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New Oak Park merchandise available now

New Oak Park merchandise available now

Megan McCoy, Features Editor November 29, 2022

ASB has recently released the design for the newest merchandise drop. The release includes new options for students in all grades. “There's new merch for all the grades! Freshmen, juniors and seniors...

Girls’ flag football potentially coming to Oak Park High School

Girls’ flag football potentially coming to Oak Park High School

Bri Blum and Elle Samuels November 18, 2022

OPHS recently announced that there would be a girls' flag football team added to the sports program if there is enough student interest in it. Girls are encouraged to attend a spring meeting if they hope...

WASC representatives visit OPHS

Charli Constantin, Jackson Hill, and Mara Hankins November 18, 2022

After six years, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges returned to Oak Park High School for an evaluation through the week of Nov. 7. WASC takes a detailed look into all aspects of public and...

The showdown counted with presentations from the Co-Ed Volleyball, Performing Arts Department, Staff, Varsity Football and JV Football.

Cheer and dance team host first OPHS showdown post-pandemic

Emily Gluskin and Maria Clara November 18, 2022

On Oct. 7, the Oak Park High School cheer and dance teams held a dance fundraiser where co-ed volleyball, the Performing Arts Department, staff, varsity football and JV football all performed dance routines...

Club Spotlight: Jewish Student Union

Emily Gluskin, Guest Writer November 18, 2022

The Jewish Student Union club is open to all students regardless of being Jewish or not. Jewish students are given a space to enjoy and discuss their heritage with their peers while non-Jewish students...

Club Spotlight: Project Education For All

Club Spotlight: Project Education For All

Ankkita Karthik, Guest Writer November 18, 2022

Project Education For All is an OPHS club made for the purpose of helping others through the power of knowledge. Club Presidents and seniors Ishya Cherukupalli and Sadhika Adicherla are passionate about...

An inside look at Oak Park High School’s 24-Hour play

An inside look at Oak Park High School’s 24-Hour play

Sophia Mannino and Max Pajonk November 18, 2022

Oak Park High School’s fourth annual 24-Hour Play was performed on Nov. 5, 2022, by the school’s International Thespian Society Troupe 6074. They performed the one-act play “The Layover”, written...

Could zero period get taken out of the school schedule completely?

Could zero period get taken out of the school schedule completely?

Madelyne Cascione, Senior Staff Writer November 3, 2022

Zero period is the early morning period that some students struggle to get to on time. Teachers have to report all of the students missing class, which has led to leadership teachers – consisting of...

New Wellness Counselor Fatima Hernandez

New Wellness Counselor Fatima Hernandez

Diya Johny and Sophie Silvers October 31, 2022

This year, Oak Park High School has a new addition: the Wellness Center’s new counselor, Fatima Hernandez. Hernandez enjoys being a part of the Oak Park community and spending quality time with her family...

Medea Creek Middle School starts up new journalism program

Medea Creek Middle School starts up new journalism program

Lily Huynh and Megan McCoy October 31, 2022

This year, the Talon Online has added a new section to its website. In addition, the Oak Park High School Talon now has a Medea Creek Middle School Panther Post. Talon News Editor Mara Hankins started...

Spirit week and homecoming

Spirit week and homecoming

Lily Huynh and Ephram Hay October 14, 2022

As returning and incoming students come back and prepare for the 2022-2023 school year, some of the most exciting parts of the year are the spirit weeks and homecoming football games.  On Sept. 27, with...

Free menstrual products available in the girls and boys bathroom

Free menstrual products available in the girls and boys bathroom

Madelyne Cascione and Diya Johny October 14, 2022

As the last week of September rolled around, new additions were added to the girls and boys bathrooms. Pads and tampons that students had to pay for, which have been in place for years, have now been replaced...

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