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825 NE 79th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64118
Phone: (816) 413-5300
Attendance: (816) 413-5301
Nurse: (816) 413-5302
Fax: (816) 413-5305 

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MISSION:


To educate our students to become responsible citizens and lifelong learners in a changing world. 


VISION:

We, the Oak Park Family,
- Set high expectations and standards of personal accountability for our administrators, 
staff and students,
- Meet people where they are,
- Lead them to academic success, and
- Celebrate our accomplishments 

 GOALS:

Focus on Academic Achievement and Subgroup Performance
Prepare Students for College & Career Readiness
Continue to raise Graduation Rates
Raise our Attendance 

RECOGNITION:

 

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Welcome to Oak Park High, Home of the Northmen!
ATTENDANCE, A+ STATUS UPDATES, & ACADEMIC PROGRESS REPORTS
On Monday, September 29th, students received their hard copies of their attendance percentage, A+ status, and their progress reports as of last week in their classes. Please take time to speak with your students about the reports.

PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES
On Tuesday, September 30th, from 3:30-7:00 and Wednesday, October 1st, from 3:30-7:30 we will be hosting conferences. Teachers will be available inside their rooms or right outside their doors to discuss students progress in class.  Please plan on coming up and learning about the great things your students is accomplishing at Oak Park.

ACT SUPPORT THROUGH ACADEMIC RESOURCE
Beginning on Friday, October 3rd, students who have signed up for the October 25th test date, will be working with our ACT Prep instructors to prepare for the exam.  We will provide this support during Academic Resource.  Based on our students feedback we will be providing support on the Math and Reading sections.

STUDENTS EXCEL ON AP EXAMS
The following students were recgonized for their performance on the AP Exams that were administered last May.  They were recognized by the College Board for their tremendous performances.
 
AP Scholars: scored 3 or higher on 3 AP Exams
Zachary Adrian, Matthew Armstrong, Eli Boles, Samuel Brown, Bethany Buckland, Bret Bussinger, Marquis Caldwell, Ashton Hendren, Krista Hutchinson, Ansar Lemon, Brooke Rhoads, Fatima Shariff, & Mariah Studebaker

AP Scholars with Honors: average 3.25 on all AP Exams and scored 3 or higher on 4 AP Exams
Emily, Ballard, Shelby Hart, Michael Neeley, Kevin Obrien, Kelli Reichert, & Sierra Sheppard

AP Scholars with Distinction: average 3.5 on all exams and scored 3 or higher on 5 exams 
Jacob Boeding & Dustin Gier

NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR - OCT. 5TH & 6TH
Kansas City is hosting the National College fair Oct 5th & 6th at the Kansas City Convention Center. This is the best opportunity to learn more about many high education schools all in one location. Click here for more information.
 
 

SCHOOL PICTURES
All 9th, 10th, and 11th graders students pictures were taken by Reed Portrait Group.  Order forms are in the main office if you still would like to order pictures. Forms can be turned in at Oak Park or at Reed Portrait Group (7821 N Oak TrfyKansas CityMO).

AFTER SCHOOL SUPPORT - TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY
Additional support will be available every Tuesday and Wednesday in the Media Center, until 4:30, for any student interested in working collaboratively with other students, receiving help from teachers, or working quietly. Transportation is available at 4:30 but passes must be obtained in the Main Office in order to ride NKCSD transportation home.

ALUMNI COURTYARD - GRANITE LEGACY PAVERS
Become part of Oak Park’s Alumni Courtyard by purchasing a granite legacy paver. What was previously known as the Main Courtyard is being 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 Mark Maus with any questions.

WATCH OAK PARK FOOTBALL GAMES HERE
North Kansas City Schools is partnering with Niles Media to stream all home games at no cost.  Click on the link, sign in, and enjoy the Northmen Football Game. Directions for streaming games.

OAK PARK GLEE CAMP - OCT. 11
Come to Oak Park for the Glee Camp!  Students in grades 3-8 are encouraged to sign up.  Check in begins at 8:30 and the camp finishes with a concert at 1:00. Click here to access the flier.

NEW ACADEMIC RESOURCE FOR STUDENTS

Academic Resource (AR) is designed to give students timely support in an individualized setting.  Juniors and Seniors will have an opportunity to use this time as they see fit as long as they are meeting expectations with regard to grades, attendance, and behavior.  Through this intervention time, we are committed to increasing academic achievement during the school day.

NEW ATTENDANCE PROCEDURES 
High school students whose attendance falls below 90% in one semester will receive a percentage deduction by course. If the student or parent feels that justifiable or extraordinary circumstances have contributed to not attaining the 90% threshold, the student and parent may appeal to the Attendance Review Committee. To view more detailed information about this click here!

 

College Visits

Go to the Counseling office for your pass.

10/1 at 9:00 University of Central Missouri


10/6 at 1:00 Simpson University


10/7 at 1:00 Stephens College


10/8 at 1:00 Washburn University


10/14 at 9:00 Oklahoma City University


10/14 at 1:00 Rockhurst University

10/21 at 1:00 Truman State University

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