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Pre-kindergarten Positions Available at Annunciation Church in Elma

Pre-kindergarten Positions Available at Annunciation Church in Elma

 

The “Strong Start” pre-kindergarten program at Annunciation Church in Elma is expanding this fall, and the program is currently accepting applications for a part-time Pre-K3 teacher and a part-time Pre-K3 assistant. 

A bachelor’s degree in education is required with a master’s degree preferred, along with teaching experience for the teacher position. A two-year degree in childcare or early childhood education or four years experience in early childhood education is required for the assistant position. Salary is commensurate with experience and education. 

Mary Queen of Angels School Takes Top Honors in Robotics Tournament

Mary Queen of Angels School Takes Top Honors in Robotics Tournament

 

Students from Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School in Cheektowaga earned tournament champion honors at the VEX IQ Challenge Highrise Funfest robotics tournament held May 2 at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library in downtown Buffalo.

The tournament was played on a 4x8-foot rectangular field where two robots worked collaboratively to score points in teamwork challenge matches. Teams could also participate in two additional challenges — a Robot Skills Challenge where one robot takes the field to score as many points as possible under driver control, and the Programming Skills Challenge where one robot scores as many points as possible autonomously, without any driver inputs.

Daemen Establishes Partnership With LMU to Offer Veterinary Medicine Degree

Daemen Establishes Partnership With LMU to Offer Veterinary Medicine Degree

Daemen College and Lincoln Memorial University have formed a unique educational collaboration that will pave the way for Western New York students to earn a doctor of veterinary medicine, making it the only program of its kind available at a Buffalo Niagara institution and one of only three in the Northeast. It is the first formal agreement like this LMU has established with another institution.

A memorandum of agreement was officially signed April 20 by Daemen President Gary A. Olson, Dr. Glen F. Hoffsis, dean of the LMU College of Veterinary Medicine, and Dr. Michael Brogan, Daemen vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college. The accelerated program will be launched in fall 2015.

Mary Queen of Angels Accepting Student Applications for All Grades

Mary Queen of Angels Accepting Student Applications for All Grades

 

Mary Queen of Angel’s Regional Catholic School, located at 170 Rosewood Terrace in Cheektowaga, is currently accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year. The school offers Pre-K, Universal Pre-K, kindergarten and grades one through eight.

Additionally, Mary Queen of Angels continues to offer tours and student shadowing opportunities for families interested in learning more about the school.

Amherst Proclamation Recognizes Daemen Basketball Teams

Amherst Proclamation Recognizes Daemen Basketball Teams

The Town of Amherst Board has issued a proclamation in honor of the Daemen College men’s and women’s basketball teams, recognizing both teams’ victories in their respective United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Division I National Championship tournaments. The proclamation was presented at the April 6 town board meeting.

The Daemen men’s team, led by tournament Most Valuable Player Gerald Beverly, entered this year's tournament as the top seed and went on to defeat No. 8 Indiana University-South Bend, No. 4 Concordia College (Ala.) and No. 3 Rochester College (Mich.) in Uniontown, Pa., to capture the program’s first-ever USCAA national title.

St. Benedict School Fundraiser $10,000 Top Prize

St. Benedict School Fundraiser $10,000 Top Prize

St. Benedict School, 3980 Main St., at the corner of Eggert Road in Amherst, is hosting its annual Dare to Dream school fundraiser at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015. 

This event will allow patrons the opportunity to win a grand prize of $10,000.  Admission is $25 and includes drinks and an unlimited array of food selections.  In addition to cash prizes, there will be over 80 theme baskets, silent and live auctions.   A special preview night will be held at the school Friday, March 27 from 5-8:00 p.m. 

This year’s auction items include a hotel and ticket package to a Yankees game, a week’s stay in the Outerbanks, separate Disney and Seneca Niagara Casino packages, and much more.  Tickets are available during the preview night, at the door, or by calling the school at 716-835-2518.  Any questions, call the school or email schoolinfo@saintbenedicts.com.

 

Sports Card & Memorabilia Expo Returns to Former Hearthstone Manor Site

Sports Card & Memorabilia Expo Returns to Former Hearthstone Manor Site

 

WNY Sports Card & Memorabilia Expo 15, the area’s largest biannual sports card and memorabilia show with more than 100 tables of merchandise, returns to the Grapevine Banquet Hall (formerly the Hearthstone Manor), 333 Dick Road, Depew, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29.

Vendor tables will feature new and vintage sports cards, non-sports cards, packs, autographs, game programs, yearbooks, pennants, videos, vintage photos and much more. The event will feature local and out-of-state vendors, as well as dealers who are new to this show. Admission is just $3.