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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The SAT is a biased test. End it now.
D.J. Cintron, Contributer • May 25, 2023

The SAT testing period is a time that all students dread. It feels like your future hangs on this test, and if you don’t do well, you should...

Finding a balance: the role of sports
Shane Colpoys, Writer • May 25, 2023

High school sports are supposed to be fun. There’s nothing better than being part of a community and team, and the school spirit and competitive...

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Spring sports wrap up an exciting season
Duke Walsh, Contributor • May 25, 2023

It would be impossible to capture every winning play and amazing moment from this year’s spring sports season at Oak Park and River Forest...

Synchronized Swimming show makes a splash
May 25, 2023

Amid the sound of splashing from the pool and ABBA songs over the sound system, families and friends cheered for students kicking and flipping...

Girls Lacrosse defeats Fenwick, adds to winning streak
May 25, 2023

The Oak Park and River Forest High School Girls Varsity Lacrosse team beat Fenwick High School 18-7 on May 19. This matchup of crosstown rivals...

Perspective: World languages unite through soccer
Esmihin Alwaeli, Contributor • May 25, 2023

A World Cup Tournament took place at Oak Park and River Forest High School this spring, but the mission of this event went beyond soccer. After school on Thursday, April 27, the World Languages Division held its annual soccer tournament with teams representing foreign language classes: France, Italy, China, Japan, Germany and Spain. Teachers sponsoring the event included Rena Mazumdar, Betsy Farley,...

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Project 2 funding approved
Clara Ware, Staffer • May 25, 2023

After seven years of deliberation, community input and debates, funding for the new pool has been approved. At its April 27 meeting, the District...

OPRF community celebrates AAPI culture
Gabe Kedziora, Staffer • May 25, 2023

Dozens of eager students formed a line outside of the Staff Cafeteria, excitedly chatting about favorite Asian dishes like bao, pad thai, thai...

OPRF celebrates life of beloved campus safety officer
Maggie Marko, Staffer • May 25, 2023

The Oak Park and River Forest High School community plans to gather at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31 in the stadium to celebrate the life of...

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PERSPECTIVE: Goodbye, exchange year
May 25, 2023

Dear Exchange Year, I have always been bad at goodbyes. As the school year winds down, I’m getting ready to end my exchange program and...