Oak Park and River Forest High School News

Dear Students, Staff, and Families, As we end our third week out of the building and our second week of remote learning, I am thinking so much about all of you. I hope you ar...

Oak Park and River Forest High School is committed to working with our local community to meet the challenges we face during the Covid-19 pandemic. Click links below to see medi...

Because District 200 is closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have postponed the start date for summer camp registrations.  We will announce a new registration date ...

Dear OPRF Students, Staff, and Families: I hope this message finds you and your families safe and well. Today, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker announced that remote learning i...

Five Oak Park and River Forest students swept the oral presentation competition at the prestigious 44th Annual Chicago Region Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS). Thi...

Update on e-learning

March 30, 2020

Dear OPRF Students and Families, Thank you for your patience as our plans for e-learning have continued to develop. Late Friday, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) ...

Dear Student, Staff, and Families, As we get ready to resume e-learning on Monday, I want you to know how much I have been thinking about all of you. Covid-19 has had a profo...

Dear Village Residents: Governor JB Pritzker has issued several executive orders that will require people to stay at home during our fight to stem the COVID-19 outbreak here ...

Updates:  To drive through for easy meal pickup, please enter the Mall from Erie Street, drive south, and our Food Service staff will hand you a meal package whi...

Dear OPRF High School Staff, Students, and Families, Oak Park Mayor Anan Abu-Taleb has declared a local state of emergency under the Illinois Municipal Code due to the spread...

Dear Families and Students, We want to thank you again for all you are doing to support the school and our students during these difficult times, when so many of you are also...

The Illinois State Board of Education has given school districts the flexibility to host public meetings virtually. As a result, the Board meeting scheduled for Thursday, March ...

Dear OPRF Community,  First, I want to thank our students and families for working with us as we implemented our first e-learning day today. From my perspective as both ...

Dear OPRF High School Community, As of this morning, Google has been experiencing service issues that has caused Google Classroom to be unresponsive or slow. We will be monit...

At 9 a.m. this morning, the Oak Park Public Health Department issued an official bulletin regarding the status of testing for Covid-19 in our community. To see the bulletin, cli...

Dear Students, Staff, and Families, Governor J.B. Pritzker has just announced that he is closing all public and private schools in Illinois beginning Tuesday, March 17, throu...

Dear OPRF High School Families,  After careful consideration of information from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) regarding social distancing and the support of prev...

Dear OPRF Students, Staff, and Families, The health and safety of our students and staff is our first priority. We are continuing to closely monitor updates and recommendatio...

A collaboration of the three local school districts and several other community groups has been chosen to receive one of only two $100,000 grants to enhance social-emotional and...

Dear OPRF Students, Staff, and Families, As we continue to monitor the rapidly changing Covid-19 issue, our goal is to continue our students’ academic days as normally ...

On the evening of Friday, March 6, a water leak from a busted pipe caused a short in one of our 480V transformers. When power was lost, the emergency generator kicked on. Electr...

Dear Families, As the district continues to monitor the incidence of coronavirus (COVID-19), we are following the guidance provided specifically for schools by the Centers fo...

The Oak Park Schools Polar Plunge team raised an incredible $44,000 for Special Olympics Illinois! The team, which included members from OPRF and D97 schools, plunged ...

Congratulations to the following Huskies who have been named National Merit Scholarship Finalists: Garrett Credi, William Farren, David Greenstone, Priya Rawal, a...

Four Huskie wrestlers earned All-State Honors at the IHSA State Tournament: Jake Rundell, Joe Chapman, Daemyen Middlebrooks, and senior Joshua Ogunsanya,&nbs...