Ana Mallen, Layout and Design Editor April 14, 2023

Stickers are being sold of your favorite teachers! Starting Monday 4/17 and continuing through Friday 4/21   The class of 2023 is selling stickers in the cafeteria before school and during lunch...

Coach Jill Manka has made it possible for the OPHS Cheerleading Program to be known for having spirited, talented cheerleaders. Manka is the heart and soul of OPHS cheerleading,  and her dedication to the cheer program has been invaluable. To find out more about OPHS cheerleading go to

Game Day: A Year Long Effort

Arianna Baumgart, Staff Reporter April 13, 2023

Game Day Cheerleading is a competitive version of what a cheerleader would normally do at a football game. Teams are evaluated on how well they execute a band dance, fight song, cheer, situational sideline,...

Dante McFaddden with OPHS students, informing them on the importance of black filmmakers!

Celebrating Black Creatives in Film and Music

Hannah Venning, News/Opinion Editor March 7, 2023

In light of February having been Black History Month, it's more important than ever to commemorate the experiences, contributions, and struggles of the Black community as they take time to celebrate their...

Chicago is Coming!

Chicago is Coming!

Staff February 14, 2023

The Orchard Park High School Drama Club is proud to present Chicago: Teen Edition. Adapted for young performers, the Bob Fosse, John Kander and Fred Ebb musical will be presented March 16-19. (Not suitable...

A Rarity in Orchard Park High School Play History

A Rarity in Orchard Park High School Play History

Charlie Fischer, Staff Reporter December 19, 2022

During the second week of November, Orchard Park High School (OPHS) put on a production of two, one act plays directed by Maria Szczepanik, a very rare occurrence in OPHS drama history. The last time one-acts...

The Varsity Girls Soccer captains dropping off blankets at Oishei Hospital along with their coaches, some OP parents, Faculty at Oishei Hospital, and Mr. Hack, OP Athletic Director.

The OPHS Blanket Drive Warms Hearts

Arianna Baumgart, Staff Reporter December 16, 2022

For the past three years, the girls varsity soccer team at OPHS has held a blanket drive. Led by senior Olivia Kirk, the drive has collected a combined total of nearly 500 blankets for donation to the...

PULSE Submissions- OPEN NOW

December 8, 2022

The window for PULSE submissions officially opened yesterday. All students have received an email with submission links and guidelines, and we will be accepting submissions all the way through April...

The PULSE Wants You!

Vivian Mutty, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2022

If you are interested in having your literary and artistic work published in the school magazine, read the attached flyer for more details.

Winter Tryouts! Show them what youve got

Winter Tryouts! Show them what you’ve got

Sarah McFadden, Sports Editor November 17, 2022

Tryouts for the Orchard Park High School Winter Sports season have officially begun! As players journey through the week-long process, coaches are making tough decisions in regards to the type of players...

Celebration Schedule

OPHS Recognized as 2022 National Blue Ribbon School

Staff November 16, 2022

Orchard Park High School has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for a second time. Last year was the school's first year of eligibility since receiving the same award in 2016. The school...



November 8, 2022

The Orchard Park High School Drama Club has been busy rehearsing for their one-act plays, Tracks by Peter Tarsi and Shakespeare Unbound by Claudia Haas. Instead of performing one full-length play,...

Its Time for D.A.R.E!

It’s Time for D.A.R.E!

Anastasiya Varian, Entertainment Editor November 3, 2022

D.A.R.E. is an educational program targeted at teaching 5th graders to make good choices in life, including on the internet. Every year, a group of high school students visits 5th graders at the Orchard...

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