On Saturday, May 7, Kenmore West High School string students led by orchestra director Karin Fryer continued a more than decade-long tradition of performing at the Western New York Armed Forces Ball. The event took place Connecticut Street Armory, the culmination of a week of events as part of the 2016 Western New York Armed Forces Week.
The Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District is pleased to recognize seven spring sports teams for earning the Scholar Athlete Team Award. The following teams were distinguished by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association for maintaining a cumulative GPA of 90 percent or higher.
All the ways in which technology is being integrated at Holmes Elementary School, including iPads equipped with the latest educational tools and applications, were showcased at the school’s recent student-led Technology Night which featured food trucks, interactive presentations, and hands-on demonstrations.
On Saturday, April 30, the directors of Lindbergh Elementary’s worldwide elementary school pilot production of “James and the Giant Peach Jr.” took 39 cast members on a very special field trip to showcase and develop their talents.
The 21st Annual Ken-Ton Schools Athletic Hall of Fame Golf Tournament is scheduled for Wednesday, July 20 at Sheridan Golf Course. Tournament proceeds go to scholarships for graduating seniors at both Kenmore East and Kenmore West High Schools.
The annual Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District Budget Vote and Board of Education Election took place on Tuesday, May 17. Residents voted on four propositions including the 2016-17 school district budget. They also voted on candidates for three seats on the Board of Education. Click here to view voting results.
April was Arab-American Heritage Month and English as a New Language (ENL) students at Franklin Middle School took part in an Arab-American celebration that embraced and integrated their Arabic culture.
The Roosevelt Elementary School hallways and gymnasium came alive with activity as the PTA recently held its final School Carnival. Children were delighted by carnival games in the gymnasium as they tried their luck at winning a prize.
Kids Escaping Drugs recently accepted a $2,500 check from Kenmore East High School students and staff through the school’s annual “Join the Winners” effort, a school-wide initiative to help children and teenagers struggling with addiction.
Last month, 19 members of the Kenmore Middle School National Junior Honor Society spent their Saturday helping to further beautify the community. The students walked to the Kenmore Municipal Building to participate in the Big Kenmore Clean Up.
The designated kindergarten and UPK registration period ended on March 1, 2016. To register for UPK or kindergarten, please call the Central Registration Office at 874-8400 ext. 22090 to complete the registration process.