Students in the Orchard Park High School Educational Outreach Club recently partnered with Dignity Grows, a program of the Buffalo Jewish Federation, to assemble feminine care packages to benefit the Orchard Park Family Solutions Center.
There has always been a debate about screen time in our children’s lives, but what are the best practices in 2024? Dr. Jill Walsh, a sociology professor at Boston University, will present practical and valuable parameters to help set our children up for success in navigating their technology. The virtual presentation to parents and community members will take place on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 7 p.m. Click here for more information or to register.
The Orchard Park Central School District Athletic Department is seeking nominations for the 2024 Hall of Fame class. Selected recipients will be inducted at a ceremony during Homecoming 2024. The nominees will take part in the 2024 Homecoming parade and be recognized during half-time at the Homecoming football game. If you feel there is an athlete, coach or member of the support staff personnel you would like to nominate please do so by April 1, 2024. Visit www.opschools.org/athletics, click the “Hall of Fame” tab and you can either submit your nomination there online or you can print it out and send it in to the Athletics Office. For any questions regarding a nomination please call the Athletics Office at 209-6208. Those nominated will be reviewed for current good standing within their respective community and then asked to complete a more detailed resume to be returned for further consideration. Each resume returned will be considered for five years. If you have any additional questions please do not hesitate to contact the Orchard Park Central School District Athletic Office at 209-6208.
The Orchard Park Central School District is hiring bus drivers. There are great benefits including: competitive pay, annual wage increase, health insurance coverage, paid training, flexible schedule and NYS retirement. If you are interested, please contact the Orchard Park Central School District Transportation Department at 716-209-6237.
Mrs. Feeley's COPS class (Crime or Punishment in Society) recently toured the NY State Unified Court System in downtown Buffalo. Students viewed the City Court Lockup Facility and heard from the Case Manager of the DWI court. The class also viewed Criminal Arraignments and visited Family Court. Judges, Court Officers, Court Reporters, and Attorneys all shared information about their legal careers and answered student questions. It was an educational and exciting day!
The Orchard Park Central School District, along with Erie 2 BOCES, has joined with Sandy Hook Promise to deploy an anonymous reporting system as an additional layer to our school district safety plan. Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to end school shootings and create a culture change that prevents violence and other harmful acts that hurt children. Through its life-saving, evidence-informed Know the Signs prevention programs, SHP educates and empowers youth and adults to recognize, intervene, and get help for individuals who may be socially isolated and/or at risk of hurting themselves or others. Click here to learn more.
Stay informed on the latest calendar updates by syncing your mobile device to Orchard Park Central School District's iCal calendar. You have the option of subscribing to just one or any number of school calendars within the district. Click for detailed instructions for both iOS and Android devices.
The Community Education course catalogue is now available online! Click here to research, register and pay for Community Education classes. In-person registration and mail in registration is still available.
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