September 18: Senior Photo Retake/Make-Up Day

October 10: Underclassmen Photo Day

November 14: Underclassmen Photo Retake/Make-Up Day

This will be the second meeting of the new Parent Garden Committee which has been set up to help plan and manage the numerous garden projects, events, and fundraising efforts that we now undertake annually as part of garden programming. Many people had conflicts and couldn’t make it to the first meeting in January so we hope to see more of you at this February meeting! The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 26, at 6:30 PM at the home of lead parent volunteer, Molly Hutton, 81 Highland Ave., Buffalo 14222 (refreshments provided!).

We are excited about putting together a committed group of parents who believe in outdoor education, organic food production, and environmental stewardship. Please join us on February 26.

RSVPs are helpful but not necessary. All are welcome—please bring a friend!

City Honors Middle School Sky Zone Jump Party Sponsored by PTSCO

Thursday, December 13th

Come anytime between 4:00-8:00 pm

Jump for a 2 hour session

425 Cayuga Road
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

$15.00 per person

Proceeds to benefit the Class of 2023 trip to Camp Pathfinder

Save time and fill out the waiver online

Click HERE  for the flyer

A PTSCO-sponsored middle school dance will be held on December 13 from 6-8 p.m. at the American Legion, 533 Amherst Street,14207. Cost per person is $10.

Save the Dates:

Friday, November 2nd – Middle School Dance at the American Legion from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Thursday, December 13th – Middle School Skyzone Jump Party from 4:00 – 8:00pm: Come anytime during this window to jump with your friends! 2 hours of jumping for $15.00

Friday, January 11th – Middle School Dance at the American Legion from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

All profits from these events will help pay for the 8th grade class trip.

All 10th and 11th grade students will take the P.SA.T. on October 10.

The test will start at the beginning of first period. The PSAT serves as the National Merit Qualifying Test for students taking it in grade 11.

Please encourage your grade 11 student to give their best effort as a strong performance can qualify them for the National Merit Scholarship Competition as well as bring attention from college admissions offices and merit based scholarship providers

Are you finding it hard to keep up with the daily risks our youth face? Do you ever feel “out of the loop” with what’s going on in the life of your child? Do you not know how to approach conversation about the dangers of alcohol and substance abuse with your child? We recognize the struggle and want to help.

Please join the Erie County Council for Prevention of Alcohol and Substance Abuse (ECCPASA) for a Parent Forum discussion to help parents become more informed and educated on the risks children face daily.

The sessions will take place at CHS on:

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 6pm-8pm (for High school Parents)

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 6pm-8pm (for Middle school Parents).  

Any parent can attend either session. The high school program will outline current trends and warning signs, and the middle school program will focus more on prevention for the younger student.

We would encourage every parent to attend these sessions, as they will be informative, relevant, and necessary as your child navigates middle and high school. No school or students are immune to these dangers.

This link to their parent forum info

Our annual Back-to-School packet is in the mail and headed to your house! In the meantime, you can view all of the documents enclosed in this mailing at the Family Resources section of Carefully read this information as it will update you on all the latest developments at CHS and helps to ensure our students get off to a smooth start for the school year!

Please note that some of the packets mailed home are missing instructions on how to make use of the annual “family census form”. This is an important activity for each family at the start of each school year to be sure our staff has the best possible contact information for you. The instruction document for the census is, however, included in the online packet and hardcopies will be sent home with students on September 6.

Attention City Honors Classes of ’78, ’83, ’88, ’93, ’98, ’03, ‘08 and ‘13: This is your reunion year! The 8th Annual CHS Alumni Reunion Weekend is just around the corner from July 20-22.

Follow the Reunion Weekend Web Page to learn more about how the weekend is set up, contact the reunion leader from your class to let them know you will be attending and find the dates for future reunion years:

Classes of ’83, ’93, ’03 and ’13: We are still looking for reunion leaders to come forward from your classes! We have set up the weekend so it is low effort, high enjoyment. Please read more on the Reunion Weekend Page and consider helping your class! Email us at to volunteer for your class or for questions!

This is the largest gathering of Centaurs on earth each year… and it keeps growing. Please forward this email to any alumni, former parents or friends of the school that you think may have interest! Thank you!

*Tomorrow*, Friday, February 9th, City Honors students are asking the school community to donate $1.00 and dress in their favorite Buffalo Sports team attire. All proceeds will be donated to 2017 graduate Amber Conti and her family whom recently lost their home and family member to a tragic fire. We are encouraging students to dress in Buffalo-themed baseball caps, hoodies, tees, jerseys to help support this family in need. Student representatives will visit homerooms to collect donations for those wearing Buffalo sports gear.

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  • Events at a Glance

    September 6: First Day of School
    September 12: Parent Get Acquainted Night, 6-8p
    September 18: Senior Photo/Make Up Day
    September 20: Back to School Food Truck Party, 5-8p
    September 28: Open House, 9-11a
    October 5: CHS Admissions Testing @ Olmsted
    October 10: Underclassmen Photo Day
    October 14: Columbus Day – No School
    October 16: PSAT Testing, Gr 10 & 11 (Periods 1-4)
    October 19: CHS Admissions Testing @ Olmsted
    October 25: Ice Cream Social/Haunted Lockers, Gr 5&6, 6:30-8:30p
    October 26: CHS Admissions Testing @ Olmsted


    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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