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Park School Girls Varsity Basketball Takes State Championship !

Park School Girls Varsity Basketball Takes State Championship !

Olean New York - March 12, 2011

The PARK SCHOOL Girls Varsity Basketball Team has swept past all competition, and earned the New York State Championship  at the Playoff Games (NYCAA) held in Olean New York March 10, 11 and 12.

The final game against Olean's NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN, held on Saturday, began with Park's tacking 10 points on the board within the first minutes of the game. The Park Girls never looked back and, dominated the court with an impressive lead throughout the entire game. Led by Park Coach, Glen Dombrowski, Park School made the win, against one of New York's toughest teams, look easy.

The final score of 52 to 37 reflected a game highlighting a relentless series of superb, precision plays and well executed strategy.

 

"I Never Saw Another Butterfly" All-Girls Performance Puts Spotlight on Holocaust

"I Never Saw Another Butterfly" All-Girls Performance Puts Spotlight on Holocaust

BUFFALO, NY – For its 2011 spring theatrical production, Buffalo Seminary will present “I Never Saw Another Butterfly." Written by Celeste Raspanti, the play is based on a book of poems and drawings done by the Jewish children of Terezin. 

Park School Varsity Basketball Teams Headed to State Championships

Park School Varsity Basketball Teams  Headed to State Championships

Amherst New York - March 10th 2011

Both Park School Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball Teams took The Independent Athletic Conference Crown on Saturday, March 5th at Daemen College. They beat Christian Central Accademy (CCA) to make it to the State Finals. The State Finals Playoff Series for the New York State Championships will be held in Olean New York March 10th through 12th. This will be the 4th time in as many years that Park Girls Varsity Basketball Teams have made it to the State Finals. In the 2010 State Finals, Park Girls Varsity came in second place.

ASDF Grant Will Fund New Softball Team at Annunciation School

ASDF Grant Will Fund New Softball Team at Annunciation School

Annunciation School in Elma will be adding to its sports program, thanks to a grant from the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame Amateur Sports Development Fund (ASDF). The $800 grant will be used to purchase equipment for a new girls’ softball team.

The ASDF has been providing assistance to area groups since supporting the 1993 World University Games. Funds are awarded annually to amateur athletes, teams and organizations seeking financial assistance to foster the pursuit of a higher level of athletic achievement. A portion of the proceeds from the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame annual induction dinner held each fall is made available to fund the ASDF.

Nichols School Prep A Hockey Team Earns Championship Title

Nichols School Prep A Hockey Team Earns Championship Title

On Monday, March 7, the Nichols School Boys Prep A Hockey team became Conference of Independent Schools of Ontario Champions! Nichols student, Andrew Poturalski ’12, scored 43 seconds into overtime to clinch the 6-5 win over Ridley College of Ontario.

It was an exciting game two in the best-of-three series. The entire team put forth an incredible effort to secure the coveted championship title.

Nichols School Student Composer Wins Honorable Mention at Competition

Nichols School Student Composer Wins Honorable Mention at Competition

Nichols School freshman, Jason Zhou, won an Honorable Mention in the First Annual Persis Vehar Competition for Excellence in Composition. Corinne Damerau-Best, Nichols' Director of Choral and General Music for the Middle School, encouraged Jason to submit the sonata he wrote in her composition class as an eighth grader last year.

An event will be held at Canisius College on Tuesday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m. and includes a program at the Montante Cultural Center. Jason will have the opportunity to share information about his piano composition and himself. In addition, a CD recording of his work will be made at the Montante Cultural Center and provided to him following the performance.

Theme Tray/Basket Auction is This Friday at MQA

Theme Tray/Basket Auction is This Friday at MQA

Excitement is building for the annual Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School Theme Tray/Basket Auction that will take place this Friday, March 11, at the school. Located at 170 Rosewood Terrace, Cheektowaga, the school doors will open at 5 p.m., and drawings will begin at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be available.

The event, sponsored by the Home School Association, is one of the school's biggest fundraising activities. For more information, please visit www.mqangels.com.

To schedule a tour of the school or to register for the 2011-12 school year, please call 895-6280.