Following a policy change that allowed freshman athletes to be exempted from taking a physical education course, reduction in demand for P.E. classes has led to the elimination of Dance P.E.
Historically, Oak Park freshmen were required to enroll in a traditional physical education class, whether or not the student was on a sports team during his... Read More »
The school held its annual International Festival, open to all members of the community, April 8.
Parents and foreign language teachers volunteered to host the festival.
“It was very well prepared, very well organized and I was impressed by the quality of the parents who put it together,” French teacher Madame Bovard said.
Bovard hosted... Read More »
A private proprietor recently canceled plans to open a liquor store on the corner of Lindero Canyon Road and Kanan Road due to concerns from Oak Park community members.
Some parents were concerned that a liquor store’s presence would be detrimental to the community and its youth, and many discussed the store on the social media app “Nextdoor.”
The pr... Read More »
The proposed Introduction to California Agriculture course has been canceled due to a lack of student enrollment.
“Unfortunately, not enough people signed up for it. We can’t offer a course with... Read More »
Sophomores and juniors took the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress from April 12 to 15.
According to the California Department of Education, “the primary purpose of the CAASPP... Read More »
Happy Friday, Oak Park. Here’s what you need to know to wrap-up your week and begin your weekend:
Last week: Eagles baseball suffers fourth straight loss
After achieving its first division win Apr... Read More »
Happy Monday, Oak Park. Here’s what you need to know to wrap-up your weekend and begin your week:
This Week: Dance show and Comedysportz
The OPHS dance classes have assembled routines into a show calle... Read More »
A silver Honda Civic collided with a Red Buick LeSabre by the intersection of Kanan and Doubletree roads Tuesday morning. The driver of the LeSabre and the passenger of the Civic were both taken by ambulance to Los Robles Hospital. No Oak Park... Read More »
After coaching boys’ and girls’ volleyball for 13 years, Coach Patrick Quinn is retiring.
Under Quinn’s coaching, the boys’ varsity team has been ranked 10th in the nation for the past 10 years. The team has gone to CIF playoffs six times,... Read More »
Warning: This editorial may contain critical thinking and a reality check.
Most seniors will be heading off to college this fall — and instead of being exposed to a free and open learning environm... Read More »
Last edition, I gave students a piece of advice that I learned — don’t take AP exams so seriously, because they won’t get you anywhere — and that created quite the hubbub.
I understand that;... Read More »
When I observe the serfs toiling in the fields below me, I feel a pang of sympathy. I often call one of the tan, toned workers up from his drudgery and begin a conversation. Here’s a transcription of... Read More »
Although this last semester has been a time of great peace and serenity as we seniors celebrate our march toward adulthood and independence and all those other virtues that come on cat posters, let’s... Read More »