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West Seneca Academy of Finance Students Place at Stock Market Challenge

West Seneca Academy of Finance students strongly represented the school district, emerging among the top performers at the 2010 Stock Market Challenge sponsored by Junior Achievement of WNY on Nov. 9, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Buffalo. Four out of six West Seneca teams placed in the top five at the competition.

The Stock Market Challenge is an unpredictable ride through the highs and lows of the stock market.  All the energy and excitement of the stock trading floor is simulated in this innovative and high-tech event. More than 200 area high school students competed in teams of four as they race to accumulate the highest portfolio.  Adrenaline was pumping as students shouted out for floor traders trying to outwit their opponents by making the smartest, most lucrative stock investments.

Technology in the Classroom Appeals to Annunciation Students

Kindergarten students at Annunciation School in Elma spent part of their day today enjoying an interactive learning activity on the classroom’s SMART Table. This fun, multi-user table allows students to explore digital lessons, play educational games and complete interactive learning activities. Assisting them is kindergarten aide Caryn Wojtowicz.

Located at 7580 Clinton St., Annunciation School serves the following school districts: Iroquois, Lancaster, Alden, East Aurora, West Seneca, Depew, Orchard Park, Cheektowaga, Alexander and Attica. To schedule a tour of the school, please call 681-1327. For more information, visit www.annunciationschoolelma.com.

Annunciation Students Celebrate Halloween

Students, teachers, faculty and parents enjoyed a Halloween celebration at Annunciation School in Elma today. Events included a parade throughout the building and related classroom activities.

Located at 7580 Clinton St., Annunciation is a pre-K3 through eighth-grade Catholic school that “touches hearts, teaches minds and transforms lives!” For more information, visit www.annunciationschoolelma.com. To schedule a tour, please call 681-1327. 



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.

U-Crest Firemen Visit Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School

The firemen from the U-Crest Fire Department paid a visit to the students at Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School in celebration of Fire Prevention Month. Students were able to take a ride inside the bucket of the hook and ladder truck were invited to explore the inside of 2 fire trucks and checked out the equipment that the firefighters use. The fireman also brought coloring books, crayons, rulers and other materials that talked about the importance of fire safety.

"We are so lucky to have such a dedicated group of firefighters in our area. They came to our school and spent a great deal of time with the children explaining the importance of fire safety, said MQA principal Mrs. MaryAlice Bagwell. We all enjoyed their visit very much."

Annunciation School Holds Ice Cream Social and Book Fair

Students, parents, faculty and guests gathered at Annunciation School in Elma on October 20 for the annual Ice Cream Social, Book Fair and Halloween Party in the school, located at 7580 Clinton St. 

Highlights of the fun-filled evening included a pumpkin-decorating contest, face-painting and a visit from Clifford the Big Red Dog, star of the popular children’s book series.

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Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic School in Elma, educating individuals to become leaders and reach their full potential in a family atmosphere rooted in Catholic tradition and Gospel values, is now on Facebook.

Offering academic programs for students in Pre-K through Grade 8, Annunciation is located at 7580 Clinton St. and currently serves the following school districts: Iroquois, Lancaster, Alden, East Aurora, West Seneca, Depew, Cheektowaga, Orchard Park, Alexander and Attica.