Sunday Lifestyles

Gowanda Elementary School names Students of the Month

GOWANDA – Gowanda Elementary School recognized three first-graders in the classroom of Mrs. Tonello and Mrs. Fish as Students of the Month for December 2018. Gia Stafford got caught displaying caring and kindness by cleaning up a mess that was not her own without being asked. That was very ...

Westfield Academy and Central School announces their Students of the Month

Pictured from left to right: Senior of the Month-Austin Bourgeois; 11th grade-Mathew Emmons; 10th grade-Alison Chimera; 9th grade-Sheala Barresi. Westfield Academy and Central School recently announced their Students of the Month for December. The requirements are: 1. Follows Westfield’s ...

Dunkirk School No. 4 Students of the Month

Dunkirk School No. 4 recently announced their Students of the Month for September. Starting in the front row, pictured from left to right, Danielle Felt, Gabriella Grann, Josean Perez Esquilin, Riley Frost, Savanna Guziec. In the back, from left to right, Siul Otero Rodriguez, Ryleigh ...

Brocton Elementary Students of the Month

On Wednesday, Dec. 19, Brocton Elementary School celebrated its character education assembly. The students were chosen as Students of the Month representing grades K-5. These students demonstrated the character trait of Kindness/Caring on a daily basis. The following students were chosen as ...

Dunkirk Middle School Students of the Month

Dunkirk Middle School recently announced their Students of the Month for November and December. Pictured from left to right, starting in the back row: Rebecca Farwell (principal), Teddy Roberts, Kisun Peters (assistant principal). In the third row: Violet Wilkins, Brooke Szymczak, Ella Purol, ...

Fredonia students receive Gilman Scholarships

Two State University of New York at Fredonia students have been awarded 2019 Gilman Scholarships to support study abroad experiences during the spring and summer semesters. Nelson Clark of Buffalo, a Middle Childhood Education Math Specialist with a minor in Music, will be participating in a ...

WACS Students Raise Money for WMH Wheelchairs

WESTFIELD — Westfield Academy and Central School (WACS) students presented two gifts totaling $1,765.16 to the Westfield Memorial Hospital Foundation to help purchase wheelchairs needed at Westfield Memorial Hospital. A remarkable $1,055.16 was raised by pre-K through 5th grade students ...

Gowanda High School names their Students of the Month

GOWANDA — Seven students at Gowanda High School have been selected as Students of the Month for November 2018: Emily Stang for Physical Ed/Health/Business, Senior Shane Gallo for Math, Junior Andie Baco for English, Senior Anna North for Science/Technology, Senior Kialeigh Bennett for Social ...

Dunkirk Police take local students to breakfast

Submitted Photos. The Dunkirk Police concluded their Breakfast With The Police program on Dec. 6, 2018, at Dunkirk School No. 4. Officers shared breakfast with fifth grade student, Jazmine Bultron. The Dunkirk Police would like to thank the entire staff of the Dunkirk Tim Hortons along with ...

Local 4-H youth selected for Junior Dairy Leader Program

JAMESTOWN — Congratulations to Katelyn Miller and Emily Starceski, longtime Chautauqua County 4-H dairy members on being selected to participate in the 2018-2019 NYS Junior DAIRY LEADER Program through Cornell University. Katelyn Miller, a 17-year-old member of the Cherry Creek Cornhuskers, ...

Kyle Gawronski and Kelsey Drummond

Kelsey Drummond and Kyle Gawronski, together with their families, announce their engagement. The bride to be is the daughter of Kenneth and Gina Drummond of Dunkirk. She received a bachelor of science degree in childhood education at SUNY Fredonia. She finishes her last classes for her ...

Fredonia students take fifth at Stock Market Challenge

A group of Fredonia High School Students who call themselves “4 Pockets Full” came in fifth place at the 10th Annual Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge in Buffalo. Over 141 teams from 33 area high schools experienced the controlled chaos of the stock market trading floor Nov. 15 ...

Resolving to be healthier in new year

As we begin another new year, the experts at the American Medical Association have offered 10 recommendations to help make the most impactful, long-lasting improvements to our health in 2019. Many of these relate directly or indirectly to heart health, so we are sharing them here, along with ...

All play should be no work for children

With Christmas just behind us, I am sure that many of you are swimming in new toys like we are around here. Each Christmas, we have a tradition of preparing for the influx of toys that is about to make way into our dwelling. We box all the toys up that are still in good, working ...

Just between us

...Madison Granata of Silver Creek has been named to the dean’s list for the Fall 2018 semester at Nazareth College. Granata is majoring in psychology. A student’s grade point average must be at least 3.5 or above, and they must complete 12 credit hours of graded work that semester in ...

Mike Persch named Rotary Student of the Month

Mike Persch has been selected as the Rotary Student of the Month for December, and he would like to thank the members of the Fredonia Rotary for selecting him for this honor. His last name, Persch, may be familiar, as his parents, Kevin and Marie Persch, attended high school at Fredonia and ...

SUNY Fredonia announces their December graduates

Fredonia President Virginia S. Horvath announced the following students who are December 2018 candidates for degrees. The students, their hometowns and degrees are as follows: Chautauqua County Brocton: Mark A. Nickerson, Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice. Cassadaga: Michael J. ...

Forestville Elementary Students of the Month for December

Forestville Elementary recently named their Students of the Month for December. They were selected by their teachers because they are positive role models for their peers in the classroom, follow school rules, are polite and friendly, and are hard workers that never give up — even when the ...

Chautauqua County American Legion Winners move on to District Contest

The Chautauqua County American Legion held its annual Oratorical Contest at the Cassadaga Memorial American Legion Post 1280 on Sunday Dec. 9. The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to help develop deeper knowledge about the Constitution of the United States among ninth through 12th ...

Dunkirk School 5 Students of the Month

Recently students at Dunkirk School 5 were honored for being chosen Students of the Month for November. Mr. David Boyda, building principal, awarded the students with certificates. The overall Student of the Month, who was honored at a Board of Education meeting, is Isabella Bruno. ...