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Mary Queen of Angels School to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

Mary Queen of Angels School to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

Students, faculty, staff and families at Mary Queen of Angels School in Cheektowaga are looking forward to Catholic Schools Week with great anticipation! Located at 160 Rosewood Terrace, the Pre-K through Grade 8 regional Catholic school serves children from Amherst, Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Depew, Sloan, West Seneca and Williamsville.

Catholic Schools Week will kick off with 6 p.m. Mass on Saturday, January 29, at Queen of Martyrs Church. An ice cream social for Mary Queen of Angels students will take place in the school immediately following Mass.

Monday, January 31, will be P.J. Day at the school. Due to a faculty meeting, students will have just a half-day of school on January 31.

Miss World and Miss Botswana Visit Polonia Hall Youth!

Miss World and Miss Botswana Visit Polonia Hall Youth!

Miss World and Miss Botswana visited the Matt Urban Center Youth Program at Polonia Hall/HOPE Center on Wed January 12th, 2011 at 4pm. They answered questions and signed autographs. They have done so much to support children all over the world and we thank them for their motivating visit!

Literary Center & Art Gallery Team Up for Afterschool Art Project

Literary Center & Art Gallery Team Up for Afterschool Art Project

BUFFALO ,NY - CEPA Gallery and Just Buffalo Literary Center are pleased to announce RECLAIMING BUFFALO, a new and innovative Writing With Light education project. Generously funded by a grant from The Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, the RECLAIMING BUFFALO project introduces students from North, South, East, and West Buffalo to a unique afterschool opportunity.

Local High School Coaches Become Certified in Concussion Reduction Training

Local High School Coaches Become Certified in Concussion Reduction Training

Coaches from West Seneca East Senior High School are the first from a Western New York school to become certified in Primordial Strength Inc.’s Concussion Reduction Basic Neck Training as part of their football strength training certification, according to Primordial President Steven Helmicki. Concussion certification and explosive power endurance certification is available for all sports and can be taught in your school.

Special Education: What's It All About?

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A workshop presented by the Parent Network of WNY will enable participants to learn how to become an effective parent member of the Committee on Special Education (CSE) or Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE).

Those who attend the "Special Education: What's it All About?" workshop will gain a better understanding of the special education system, learn how to develop an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and also learn what to expect at a Committee on Special Education (CSE) or Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) meeting in their school district.

Aaron Podolefsky Formally Installed as Buffalo State’s Eighth President

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Aaron Podolefsky was formally installed as the eighth president of Buffalo State College on Friday, Oct. 29.  The historic rite, which was held on campus in the Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall, was attended by more than 800 guests, including former presidents Muriel Howard and Bruce Johnstone, SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, area leaders, students, faculty and staff.

For his inaugural theme, Podolefsky selected, “Celebrate, Serve, Imagine: The Promise of Buffalo State College” to honor Buffalo State’s legacy and his commitment to affordable, accessible higher education, the role of Buffalo State as the “college that serves the city,” and the importance of transcending current economic challenges.

Harvard Cup Football Packs Civic Stadium - 50,988 Strong!

Courier Express October 22 1948

   The largest sports crowd in Buffalo history-50,988-saw an alert Kensington High School football team, batter previously unbeaten Bennett, 26-8 last night in Civic Stadium, in the first Harvard Cup grid game ever contested under the lights...