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Read stories about those who are leaving Oak Park Unified School District

Read stories about those who are leaving Oak Park Unified School District

May 24, 2021

OPHS PRINCIPAL, Kevin Buchanan "I love the District motto of Educating Compassionate and Creative Global Citizens and am privileged to have played a part in manifesting it at OPHS." COLLEGE & CAREER...

OPIS, Oak View, and OPHS students all celebrate prom night together. This year prom was held at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu. The images depict different times and places of the ranch in which various activities were being held, for example, dancing and silent disco. (Photo courtesy of Daisy Calderon/Talon)

Seniors dance the night away with their Cal(amigos)

Daisy Calderon, Photo Editor May 24, 2021

Roughly two months ago the Associated Student Body-run OPHS and OPHS class of 2021 Instagrams announced that prom would in fact be held this year. The event was held at the North Point Pavilion at Calamigos...

La Torra waves at the camera during one of her games (Photo via Brooke La Torra and Jim Dryden)

La Torra’s journey to collegiate athletics

Adam Helfstein, Eric Yeung, and Alex Gaspar May 24, 2021

Bridgewater State girl’s lacrosse commit Brooke La Torra has had an affinity for the sport ever since she was in fifth grade.  “We had coaches from the Oak Park Youth Lacrosse club come out to my...

Senior Dani Heidman from H2Hoes takes out Annalise Sean from Tongue-Tide on the way to school.

Waterproof

Oliver Carter, News Editor May 24, 2021

It had been two years since a full run through of this game had seen the light of day and the rain of Super Soakers, but Water Assassins finally made its reappearance in 2021, channeling a flood of students...

Where did Class of 2021 commit to?

Where did Class of 2021 commit to?

Mina Jung, Features Editor May 20, 2021

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Left side of the field torn up as a result of the water discovery.

Delay in field resurfacing impacts graduation location

Allie Wang, Senior Staff Writer May 14, 2021

Earlier this month, during the resurfacing of the athletic field and track, subterranean water was discovered under the field, creating a delay in field completion. The project was originally slated to...

Post-it notes adorn two maps (one displaying California, the other the United States). On Commitment Day, seniors placed the notes in the area they plan to attend college.

Seniors participate in College Commitment Day

Emily Francis, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2021

Dear Student, Congratulations on your admission into Stanford University, Moorpark College, University of California, San Diego and hundreds more! To celebrate College Commitment Day, seniors were encouraged...

OPHS athletes sign commitment letters

OPHS athletes sign commitment letters

Shoshana Medved, Ombudsman April 30, 2021

Flourishing pink and green pens, five Oak Park High School athletes signed pieces of paper in honor of their college commitments. The celebration was held on April 26 and put on by the Athletic Department.  Seniors...

Senior Haniah Hamza and her group of friends during an Eid-al Fitr celebration. Hamza is the second person in the row. (Photo courtesy of Haniah Hamza)

Ramadan: The basic rundown about Islam’s holiest month

Sabrina Thi, Senior Staff Writer April 30, 2021

You might have heard the phrases, “Ramadan Mubarak” or “Eid Mubarak” a few times in your life. Every year, Muslims around the world come to celebrate Ramadan. Ramadan, also commonly called Ramazan,...

Mini Documentary: Disney Choir Concert

Mini Documentary: Disney Choir Concert

Hayden Brown and Akhila Johny April 30, 2021