Talon

Friday: Football struggles and blood drive

Julian Lehrer and Medha Vallurupalli

October 30, 2015

Happy Friday, Oak Park. Here’s what you need to know to wrap-up your week and begin your weekend: Last Week: Oak Park football falls to Simi Valley The Eagles’ struggles continued Friday as Oak Park lost to Simi Valley High School 43-28. After commencing the season with an impressive 6-0 record, the tea...

Monday: CPR classes and Obama’s cap on standardized testing

Ashwarya Srinivas and Nicole Schwartz

October 26, 2015

Happy Monday, Oak Park. Here’s what you need to know to wrap-up your weekend and start your week: Last Week: American Red Cross club holds CPR classes The school’s American Red Cross club held CPR classes in OPHS Saturday, Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Pavilion. A payment of $40 was requir...

Friday: HOSA walk and Biden rules out run

Medha Vallurupalli and Julian Lehrer

October 23, 2015

Happy Friday, Oak Park. Here’s what you need to know to wrap-up your week and begin your weekend: Last week: Eagles football falls to Royal After kicking off the season with a blazing 6-0 start, Oak Park was annihilated by Royal High School 33-7 last Friday. Senior quarterback David Schmucker stru...

Monday: Life skills retreat and Red Cross blood drive

Ashwarya Srinivas and Nicole Schwartz

October 19, 2015

Happy Monday, Oak Park. Here's what you need to know to wrap up your weekend and start your week: This Week: Life Skills retreat and HOSA walk A group of seniors will be gone Wednesday Oct. 21 through Saturday Oct. 24 on the first Life Skills retreat of the 2015-2016 school year. Seniors attending...

Royal

October 19, 2015

Friday: PSAT and Talon print edition

Julian Lehrer and Medha Vallurupalli

October 16, 2015

Happy Friday, Oak Park. Here’s what you need to know to wrap-up your week and begin your weekend: Last week: Oak Park football remains undefeated The Eagles improved to 6-0 with a thrilling 45-28 victory over Viewpoint in Oak Park’s homecoming game. Senior quarterback David Schmucker shined, rushing f...

The district and community

Ashwarya Srinivas

October 16, 2015

Oak Park United School District and community parents discuss the pros and cons of the recent technological developments within the district. The most recent technical updates within the district include the adoption of Google Apps for Education within the classroom, an increase in iPads and Chromebooks,...

The teachers

Eric Kellenberger

October 16, 2015

To determine the practical impact of the trend towards technology in education, the Talon interviewed the individuals who implement technology in classrooms on a daily basis — the teachers. School webmaster and computers instructor Erik Amerikaner said he sees technology as an integral part of...

Monday: Teacher Kate Edwards killed in car accident

Ashwarya Srinivas and Nicole Schwartz

October 12, 2015

Happy Monday Oak Park. Hope you had a good weekend, and that you're ready to take on this school week. Here's what you need to know about what has happened and what will be happening, for your upcoming week.   Last Week: Teacher killed in fatal car crash Kate Lynn Edwards, 32, a teacher at Oak P...