled classes to come through Oak Park High School. This year’s graduating class has more academic accomplishments than we have seen in many years...