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OPHS MUN before the first committee session on Saturday, Nov. 6

OPHS Model UN Team takes on BruinMUN

Allie Wang, Ombudsman November 18, 2021

On Nov. 6 and 7, the Oak Park High School Model United Nations club attended BruinMUN, an international hybrid MUN conference that took place at the University of California, Los Angeles. 19 club members...

OPHS recognized as National Blue Ribbon School

OPHS recognized as National Blue Ribbon School

Zoey Mortazavi, Senior Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Last month, Oak Park High School received word that it was granted a National Blue Ribbon Award. Principal Mat McClenahan and Assistant Principal Jason Meskis journeyed to Washington, D.C. to accept this...

Please spell “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Please spell “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Sophia Lippel, Megan McCoy, and Charlize Ocon November 18, 2021

For the first time in over a year, Oak Park High School’s choir resumed their production of in-person plays. “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” performance took place in the Pavilion...

Water leak in G-Building

Jasmine Lahooti, Guest Writer November 18, 2021

During the rain on Monday, October 25, DJ Cook’s Period 6 U.S History class, water started to leak out of the wall, damaging it. The administration shortly shut his class down to repair the damage.  “10...

Broken Babies?

Broken Babies?

Angie Bleau, News Editor November 18, 2021

  WAHHHHHHH! The baby project is well-known among seniors who take the Life Skills course at OPHS. This project aims to teach the students about parenting for a 24-hour period.  “The baby project...

French Film Fest goes virtual

Zoey Mortazavi, Senior Staff Writer November 5, 2021

Per usual tradition, students in all levels of French classes at Oak Park High School geared up for the annual Colcoa French Film Festival. Normally, French teacher Maryannick Bovard and her integrated...

Perfectly painted pumpkins: An APC Kickback event

Mara Hankins, Guest Writer October 29, 2021

Advanced Peer Counseling held its first Kick-Back event of the year on Thursday Oct. 28 at lunch with students showcasing their artistic abilities. The medium? Pumpkins, in all shapes and sizes.  Over...

OPHS parking lot with designated spaces for students

Limited number of parking spots available for sophomores

Allie Wang and Diya Johny October 29, 2021

Starting on Oct. 20, a limited number of parking spots have opened up to any sophomores who have their driver’s licenses. “The idea came to me because there were two 10th-grade students that had inquired...

GSA Club inside G-9

Club Spotlight: Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

Abi Chadwick, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

The Gender Sexuality Alliance club is an all-inclusive space where students are invited to come in and openly speak about their identity. GSA is a club where both members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community...

Borquez conducts Band students inside the Pavilion concert

OPHS Band’s Music at the Movies returns

Nicole Syku and Abi Chadwick October 29, 2021

“Moana,” “Star Trek,” “La La Land” and “Coco” are some of the songs that were performed by the Oak Park High School Band’s first live concert since the COVID-19 pandemic started. Music...

Fall-ing into fun

Haley Bandemer and Hannah Levy October 29, 2021

As Fall has been lingering for a while now and vaccination rates are rising in both LA and Ventura County, you may be asking ‘what are some fun, local activities to do?’ Well, we have come to your...

American Red Cross truck parked outside of the OPHS Pavilion

35 units of blood collected from OPHS students

ASB arranged a blood drive for students to donate blood to those in need on Oct. 19. The American National Red Cross came to Oak Park High School and parked their truck outside of the Pavilion where OPHS...

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