Enviro club talks air quality

Alex Robinson Bellin, News Editor May 17, 2024

We often think of air pollution as a problem that we can only encounter outdoors. However, in almost every space we inhabit, be it an office or a home, the quality of the air we breathe can have a profound...

Geothermal plan to impact 2025 graduation?

Alex Robinson Bellin, News Editor May 17, 2024

The graduation ceremony for the class of 2025 may happen in a different place due to a planned geothermal energy project. The football stadium is the usual location for graduation, but Superintendent...

Project 2 to break ground June 4

Sophia Lynn, Opinion Editor May 17, 2024

A groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the major overhaul of the physical education facilities at Oak Park and River Forest High School will take place June 4 in front of Door 3, on Scoville Avenue.  The...

DECA goes to nationals, sends first all-girls team to the event

Ilsu Ayaz, Contributor April 29, 2024

Eight students from Oak Park and River Forest High School’s Business Club qualified for a national competition for DECA, or Distributive Education Clubs of America, taking place April 27 to 30 in Anaheim,...

New committee grapples with AI at OPRF

Grace Williams, Features Editor April 29, 2024

Recently, students around the globe have found a new aid to finishing their school assignments: one that can write and produce any work in record time. This new resource, artificial intelligence (AI),...

An updated gun policy

Imani Sanders, Staffer April 29, 2024

The District 200 school board voted unanimously at its March 21 meeting to provide parents and guardians with information about gun storage and security.  The policy states that each school year,...

Secure and Teach reviewed

Imani Sanders, Staffer April 29, 2024

Oak Park and River Forest High School will focus on improving communication during crisis situations following a review of the back-to-back Secure and Teach incidents that took place on Feb. 14. The...

FAFSA delays college decisions

Alex Robinson Bellin, News and Opinion Editor April 29, 2024

In years past, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, more commonly known as the FAFSA, has been an integral part of college admissions.  The aid that students receive through the FAFSA is a...

Another director of campus security resigns

Sadie Collins, Managing Editor April 29, 2024

Traccye Love, the third director of campus safety at Oak Park and River Forest High School in the past two years, has resigned. Her last day was April 12, ending a tenure of fewer than five months. Love...

OP migrants now in stable homes

Liam Shea, Staffer April 29, 2024

Six months ago, a group of migrants from Central and South America were liv- ing in tents outside a police station near the Oak Park border. Now they are living in their own apartments, with...

OPRF prepares for digital SAT

Lilah Malik and Violet Molony, Contributors April 1, 2024

The SAT, a crucial factor in college admissions, is undergoing significant changes set to take effect in spring 2024–stirring discussion among educators and students at Oak Park and River Forest High...

Protesting for a ceasefire

Duke Walsh, Staffer April 1, 2024

About 160 people gathered in Scoville Park on March 7 for a protest supporting a ceasefire in Gaza. The protesters, organized by local resident Rebekah Levin, gathered with signs that said “ceasefire...

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