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Supreme Court takes on the social media rights of elected officials

Supreme Court takes on the social media rights of elected officials

Jackson Hill, Ombudsman November 15, 2023

Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases involving government officials blocking their constituents on social media.  The plaintiffs are community members, alleging that a city...

Robbie’s Place rocks OPHS Rally

Jayden Bellemeur, Guest Writer March 1, 2023

Coursing nerves, rushing adrenaline and a whole lot of excitement summed up these four teens' thoughts as they took their makeshift stage. Their audience: a crowd of roughly one thousand peers. The wholly...

Derica Chiu, Varsity Girls Golf

Quarter 1 fall athletes of the week

Mara Hankins, Editor-in-Chief October 28, 2022

Week of Sept. 20 Derica Chiu, Varsity Girls Golf “Derica medaled in both matches this week, shooting -1, 35 at Moorpark CC and -1, 33 at Los Robles, helping to bring our league record to 4-0. She...

The Balancing Act

Mara Hankins, Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2022

    Freshman Charlie Getz, a former gymnast of four years, spoke with a resigned smile, one that conveyed the intricacies of gymnastics. It’s a sport of pride and pain, all of which Getz...

Spring Rally 2022 – Behind the Scenes

Minnoli Nori, Angie Bleau, Megan McCoy, and Ava Harris April 5, 2022

On Friday, March 18, Oak Park High School students celebrated their second-to-last rally.  Seniors rocked the black-out look while other grades wore their class colors.  Filled with colors and various...

Our American Dream: OPHS as told by international students

Our American Dream: OPHS as told by international students

Nicole Syku and Laura Rezende de Aguiar October 29, 2021

Football games, cheerleaders and a copious amount of junk food were some of our expectations prior to entering America as international students. Now, we — Nicole Syku from Milan, Italy and Laura Rezende...

Students once walking across campus to get from classroom to classroom are now replaced by changing tabs and inputting different codes enter class Google Meets. The campus, however, may look like its former state as OPHS reopens in hybrid learning format. (Photo courtesy of Mina Jung/Talon)

Campus of memories

Mina Jung, Editor-in-Chief March 19, 2021

 If unable to access website above, click here. It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since students, teachers and faculty were first sent home as the COVID-19 virus spread across the...

Five-year-old Ekas Singh, family member of Benti Kaur, smiles excitedly before taking home a pumpkin from his visit to the local pumpkin patch. Singh is seen quickly lowering his mask to capture his smile in the photo. (Photo courtesy of Benti Kaur/Talon)

Masks: The New Norm

Benti Kaur and Pam Wagner January 28, 2021

 If unable to see interactive website, click here or read below.   Since March of 2020, everything deemed a societal norm changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Handshaking...

Senior Michelle Velikovskys cat sits slightly on top of her computer while shes in the middle of class. (Photo courtesy of Michelle Velikovsky)

Google Meets have met their match with students’ furry and feathered friends

Daisy Calderon, Graduated Photo Editor December 11, 2020

 Video of Miriam's bird pecking at her computer screen while she's in Ms. Wall's English class (Video courtesy of Miriam Gabai) Whether it’s your dad loudly looking for his keys, your mom...

Photo courtesy of Kings wood Regional sophomore Caroline Shannon

What hybrid model learning looks like in New Hampshire

Angie Bleau and Haley Bandemer December 11, 2020

 Click here if unable to see interactive website above. Life as an American teenager has changed exceedingly over the past year, from attending school physically to adapting to a whole new online...

Girls team warming up before their long run.

Cross country practices during COVID-19

Alexa Pinon, Staff Writer November 6, 2020

 Click on the image or on this link and scroll down to view.   Ever since the cross country team received clearance to resume, they have been doing in-person practices. There are new safety...

Lunch tables cover the areas surrounding the sophomore lockers, yet there are no students around to sit.

OPHS turns into a ghost town

Sophia Lippel, Social Media Manager November 4, 2020

All Oak Park Unified School District’s students were sent home in late March of 2020 due to impending threats of COVID-19.  Students and staff members left their schools with the hopes of returning...

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