Oak Park High School

Opinion: Here’s why car alarms are useless

Opinion: Here’s why car alarms are useless

You get in the car, towel and picnic basket in hand, and start toward the beach. After five straight days of exhausting school, extracurricular activities and frivolous drama, you are ready for a few hours of peaceful and quiet relaxation. After an hour in the car on...

Oak Park junior Alex Goldbeck, Youth Governor finalist

Oak Park junior Alex Goldbeck, Youth Governor finalist

Junior Alex Goldbeck was recognized as one of the top six finalists for Youth Governor of the Youth and Government program of California. Youth and Government is a program founded in 2001 through the Young Men’s Christian Association that models the California state...

WASC mid-cycle revisit team comes to Oak Park High School

WASC mid-cycle revisit team comes to Oak Park High School

The Western Associate of Schools and Colleges (WASC) mid-cycle revisit committee came to Oak Park High School to review the school on March 12. According to Principal Kevin Buchanan, the WASC mid-cycle revisit is where a group of educators come to the high school to...

New anti-vaping equipment installed at Oak Park High School

New anti-vaping equipment installed at Oak Park High School

Anti-vaping sensors were installed in student restrooms at Oak Park High School to discourage students from vaping. According to Principal Kevin Buchanan, four sensors were installed in the restrooms, each costing approximately $1,000. Buchanan said the vape sensors...

Opinion: The importance of mental health

Opinion: The importance of mental health

There are over 5,300 colleges in the United States, and upwards of 10,000 in the world. People take gap years, go to community colleges, and even go to school online. For further education, the sky is the limit. So, whoever you are, whatever your GPA or standardized...

WASC mid-cycle revisit team comes to Oak Park High School

Opinion: Why big businesses are destroying our communities

When I go to school, and look around, I see hundreds of different faces and stories that make our society great. They allow us to see everything a different way, to keep reaching forward and never grow complacent. The differences I see make our society great (please...

High School Instrumental performance opportunities

High School Instrumental performance opportunities

Whether or not one plans to pursue music in college and beyond, programs beyond the classroom or private studio assist in sparking creative outlets, engaging the minds of young musicians to fashion a world anew, lighting up the stage with their shared passion for...

47 school districts in state of uncertainty

47 school districts in state of uncertainty

Death of District of Choice bill could diminish parent choice Segregation into a chaotic special education classroom environment was not what they had been looking for. “[The school from our district of residence] never had a goal of integrating him into a normal...