The Mid-Winter Wingding Classic, an eight-year-old celebration of hockey, chicken wings and single-digit temperatures at Kenmore East High School in the Town of Tonawanda, will take place Friday, Feb. 7 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The artwork of Kenmore East High School photography students will be celebrated during the opening reception of their “Transformations” exhibition from 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30 at the CEPA Gallery in Buffalo.
Franklin Elementary will host its Craft Show & Basket Raffle on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event has become one of the school's largest fundraisers and is used to fund student field trips, assemblies, and extra student programs.
For the 28th year in a row, current and retired teachers from Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda schools along with students and others in the Ken-Ton community will spend the night outdoors to collect donations for those who may be in need of a helping hand.
Kenmore Middle School students Claire Bressette, Alexius LaFalce, Elaina Richards and Audriana Rodriguez discuss the ongoing school-wide effort to raise money to build a well in water-starved South Sudan.
Through the Valentines for Veterans Program, Erie County Legislator Kevin Hardwick works with younger students to help them understand the importance of remembering veterans.
Ken-Ton high schools offer an array of programming that is not available in any other district in WNY and eighth-graders visited both high schools to see will be available to them in ninth grade.
As part of the Carol M. Wright Physical Education Program grant, local restaurants are partnering with the Ken-Ton UFSD wellness program to promote wellness and nutrition.
Students at Hoover Middle School competed for the chance to win scholarships, cash and a trip to the Galapagos in the first round of the National Geographic Bee. Seventh-grader Zach Peterson will now compete for a place in the state championships.
Some fifth-graders at Lindbergh are making a difference in a big way as part of the True Leaders Club,led by school counselor Cathy Miller and teacher Amy Stoerr. The students discuss situations such as bullying and ways they can help stop it.
Kenmore East has collected 105,228 for the Food Bank of Western New York over the past 10 years through its tremendously successful food drive, Gobblin’ Up Hunger, which culminates with a member of the staff donning a turkey costume for a day.