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Fork It Over!

Come on out and Fork It Over at the third annual food & wine fundraiser for the Gloria J. Parks Community Center.

The event is being held this evening Thursday October, 14th from 6:00-10:00PM at University at Buffalo South Campus, Harriman Hall Room 105, 3435 Main Street.

For just $40, you'll get your fill of the areas best food, wine and beer, enjoy live music by LeeRon Zydeco, and bid on their silent auction. Tickets can be purchased online, at the door, or by calling 832-1010.

Participating Restaurants include:   

Catholic Elementary School Grads to Gather for All-School Reunion

Have you ever wondered what happened to your favorite teacher, best friend or the class clown from your elementary school? Well, here’s your chance to find out. The Catholic Alumni Partnership (CAP) is hosting The Spirit We Share All Catholic Elementary School Reunion 2010 on Sunday, October 31, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

Celebrate Success by Nominating Alum for Williamsville Wall of Fame

Nominations are being accepted for the 2011 Williamsville Wall of Fame Induction. Alumni must have graduated at least ten years ago (2001 or earlier) to be eligible.  The deadline for Wall of Fame nominations is March 31, 2011.

The Williamsville Education Foundation, Inc. sponsors this prestigious recognition program in collaboration with the three District high schools. Selection committees at each school will review all applications and choose the Wall of Fame inductees based on achievement/success in their chosen fields, contributions to humanity, and outstanding service to their community, profession or other good cause.

Sacred Heart Academy announces Open House

Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart will hold Open Houses on Thursday, September 30 from 5-7 pm and Sunday, October 3 from 11 am- 2 pm.  All prospective families are invited to attend, tour the School, and find out about the opportunities for girls in grades 9-12.  Sacred Heart is an all-girls, college preparatory school in the Franciscan tradition. Sacred Heart was recently ranked the #3 overall high school in Western New York by Business First as well as #1 in math and #2 in English.  To learn more, visit our website at www.sacredheartacademy.org or call the Admissions Office at 834-2101 ext. 311.

Catholic School Teachers Go Back to School

With the start of the new school year less than two weeks away, Catholic elementary school teachers are not only busy preparing their classrooms, they are engaged in professional development as well.

During the week of August 17, the diocesan Department of Catholic Schools hosted a number of workshops, ranging from brain-based learning to using learning centers in the classroom.

The sessions included:  Brain Based Learning: Procedures and strategies to address all learners; Using Learning Centers in the Primary Classroom; a Practical Guide to Design and Manage Learning Centers.

School Supply Lists: See What Your Child Needs This Year

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. - The Williamsville Central School District has posted supply lists for elementary and middle schools in the district.

The 2010-2011 lists are on the district website.

The first day of class for students in Tuesday, September 7.

Williamsville Central School District
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NYT: Williamsville School District Demands Visa


WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. - The Williamsville Central School District demands non-citizen students supply a visa for entrance into the district, according to a recent New York Times article.

The published report claims the Williamsville district was the only one among the half dozen contacted to have such a policy.

Howard Smith, superintendent for the Williamsville district told the newspaper they have not turned any student away specifically because of a "single entrance criteria."

New York Times

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