PowderPuff 2021: Tradition Continues

Vivian Mutty, News/Opinion Editor October 7, 2021

The annual Orchard Park High School PowderPuff occurred for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic to commemorate the end of Homecoming week. The game is meant to be a fun way for friends to play on...

Indian youth working in textile mill

A choice of starvation or slavery: Child labor in India

Ashley Ferguson, Staff Reporter September 28, 2021

It is undeniable that the Covid-19 pandemic has had the most severe, enduring impacts on children in almost every continent. Education and livelihoods have been dramatically altered, and a lack of education...

Alphonso David

Shake-up at the Human Rights Campaign

Isabella Mychajluk, Staff Reporter September 28, 2021

Alphonso David recently has been fired for aiding Governor Cuomo in covering his alleged sexual misconduct. As a result, the Human Rights Campaign quickly terminated him. It was found out that David wrote...

The Shoe Fashion Show (Covid-19 Edition)

Vivian Mutty June 16, 2021

Shoes have been a defining aspect of American culture and their origins can be traced back to 7000 BC. The evolution of shoes is apparent throughout the decades. From the classic Mary Janes of the 1960s...

OPHS Musical Takes the Stage!

OPHS Musical Takes the Stage!

May 1, 2021

Performed live for a select audience May 1 and 2 and streaming for all May 20 - 31 via showtix4u.com.  Stay tuned for more info!

Board of Regents Cancels All But Four Exams, Local Exam Cancellations Follow

Board of Regents Cancels All But Four Exams, Local Exam Cancellations Follow

Katherine Jones, Staff Reporter April 30, 2021

After months of anticipation, the Board of Regents announced in Mid-March that there will be only four exams taking place in June. The Board unanimously voted to cancel Regents exams, but the four federally...

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Senior Olivia Newlove on this Year’s Musical, The Theory of Relativity 

Caroline Calpin, Staff Reporter April 29, 2021

Story update: The Theory of Relativity will take place May 1 and May 2.  Each cast/crew member will be given 2 tickets per night, creating a small live audience for each performance. The May 2nd performance...

The Truth about ICE

Emma Walker, Staff Reporter April 26, 2021

  In recent months, law enforcement agents across the country have been faced with overwhelming amounts of pressure and scrutiny from the public eye. Every move they make seems to take center...

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Get Outside This Spring!

Grace Schmelzinger, Photo/Layout Design Editor April 26, 2021

As winter comes to a close and warm weather seems around the corner, you may be at a loss for fun—and Covid-19-friendly—ways to get outside with friends this spring in Buffalo. So here are three...

Xinjiang: Where Being a Muslim Is a Crime

Ashley Ferguson, Staff Reporter April 21, 2021

While students in Orchard Park are learning about algebra and science, children on the other half of the globe are being forcibly separated from their parents and are being pushed into orphanages and...

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