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.
Holmes Elementary collected nearly $1,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through the school's recent "Pennies for Patients" initiative. Donations were collected over a three-week period to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, which is dedicated to treating and curing blood cancers.
As the Elementary School Schedule Committee looks at recess as an option for the 2016-17 school year, the committee is looking for participants to complete a short survey on recess. The survey can be found here. Results will be looked at during the May 17 meeting.
Click here to read an announcement from the Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District Board of Education.
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 fifth annual Brian Dugan Memorial Scholarship Road Race will take place on Thursday, May 19 at the Lincoln Arena, located at 1200 Parker Boulevard in the Town of Tonawanda. The race honors the life and legacy of the late Brian Dugan, a beloved father, husband, son, friend, and Kenmore West High School English teacher.
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.