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Monday: Club week and cross country

Ashwarya Srinivas and Nicole Schwartz

August 31, 2015

Happy Monday, Oak Park. Hope you had a good weekend, and that you’re well-rested for this coming week. Here is what you should know about what will be happening for this upcoming week.   This Week: Club leaders recruit new members in club week With the start of club week, new club leade...

Friday: Football season opener and school rankings

Julian Lehrer and Medha Vallurupalli

August 29, 2015

Happy Friday Oak Park, hope you’ve had a great week. Here’s the scoop.   Last Week: Oak Park ranks 120th in the nation On Aug. 20, Oak Park High School was ranked 120th in the nation and 18th in California by Newsweek magazine. Nearby schools such as Westlake High School ranked 210th an...

Oak Park at Beverly Hills

August 29, 2015

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Monday: Burnt eggs and senior meetings

Ashwarya Srinivas and Nicole Schwartz

August 24, 2015

Happy Monday, Oak Park. Hope you had a good weekend, and are ready for another week. Here is what you need to know about what has been happening, and what will be happening, for your upcoming week.   Last Week: Burnt eggs set off fire alarms - thrice Who knew? In the first week of school, t...

Friday: Football scrimmage and Trump’s rise

Julian Lehrer

August 20, 2015

Happy Friday, Oak Park. Here's the scoop. Oak Park football gears up for scrimmage vs. Grace Brethren   After an abysmal 0-10 season last year, the Eagles football squad looks to kick off the season with a victory against Simi Valley's Grace Brethren High School. While the game is merely a...

Monday: Brush fire and Teen Choice Awards

Monday: Brush fire and Teen Choice Awards

Ashwarya Srinivas

August 17, 2015

Happy Monday, Oak Park. Welcome to the first full week of school and to your first Monday Brief. Here is what you need to know about the last weekend for your next week. Brush fire threatens Simi homes On Friday, August 14, a brush fire grew to nearly 190 acres in the Woodranch area of Simi Valley. The fire, caused by the extreme heat, ...

Arrest sparks interest in juvenile crime

Christopher Lee, News Editor

June 23, 2015

Upon recent news of a student arrest on campus, Oak Park students have inquired about the procedures behind juvenile arrests. Juveniles, though they can be tried as adults, are often handled differently. While an officer may not arrest an adult without proper evidence of a crime committed, they may a...

New AP program promises closer college experience

Christopher Lee, News Editor

June 23, 2015

Since the beginning of this academic year, Advanced Placement students in approximately 100 schools worldwide have the opportunity to participate in the College Board’s innovative diploma program: AP Capstone. Designed to cultivate in-depth research into a specific discipline, the program centers aroun...

Bringing life to life

Bringing life to life

Kailee Canty

June 18, 2015

Sophomore Jack Wulf is a hyperrealistic artist and an extraordinary still-life drawer. His passion for drawing started at a young age — with crayons. "I've kept that passion since I was a little kid and just kept drawing,” Wulf said. “I feel like skills just naturally progress the more you...

Un-permanent: advice for coping with divorce

Un-permanent: advice for coping with divorce

Taylor Bongiovi

June 16, 2015

The heavier subjects are the hardest to talk about; that’s one of the many things I’ve learned in my 18 years. It’s not only difficult for children and teenagers, but for adults and parents. Though I am not a parent, and just going off the encounters and knowledge of my own, I’ve learned that...