Point/Counterpoint: mask mandates in schools
Luke Gilfillan and Abby Ryan September 28, 2021

Luke Gilfillan, Managing Editor:   During the 2017 to 2018 flu season, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated...

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Book Review: Fresh Ink
Abby Ryan, Staffer • September 28, 2021

What do you think of when a teacher introduces the book you’ll be reading in English class? Chances are, you’re not excited. You might...

Donda listening party inspires OPRF students
Drew Koenig, Staffer • September 27, 2021

Kanye West hosted a listening party for his new album “Donda” on Aug. 26 at Soldier Field to almost 40,000 fans. The listening party...

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Athlete in focus: Josephine Welin
Athlete in focus: Josephine Welin
Mary Andolina, Staffer • September 28, 2021

Being her first year on varsity, sophomore cross country runner Anna Scholtens was feeling the pressures of her first big meet. Throughout the...

Overtime with Archie B
September 28, 2021

This year I have tried to be the last student to leave every OPRF sporting event that I have attended. I decided to undertake this challenge...

Girls volleyball adjusts after shortened season
September 27, 2021

As OPRF's sports start to return to some kind of normalcy, the girl’s volleyball team is back and ready to fight for the state title. After...

OPRF prepares for freshman detracking
Maggie Marko, Staffer • September 28, 2021

Throughout the past few years, OPRF has made steps to rework its freshman curriculum. Both students and parents have been confused about what this means and when it will happen. OPRF is planning on starting the new system fall of 2022. This change will only affect freshmen; honors and AP classes will still be available for sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Detracking, or restructuring, is meant to...

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Remembering English teacher Rich Zabransky
Remembering English teacher Rich Zabransky
Rena Mazumdar, Brendan Lee, and Gordon Budimirovic September 28, 2021

Rena Mazumdar I had the true honor of working with Rich Zabransky for many years. Although we weren’t in the same department, he in...

OPRF spoken word student wins prestigious national poetry award
Gabe Kedziora, Staffer • September 28, 2021

  In room 3348, the creative minds of the Spoken Word Club meet to write and improve their poetry. The room is small, about six people...

New admin members
Cora Gardner, Staffer • September 28, 2021

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OPRF spoken word student wins prestigious national poetry award
Gabe Kedziora, Staffer • September 28, 2021

  In room 3348, the creative minds of the Spoken Word Club meet to write and improve their poetry. The room is small, about six people...