Click here for a message from Superintendent Dawn F. Mirand regarding the new start and times as well as a link to Frequently Asked Questions regarding the new schedule.
At its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 9, the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District Board of Education approved new student start and end times for the 2016-17 school year. Click here for more information.
On Saturday, Feb. 27, the Franklin Elementary School PTA will host its fifth annual Basket Raffle and Chicken Dinner. The basket raffle will take place in the gymnasium from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature many baskets and prizes including a lap top computer.
The Lindbergh Elementary School PTA will host its annual Theme Tray Auction on Friday, Feb. 26. The event will take place at the school, located at 184 Irving Terrace. Tickets will be on sale from 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. the evening of the event just outside the cafeteria.
Defending champion and seventh grader John Brackenridge was again the winner of the Hoover Middle School Spelling Bee with seventh-grader Abby Rice as runner-up. The spelling bee was sponsored by “The Buffalo News” and the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Playing the role of a defense attorney, Kenmore West High School senior Ryan McDonald worked to defend his client against a charge of manslaughter in the Erie 1 BOCES Legal Academy mock trial on Jan. 20. The competition took place at the Francis Letro courtroom at UB Law School.
On Saturday, April 2, the Erie County Association of School Boards will provide a free workshop for those interested in becoming a school board member in any district. Topics will include the legal and human resources issues addressed by school boards.
The newest edition of the SchoolGram, the monthly Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda School District e-newsletter with the latest school and district news, updates and information, is now available at www.ktufsd.org/schoolgram.
After school on Jan. 12, Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda UFSD elementary school students were able to socialize, interact, and sharpen many different skills during the District-wide Cup Stacking Play Date. This unique sport requires participants to stack and unstack a set of 12 specialized plastic cups in predetermined sequences at lightning speed.
Shyun Aung, a student in third-grade teacher Maryann Mercer's class, was recently celebrated for reaching the 750th step in a new reading framework that focuses on empowering, motivating and engaging young readers and cultivating a love for reading. That means that Shyun has read nearly 200 hours so far this year.