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...

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 200 School Board approved the $102 million funding for...

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 tea and dumplings filled the air. On May 2, the Pan Asian...

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 Jean “Tank” Corner, a longtime security guard and coach....

Students elect next representatives

Gabe Kedziora, Staffer May 25, 2023

Another year, another student council election cycle at Oak Park and River Forest High School. Student Council allows students to campaign for a number of positions that make an impact on decision making...

New comedy club coming to Oak Park

Alex Robinson Bellin, Opinion Editor May 25, 2023

Comedy for many is a creative outlet, a way to express themselves. In many ways comedy connects us, whether that be through jokes among friends or watching Saturday Night Live during the weekends. However,...

Perspective: Event Supports African American families

Ashley Brown, Contributor May 5, 2023

Oak Park and River Forest High School held the National African American Parent Involvement Dinner on Tuesday, April 25. With the motto “Bridging the Gap,” the event heartily welcomed but was not limited...

Heart screening aims to save lives

Mash Rashed, Staffer May 4, 2023

The Physical Education Department and Young Hearts for Life, a nonprofit heart screening program, collaborated to organize a cardiac screening for Oak Park and River Forest High School students on April...

OPRF hosts safety discussion

Clara Ware, Staffer May 4, 2023

In response to an influx of questions and concerns about safety and discipline following several highly publicized fights, the School Board, its Culture, Climate and Behavior Committee and Students Advocating...

Kinnan to leave her Huskie pups

Mary Andolina and Maggie Marko, News & Opinion Editor and Arts & Entertainment Editor May 4, 2023

After 18 years as an Oak Park and River Forest High School English teacher and countless Huskie puns, Glynis Kinnan is retiring. Kinnan, a champion of Huskie pride and spirit, is a Huskie herself. She...

Seniors prep for downtown prom

Elianna Casselle, Staffer May 4, 2023

Oak Park and River Forest High School prom will return to its traditional venue for the first time since COVID. The event will be held Saturday, May 20 at the Hyatt Regency Center Chicago, 151 E. Wacker...

Thrift shop to promote sustainability

Kitty DeHaan, Contributor April 4, 2023

Students and teachers participating in Environmental Club at Oak Park and River Forest High School are working to promote their latest sustainability project: a thrift shop. The thrift shop will operate...

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