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Teacher window mysteriously broken

Teacher window mysteriously broken

Benjamin Porat, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Math teacher Robin Midiri’s window was found shattered on the weekend before finals, between January 17 and 19. The front window of i-1 had exterior pane damage, but the interior pane had none. Local glass manufacturer Lucky’s Glass, Inc. had to special-order the window, as the pane is very large...

Club Spotlight: Ukulele Club

Club Spotlight: Ukulele Club

Ajay Bagali and Tyler Tran

February 5, 2015


Filed under Club Spotlight, Student Life

The Ukulele Club recently introduced the ukulele to Oak Park High School. Senior Audrey Pham and juniors Rachel Pham and Lillian Ong started the club with hopes of sharing their love for the instrument. “[The ukulele] is cute, really easy to learn, portable and versatile,” Ong said. The club...

Gender Equality?

Nicholas Branigan and Varsha Sarveshwar

December 20, 2014


Filed under Student Life

Does gender equality exist? Nicholas Branigan and Varsha Sarveshwar weigh in.

Club Spotlight: Key Club

Club Spotlight: Key Club

Christopher Lee

December 14, 2014


Filed under Audio, Club Spotlight, Student Life

Oak Park Key Club has participated in a vast array of volunteering and fundraising projects this holiday season, all designed to complement its mission statement – service to others. After holding a holiday gift donation drive and enjoying a weeklong packing extravaganza, Key Club members packaged...

Quidditch game brings magic to campus

Quidditch game brings magic to campus

Ben Winck

December 14, 2014


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Broomsticks and bludgers, seekers and snitches, keepers and quaffles, wizards and witches. These are not your usual high school-sports terms, but thanks to Ms. Allison’s and Mrs. Fowler sense of creativity, these odd terms were being thrown back and forth during a number of Quidditch matches on...

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,...