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Profile: Bryce and Preston Green

Oliver Carter, Senior Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Twin seniors Bryce and Preston Green are the only twins in the Oak Park High School drama program. Bryce began his drama career two years ago as Jacey Squires, the tenor of the quartet in “The Music Man,” while Preston only began this year. The twins were in the fall musical, “Mamma Mia!” “I...

Athlete of the Week: Simran Nadig

Oliver Carter, Senior Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Freshman Simran Nadig member of the OPHS Girls’ Golf team, has been selected as Athlete of the Week, for the week of Oct. 28. According to Coach Donn James, Nadig plays #2 on the team. She has played in every league match and following the first round of League Finals, she is poised to make first...

Artist of the Week: Fiona McDonnell

Brooke Yungfleisch, Senior Staff Writer

November 29, 2019

Senior Fiona McDonnell starred in the play Mamma Mia, playing the role of Donna. This was McDonnell’s first time acting in a school play and to prepare she put in countless hours of rehearsal, singing lessons, outfit changes, mic checks and so much more. Some students even attended more than one...

Artist of the Week: Courtney Collins

Aidan Scott, Art Director

November 27, 2019

The Artist of the Week for the week of Nov. 11 is senior Courtney Collins. Collins is in AP Studio Art: 3-D design whose resin pieces are often colorful, experimental and innovative. This is her third year as a student in the 3-D design classes. “I wanted to make something that looked like the...

Profile: Muriel Mora

Profile: Muriel Mora

Leonie Humig, Senior Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Have you ever wondered what the life of another Oak Park High School student looks like? Featured here is a glimpse beyond the daily life of junior Muriel Mora. Mora moved to Oak Park, California last August. She is not only an Oak Park student, but also a student at Retter’s Academy of Dance...

“Joker” Movie Review

Sawyer Nicoll, Photo Editor

November 19, 2019

When approaching this film, I see two different sides to it: First, I really respect director Todd Phillips and Warner Bros. for releasing something as ambitious as this. It is refreshing to see a slow R-rated character study be so successful. But on the other hand, it just is not very well written....

“Joker” Movie Review

Sawyer Nicoll, Photo Editor

November 19, 2019

When approaching this film, I see two different sides to it: First, I really respect director Todd Phillips and Warner Bros. for releasing something as ambitious as this. It is refreshing to see a slow R-rated character study be so successful. But on the other hand, it just is not very well written....

What to do the Weekend of November 15-17

Mina Jung, Senior Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Athlete of the Week: Matt Mori

Atmika Iyer, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2019

Oak Park High School varsity football player Matt Mori was named Athlete of the Week for Nov. 4. According to Head Coach Casey Webb, Mori was nominated because he “had 90 yards rushing and has continued to be a workhorse for the now 10-0 football team." Mori has been playing football for 10 years...

Artist of the Week: Sanjana Sharma

Artist of the Week: Sanjana Sharma

Preston Green, Staff Writer

October 27, 2019

Junior Sanjana Sharma was nominated as the Artist of the Week for the week of Oct. 24. Sharma is currently a student in AP Studio Art and has been working on her portfolio for class. “For my portfolio, my theme was basically the relationship between the Western world and traditional Indian culture.”...

Athlete of the Week: Ruby Van Cott

Bailey Andera, Features Editor

October 17, 2019

Sophomore and member of the Oak Park High School varsity girls’ tennis team, Ruby Van Cott has been chosen as Athlete of the Week for Oct. 8. Van Cott has played tennis since she was about eight or nine-years-old, but started to really compete when she was about 10 years old. She feels that one...