7:50 AM - 8:30 AM UPES DL Meeting
7:50 AM - 8:30 AM BVS DL Meeting
1:40 PM - 2:50 PM HHS DL Meeting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM HC PTSA Executive Board Meeting
7:50 AM - 11:00 AM WTW Training
12:15 PM - 3:20 PM WTW Excel Doc and Sharing Session
2:20 PM - 2:50 PM HMS DL Meeting
Charlotte Avenue: National PTA School of Excellence
Charlotte Avenue Elementary School and the Hamburg Central PTSA have been recognized as a National PTA School of Excellence 2016-18 for their achievement in building effective family-school partnerships. They are one of 173 schools and PTAs from across the country, 15 in the state, 6 in WNY, to receive the designation. They also received it in 2014-16. The award acknowledges that Charlotte Avenue and its PTSA have partnered to support student success by creating a welcoming environment and putting strong practices into place that involve families in the life of the school. Under the leadership of Principal Danielle Lango and PTSA Vice President Candy Ditkowski (pictured), parents are encouraged to actively participate in their children’s education through open communication, volunteer opportunities and schoolwide events.
Bulldog Dash 2016, a 5K fun run/walk, takes place on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 9:30 a.m. from Hamburg High School, 4111 Legion Dr. This race is sponsored by the Hamburg Bulldogs Booster Club, with proceeds to benefit the Hamburg High School Health Science Academy. The registration fee is $25 by Oct. 13 or $30 the day of the race.
A pathway paved with Hamburg nostalgia will be built brick-by-brick through a project launched by the Hamburg Bulldogs Booster Club. The boosters are selling engraved brick pavers to be installed in a commemorative walkway at the new entrance to Howe Field on Legion Drive.
"Social Media for Parents" will be the topic of a presentation on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Hamburg High School cafeteria, 4111 Legion Dr. Presenters will be Kristie Schiefer of WNY United Against Drug & Alcohol Abuse and Amanda Bolin, High School assistant principal.
Registration is under way for Hamburg Central's fall Continuing Education courses. Early registration is encouraged. Classes are for adults age 21 and older and encompass a range of interests, including art, finance, fitness, music, sports and swimming. Please note that the following classes are full: Riskonomics (B2), Wills, Trusts & Estates (B6), Avoid Losing Your Retirement (B8), Discover the Truth about Identity Theft (B9), Yoga (FN3), Acoustic Music Jam (M2), Pistol Permit (SI3), Sunrise Swim (SW1), Swim for Health (SW2), Deep Water Aerobics (SW6), Aqua Aerobics (SW7). Classes cancelled: Smart Phone Apps (A2), Excel (A3), Fair Housing (B7), Continuing Spanish (SI2).
Senior citizen volunteers who enjoy working with children are needed to assist in Hamburg Central's elementary schools. Senior volunteers help with a variety of class activities. The program runs through the school year and the time commitment is flexible.