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Oak Park High School - Established 1965

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Office Hours 
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

825 NE 79th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64118

Phone: (816)321-5320
Attendance: 321-5322
Nurse: 321-5323
Fax: 321-5321
Fax: (816)413-5305
Counseling: 321-5325

Enrollment Forms please print single sided
16-17 Handbook

Packet and Application 

Follow us on Twitter:
OPHS: @OakParkHS
Principal: @SartainOPNation
Counseling: @OPCounseling
Publications: @northmennews
Library: @northmenslmc

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Sports & Activities Calendar
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Oak Park Northmen

2015-2016 Semester II


Our Mission as the Oak Park family is to

Engage students to
Explore possibilities that
Empower them to make a positive difference in their community
through a school distinguished by:

  • relevant inspiring learning experiences
  • respectful caring relationships
  • responsible culture of bold innovation.

Strategic Objectives

  • Every student will develop a personalized foundation of learning.
  • Every student will develop perseverance and confidence that will empower each individual to make a positive impact.
  • Every student will take responsibility for self, peers, school, and community.


  • We will ensure innovative, challenging, and engaging learning experiences for all students.
  • We will integrate feeder schools and community to unite our Oak Park family.
  • We will establish a culture of ownership and accountability.
  • We will develop and maintain a physical environment that supports our mission and is worthy of our Oak Park family. 


Fliers & Special Offers
Oak Park Business Partners


Barnes & Noble - Zona Rosa

Carlitos Mexican Restaurant

City of Gladstone

First Bank of Missouri - Gladstone

Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce

Gashland United Methodist Church

Gladstone Bowl

Hy-Vee - Gladstone

Mosaic Life Care of Gladstone

North Kansas City Kiwanis Club

Paris II Educational Center

Reed Portrait Group

St. Luke's North Hospital

Squid Screen Printing

Please click here for more information regarding Business Partnerships.

Welcome to Oak Park High, Home of the Northmen!

On September 17th at 10:00, Oak Park Softball is having their Legacy Plate Dedication on the Softball fields.  If you are interested in purchasing a legacy plate that will be displayed at the OP Softball Complex please order here.  For questions contact Coach Smothers at (417) 437-2853 or via email.

People can make checks out to Oak Park Softball and send money to Coach Smothers at Callie Smothers

825 NE 79th Terr., Kansas City, MO

We currently have openings for the OPHS Lab school for the 2016-2017 school year. To apply please complete and return this application. OP has an historic reputation with this program.  It provides Pre-K (4-5) or preschool (3-4)  preschool services. If they have any questions, please email Denise Winslow

Students from Cambia yearbook and The Northmen’s Log newsmagazine attended the Balfour YBKC journalism workshop at MidAmerica Nazarene University in June. While there, they attended classes taught by nationally-recognized speakers and started working on this year’s publications.

Cambia earned several awards including:

  • Excellent (2nd place) for a Show Stopper spread, which was judged for photography, writing and design.

  • Elements Award for their yearbook plan including all the elements required including a theme, cover design, division pages, content pages, a marketing plan and more.

  • Sophomore Ashton Berry earned an Honorable Mention in Feature Photography.

  • Junior Sarah Horseman earned a Superior in Feature Photography.

  • Senior Paige Borgeson earned a Superior in Feature Photography.

Log earned some awards as well, including:

  • Best in Show (1st place) for a Double Truck spread, which was judged for photography, writing and design. This earned them a pizza party this fall.

  • Raising the Bar Award for exceptional work on their newsmagazine plan including a redesign, plans for coverage and a marketing plan.

  • Junior Dakota Ake earned an Excellent in Feature Photography.

The 2016-2017 Oak Park Cambia yearbooks are currently on sale! Save $10 and purchase before school starts for only $65.

There are four ways to order:
1. Direct from the yearbook company online at This is the only way to purchase personalized name-stamping on the cover and other accessories for your yearbook.

2. In the fee line at registration.

3. In the main office during regular office hours.

4. Online through the district webstore, just like school lunches.

Yearbook sales end in January, so buy yours ASAP! For more information or questions, contact

2015-2016 Semester II Honor Roll has been announced.  Please click here to view students who achieved Principal's and Northmen Honor Roll. 

Please check out our newest Spring newsletter. Within this edition we the highlight 2016 graduation, include letters from our current principal Mr. Mark Maus and our 2016-2017 principal Dr. Chris Sartain and more (all with clickable links)...please click here to read.

Do you have children at more than one district school? Wouldn’t it be helpful if you could see multiple schools’ calendars together? Now, you can! (See how here)

To qualify for Bright Flight, a student must be in the top 3% of his or her statewide high school class as determined by normalized tests, the ACT and SATcomposite scores. To date, a score of 31 or above on the ACT. Below is a list of the amazing young minds at Oak Park who have achieved a score of 31 or higher on the ACT. 

We currently have openings for the OPHS Lab school for the 2016-2017 school year. To apply please complete and return this application. OP has an historic reputation with this program.  It provides Pre-K (4-5) or preschool (3-4)  preschool services. If they have any questions, please email Denise Winslow

Beginning with the Class of 2019, all graduating seniors from NKC Schools are required to have 20 Service to Community Hours — a requirement to be completed by the end of the student's first semester of their senior year. To learn more about the community service hours requirement

Community Service Hours Form
List of Northland Charities 
List of OP Opportunities 

For a full description of all the graduation requirements, check the Career & Planning Education Guide 


The ACT is an achievement test, measuring what a student has learned in school. The ACT has up to 5 components: English, Mathematics, Reading, Science, and an optional Writing Test. The ACT® college readiness assessment is a curriculum- and standards-based educational and career planning tool that assesses students’ academic readiness for college. Please view here for more information.



Do you ever wonder what the different ACT scores can get you? Check out this list of schools that offer various scholarships based on your ACT score.  

Any purchase made on Amazon through the AmazonSmile connection will raise .5% from every purchase made. You can find more information at this link about the program: The charity name on AmazonSmile is PTA Missouri Congress Oak Park High School PTSA Booster Club.   

Become part of Oak Park’s Alumni Courtyard by purchasing a granite legacy paver. What was previously known as the Main Courtyard has been renovated and updated to recognize our Alumni, their families, and staff members. Pavers can be purchased to recognize the families, influential teachers, previous classes, or other members of the OP Family you would like to acknowledge.  The funds will be used to continue to make improvements to Oak Park. Contact Meagan O'Donnell with any questions.

If you would like to donate in honor of Dr. Dan Kahler to 
The Dr. Dan Kahler Innovative Teaching Grants Program you may contact Jan Lewis at (816) 321-5550. Or you may donate to the Oak Park Alumni Fund.  Donations to either may be sent to NKC Schools Education Foundation at 2000 NE 46th St. Kansas City, MO 64116.
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