Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week

Fiona Rath and Olivia Sferra

October 20, 2016


Filed under News, Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

Annually, hundreds of books are stamped onto a seemingly endless list- the banned and challenged books record. Every year, from September 25- October 1, the American Library Association releases this list which often enrages dozens of librarians across the nation. National Banned Books Week encourages re...

Orchard Park Junior’s Thrilling Music Career

Orchard Park Junior’s Thrilling Music Career

Victoria Wraight, Entertainment Editor

October 18, 2016


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

Every student has a talent, whether it be athletic, artistic, or academic. Some may pride themselves on being able to run the quickest or being top in their chemistry class, but not everyone showcases their skills outside of school. Recently, during a speech prompt for my public speaking class, ...

Powder Puff Action!

Powder Puff Action!

October 17, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

by Becca Fererphoto by Becca Ferer   Photos by Becca Ferer...

Female athlete of the month: October Jenna Crean

Female athlete of the month:  October   Jenna Crean

Alex Senft, Sports editor

October 13, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Student Profiles, Uncategorized

The girls' soccer team at Orchard Park, after a slow start to the season, have began to pick up the pace and continue a three-game win streak following their 2-0 win against West Seneca East. One star player that has emerged as a key part of this squad is Jenna Crean. Jenna Crean, a sophomore, has e...

A Step Outside the Classroom: school trips overseas

A Step Outside the Classroom: school trips overseas

Liza Koman, Layout design editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

The school year is now in full swing. As we begin to buckle down and get used to the flow of classes and our busy schedules, we often reminisce about the joys we left behind as another summer came to a close. Some of us enjoyed the months off by lounging on our couches with the AC blasted to maximum...

College bonanza!

College bonanza!

Emily Zhang, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2016


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

As we head into October, it is prime time for #PumpkinSpiceEverything, the apex of the presidential race, and of course, the notorious college application season.  Although this is undoubtedly a cumbersome, mentally and physically taxing time, there are a few things to keep in mind during this process. ...

Powder Puff Game: Homecoming 2016

Powder Puff Game: Homecoming 2016

Victoria Wraight, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2016


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

Every year, Orchard Park High School hosts  myriad fun activities for each student to participate in for homecoming. One tradition is the beloved Powder Puff game, featuring junior and senior girls showing off their football skills in an intense game. This year’s was no exception to the action. Thoug...

OPHS Senior Takes on the Music Industry-One Song at a Time

OPHS Senior Takes on the Music Industry-One Song at a Time

Hanna Walker, News and Opinion Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Art/Poetry, Entertainment, School and Community Profiles, Showcase, Student Life, Student Profiles, Uncategorized

I think most of us can agree that starting a new adventure, a new chapter in your life, is a big endeavor-whether you’re dipping your toes in the water or climbing mountains, the journey is never an effortless one.  With great effort comes great inspiration and passion, and that is what embodies Sarah...

What to write about and submit to the Voice

What to write about and submit to the Voice

Avalon Witte, Staff reporter

October 3, 2016


Filed under By the numbers, Current Media Buzz, Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Hey guys!  Hope everyone had a great summer!  Since we’re already a few weeks into the school year, teachers and adults often discuss students joining an activity or a club – though this may be directed primarily at the freshman class.  You really don’t need to join a club or add activities i...

OP Students do positive work for Ronald McDonald House (Video)

OP Students do positive work for Ronald McDonald House (Video)

September 30, 2016


Filed under Current Media Buzz, News, School and Community Profiles, Showcase, Student Life, Student Profiles, Uncategorized

http://www.wkbw.com/video?videoId=1868338937 Great work, ladies!  See video at WKBW Channel 7. http://www.wkbw.com/video?videoId=1868338937 Students pictured: Front row Leah Ruh Caroline Yoshida (Nardin) Molly McGowan Ryan Iacano Middle row Anna Sorretino Julia Schur Jessica Aba...

Road to States for OP golfer!

Road to States for OP golfer!

Jack Devic, Staff reporter

May 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Student Life, Student Profiles, Uncategorized

When students of Orchard Park think about school athletics, they usually think of sports along the lines of football and basketball. However, one of Orchard Park’s most successful teams happens to be one that many people haven’t even heard of before. That is golf. Orchard Park High School senior...

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