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Students, teachers ‘feud’ in game show

Students, teachers ‘feud’ in game show

Olivia Buccieri
January 31, 2017
Filed under Arts, Club Spotlight

Game Show Club, in collaboration with Key Club and the Associated Student Body, held Game Show Night — Family Feud style — in the Pavilion Friday, Jan. 13. The organizers raised $350 for the Children’s Cancer Research Fund. Students from a variety of grade levels competed against teachers Jan...

Club Spotlight: Speech and Debate Club

Club Spotlight: Speech and Debate Club

Stephen Burt
January 29, 2016
Filed under Club Spotlight, Student Life

The Speech and Debate Team participated in California Lutheran University’s annual Debate Tournament Jan. 2 and Jan. 3. At the tournament, nine freshmen debated against other teams from both private and public schools. “I love being a part of high school debate because it is the greatest equalizer;...

Club Spotlight: Young Investors Society

Eric Kellenberger
November 20, 2015
Filed under Club Spotlight, Student Life

The Young Investors Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping high school students learn proper financial education. Oak Park is the first “chapter,” or club, of the 13 schools that are participating. They serve as pilots for approximately 500 schools expected to “roll out”...

Club Spotlight: Jewish Club

Club Spotlight: Jewish Club

Meghana Mudunuri
October 16, 2015
Filed under Club Spotlight, Showcase, Student Life

The Jewish Club brought Jewish traditions to campus by putting a sukkah, a hut, up on the Great Lawn, serving pizza in it and telling interested students about the tradition Sept. 29. To celebrate the holiday of Sukkot, which is the Jewish holiday that commemorates living in the wilderness as well...

Club Spotlight: International Thespian Society

Club Spotlight: International Thespian Society

Bareerah Zafar
September 27, 2015
Filed under Club Spotlight, Student Life

The International Thespian Society, which strives to honor students’ excellence in the fine arts and promote theater through charity events, philanthropy and outreach programs, has entered its second year at Oak Park High School. To join the troupe at the school, individuals must be inducted, or...

Club Spotlight: Kiva Club

Club Spotlight: Kiva Club

Dennis Chiu
April 24, 2015
Filed under Club Spotlight, Student Life

The Oak Park Kiva Club, a new club founded by sophomores Noah Yardeny and Matthew Yerich, focuses on preparing, organizing and advertising fundraisers for the nonprofit Kiva Organization. “[Kiva Organization is] a nonprofit organization that empowers third-world country entrepreneurs,” club member...

Club Spotlight: Young Social Activists

Club Spotlight: Young Social Activists

Christina Torigian, Staff Writer
March 20, 2015
Filed under Club Spotlight, Student Life

An ambitious group of freshmen want to find solutions the problems that afflict the world; this group created the Young Social Activist’s Club (YSAC). Every two months, the club chooses a current topic with the goal of promoting awareness of it. Past themes have included immigration within the U.S.,...

Club Spotlight: Ukulele Club

Club Spotlight: Ukulele Club

Ajay Bagali and Tyler Tran
February 5, 2015
Filed under Club Spotlight, Student Life

The Ukulele Club recently introduced the ukulele to Oak Park High School. Senior Audrey Pham and juniors Rachel Pham and Lillian Ong started the club with hopes of sharing their love for the instrument. “[The ukulele] is cute, really easy to learn, portable and versatile,” Ong said. The club...

Club Spotlight: Key Club

Club Spotlight: Key Club

Christopher Lee
December 14, 2014
Filed under Audio, Club Spotlight, Student Life

Oak Park Key Club has participated in a vast array of volunteering and fundraising projects this holiday season, all designed to complement its mission statement – service to others. After holding a holiday gift donation drive and enjoying a weeklong packing extravaganza, Key Club members packaged...