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Photo Story: Awareness Week 2021

Sophia Lippel, Social Media Manager December 16, 2021

Awareness Week 2021 has successfully concluded with the help of Oak Park High School’s Advanced Peer Counseling. One main difference about this year’s Awareness Week is how striking the theme is. Following...

Please spell “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Please spell “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee”

Sophia Lippel, Megan McCoy, and Charlize Ocon November 18, 2021

For the first time in over a year, Oak Park High School’s choir resumed their production of in-person plays. “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” performance took place in the Pavilion...

Perfectly painted pumpkins: An APC Kickback event

Mara Hankins, Guest Writer October 29, 2021

Advanced Peer Counseling held its first Kick-Back event of the year on Thursday Oct. 28 at lunch with students showcasing their artistic abilities. The medium? Pumpkins, in all shapes and sizes.  Over...

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...

Homecoming Rally 2021 Mini Documentary

Sophia Lippel, Social Media Manager September 28, 2021

The Oak Park High School Homecoming Rally was held on Friday, Sept. 24. All the grades participated in this rally with the Juniors winning with the most spirit points.

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, Graduated 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...

Deep Dive: Getting to know OPUSD’s new Superintendent

Calderon: Hello and welcome to deep dive. My name is Daisy and today our guest is our new superintendent of the Oak Park Unified School District, Dr. Jeff Davis.  Willet: Before you start, may...

Talon Top 5: Mrs. Hankins and her favorite books

Talon Top 5: Mrs. Hankins and her favorite books

[Music fade-in] Calderon: Hello, and thank you for tuning in to Talon Top 5, where teachers introduce you to their “top fives.” This week, Mrs. Hankins lists her top five favorite books of all time.  Hankins:...

Talon Top 5: Mr. Cooks Favorite Movies

Talon Top 5: Mr. Cook’s Favorite Movies

[Music fade-in] Chase Willet: Hello, and welcome to Talon Top Five, where teachers take you through their top fives. This week, Mr. Cook ranks his top five movies of all time.  DJ Cook: Alright, okay....

Podcast: Paranormal Stories

Podcast: Paranormal Stories

Ava Harris and Julianne Koch April 16, 2021

(Intro music) Ava: Hello and welcome back to Paranormal Stories, I’m your host Ava– Julianne: –and I’m your other host Julianne, and today we will be talking about paranormal activity in Ventura...

Podcast: How COVID-19 has affected senior athletes

Angie Bleau, Haley Bandemer, and Alexa Pinon April 16, 2021

INTRODUCTION: Angie Bleau. Angie Bleau, Senior Staff Writer: Hi I am Angie Bleau and along with me is Haley Bandemer and Alexa Piñon. Today we are talking about how seniors potentially do not have...

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