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School orders solar shade structures

Kelly Dunlay and Irena Yang

November 7, 2014


Filed under News

Students will find a new addition to the quad by the end of first semester: a 6,000-square-foot solar shade structure that, along with the new rooftop solar panels, will generate 15 percent of the school's energy. According to Principal Kevin Buchanan, the project costs approximately $300,000, but...

Effects of Israel-Gaza Conflict Reverberate in Oak Park

Effects of Israel-Gaza Conflict Reverberate in Oak Park

Nicholas Branigan

October 18, 2014


Filed under News, Student Life

The latest sanguinary chapter of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has wound to a close, leaving the region as deeply polarized as ever, split between the unyielding disputes of the Israeli and Palestinian peoples. The conflict’s repercussions resound widely, even among students at Oak Park High School,...

District calendar change approved

District calendar change approved

Christopher Lee

October 7, 2014


Filed under News

As student achievement continues to improve throughout the district, concern pertaining to the welfare of each student increases as well. In a recent letter addressed to the Oak Park Community and Staff, the OPUSD Calendar Committee stated, “For quite some time the school district has been searching...