Emily Francis

Emily Francis is serving as one of the two Editor-in-Chiefs for the 2020-2021 school year. Francis joined the Talon in the 2017-2018 school year as a staff writer and later served as one of the News Editors for the 2018-2019 school year and for the 2019-2020 school year.

Emily Francis, Editor-in-Chief

Nov 20, 2020
Podcast: Discussion with Superintendent Dr. Tony Knight about his retirement (Story)
Nov 20, 2020
The Acorn recognizes students for their short stories (Story)
Nov 13, 2020
OPUSD Superintendent Dr. Tony Knight announces retirement (Story)
Nov 06, 2020
First safety webinar held following Board’s approval for the return to school (Story)
Nov 04, 2020
California residents automatically sent mail-in ballot during COVID-19 pandemic (Story)
Nov 04, 2020
Podcast: Election discussion with social science teacher Tim Chevalier (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
OPUSD board approves plan to return to on-campus instruction in a hybrid model (Story)
Oct 09, 2020
Ventura County moves to state’s red tier (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
OPIS alumna Zendaya receives Emmy for best lead actress in a drama (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
The Notorious RBG (Story)
Sep 25, 2020
ASB takes down announcements containing “model minority myth” video (Story)
Sep 25, 2020
Learning during a pandemic (Story)
Sep 11, 2020
New requirement for students’ Google account profile picture implemented (Story)
May 06, 2020
OPHS to conduct commencement drive-thru (Story)
May 05, 2020
Got toilet paper? (Story)
May 05, 2020
College Board makes all AP test open note (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
College Board makes all AP test open note (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
California residents put under “safer at home” in response to COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
OPHS counselor Randy McLelland to retire (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
Plans created for virtual graduation for OPHS seniors (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
What to Binge Watch (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
$2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill signed into law (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
Schools to remain closed through the remainder of the school year (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
Say Something Week comes to OPHS (Story)
Feb 17, 2020
Major decisions: the ultimate popularity contest (Story)
Feb 11, 2020
Moorpark College courses offered at OPHS (Story)
Jan 24, 2020
Class of 2020 soon to leave the nest (Story)
Dec 16, 2019
What to do the Weekend of December 13-15 (Story)
Dec 15, 2019
Therapy Dogs (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
What to do the Weekend of November 8-10 (Story)
Nov 03, 2019
Oak Park mother accused of felony offences (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
Californian residents lose power in PG&E and SCE outages (Story)
Oct 11, 2019
What to do the Weekend of October 11-13 (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
OPUSD holds parent meeting on new elementary school ‘Gender Diversity’ lessons (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
What to do the Weekend of September 13-15 (Story)
May 14, 2019
Water Assassins stopped after incidents that impact students, community (Story)
May 14, 2019
Kelly Majam’s future to play out at Cal Poly SLO (Story)
May 13, 2019
Huffing, puffing to the end (Story)
May 03, 2019
What to do the Weekend of May 3-5 (Story)
Apr 05, 2019
What to do the Weekend of April 5-7 (Story)
Mar 30, 2019
ASB holds first ever dodgeball tournament for rally week (Story/Media)
Mar 08, 2019
What to do the Weekend of March 8-10 (Story)
Feb 26, 2019
Reculturing and Restructuring Academics (Story)
Feb 08, 2019
What to do the Weekend of February 8-10 (Story)
Jan 29, 2019
Solei Burgess returns to track (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
What to do the Weekend of January 18-20 (Story)
Nov 02, 2018
What to do the Weekend of November 2-4 (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
Athlete of the week returns (Story)
Oct 25, 2018
Pro/Con Electoral College (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
What to do the weekend of October 12-14 (Story)
Oct 05, 2018
What to do the weekend of October 5-7 (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
How recycling works and where it all ends up (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
What to do the weekend of Sept. 14-16 (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Team has high hopes for a successful season (Story)
Aug 29, 2018
Profile: Señora Boone (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Families receive call regarding probable low attendance April. 20 (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Profile : Katie Hamiter (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
March For Our Lives (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Baseball Season (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Riley DeVareness Wins Second Place in Architecture Competition (Story)
Mar 29, 2018
Beauty and the Beast (Story)
Feb 23, 2018
Teachers Create Awareness Calendar (Story)
Jan 31, 2018
Second Annual Women’s March (Story)
Jan 31, 2018
Advanced Placement Economics class added due to increase in student enrollment (Story)
Jan 31, 2018
Coach Hall returns (Story)
Dec 21, 2017
First US History Tour (Story)
Nov 30, 2017
Students chant profanity at rally (Story)
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