Florida bans threaten democracy
Ryan Scott, Staffer • September 18, 2023

As the U.S. gears up for the Presidential election next year, questionable ideologies are shaping the current political landscape. In particular,...

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Public school: a more equitable education option
Sophia Lynn, Staffer • September 18, 2023

Every Oak Park and River Forest High School versus Fenwick High School sporting event can be defined by one familiar chant from the orange and...

OP's top diners
Bella Nache, Contributer • May 25, 2023

Wednesdays, late arrival. Something every student looks forward to. More time to sleep in. Time to go get coffee or breakfast with friends. George’s...

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September Sports Highlights
Duke Walsh, Staffer • September 18, 2023

Oak Park and River Forest High School athletics has had an exciting start. This is the first taste of sports at OPRF for the 2023 fall season....

Flag Football wins first game back without Tank
September 18, 2023

For many Americans, the start of fall means football. The crowded stands of the Oak Park and River Forest High School stadium on Aug. 26 proved...

Athlete in Focus: Lucy Stein
September 18, 2023

From taking childhood park district tennis lessons to being a potentially state-bound athlete, Oak Park and River Forest freshman Lucy Stein...

Set The Expectation sparks conversation
Alex Robinson Bellin, News and Opinion Editor • September 20, 2023

Oak Park and River Forest High School hosted the third Set the Expectation sexual assault awareness event Sept. 8 to 14 with a special speaker: sexual violence advocate and National Service Courage award honoree Brenda Tracy. “It is important to make sure that as much of the student body as possible is aware of sexual assault and what they can do to stop it,” said senior and Set the Expectation...

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Civics Service-Learning Fair draws a crowd
Grace Zoloto and Imani Sanders September 19, 2023

Local leaders had a strong message for students who attended Oak Park and River Forest High School’s first-ever Civics Service-Learning fair...

Meet OPRF's new deans
Ryan Scott, Staffer • September 19, 2023

Two notable additions to the OPRF staff this school year are Kermit Blakley and Benjamin Marcial, deans who bring a wealth of experience in data...

Architects unveil designs for pool, athletic spaces
Liam Shea, Staffer • September 18, 2023

The architects for Project 2, the upcoming renovation of OPRF’s athletic facilities, presented a slideshow of design updates to the Board of...

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Pilot of AP Af-Am Studies continues
Esmie Alwaeli, Staffer • September 18, 2023

The pilot of the AP African American Studies course is off to a strong start this year at Oak Park and River Forest High School, according to...

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