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...

Graduation 2016: Our 13-year rollercoaster ride is almost over.

Graduation 2016:  Our 13-year rollercoaster ride is almost over.

Lexi McTigue, Staff reporter

May 16, 2016


Filed under School and Community Profiles, Student Life, Uncategorized

It’s been called the best and worst day of one’s life, the final frontier, the day of dreams, and much more.  That’s right; It’s high school graduation day!  Students of all grades at Orchard Park High School have all different thoughts on the positives and negatives of graduating. Eigh...

Quinn Alessandra interview Amanda Lopez makeup and beauty viewpoints

Quinn Alessandra interview Amanda Lopez makeup and beauty viewpoints

Quinn Alessandra, Staff reporter

April 20, 2016


Filed under School and Community Profiles, Student Life, Student Profiles, Uncategorized

        I interviewed my friend Amanda Lopez after school one day to get her opinion and views on the beauty industry. It was interesting to hear how another person feel about a topic that her and myself are so passionate about.   Quinn: Thank you for letting me interview you, I...

Congratulations to The Voice Editors, who won five awards at Western New York Media Day!

Congratulations to The Voice Editors, who won five awards at Western New York Media Day!

Voice Staff

April 14, 2016


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

The editors of the Orchard Park Voice attended the Western New York Media Day at SUNY Fredonia in Fredonia, New York On Wednesday, April 13. At this event, there were several workshops, and the presenters included media people from all around the area.  The editors came home with five awards, including...

April Fool’s Day

April Fool’s Day

Francesca McKernon, News and opinion editor

April 6, 2016


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

all photos by Franny McKernon Every year April First rolls around; a time for the jokers to come out to prank even more than they usually do. Yes, it is April Fool’s Day. If you happen to forget that it’s April First, fear not, because you will remember after you’ve been tricked a few times that day. The origin of April Fool’s Day is unknown, but there are ...

  My Personal Experience on Stage Crew for The Addams Family

  My Personal Experience on Stage Crew for The Addams Family

Erich Dickey, Staff reporter

April 6, 2016


Filed under Current Media Buzz, Entertainment, Student Life, Uncategorized

When I found out that this year's musical was The Addams Family, I was absolutely delighted.  I’ve watched the kooky family on TV and learned the well-known theme song that follows each episode.  I immediately wanted to be a part of this production.  I quickly decided that stage crew would be a per...

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