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  • Newsletter

    Please read this week's newsletter for important information here

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  • Operation Starbucks

    On Wednesday February 28th we will once again be hosting our "Operation Starbucks" event to show our staff some love during Parent Teacher Conferences.


    How can I participate in Operation Starbucks?


    It is easy:


    1. sign up to bring a staff member a Starbucks drink at http://bit.ly/3UJMELw
    2. On the morning of February 28th go to Starbucks and purchase the drink you signed up to bring
    3. Drop the drink off at the school and we will deliver it to the staff member


    That's it 😀 If you have any questions feel free to email Mrs. Amarosa at CAmarosa@wps.org

    Please remember participation in Operations Starbucks is completely optional.

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    Hooked on Books Book Fair

    Our "Hooked on Books" Book Fair will be held Monday February 26th thru Friday March 1st in the OPA cafeteria.


    Book Fair hours are:

    Monday February 26th: 8-9:30am & 1-3:30pm

    Tuesday February 27th: 8-9:30am & 1-2:30pm

    Wednesday February 28th: 8-9:30am & 1-7pm

    Thursday February 29th: 8-9:30am & 1-6pm

    Friday March 1st: 8-9:30am & 1-3:30pm


    Say goodbye to cash and hello to eWallet—your child’s digital payment account. Before the Fair, set up eWallet for worry-free, cash-free purchases. Anyone can contribute! Share each child’s eWallet so friends and family can add funds and give your kids more books to enjoy. Cash & Credit cards (including Google Pay & Apple Pay) are still accepted.


    Visit our Book Fair homepage to learn more and get started with eWallet and online shopping:



    We are in need of parent volunteers to help students shop. If you are interested please contact Mrs. Amarosa at CAmarosa@wps.org


    The countdown to more Bookjoy is on! Catch you at the Fair!

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    Science Fair

    Are you interested in diving into a science topic and making a presentation for our school’s science fair?


    This is an extra-curricular activity to be carried out at home with the help of Mr. Lawrence, the science fair coach.


    All projects should include

    • Testable question

    • Research

    • Hypothesis

    • Procedures

    • Data

    • Conclusion


    1. IMPORTANT: All student who want to participate must return the permission slip by the end of the day Monday, April 1st. (It is recommended to use the digital permission slip from the website.)

    2. Participants must notify Mr. Lawrence of the topic they have chosen by April 1st.

    3. There will be four practice meetings after school in the cafeteria on Mondays at 3:00 PM till 4:00 PM. The dates are: March 25th, April 1st, April 8th, & April 15th. It is recommended to attend two or more meetings. All participating students must attend at least one meeting by April 8th.

    4. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place science fair winners from elementary school (grades 3-5) and the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners from middle school (levels 6-8) will go on to the School District Science Fair.


    If you have any questions please email Mr Lawrence… glawrence@wps.org



    Visit the Orchard Park Science Fair website for the permission slip, schedule, and other Information at https://sciencefairorchardpark.com/

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  • Registration for 2024-25 School Year

    Enrollment for the 2024/25 school year is now open!


    Visit mywps.org/registration to learn more about the enrollment process and register your student(s) today!


    Registration assistance is available in the front office daily from 9am-3pm!


    Contact Tami at tpister@wps.org with any questions.

    now enrolling for the 2024-25 school year

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  • Follow us on Social Media

    Did you know Orchard Park Academy has a Facebook & Instagram as well as a YouTube channel?

    Make sure you follow us on all the social medias to keep up to date with all things OPA!!

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    We are switching our school-wide communication from Classroom Dojo to Unified Classroom Behavior Support. Below, you will find the link to sign up for your child. If you do not have your unique access code, please reach out to your student's teacher.


    We will be providing each student 10 Puma Points when their parent/guardian links their account!


    Signup here

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  • OPA Puma Gear

    Get a head start and order your Puma gear.

    You can order Orchard Park Academy hoodies, shirts and other gear here?

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  • WPS transportation is now hiring!!  

    WPS transportation is now hiring!!

    Paid training is available!!

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  •     Orchard Park Academy School Hours      Kinder - 8th:   7:35 - 2:51  Early Release   7:35 - 1:51     Preschool:   8:10 - 2

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