Teresa Thomas Speaks About the Effects of Drug Use on Her Life

Teresa Thomas Speaks About the Effects of Drug Use on Her Life

Isabella Mychajluk, Staff Reporter January 25, 2022

Teresa Thomas is a 45-year-old nurse at BryLin Hospital.  She has two sons, Billy and Jacob, and a daughter, Heather. She now lives what many would consider a normal day-to-day life, living with her children...

Jameson Zelasko on His Passion of Music Festivals

Aquinnah Zelasko, Staff Reporter January 21, 2022

Jameson Zelasko travels North America chasing music festivals. Zelasko goes to many festivals each year with his friends. This interview shows his passion for it and why you should go to one too.  How...

Mindfulness Matters

Mindfulness Matters

*The Voice* homeroom, Editors January 21, 2022

Refocusing Naturally The COVID-19 pandemic has brought out the best and worst of communities across America. Our nation has observed random acts of kindness from stranger to stranger in an effort to...

Cafeteria Chaos

Rylee Langdon, Staff Reporter January 11, 2022

Long lines, pushing through crowds, and wasted food. This is the reality of the Orchard Park lunch room during the 2021-2022 school year. Karen Phillips, a lunch lady who has worked at OPHS for six years,...

Students Concerned About New Technology Crack Down

Students Concerned About New Technology Crack Down

Maddie Budney, Staff Reporter January 5, 2022

The Orchard Park Technology Department has placed a cap on students' printing access. In addition to the limitations on printing, students are no longer able to email one another using their school emails. Mr....

Mrs. Feeley on What its Like to be a Teacher at OP

Mrs. Feeley on What it’s Like to be a Teacher at OP

Isabella Lopez, Photo Editor December 13, 2021

School is a unique experience for every individual who attends. We as students know what it's like to be involved in clubs, school functions, sports, and even leadership roles, such as student council....

Orchard Park Varsity Cheerleading team after 2021 Sectionals win

Orchard Park Cheerleaders Affected By Vaccine Mandate

Julia Valtin, Staff Reporter December 13, 2021

In May 2021, the Orchard Park High School Varsity Cheerleading team was crowned the Section VI Champions, which normally would take them right to the New York State Championships. Unfortunately, COVID...

Students in Entrepreneurship in Production Systems Class and their Seasonal Christmas Ornament Sale

Students in Entrepreneurship in Production Systems Class and their Seasonal Christmas Ornament Sale

Jacob Cassidy, Staff Reporter December 9, 2021

As part of the curriculum, students spent part of November and December designing, creating, marketing, and selling laser cut ornaments that were available throughout the entire school district.    Two...

How Did BlockDrive Come to Be and What Impact Did its Involvement in the Election Have?

How Did BlockDrive Come to Be and What Impact Did its Involvement in the Election Have?

Syd Curtin, Staff Reporter December 6, 2021

Today I’ll be talking with Harry Curtin, my uncle, who has had a profound influence on my life. Although only 45 years old, he has been more successful than most others I know. Originally from Buffalo,...

Dawn Slusarz on Her Role in the Union at DuPont

Dawn Slusarz on Her Role in the Union at DuPont

Amelia Slusarz, Staff Reporter December 1, 2021

DuPont is a very large chemical company.  Some of their most known products are Kevlar, Corian, and Tyvek.  They have locations all over the world, with their closest manufacturing location being in...

Spread Gratitude this Thanksgiving Season

Spread Gratitude this Thanksgiving Season

*The Voice* homeroom, Editors November 19, 2021

 Simple Gratitude It’s easy to forget to be grateful for all that we have; more often we choose to focus on all that we don’t have. It’s important, however, to sometimes take a step back, slow...

Ask a teacher...

Ask a teacher…

October 22, 2021

How has a student shown you kindness?  How did it affect you? "I have had many students just ask me questions about my day, my weekend, or my life.  Usually, it's the other way around.  That...

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