Northmen News

I was drowning long before senior year began

Caitlin Anderson, photographer

May 1, 2019

It’s 6:30 a.m. Your entire street is dark. Your alarm starts ringing from beside your bed. But you lie there, already awake. You have been for hours, but you just can’t seem to get out of bed. Like many people, I have depression....

Events Celebrate Seniors

Events Celebrate Seniors

Kayelyn Logan, photo editor

April 29, 2019

Seniors take “last chance” ACT

Sammi Johnson, Journalism 1 reporter

December 4, 2018

One of the final ACTs for seniors comes up Saturday, Dec. 8. Many colleges accept the December ACT as the last one to apply for their scholarships. So, seniors panic to prepare for this last chance to improve their score. According...

Letter to the Seniors of 2017

Allee Armitage, Axe executive producer

May 17, 2016

Dear Class of 2017, It’s time. It’s our time. We are the new seniors; we’re at the top of the food chain. We can no longer look for guidance from the seniors. We are the seniors. Everything we do will be analyzed...

Carson’s Poetry: Two More Months

Carson Egbert, Log photo editor

March 5, 2016

"Two more months.” “What college are you going to?” “You’re not going to a real college?” “Cosmetology isn’t a real job.” “You’re going to cut hair?” “Two more months.” “Why not be an ...

Kohn’s Notes: Looking forward to the next chapter

Harry Kohn, Axe staffer

December 17, 2015

Being a senior doesn’t feel any different than being a freshman. Knowing that this will be my last year in high school is extremely frightening when I think about how my life is going to be after I graduate. After being in...

What was the senior prank?

May 13, 2014

story by Bailey Wilkerson   “Did someone really clog a toilet?!” asked junior Jomarie Circello. “I heard there were over 700 bouncy balls bought and dumped on the freshman in the stair case,” said junior...

Seniors risk for relaxation

April 6, 2011

By: Aggie Rieger According to Principal Fred Skretta, roughly one-third of Oak Park seniors failed to attend school today -- to them, the Royals game was a little bit more important. “It’s a foolish thing to do. It doesn...