Remembering MLK at Oak Park and River Forest High School

January 21st, 2014 10:00 PM

Signs of the times: When students attending a Martin Luther King assembly at Oak Park and River Forest High School, Friday, were asked what they would march for, many stood holding signs, each with a different cause.

By Terry Dean

Staff reporter

Oak Park and River Forest High School hosted its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial assembly, Jan. 17. The 35th annual event included the winners of the school's MLK oratorical contest. This year, four winners were chosen, each of whom recited their winning essays at last Friday's assembly, which included a special highlight. Preselected students silently stood up throughout the auditorium holding signs stating how the OPRF community can "increase the peace." The winning essays will be featured in Viewpoints over the next four weeks beginning with today's issue.


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