Buffalo School District Info

Have you been asked by your child’s teacher to serve as a Homeroom Parent Representative?  Homeroom Parents as well as all other parents and caregivers, please mark your calendars to attend a BPS Parent Congress, Thanksgiving-themed, Parent Leadership Dinner Forum that will be conducted on Tuesday, November 20th, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at the Buffalo Academy for the Visual and Performing Arts School located at 450 Masten Avenue. You’ll engage in parent-to-parent dialogue, problem-solving, networking, and feedback to help strengthen communication to support student success. Childcare and interpreters will be available. Please contact the Office of Parent and Family Engagement at 716-816-3170 for more information. Thank you.BPS_Parent Leadership_v6 %28FINAL%29 jpeg.jpg

Click here to access the Buffalo Public School District’s website:

https://www.buffaloschools.org/

Click here for the 2018-2019 Buffalo Public School district calendar.

Northrop Grumman is now accepting applications until midnight, February 4, 2018 for the 2018 Engineering Scholars Program. Two (2) scholarships of $8,000 over the course of four years ($2,000 a year) will be awarded by Northrop Grumman to qualified graduating high school seniors in Erie and/or Niagara County (ongoing eligibility requirements apply). Applications are accepted on-line only.

Northrop Grumman provides engineering scholarships in selected areas through the Engineering Scholars Program
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Click on the links below for important information for our Class of 2018 Centaurs!

 

 

 

Saturday testing dates for CHS and Olmsted MS/HS admissions were posted several weeks ago by BPS. If you know any family in our city who has the potential to succeed in our program, please share this flyer with them: http://www.buffaloschools.org/files/122064/testing%20dates.pdf. Families with a child from non-BPS schools should be sure to read the requirements for proof of residency closely. Building-based testing is available once again to all current BPS students currently in grades 4,6, and 8. Student ranking of their school preferences will no longer prevent them from a seat at these schools. If they earn a seat, they will be offered the seat. Please encourage any child that has the potential to succeed at CHS to participate in the assessment!

The PSAT will be held this year for all students at CHS on the morning of October 11th. The PSAT is an important opportunity for families to identify their child’s strengths and areas for reinforcement prior to taking the actual SAT. There is no penalty for doing poorly on this assessment, but a strong performance during grade 11 can qualify students for the National Merit Scholarship competition and/or bring attention from college admission and scholarship opportunities.

City Honors is offering a PSAT Workshop to help prepare students for the test on October 11th, 2017. The class will be taught by Brian Eldridge, a leading SAT/ACT tutor and founder of Courier College Prep. To learn more about Brian, visit his website @ http://www.couriercollegeprep.com

In addition to comprehensive content review for every section of the PSAT, there will be a strong emphasis on:
-Mental Readiness and Reliable Strategies
-Pacing and Time-Management Techniques
-How to Establish Confident, Flexible Thinking

The workshop will be held at CHS in the LGI Room on Tuesday, October 3rd from 3:00pm-4:30pm

REGISTRATION: Students must register online at http://www.couriercollegeprep.com/workshops to reserve their spot in the class. COST for Workshop and Classroom & Practice Materials – $10.00. Payment may be brought to the class, checks made payable to Courier College Prep.

DEADLINE for registration is Friday, September 29th. The Workshop is open to both sophomores and juniors

The 2017 Back-to-School Mailing is on its way to you.  But there’s no need to wait. Everything you need to know about the start of school at City Honors can be found right here!

Artwork by Ms. Tandy Hamilton

At the Board of Education meeting held Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the Board Members approved the 2017-2018 BPS District Calendar.
Please click on the link to download and print.

In October of 2016, the Buffalo Public Schools and the Buffalo Teacher Federation settled a new three-year
contract. As a part of this agreement, twenty-five minutes were added to the students’ school day at each
building. We received final confirmation this week regarding the impact of these changes to City Honors (if you
have students at other Buffalo Schools as well, you should expect a unique letter from them).

Click here to view the July 10, 2017 letter from Dr. Kresse.

 

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  • Events at a Glance

    Nov 22-23: No School-Thanksgiving Recess
    Nov 29: Parent-Teacher Conference Day
    Dec 21: Last Day of Classes
    Jan 2: Classes Resume
    Jan 15: CHS Winter Vocal Concert, 6:30p
    Jan 21: No School
    Jan 22-25: Regents Week – Only Gr 5-8 Report

     

    Looking for sports-related event dates? Click on the link to the master calendar: Open CHS Master Calendar

    Click here to view or download the 2018-2019 BPS District Calendar.

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