Journey to Endgame: A Series

Journey to Endgame: A Series

Em Rush, Managing Editor, Ravenous Reviewer, Anxious Audience Member

February 5, 2019


Filed under Current Media Buzz, Entertainment, Features, Opinion, Showcase, Soft news, Student Life

Now that we are finally in 2019, there is a lot to look forward to in the coming months as it relates to blockbuster movies.  Movies like Shazam, Toy Story 4, The Joker, and Frozen 2 are sure to stun, but none more than Avengers: Endgame. As the days inch closer and close to April 26 audiences can...

OPHS 2018 grad Danielle Hore continues her hardworking journey at D’Youville College

OPHS 2018 grad Danielle Hore continues her hardworking journey at D’Youville College

Marnique O. Panepento, Staff reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under School and Community Profiles, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Student Life

Last girls' basketball season, Orchard Park's team lost one of its most vital players. Danielle Hore’s achievements not only reflect her as a player, but as a person. Her commitment and love for the sport inspired many and led her to play for D’Youville College. “Danielle has for sure inspired me. She n...

OPHS senior soccer standout Julia Schurr commits to Canisius College

OPHS senior soccer standout Julia Schurr commits to Canisius College

Molly McGowan, Staff reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under School and Community Profiles, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Student Life

Julia Schurr is a Senior at Orchard Park high school and she has been playing soccer since she was four years old. She was on Orchard Park's varsity soccer team as a freshman and was on JV both in her seventh and eighth grade years. She also plays travel for the WNY Flash team, and she has travel...

Senioritis: Does it actually exist?

Senioritis: Does it actually exist?

Emily Lewicki, Entertainment editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase, Soft news, Student Life

High school can one of the most stressful times in a person’s life, especially when it comes to grades. By working hard, studying for tests, and getting extra help, students can get good grades that will look good on their college applications. However, there is a time in a high school student’s li...

Pants Pocket Equality

Pants Pocket Equality

Katherine Merkel, News and opinion editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Soft news, Student Life, Uncategorized

At first glance, the pocket may appear to be trivial, but considering its deep and rich history, the first step to understanding the modern politics behind the popular little pouches is to take a step into the past. Ancient peoples typically used cloth or leather pouches to hold their valuables and oft...

The History of 42nd Street

The History of 42nd Street

Em Rush, Managing Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, News, School and Community Profiles, Showcase, Soft news, Student Life

42nd Street is a musical that was originally produced in the 1980s and based on the novel by Bradford Ropes which was adapted for the silver screen in 1933. The show features a large array of music including songs that were written for other shows by the lyricist during the same time period. Even now...

Stress and the college process

Stress and the college process

Elise Mutty, Staff reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

As the college acceptance process gets more and more competitive and measurable success is more highly sought after, teenagers experience seemingly unmanageable stressful situations. High school students are under immense pressure to be involved in school-sponsored extracurricular activities and events, have an excitin...

New is not always better

New is not always better

November 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, School and Community Profiles, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Mark Nemec The best car award for the yearbook is given out every year to one senior boy and girl. Many people are competing to get the best car award this year, but we all know who’s really going to win. In today's world the 2018 Kia Sorento is named best car today. But the real question is, doe...

Seniors (and Juniors): Updated college scholarship list HERE:

Staff

September 26, 2018


Filed under Senior Information, Student Life, Uncategorized

2018-2019 Scholarship List Boston University Trustees Scholarship Competition- Boston University’s most prestigious merit-based award recognizes students who show outstanding academic and leadership abilities.  Every year, Boston University welcomes about 20 outstanding students to the Trustees Scho...

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...

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...

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