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Oak Park High School

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 and responsible culture of bold innovation.


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Office Hours 
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Bell Schedule
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

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Enrollment Forms please print single sided
16-17 Handbook
SUMMER SCHOOL Registration Form

Packet and Application 

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OPHS: @OakParkHS
Principal: @SartainOPNation
Counseling: @OPCounseling
Publications: @northmennews
Library: @northmenslmc

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2017 Summer Camps


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Oak Park Northmen

2016-2017 Semester I


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. 


Sports & Activities Calendar
Sports & Activities Calendar & Information
Fliers & Special Offers
Oak Park Business Partners


Allied Refreshment Company

Barnes & Noble - Zona Rosa

Carlitos Mexican Restaurant

City of Gladstone

Donna's Academy of Hair Design

First Bank of Missouri - Gladstone

Friendly Bean Coffee Company

Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce

Gashland United Methodist Church

Gladstone Bowl

Hy-Vee - Gladstone

Marx Family Dental

Mosaic Life Care - Shoal Creek Location

North Kansas City Kiwanis Club

Reed Portrait Group

St. Luke's North Hospital

Squid Screen Printing

The Laughing Place Bakery

Please click here for more information regarding Business Partnerships.

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Summer school is from May 30-June 22, 7:15 AM to 1:15 PM. Tuesday-Friday Week 1 and Monday-Thursday week 2-4.
eCampus Enrollment opened March 27th and ends on May 25th 
Click Here for the
registration form


Please check out our newest Winter 2017 newsletter. Here you will find a letter from our Principal, Dr. Chris Sartain, activities and athletic awards and updates and much more! All email's and website's are clickable links! 

Seniors deadlines are fast approaching for A+ Scholarship Program deadlines.  A+ Attendance/Citizenship appeals are due April 3rd. All hours are due April 14. Visit the A+ website here or email Mrs. Irr  with questions.

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 
List of Opportunities for A+ and Community Service at Linden West Elementary

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

WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE between A+ hours and Community Service Hours? click here


March 10th, 35 of our band students travelled to Liberty HS for solo/ensemble District Festival.  Please congratulate the following students when you see them.  

Earning a 1 “Exemplary” rating.  These students will perform at State Festival in Columbia on April 28th.

Logan Mychalczuk- Trombone solo

Gabby Stanley- Clarinet solo

Sebastian Vaughn- Snare drum solo

Annie Winkler- Piano solo

Annie Winkler- Flute solo

Scott Martin- French Horn solo

Brianne Bender- Clarinet solo

Sebastian Vaughn, Megan Ross, Anna Merkel, Tatym Nobrega, Katie Wuthnow, Nicholas Burdolski, Nick Cortez- Percussion Ensemble

Anna Merkel, Sebastian Vaughn, Nick Cortez- Percussion trio

Annie Winkler, Gabby Stanley, Jessica Rapp- Flute Trio 

Earning a 2 “Outstanding” rating:

Mackenzie Powell- Flute solo

Marcus Felton- Tuba solo

Salvador Mejia- Alto sax solo

Nicholas Burdolski- Snare drum solo

Lawrence Crockett- French Horn solo

Nick Cortez- Mallet solo

James Swofford- Tuba solo

Sebastian Vaughn- mallet solo

Brianna Glanville, Cynthia Nguyen, Roe Grace- Flute Trio

Jessica Rapp, Jacquelyn Bennett, Audrey Ferguson- Clarinet trio 

Earning a 3 “satisfactory” rating:

Gabi Wooten- Trombone solo
Mackenzie Powell, Lily Fouts, Talia Burke- Flute Trio


The Oak Park Vocal Music Department had a great showing at the District Solo/ensemble contest at Liberty High School on Saturday, March 11. Congratulations to all students for participating in a great contest.  

1 Rating (Superior) :  (will advance to the state competition in Columbia)
Sarah Collingsworth, Solo
Cheyenne Geary, Solo
Jorji Kellogg, Solo
Brianne Bender, Solo
James Swofford, Solo
Kyndal Smith, Solo
Wyatt Cooper, Solo
Sarah Horseman, Solo

Geary Mixed 8: Cheyenne Geary, Madelein Bailey, Jorji Kellogg, Bayan Salam, Peyton Cassity, Gabe DeLaFuente, Preston Weinzerl, Brett Scholdberg
Webb Men's 8:  Clifton Wilkerson, Gabe DeLaFuente, Dean Foremen, Jeremy Webb, James Swofford, Brady VanVleck, Preston Weinzerl, Noah Studebaker
Hermsen Women's 6: Hannah Hermsen, Maya Rupard, Jennifer Marx, Madalyn Temaat, Maddie Neds, Brianne Bender
Hill Women's 8: Erin Hill, Hannah Hermsen, Jennifer Marx, Maddie Neds, Madalyn Temaat, Brianne Bender, Sarah Collingsworth, Kyndal Smith

2 Ratings (Excellent):
Erin Hill, Solo
Madelein Bailey, Solo
Charlotte Sipple, Solo
Cheyenne Deck, Solo

Kellogg Women's 8 : Cheyenne Geary, Madelein Bailey, Cheyenne Deck, Adrienne McGeeney, Jorji Kellogg, Bayan Salam, Lindsey Jones, 
Tamayo Women's 6: Liyah Tamayo, Jaeza Robertson, Kara Gratwick, Dasharene Freeman, Mary Anello, Mikayla Wishropp
Gentry Women's 8:Olivia Gentry, Sierra Hermsen, Montana Brelsford, Makayla Lawe, Ellie Hermes, Paige Scholdberg, Ainsley Burns, Leilani Barella
Freeman Women's 8: Chloe Pelham, Karsan Gustin, Mikayla Wishropp, Leah Rios, Krista Cooper, Aly Byers, Rosie O'Donell, Dasharene Freeman
Smith Women's trio: Sarah Hollingsworth, Erin Hill, Kyndal Smith

3 Ratings (Good) :
Chloe Pelham, Solo
Preston Weinzerl, Solo
Adrienne McGeeney, Solo

The team competed at the SO Regional Tournament, facing teams from a 6 county area.  First, the team qualified for State as a team for the first time in 5 years.  The team is elated and celebrating their success.  Next, 13 of the 15 kids on the team got up on the awards stage by placing in the top 5.  The following OP kids placed in the tope 5 in their events: 

Mawada Eskandar and Hannah Frazier: 5th in Materials Science
Sabrina Foster and Nina Kutensky: 5th in Anatomy and Physiology

Maria Castro and Sophia Hull: 4th in Electric Vehicle

Sophia Hull and Maria Castro: 4th in Robot Arm

Emily Hilderbrand and Nina Kutensky: 4th in Helicopters

Sabrina Foster and Kylelynn Gallagher: 3rd place in Ecology

Maria Castro and Amira Nuur: 3rd place in Hovercraft

Erica Dykes and Hannah Frazier: 2nd in Chemistry Lab

Emily Hilderbrand and Mawada Eskandar: 2nd in Game On

Erica Dykes and Leanna Borgeson: 2nd place in Rocks and Minerals

Hannah Frazier and Rhayne Kitzman: 2nd in Hydrogeology 

And your Regional Champions in Dynamic Planet: Erica Dykes and Anne Hughes!
In addition, Caitlin Anderson and Alan Scalzi gave expert help on the team, but were just outside on placing in their respective events.  And, Malaina Curtiss and Sam Thomas came along as expert alternates, lending support to the team throughout the day. 

Last, Coach Goll was honored as an “Outstanding Coach” in Region 3 for Science Olympiad, and honor which he gladly shares with his assistant coach, Mr. Gier. 

The State Science Olympiad Tournament will be April 8th at Westminster University in beautiful Fulton Missouri.  Please wish the team luck as they prepare over the next month.


Oak Park's 2016-2017 Future Business Leaders of America team represented their school recently in district competition.  Notable finishes by team members are as follows:

Hannah Frazier—3rd in Accounting I; 1st in Accounting II

Tyler Eiken—4th in Agribusiness

Daniel D’Angelo—4th in Business Ethics; 3rd in Economics; 4th in Global Business (team event)

Mikelyn Sylvara—4th in Global Business (team event); 4th in Business Law

Sabrina Foster—5th in Organizational Leadership

Carson Goertz-Cline—2nd in Business Law; 4th in Economics; 1st in Business Procedures


Also representing OPHS in competition were Alex Donnici and Alex Brown.


State qualifiers include Hannah Frazier, Tyler Eiken, Daniel D’Angelo, Mikelyn Sylvara, Sabrina Foster, and Carson Goertz-Cline.


Congratulations to this outstanding group of Oak Park students

On January 30th we hosted we hosted our college athletic signing ceremony.  Below you will find all of our amazing athletes!


Israel Esteban, football -St. Mary University

Forrest Rhea, football -St. Mary University

Kyle Linville, football - University of Central Missouri

Marckson Francois, track-Park University

Will Simpson, baseball-Central Methodist University

Cailyn Deeney, softball-Rockhurst University

Noah Studebaker, soccer-William Jewell College

Hunter Shelton, wrestling- South Dakota State University   

Please congratulate the following students whose work has been accepted by 2017 Missouri Scholastic Art Awards competition. 
The Scholastic Awards is a national competitions that looks for work demonstrating originality, technical skill, and emergence of a personal voice or vision.

Evan Land, Design – honorable mention

Abby Oyesam, Drawing/Painting – honorable mention

Cristy Wei, Design – honorable mention

Here you can find a list of Oak Park's Honor Roll students.  Congratulations on your hard work and effort!
2016-2017 Semester I


Mid-Continent Public Library offers students K-12 live homework help from It is FREE. Students just need to register and get a card. will connect students with live, expert tutors for one-to-one help with their homework assignments. They can use from their home computer or inside the library to complete assignments and improve grades.

Direct questions about the program to Mid Continent Public Library at Register to get a card at The link to get started is:


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. 

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.



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.

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)

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 Susan Hiland with any questions.

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.

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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