Oak Leaves reporter Steve Schering covered the exciting Battle of the Bots competition.
The Wednesday Journal covered the launch of OPEF’s Spoken Word program, which received seed funding from the Peter Traczyk Innovation Fund.
Spoken Word builds literacy and communication skills while cultivating students’ unique voices.
New D97 superintendent Dr. Carol Kelley visited Summer BASE Camp 2015, seeing various camps in action.
Lindsay will be collaborating with OPEF staff, teachers, parents and students to deliver the highest quality BASE Camps.
Local high school students learned first hand about philanthropy and made decisions about the distribution of $25,000 in grants to local nonprofits.
Thanks in part to the generosity of the Rotary Club, OPEF will be able to award scholarships to more than 50 D97 kids for summer 2015 BASE Camp.
Community involvement, transformation, and innovation are all hallmarks of OPEF’s 25 years in the Oak Park public schools.
Reporter Ashley Lisenby of the Wednesday Journal interviewed painters and shared photos of BASE Camp’s “Seasons of Life” mural.