Hurricane Michael forcing Floridians to evacuate    

Hurricane Michael forcing Floridians to evacuate    

Emily Lewicki, News and Opinion editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

                  photo courtesy: CNN The newly developing Hurricane Michael has forced citizens of Panama City, Florida to flee on Wednesday due to its catastrophic events. Developing shortly after Hurricane Florence, the tropical storm-turned hurricane became a Category 4, with wind spe...

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed as Supreme Court Justice

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed as Supreme Court Justice

Jordan Prince, Staff reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, after a thorough investigation, has been approved to sit on the bench as a Supreme Court Justice. Kavanaugh was confirmed by the Senate on Saturday, October 6 after a 50-48 vote. This has been a highly controversial due to three women, (Christine Blasey Ford, Deborah Ramirez, and ...

Elon Musk steps down, Tesla begins search for new head chairman

Elon Musk steps down, Tesla begins search for new head chairman

Hannah Woodrich, Staff reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

 PALO ALTO, CA. - Elon Musk has agreed to the Securities and Exchange Commision declaration to step down as head chairman of Tesla Inc.. On September 29, the SEC declared that Musk be rid of the chairman role for three years and fined $20 million for fraud and  misleading investors. Tesla has to p...

The Leftovers of Hurricane Florence

The Leftovers of Hurricane Florence

Emily Lewicki, News and Opinion editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

 Natural disasters, specifically hurricanes, strike us nearly every year. To name a few, Hurricane Harvey, Maria, Katrina, and, most recently, Hurricane Florence.The hurricane went into full force between August 31st and September 19th of 2018. Primarily hitting the Carolinas, it dropped down to a tr...

The life of an American Hero

The life of an American Hero

Abbey Black, News and Opinion Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

In July 2017, Senator John McCain announced that he had been diagnosed with cancer. He had a glioblastoma, a rare, incurable and ultimately fatal type of brain tumor. This past August, the 81 year old senator died, leaving his family, colleagues, and Americans across the nation heartbroken. While McCai...

WNY CONSORTIUM OF HIGHER EDUCATION College Fair Tuesday, September 25, 2018 8:30-9:30

WNY CONSORTIUM OF HIGHER EDUCATION  College Fair  Tuesday, September 25, 2018  8:30-9:30

Staff

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Senior Information, Showcase, Student Life

WNY CONSORTIUM OF HIGHER EDUCATION   College Fair The WNY Consortium of Higher Education will be hosting a mini-college fair in the Commons on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 from 8:30am-9:30am.  The following colleges will be present: Alfred State College Alfred University Bryant & Stra...

WELCOME BACK, OPHS!!!

WELCOME BACK, OPHS!!!

Staff, Staff

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As the school year begins, please know that everyone is welcome to contribute to the student news source, The Orchard Park Voice. Please go to orchardparkvoice.org and follow the instructions for submitting on the top of the webpage.  If you have any questions, please feel free to stop in to room ...

The passing of a scientific genius: Stephen Hawking

The passing of a scientific genius: Stephen Hawking

Emily Lewicki, Entertainment editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On March 14, the world lost one of the greatest scientific minds known to man. Stephen Hawking, a British theoretical physicist who was most credited for his work with quantum physics and cosmology, passed away at the age of 76. One of Hawking’s most established achievements was his merging of Einstein’s th...

Quaker String Quartet Performance

Quaker String Quartet Performance

Emily Lewicki, Entertainment Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Art/Poetry, Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase, Soft news, Student Life, Uncategorized

The Quaker String Quartet gave back to an important cause at the annual Breakfast with Bach, hosted by the Gliding Stars.  Gliding Stars is an adaptive, nonprofit organization that provides the opportunity for people with developmental disabilities to learn to ice skate. They currently have prog...

Washington Train Derailment

Washington Train Derailment

Madison Ginter, Entertainment editor

December 20, 2017


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After going nearly three times faster than the Amtrak speed limit, at 80mph in a 30mph zone, a train derailed in DuPont, in Pierce County, Washington. The 501 Train carried 86 passengers on its Monday morning trip to Portland, Oregon from Seattle, Washington. As of now, it is confirmed three fatalitie...

SantaLand 2017

SantaLand 2017

Olivia Sferra, Layout and Design Editor

December 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Soft news, Student Life, Uncategorized

This past (pleasantly surprising) long weekend, lots of OP students took to the hills of Chestnut Ridge for some fun snow day sledding on Friday, December 8. However, this was not the only activity occurring at the Park this weekend. For the past few years, Chestnut Ridge has hosted an annual “S...

Invert for Introverts

Katherine Merkel, News and Opinion Editor

December 17, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion

Coke or Pepsi? Milk chocolate or dark chocolate? Is it soda or pop? Just as the world can be divided into people like this who prefer one thing over a similar item, it can be divided into two distinct groups of people that can be classified as either introverts or extroverts. These two terms were coined and...

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