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...

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

Staff

September 10, 2018


Filed under Senior Information, Student Life, Uncategorized

2018-2019 Scholarship List AES Scholarship- This $500 scholarship is to assist students in furthering their education beyond high school.  To apply, students must submit and essay between 500-1000 words in answer to the following question:  “When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would ...

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...

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...

ENTER TO WIN TWO SABRES TICKETS FOR AN UPCOMING GAME!

ENTER TO WIN TWO SABRES TICKETS FOR AN UPCOMING GAME!

December 1, 2017


Filed under Current Media Buzz, Entertainment, News, Showcase, Soft news, Sports, Sports Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

VS. February 17, 2018 at 1pm Use the tab below to submit your entry.  Please note the following forms with times/dates: Buffalo Sabres Ticket Contest from The Voice Sabres Flyer VOICE See the Sabres on the Voice ...

Call of Duty Has Changed For the Best

Call of Duty Has Changed For the Best

Andrew Notaro, Staff reporter

November 30, 2017


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

Have you ever heard young adults or children in their teens complain about the past four games called Call of Duty? Well, l being at the age of seventeen, I hear kids complain all the time about how unrealistic the past few games have been. The latest Call of Duty is based on World War II. The games ...

Get on the Bus: Claire Pawlak’s VW Bus the Best Car in the School

Get on the Bus: Claire Pawlak’s VW Bus the Best Car in the School

Abby McDonnell, Staff reporer

November 27, 2017


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

    What do you think of when you hear “VW Bus”? I asked several of my peers this question. For some students, like freshman Bella Tomkiewicz and sophomore Dan Houseman, words such as “peace,” “hippies,”and “1960s” come to mind- the typical response. But when Orcha...

Homegrown: A Simple Bistro

Homegrown: A Simple Bistro

Sarah McDonald, Staff reporter

November 14, 2017


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

Hot coffee, good company, and smiling faces are in abundance at Homegrown Bistro. In the small, charming village of Orchard Park, Homegrown Bistro found its home. Owner Katie Gordon followed her lifelong dream to open her own restaurant in her hometown, Buffalo, NY. Katie’s dream lead her back here, makin...

To Drive or not To Drive: the driving debate

To Drive or not To Drive:  the driving debate

Katherine Merkel, News and Opinion Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

How important is it to have a driver’s license? If this question would have been asked to a group of teenagers twenty or thirty years ago, the response would have been overwhelmingly positive in favor of earning that plastic card that symbolized maturity and independence. However, most teenagers today d...

Movie Throwbacks: The Shining (1980)

Emily Lewicki, Entertainment Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Student Life

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick Genre: Thriller/Drama film Rating: 4.5/5 stars Running time: 2 hr 40 min.     In his thriller film The Shining, Stanley Kubrick shows the true effects of psychological madness that one can undertake when in severe isolation. Although its setting may seem li...

Homecoming Festivities

Homecoming Festivities

Katherine Merkel, News and Opinion Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Showcase, Student Life

With Homecoming week here, it’s time for OPHS excitement for the festivities surrounding the week! Spirit Week kicked off on Monday, September 25 and runs through Friday, September 29. The theme for each corresponding day is as follows: Monday is “Dress as a Famous Person Day,” Tuesday is “Mi...

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