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Student artists place in art show
Mina Jung, Feature Editor • April 16, 2021

Student artists from Oak Park High School submitted one piece of their artwork to the 2021 Student...

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OPHS student moves forward in Ventura County Science Fair competition
Daisy Calderon, Photo Editor • April 16, 2021

Judges for the Ventura County Science Fair reviewed student-made projects for the county’s 66th annual...

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Teachers prepare for hybrid model of instruction
Bailey Andera and Jay Dugar April 16, 2021

As the beginning of the hybrid model of instruction draws near, many teachers are updating their classrooms...

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New ASB Cabinet elected
Emily Francis and Jay Dugar April 16, 2021

Using Google Forms, students voted for their peers in the Associated Student Body elections on March...

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Planning prom in a pandemic
Shoshana Medved, Ombudsman • April 16, 2021

A ferris wheel, formal dresses and six feet away -- Oak Park High School’s Class of 2021 is going to...

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Clue: The mystery has been solved
Sophia Lippel, Social Media Manager • April 16, 2021

“I know who the murderer is … All of you!” Clue, a whodunit film and well-known board game,...

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Mama the donkey grazes in front of her home. (Photo Courtesy of Schafer Aldrich)
Students of Oak Park and their unusual pets
Julianne Koch and Ava Harris April 16, 2021

Freshman Schafer Aldrich walks across the vast 20-acre pasture of his backyard, tasked with completing...

Money management: The importance of saving money as a teenager
Money management: The importance of saving money as a teenager
Lily Huynh and Mikaela Merilles April 16, 2021

College debt, loans, living expenses, food bills, car expenses and shelter. These are some of the necessities...

The proprietors of Street Medicine Kansas City stand outside of their warming center to welcome the homeless inside on February 13. (Photo courtesy of @streetmedicinekc on Instagram)
The South sees below-freezing temperatures
Leila Kohn, Senior Staff Writer • April 15, 2021

Beginning in mid-February and dying down towards the end of the month, the southern and midwestern regions...

Students once walking across campus to get from classroom to classroom are now replaced by changing tabs and inputting different codes enter class Google Meets. The campus, however, may look like its former state as OPHS reopens in hybrid learning format. (Photo courtesy of Mina Jung/Talon)
Campus of memories
Mina Jung, Features Editor • March 19, 2021
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Column: Sports Prediction Central, Edition 10
Column: Sports Prediction Central, Edition 10
Adam Helfstein, Alex Gaspar, and Eric Yeung April 16, 2021

Welcome to the 10th edition of Sports Predictions Central, a column for predictions of the best games on the sports slate this week.  In this...

Podcast: How COVID-19 has affected senior athletes
Angie Bleau, Haley Bandemer, and Alexa Pinon April 16, 2021

INTRODUCTION: Angie Bleau. Angie Bleau, Senior Staff Writer: Hi I am Angie Bleau and along with me is Haley Bandemer and Alexa Piñon. Today...

Oak Park and Moorpark Cross-Country face off in first race of the year
Angie Bleau and Haley Bandemer March 19, 2021

After nearly a seven month break, the Oak Park Cross Country team was able to resume racing on March 4 against Moorpark at Oak Canyon Park.   “It...

Outdoor sport and event venues reopen
Outdoor sport and event venues reopen
Eric Yeung, Alex Gaspar, and Adam Helfstein March 19, 2021

Outdoor sports and event arenas/stadiums will now be allowed to reopen starting April 1. This announcement came from California Governor Gavin...

Podcast: How COVID-19 has affected senior athletes
Angie Bleau, Haley Bandemer, and Alexa Pinon April 16, 2021

INTRODUCTION: Angie Bleau. Angie Bleau, Senior Staff Writer: Hi I am Angie Bleau and along with me is Haley Bandemer and Alexa Piñon. Today...

Podcast: Was Distance Learning A Success?
Podcast: Was Distance Learning A Success?
Benti Kaur and Pam Wagner March 31, 2021

Benti: Hi, our names are Benti Kaur and Pam Wagner and we are reporting for the Oak Park High School Talon, and today we are going to be talking...

Stakeholders give views in superintendent search
Stakeholders give views in superintendent search
Navya Batra, Oliver Carter, Mina Jung, Shoshana Medved, and Chase Willet March 19, 2021

As the search for a new superintendent continues, hundreds of local stakeholders were recently surveyed on their thoughts. Stakeholders such...

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