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Nichols School Senior Signs Letter of Intent to Play Division I Hockey

On Friday, Nov. 12, Emily Pfalzer, a senior at Nichols School, signed a letter of intent to play Division I women’s ice hockey with Boston College. Pfalzer is a resident of Getzville.

“Emily was a standout player on the Nichols girls’ varsity hockey team in both her freshman and sophomore years,” said Rob Stewart, athletic director at Nichols.In those two years, Pfalzer scored 42 goals and 53 assists for a total of 95 points.

In the summer of 2009, she was part of the U18 Women’s Select team that went to Calgary for a three-game series versus Canada. In April 2010, she made the U18 Women’s National team that won a silver medal in the IIHF World Championship in Chicago. In August 2010, she played for U18 Women’s Select team that played Canada in Lake Placid.

Her goal this winter is to make the U18 National team that will compete at the World Championships in Sweden in January 2011.

Saint Benedict School to Hold a Meat Raffle

Saint Benedict School and the parish Rosary Altar and Holy Name societies are holding a meat raffle on Saturday, November 20 beginning at 6:00 pm. 

Come take a chance at the spin of the wheel while enjoying a great evening with friends. Presale tickets may be purchased at the school by calling 835-2518. 

Only 300 tickets sold for this event. Proceeds from this event will go towards the replacement of window blinds in the school. Please come and help support this great social event! Visit our website for details.

Important Announcement from the Superintendent of Schools

Friday, October 29, 2010

Dear Parent or Guardian:

On Wednesday after school (October 27, 2010), a student walking from South High School along Main Street near Spindrift Drive was approached by a man driving a gold Trailblazer. He made several verbal attempts to get the student into the vehicle. When the student did not comply, the driver left the scene. The student was not harmed.

Annunciation Students Celebrate Halloween

Students, teachers, faculty and parents enjoyed a Halloween celebration at Annunciation School in Elma today. Events included a parade throughout the building and related classroom activities.

Located at 7580 Clinton St., Annunciation is a pre-K3 through eighth-grade Catholic school that “touches hearts, teaches minds and transforms lives!” For more information, visit www.annunciationschoolelma.com. To schedule a tour, please call 681-1327. 

 

 

Halloween Show at the Williamsville Planetarium

The Williamsville Space Lab Planetarium located at North High School, 1595 Hopkins Road, will present its annual Halloween Kids Show on Thursday, October 28. There will be two shows, at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the public but seating is limited and on a first come first served basis.

Rachel's Challenge Comes to Williamsville

Rachel's Challenge, a program aimed at preventing bullying and school violence, comes to Williamsville Central Schools the week of October 18.

Rachel Scott, age 17, was the first person killed at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999.

Annunciation School to Host Ice Cream Social & Book Fair

Annunciation School, 7580 Clinton St., Elma, will host an Ice Cream Social & All American Book Fair from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, October 20, in the school. The event is open to students and families. Members of the community who are interested in learning more about the school and parish are also encouraged to attend.

Books will be available for sale, as well as delicious ice cream sundaes for only $1. There will also be a pumpkin decorating contest, and children are invited to wear their Halloween costumes. Pumpkins entered in the contest should be decorated at home. If you would like to light up your pumpkin, please use a non-flammable light source.