A PLUS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
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.
OPERATION PRIDE/COMMUNITY SERVICE
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
SCIENCE OLYMPIAD TEAM
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.
FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA
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
ATHLETE'S SIGNING CEREMONY
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
ART AWARDS COMPETITION
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
STUDENT HONOR ROLL
Here you can find a list of Oak Park's Honor Roll students. Congratulations on your hard work and effort! 2016-2017 Semester I
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