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Fredonia resident in top 10

Submitted Photo AMHERST — The top 10 first-year students at Daemen College who earned the highest grade point average in their first year at the college were recently recognized at a luncheon held in honor of their academic excellence. The top students, who had a minimum cumulative GPA ...

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Key Club helps UNICEF

Submitted Photo The Cassadaga Valley Key Club recently held their annual Trick or Treat for UNICEF collections. Pictured are co-Presidents Emily King (left) and Brooke Weinman (right) counting the coins from the boxes members turned in. The club raised $100 this year. This program, which ...

Silver Creek October Knights of the Month

Submitted Photos Four upperclassmen and one staff member of the Silver Creek Central School District were selected as Knights of the Month for October for embodying the character trait of obedience. As defined by the Character Council of Western New York, the October Knights of the Month ...

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Silver Creek Key Club helps out community members on Veterans Day

Submitted Photo While most high school students might spend a school holiday sleeping in, a group of 17 members of the Silver Creek Key Club and their advisor spent this past Veterans Day morning raking leaves for a few community members who need a hand. Brandon Birner, the President of Key ...

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School 5 October Students of the Month

Submitted Photo Dunkirk Elementary School 5 recently honored its October Students of the Month at a morning assembly featuring Citizenship.  Mr. David Boyda, elementary principal, presented certificates to the students. Special recognition was given to Josiel Torres, who is School 5’s ...

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Fredonia High School recently inducted 37 students into the National Honor Society. The students are: top row (from left to right): Anna Talbot, Gracie Morrison, Ciara Carlson-Healy, Reid Tarnowski, Melinda Waag and Rachel Bowman. Second row: Seth Schrader, Lauren Hill, Olivia Gullo, Sydney Aldrich and Tyler Hall. Third row: Kathryn Price, Lydia Bird, Mackenzie Bailey, Lydia Lanski and Grace Pucciarelli. Fourth row: Brendan Plaister, Claire Stokes, Lauren Kluck, Kyleigh Warren and Meredith Wheelock. Fifth row: Emily Gronquist, Alison Cortes, Hannah Gullo and Ashley Holt. Bottom row: Kelsey Vianese, Casey Huber, Francesca Arrieta, Jillian Valvo, Julia Drummond, Andrea Dietzen and Jenna Salisbury. Not pictured: Ian Brown, Breanna Rosen, Kevin Seybold, McKenzie Slocum and Cassandra Vecchio.

Fredonia High School inducts 37 students into National Honor Society

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, the Fredonia High School National Honor Society inducted 37 new members. High School Principal Darrin Paschke served as master of ceremony, School Board President Michael Bobseine delivered a speech congratulating the students on their academic achievement, and NHS ...

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Elementary Principal Michele Heenan awarded Student of the Month certificates to School 7 students who were chosen by their teachers to have been polite, courteous and continually working to the best of their ability. Pictured from left in the first row are: Alivia Damon, Kamilia Negron-Rivera, Victor Robles, Jessica Maines and Heenan. Second row: Mariusz Dobek, Joelitza Gonzalez Borrero and Hope Casey. Third row: Paul Trippy III, Yosuam Robles and Brett Kuhlman. Back row: Brooke Szymczak, Meghan Lancaster and Zachary Zentz. Missing from photo was Cortana Salgado. Meghan Lancaster represented School 7 at the November Board of Education meeting.

School 7 Students of the Month for October

Submitted Photo Elementary Principal Michele Heenan awarded Student of the Month certificates to School 7 students who were chosen by their teachers to have been polite, courteous and continually working to the best of their ability. Pictured from left in the first row are: Alivia Damon, ...

Westfield Middle School names October Students of the Month

WESTFIELD — On a monthly basis, Westfield Middle School honors one student at each grade level as the Student of the Month. Teachers and staff had the opportunity to nominate one student who they believed met the following criteria: 1. Follows Westfield’s Rules of ...

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Dunkirk School 3 October Students of the Month

Submitted Photo The following Dunkirk School Three students were selected by their teachers as Student of the Month for October. These students showed professionalism and promptness in their daily activities in school. Row 1 from left: Noah Gill, Damarielys Cruz, Aziriel Rivera, Bailey ...

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CVCS graduate retires from the Air Force

VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON — On Oct. 1, 2016, after 23 years in the United States Air Force, Maj. Jerald Lee Hallett retired. Hallett, a 1993 graduate of Cassadaga Valley Central School, joined the Air Force in September 1993. After basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas, he was stationed ...

WACS Middle School names students of the month for September

WESTFIELD — On a monthly basis, Westfield Middle School honors one student at each grade level as the Student of the Month.  Teachers and staff had the opportunity to nominate one student who they believed met the following criteria: 1. Follows Westfield’s Rules of Respect for staff ...

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Fredonia High graduate earns master’s from U.S. Army War College

CARLISLE, PENNSYLVANIA — Lt. Col. Garrett Kolo of the U.S. Army earned his master’s degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, on July 22. Kolo is a Lafayette resident and will next serve at the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Virginia. The Army War ...

Chautauqua Lake names students of the month

MAYVILLE — Students of the Month at Chautauqua Lake Central School, honored for September achievements, are Samantha Bauer, Ryan Wilson, Olivia Anderson, Sydney Gleason, Emilie Burlew and Brooklyn Scriven. The student recognition program honors students in grades 7 through 12 whose classroom ...

Fredonia Rotary names students of the month

The Fredonia Rotary Club has named its students of the month for October, both seniors at Fredonia High School.Matt Zevenbergen is the son of Andrea and Jason Zevenbergen. They live in Fredonia, and Matt is currently a senior at Fredonia High School. In high school, he has made the honor roll ...

Fredonia native receives degree from Kettering U.

Charles "Chaz" Mancino, son of Chuck and Kim Mancino of Fredonia, has been awarded a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering degree with an automotive engineering design specialty, magna cum laude, from Kettering University of Flint, Michigan. His automotive specialty course work included ...

Fredonia music students selected to NYSSMA honor groups Adrian Vega-Bautista of Dunkirk contributed to an award-winning book in which 29 Latino students and recent alumni of SUNY Oneonta recount their experiences growing up with two languages and two c

Submitted PhotosEighteen Fredonia Middle and High School student musicians will be participating in New York State School Music Association Area All-State Ensembles this fall. These groups draw their members from the best student musicians in Chautauqua, Erie, Cattaraugus, and Niagara counties ...

Forestville Students of the Month

Forestville Elementary School teachers have selected Forestville Elementary School October Students of the Month. The students were selected by their teachers because they are excellent role models for their peers, setting an example for hard work, respect, citizenship and friendship. Pictured ...

CVCS sophomore is named 4-H Superhero of the Future for September

JAMESTOWN - Cornell Cooperative Extension 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 accomplish, each ...

Positive influences in Silver Creek

Several students from the Silver Creek Central School District attended the 10th annual Kids Escaping Drugs Youth Leadership Summit held at the Wesleyan Church of Hamburg on Oct. 13. Middle School Counselor Rebecca Kobielski and Middle School/High School Social Worker Beth Miller accompanied ...

Award-winning book gets help from city man

Adrian Vega-Bautista of Dunkirk contributed to an award-winning book in which 29 Latino students and recent alumni of SUNY Oneonta recount their experiences growing up with two languages and two cultures, and similar life struggles."Mi vida en los Estados Unidos, jovenes hispanohablantes ...