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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School Year Office Hours 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Bell Schedule 825 NE 79th Terrace Kansas City, MO 64118
We are proud to announce that Oak Park was recently named a National Model High School by the International Center for Leadership in Education specifically for our High Expectations. We are one of only eight National Model High Schools for 2018. We are very proud and want to thank you for making it possible.
Administrators will be traveling to Orlando in June to be recognized and to share our story to over 5,000 educators and leaders from across the country.
Applications to join AVID for 2018-2019 are available now. Your student can pick up an application in the counseling center, main office, AVID office 140A or AVID room N215. You can also apply online. Applications are due by Mar 2 at 3 pm. Parent informational meetings will be February 6 at Parent Teacher Conferences and March 6 at Freshmen Night. Please contact your student’s counselor with any questions.
Ties and Tiaras Dance School Student Council is hosting the 3rd Annual Future Oakies Ties and Tiaras Dance. It will be held on Sunday, March 11th from 2:00-4:00pm at Oak Park High School. Tickets are $7.50 for adults and $5 per child. There will be snacks, games, photo ops, and lots of dancing for the little ones in the community. To purchase tickets, visit: ophssc.seatyourself.biz We hope to see you there!
Oak Park's Fall 2017-18 newsletter is now available to read! Check out what's going on at Oak Park. Email's and links are clickable.
Mid-Continent Public Library offers students K-12 live homework help from tutor.com. It is FREE. Students just need to register and get a card. Tutor.com will connect students with live, expert tutors for one-to-one help with their homework assignments. They can use Tutor.com 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 email@example.com. Register to get a card at https://www.mymcpl.org/catalog/get-card. The link to get started is: https://www.mymcpl.org/homework.
New for 2017-2018 Enrollment: Back-to-School registration for all students will be processed online! Families will have convenient 24 hours a day, seven days a week access to the registration site. It will be available to you in July.
You will follow these 2 steps to complete registration:
All Oak Park Athletes for the 2017-2018 school year will need to have a PRIVIT account to be eligible to participate. Click the link above to create your account. Instructions on how to create your account can be foundhere.
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.
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE between A+ hours and Community Service Hours? click here
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.
TWO FREE - ACT PRACTICE SERVICES
BRIGHT FLIGHT 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)
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 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.
SOFTBALL LEGACY PLATE 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.
DAN KAHLER INNOVATIVE TEACHING GRANT 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.