Due to safety concerns, the Town of Tonawanda has closed the pedestrian bridge over Sheridan Drive until further notice. Pedestrians have been asked to use the crosswalks at Colvin Boulevard and Delaware Road. The Ken-Ton School District will keep parents updated as soon as information becomes available.
Exciting changes are coming to the Ken-Ton School District in the area of transportation. A new GPS tracking system is in process to be installed on all district-owned buses, and families can expect to receive student bus information two to three weeks earlier than in previous years.
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As part of the Phase 2 Capital Project, bus loops are under construction at Lindbergh Elementary and Kenmore West. The District is committed to preserving as much green space as possible and replacing all trees that must be displaced. Click here to view diagrams of the planned layout at each location.
June 25 and 26 were proud days for the Ken-Ton School District community as 560 graduates of Kenmore East High School and Kenmore West High School were honored during graduation ceremonies at Klienhans Music Hall.
Trustees Christine Cavarello and Thomas Reigstad joined Dr. Jill O’Malley, Andrew Gianni, and Christopher Pashler, Esq. on the five-member Board of Education. In addition, O’Malley was unanimously re-appointed to the position of Board President, and Gianni was unanimously re-appointed to the position of Board Vice President.
The Phase 2 Capital Project will include significant upgrades and the installation of artificial turf at Adams Field, where Kenmore East Bulldogs teams usually play, and Crosby Field, where Kenmore West Blue Devils teams usually play.
The Collegiate Corridor, created five years ago by school counselor Dave Coates with help from principal Patrick Heyden, features a banner from each college a Ken-East senior will attend as excited seniors prepare for graduation and anticipate their next steps onto college campuses ready to face new challenges and opportunities in the fall
In the spring, the Kenmore West High School Multicultural Club sponsored West's World Tour, a free evening event that featured booths by students in the old gymnasium highlighting their families’ origin countries. Students of all ages were issued passports and a sticker listing information about the country at each stop.
Visit www.ktufsd.org/capitalproject for information on the Phase 2 Capital Project and updates on work that has begun and will continue through the summer. This includes window replacements at the Franklin/Hoover complexes, Adams Field, Ken-East and Ken-West, Edison Elementary, and Lindbergh Elementary.
The annual School Bus Orientation & Open House will take place on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Transportation Building. Programs teaching school bus safety and "stranger danger" information will be provided for incoming kindergarten students.
When four-year-old Piper Gabel visited Carrie Whitney’s class at Hamilton Elementary, the students were so inspired by her story that they launched an effort to help two non-profit organizations that are helping her receive critical medical treatment.
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.