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Ambrose Catholic Academy 7th Graders Spread Halloween Cheer to our Soldiers

The students in Mrs. Corcoran's 7th grade class at Ambrose Catholic Academy recently took on a project to share some Halloween spirit for the soldiers in Afghanistan.

Emily Sinclair and her classmates made Halloween cards and collected bags of candy to send over to the soldiers.

The project took on special meaning as of one of the students has a brother who is serving in the Marines in Afghanistan.

Matthew McDonald, brother of Nick McDonald will be one of the soldiers to receive the Halloween treats.  

Notre Dame Academy Kicks Off Red Ribbon Week

Notre Dame Academy's campus of South Buffalo Catholic School held a "Red Ribbon Rally" on Thursday, October 21, 2010 beginning at 9:10am to honor the men and women in Law Enforcement.  

Members of the Drug Enforcement Administration - Buffalo Division, FBI, Sheriff's Department including the Sheriff's helicopter, Border Patrol with their Special Units Vehicle, Special Agents from the Buffalo Office and a sniffer dog were present.

The students were able to ask questions and see a demonstration from the Police Task Force as well as tour where all the Special Vehicles and helicopter were stationed.

Notre Dame Academy is located at 1125 Abbott Road, Buffalo, NY.

Ambrose Catholic Academy Students Enjoy Halloween

Students at Ambrose Catholic Academy's campus of South Buffalo Catholic School enjoyed some Halloween fun this past week. 

Halloween themed games, pumpkin and cookie decorating and storytime and crafts added to the festivities.


West Seneca Schools to Host Parent Meeting on Teens and Drugs

Teens and Drugs: If your child is not using, he is dealing with it

Four West Seneca Central schools, in partnership with Kids Escaping Drugs, invite parents to a “Town Hall Meeting on Teens and Drugs” on Thursday, Oct. 28, at West Seneca West Senior High School.

In connection with Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 24-30, the principals of West Seneca East and West senior highs and middle schools strongly encourage parents to attend this interactive program that will focus on teen drug use. The premise behind the program is that although your child may not be using drugs, he or she is still dealing with this issue.

Harvard Cup Football Packs Civic Stadium - 50,988 Strong!

Courier Express October 22 1948

   The largest sports crowd in Buffalo history-50,988-saw an alert Kensington High School football team, batter previously unbeaten Bennett, 26-8 last night in Civic Stadium, in the first Harvard Cup grid game ever contested under the lights... 

Trocaire Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series to Address Alzheimer's

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Trocaire College Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series will feature guest lecturer, Dr. Richard Linn, Dean of Planning, Assessment & Research at Trocaire.  Dr. Linn’s presentation will address “Alzheimer’s Disease: When Does it Begin and Can it Be Prevented?”  Joining Dr. Linn will be Leilani Pelletier, Executive Director of the WNY Alzheimer’s Association.  

The lecture takes place Thursday, October 28, 6:30 p.m., at Trocaire College Main Campus, 360 Choate Avenue (behind Mercy Hospital).

South Buffalo Catholic School Art Auction Raises Over $1440

SOUTH BUFFALO, N. Y. -- South Buffalo Catholic School's 1st Annual Student Art Auction was a huge success, raising over $1,400 for the three campus school in South Buffalo.

Through the efforts of the Art teachers and students at Ambrose Catholic Academy, Notre Dame Academy and Trinity Catholic Academy, a variety of refurbished furniture pieces as well as original artwork were auctioned off. 

Some of the highlights of the auction were an original Sabres seat back from the Aud, handmade quilts, handpainted chairs, and student drawn sketches.

Many thanks to Wegmans and TOPS Friendly Markets who were sponsors for the evening.