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District to receive $2.2 million for next year

District to receive $2.2 million for next year

Irena Yang

March 24, 2015

Oak Park Unified School District will receive an estimated $2.2 million in new revenue for the 2015-2016 school year under Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed state budget for education. Under the proposed budget, the district hopes to use the new funds to address certain needs the district has had over...

Ceramics courses add new projects, focus on community

Ceramics courses add new projects, focus on community

Rachel Perry, Staff Writer

March 22, 2015

Ian Fullmer sat at his desk amidst the noise and hullabaloo of his classroom and planned out his next projects. The ceramics teacher has been using his students’ projects to inspire students not currently in his class — and attempting to expand the 3D Design program. “I want to push the quality...

Technical skills grant finances new courses

Ashwarya Srinivas

March 2, 2015

The staff at Oak Park High School has extensive plans involving technological developments for current and future students. The school has recently received a three-year career technology grant to compensate for equipment funds for the new classes. One of the new projects for the 2015-2016 school...

Oak Park introduces new senior literature classes

Caleb Apthorp, Staff Writer

February 28, 2015

The English department will be offering two new senior English courses – Women’s Literature and Film and Sports in Literature. Women’s Literature and Film will be taught by Jan Willis as a senior option. “This class is an opportunity for students to further analyze the writings of female...