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What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 7

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 7

Following is one of several stories written by members of the Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School Writers’ Club. Members of the club were asked to write a brief essay about why they enjoy Mary Queen of Angels School, or their fondest MQA memory. For more information about the school, located at 170 Rosewood Terrace in Cheektowaga, please visit www.mqangels.com. 

Alecia B., Grade 8

ART Community Dialog: The Voices of Western New York Artists

ART Community Dialog:  The Voices of Western New York Artists

In keeping with the mission statement of community support, American Repertory Theater of Western New York has created a website and Facebook Page dedicated to opening up online forums to discuss issues facing WNY Artists. This new Website Public Forum page is entitled "The Voices of Western New York Artists."

These public forums are designed for all members of WNY Cultural Groups, media, individual artists and anyone with an opinion that faces Artists in Western New York.

Those visiting The Voices of WNY Artists website and the Facebook page are encouraged to post opinions, offer links to blogs & websites, announce upcoming shows and, most importantly, utilize their voices for the sole purposes of creating dialog and being heard.

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 6

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 6

Following is one of several stories written by members of the Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School Writers’ Club. Members of the club were asked to write a brief essay about why they enjoy Mary Queen of Angels School, or their fondest MQA memory. For more information about the school, located at 170 Rosewood Terrace in Cheektowaga, please visit www.mqangels.com

By Bethany L., Grade 6

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 5

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 5

Following is one of several stories written by members of the Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School Writers’ Club. Members of the club were asked to write a brief essay about why they enjoy Mary Queen of Angels School, or their fondest MQA memory. For more information about the school, located at 170 Rosewood Terrace in Cheektowaga, please visit www.mqangels.com.

 

By Mary E., Grade 8

Ever since I came to MQA in fifth grade, it has always been a joy to come here. The teachers are dedicated to inspiring their students every day. 

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 4

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 4

Following is one of several stories written by members of the Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School Writers’ Club. Members of the club were asked to write a brief essay about why they enjoy Mary Queen of Angels School, or their fondest MQA memory. For more information about the school, located at 170 Rosewood Terrace in Cheektowaga, please visit www.mqangels.com

By Faith M., Grade 6

Mary Queen of Angels is a great school! We have many sports that anyone can join just for fun. We also have many clubs for friends to join and to learn. Some of the wonderful clubs are Mural, Band, Garden and Writers’ Club.

For us kids we have after-school help in math and science to improve our grades.

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 3

What I Like About Mary Queen of Angels School — Part 3

Following is one of several stories written by members of the Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School Writers’ Club. Members of the club were asked to write a brief essay about why they enjoy Mary Queen of Angels School, or their fondest MQA memory. For more information about the school, located at 170 Rosewood Terrace in Cheektowaga, please visit www.mqangels.com.

By Michael R., Grade 6

MQA is a great school. It offers breakfast daily before school. On Wednesdays and Fridays there is yoga or dancing, on respective days.

It — MQA — has great after-school activities such as Mural Club and Writers’ Club. There are tons of sports available to all students.

 

 

Iara Lee: Cultures of Resistance Film Premiere

Iara Lee: Cultures of Resistance Film Premiere

 Iara Lee: Cultures of Resistance Film Premiere 

Does each gesture really make a difference? Can music and dance be weapons of peace? In 2003, on the eve of the Iraq war, director Iara Lee embarked on a journey to better understand a world increasingly embroiled in conflict and, as she saw it, heading for self-destruction. After several years, travelling over five continents, Iara encountered growing numbers of people who committed their lives to promoting change. This is their story. CULTURES OF RESISTANCE explores how art and creativity can be ammunition in the battle for peace and justice.

Iara Lee, a Brazilian of Korean descent, is an activist, filmmaker, and founder of the Caipirinha Foundation, which supports projects to secure peace with justice.