Achievement

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Thirteen students in 11th grade at the Silver Creek Central School District were feted during National Honor Society induction ceremonies recently in the district auditorium. Front, left to right: Jonathan Pulver, Ryan Rocque, Zachary Rybak, Krystel Schwab and Briget Whipple. Middle, left to right: Sean Marchant, Lauren Grover, Taylor Farley and Alex Bogosian. Standing, left to right: Mckayla Polowy, Jonathan McDaneld, Emma Pryll, Kennedy Parks and Cassandra Pillard.

Silver Creek students join National Honor Society

SILVER CREEK — Thirteen juniors joined the ranks of the National Honor Society recently at the Silver Creek Central School District in two poignant ceremonies in the auditorium attended by classmates, faculty, family and friends. The morning ceremony was geared toward the student body so ...

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Mrs. Paula Levandoski’s fifth grade class with MyPlate poster.

National Nutrition Month celebrated

SINCLAIRVILLE — Students at the Sinclairville Elementary School recently celebrated National Nutrition Month with a special guest, Julie VanValkenburg, registered dietetic technician. March has been deemed as National Nutrition Month, which is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and ...

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The following  Dunkirk School Three students were selected by their teachers as March Students of the Month. Front row from left: Stephanie Moore, Jadahlee Rosado, Baine Dolan, Kaitlyn Coon and Jabrielys Silva Figueroa. Row two: Jailani Gerena, Genesis Finley, Kayden Schunk, Valeria Alicea-Santiago, Ileysha Almestica and Gabriel Rojas. Standing: Lisbell Andino-Robles, Nathaniel Garcia, Gustavo Cruz, Chassity Mercado-Gerena, Christiana Cobready and Krystal Kruszka. Absent: Derick Aviles, Charles Rosario, Saskia Serrano-Santiago, Dereck Aviles Ramos, Nyaja Phrakousonh and Karis Santiago-Hernandez.

School Three March Students of the Month

Submitted Photo The following Dunkirk School Three students were selected by their teachers as March Students of the Month. Front row from left: Stephanie Moore, Jadahlee Rosado, Baine Dolan, Kaitlyn Coon and Jabrielys Silva Figueroa. Row two: Jailani Gerena, Genesis Finley, Kayden Schunk, ...

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Silver Creek Knights of the Month

Submitted Photos The Silver Creek Central School District is pleased to announce the February 2017 Knights of the Month at the high school. The students and faculty member demonstrate the character trait of forgiveness as defined by the Character Council of Western New York. The recipients ...

U.S. Air Force Airman Elias X. Echevarria

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... U.S. Air Force Airman Elias X. Echevarria, a 2016 graduate of Dunkirk Senior High School, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and ...

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Pictured are Dunkirk School 7 students who participated in the school’s recent Mathathon. First row from left: Anisys Rosa-Cruz, Matthew Dolce and Rogan Pencek. Middle row: Maria Dolce, Gracey Kozlowski, Edalee Naiszewski, Bobbe Cobbe and Madison LaDue. Back row: Gabe Valentine, Rylin Pencek, Aleah Dloniak-Kucmierz, Brooke Szymczak, Robert Kozlowski, Jayden Kenner and Jared Sek.

School 7 Mathathon raises money for St. Jude’s

Dunkirk School 7 students were very excited to learn that for the fourth year in a row, they beat their goal in raising funds for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. School 7 students have been raising money for this worthwhile cause for 13 years, raising more than $34,000 to help the ...

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Chautauqua Lake names students of the month

MAYVILLE — Students of the Month at Chautauqua Lake Central School, honored for February achievements, are Allison Cummings, Breeza Alfaro, Chadelynn Johnson, Patrisha Elder, Amelia Brown and Lily Woodis. The student recognition program honors students in grades 7 through 12 whose classroom ...

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...Terrence Browne of Dunkirk and Brigham Pratt of Fredonia should have been included in the original Dean’s List for the State University of New York at Fredonia fall 2016 semester, per Jeff Woodard, Director of Marketing & Communications. Dean’s List students have earned a grade ...

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Dunkirk resident Mallory Wojcinski holding the trophy she and her Team Extraordinary teammates won in competition in Washington, D.C.

Dunkirk cheerleader heading to Disney World

BUFFALO — Team Extraordinary is headed to Disney World! Buffalo Envy has 11 teams of all skill levels practicing at its gym at 2600 Hamburg Turnpike in Lackawanna. This season’s special needs, and adaptive team, a.k.a. Team Extraordinary, won its bid Feb. 10 at the “Battle at the ...

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Lake Shore Freshman Academy Students of the Month of March

Submitted Photo ANGOLA — The Lake Shore Freshman Academy is proud to announce its Stunning Students for the month of March. These students were selected by their Academy teachers for displaying the six “Cs” of the Academy: compassion, character, consistency, cooperation, critical ...

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Brocton Elementary Students of the Month

Submitted Photo On Thursday, March 30, Brocton Elementary School celebrated its character education assembly. Sixteen students were chosen as Students of the Month representing grades K-5. These students demonstrated the trait of perseverance on a daily basis. The following students were ...

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Forestville Elementary Students of the Month

Submitted Photo The March Students of the Month at Forestville Elementary were selected by their respective teachers because of their efforts, attitude, citizenship and responsibility as a student. Each are a role model for their peers. Pictured from left are: Back row: Third graders Ryan ...

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Hope Catanese was named the 4-H SuperYouth for the month of February.

Cornell Cooperative Extension names 4-H SuperYouth for February

JAMESTOWN — Cornell Coopera-tive Extension of Chautauqua County’s 4-H Youth Development Program connects youth to hands-on learning opportunities that help them grow into competent, caring, contributing members of society. In an effort to recognize the great things that 4-H youth ...

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Maitland Langworthy received the  Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation Thomas L. Barresi Memorial Scholarship. Pictured are Langworthy (left) and Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce staff member Dave Kleparek.

County Chamber awards Barresi Scholarship

The Northern Chautauqua Community Foundation congratulates Maitland Langworthy on receiving the Thomas L. Barresi Memorial Scholarship. Maitland is the daughter of Judy and Todd Langworthy of Fredonia. A 2016 graduate of Fredonia High School, Maitland currently attends Niagara University and ...

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Brocton teachers select Students of the Month

BROCTON — Makayla Vacanti was selected by the Brocton High School faculty and staff as Student of the Month for March 2017. Makayla is a junior at Brocton High School and resides in Brocton. Makayla is the daughter of Chris and Jamie Vacanti. Makayla is a dedicated and hardworking honor ...

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Hannah Forrest (right) holding a symbolic Tau Sigma check with Helen Leysath, advisor to Tau Sigma and transfer coordinator at Fredonia, in Reed Library.

Olean native awarded Tau Sigma scholarship

Hannah Forrest, a senior Communication Disorders and Sciences major from Olean, received a $3,000 Tau Sigma scholarship — the largest amount awarded to a State University of New York at Fredonia student by the national honor society for transfer students. Forrest enrolled at Fredonia as a ...

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Fredonia Rotary names Anna Gullo its student of the month

The Fredonia Rotary Student of the Month is Anna Gullo, currently a senior at Fredonia High School. She is the daughter of John and Michelle Gullo, and the oldest of five siblings. Throughout high school Anna has taken six AP courses and been in advanced programs in the math, English, ...

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School Five Students of the Month

Submitted Photo Dunkirk Elementary School 5 recently honored its February Students of the Month at a morning assembly. Certificates were presented to the following students by Principal David Boyda. Special recognition was given to Ethan Martin, who has honored as overall Student of the ...

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Dunkirk School Seven Students of the Month

Submitted Photo Student of the Month certificates were awarded to the following School Seven Students: Front row from left: Rocco Muscarella, Jayden Fisher-Truax, Morgan Kuras and Trevin Wdowiasz. Middle row: Cianni Rosas, Addison Hill, Jackson Green, Parker Bohn, Carlos Hernandez-Paz and ...