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Book giveaway a hit with young readers
05/16/2017
Every child had the opportunity to select at least one brand-new book to take home thanks to a partnership between the Silver Creek Teachers’ Association, district staff, and the Board of Education with the collaboration of the Anderson-Lee Library and First Book.
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Middle School students venture to nation’s capital
04/07/2017
The field trip featured visits to the Gettysburg National Battlefield as well as the Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum.
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Infomational session required for parents of all incoming high school students
04/06/2016
The informational session, held once annually, is required for parents and guardians of all incoming high school students.
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Upperclassmen join National Honor Society
03/31/2016
Family and friends gathered in the auditorium to proudly look on as 15 seniors and juniors were welcomed to the ranks of the prestigious National Honor Society.
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Gay Straight Alliance conference promotes acceptance
03/31/2016
Close to 200 student members of Gay Straight Alliances from school districts in Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany and southern Erie counties gathered in March at the Silver Creek Central School District for a conference coordinated by Gay & Lesbian Youth Services of Western New York.
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Outpouring of support inspires cancer survivor to give back
03/24/2016
Longtime district employee Sonia Pearl reflects on the experience of being the recipient of this year's charity event held in the gymnasium. An outpouring of support from the community has inspired Pearl to give back to others in their time of need.
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Math gets messy during Pi celebration
03/14/2016
Students and staff flake out during a pie-eating competition held in observance of the mathematical constant of Pi.
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Fifth-graders jump on the Kid Power Band-wagon
03/08/2016
Fifth-graders are on a high-tech humanitarian mission with a little help from their teachers and a member of the SCCS Class of 1972.
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District gets $201,000 in aid
District gets $201,000 in aid
02/17/2016
Good news came to the Silver Creek Central School District with the announcement of the Federal Impact Aid figure. The much-anticipated exact dollar amount was released during a well-attended press conference held in the main lobby.
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New Superintendent
New Superintendent
02/01/2016
Silver Creek Central School District's new Superintendent introduces himself to the students, staff and community.
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Middle School celebrates STEAM Week
Speakers representing various professions centered in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math-based field as well as activities for students were highlights of the May STEAM Week celebration at the Silver Creek Middle School.
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sccs elemen bus ambassadors may 2017
Bus ambassadors take a respectful route
BOE, administrators laud elementary students for being on their best behavior while traveling to and from school.
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Holocaust survivor visits
Grigory Shershnevsky shared his story with students at the high school.
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Voters pass 2017-2018 budget
Both propositions pass; Marjorie Foxton elected to serve another term on the Board of Education.
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CCSBA lauds top seniors
The valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2017 were feted at a banquet in Fredonia.
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Two students from each grade level were selected for the honor.
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Wellness event wows at Elementary School
Nutrition, burn safety and dental hygiene are just a few of the topics discussed with students in Pre-K through fifth grade. Check out our photo gallery for a glimpse at the day's activities.
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Reading into it
Literacy event turns pages at middle school. Check out our slideshow here from this exciting family-friendly event.
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Working for a living
Middle school and high school students hear about a variety of vocations at career fair in Forestville.
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Getting down to business
Entrepreneurial students get creative in the kitchen and entice customers with appealing edibles. Check out a slideshow highlighting their efforts.
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A Message from the Board President & Superintendent
An update about the 2017-2018 proposed budget for the Silver Creek Central School District. All qualified voters are encouraged to vote on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.
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Silver Creek students and staff member lose their locks and find hope for cancer research. Check out our photo gallery here!
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SCCS Knight
A healthy dose of Black Knight Pride goes a long way in shaping a caring community.
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He has a way with words
Middle-schooler's essay moves on to national competition
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The truths and consequences of underage drinking
The Silver Creek Central School District is pleased to promote the Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council's alcohol awareness campaign for adolescents and their parents.
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High School honors Knights of the Month for March 2017
Four students and one staff member were lauded for embodying the character trait of sincerity.
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High-schoolers check out artifacts from the Middle Ages during an interactive lesson.
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Black Knights attend STEM Wars
Check out our photo gallery from Jamestown Community College's annual event focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.
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Pi-eyed in Silver Creek
A sticky, sweet celebration of the mathematical constant of Pi (3.14) was celebrated in the district during the week of 3/14/2017. Check out our hilarious photo gallery featuring students throwing pie at faculty members!
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Elementary students build robots
Teacher Paula Michalak's Coding Club meets Wednesdays to explore robotics, coding and more.
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sccs hs KOM Feb 2017
High school names Knights of the Month for February 2017
Students from ninth grade through senior year plus one faculty member are being honored.
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Middle School, High School announce honor rolls
Dozens of students in sixth grade through senior year at the Silver Creek Central School District achieved honor status for the second quarter marking period of the 2016-2017 academic year.
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Robotics Club holds first meeting
Students collaborate in teams to design and build the fastest robots.
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It took a village to Rocque the Mat
Silver Creek community raises more than $11,000 to help family during cancer battle. Check out our photo slideshow from the well-attended cheer and dance event.
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A light-hearted way to save a life
CPR flash mob delivers a serious message in surprising way
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sccs citizenship jan 2017
Lauded for their citizenship
These elementary students are committed to making their school and community a better place.
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High school names Knights of the Month for December
Students and one parent, community supporter or faculty member are nominated for the accolade monthly.
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Silver Creek Middle School names Knights of the Month
Students are selected based on: strong work ethic, helpfulness, respectfulness and cooperation with others, along with a specific focus on the character trait of the month.
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Postmodern history
Fifth-graders put on a unique pre-holiday performance focusing on the Declaration of Independence.
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Supporting the food pantry
Students and staff make generous donation to local community agency.
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Helping Haiti
Elementary school students and staff raise funds to help the region battered by Hurricane Matthew in October 2016.
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Third Round of Water Testing Shows All Water Issues Resolved
A parent letter will be sent home informing students, families and district residents of this good news.
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Getting caught reading
Middle School students are in the midst of a real page-turner: Bibliophiles spotted in the act of reading are being singled out for their love of literacy and entered into monthly drawings.
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Government students support local veteran and family
Class works with WNY Heroes, Inc. to help show appreciation and support during the holiday season
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Elementary students participate in 'Hour of Code'
A computer scientist was on hand to lend his expertise to some young coders.
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A festive fundraiser
The Business Club's yearly poinsettia sale brings cheer to the district.
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New Principal at High School
Thomas M. Buczkowski hopes to create long-term success for the students and the district overall.
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Going Pink for #TeamAddison
District rallies around ailing Silver Creek Central Elementary School student and her family by donning her favorite color, sending positive messages and donations.
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Cultural Appreciation
The district observed Native American Heritage Month in November with a variety of lessons and activities including a dance assembly and a couple themed informational displays featuring handcrafted items. .
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A United Front
Kindness counts: The entire district participated in National Bullying Prevention Day and UNITY Day by wearing orange and spreading good vibes.
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Sweet Treats & Monumental Feats
Studies in Human Rights spur fifth-graders to hold a bake sale to raise money to help buy livestock for those living in poverty.
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Doggone silly
Elementary students organize a fundraiser to help a rescued canine.
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Flawless achievements
District recognizes high-schoolers with perfect attendance for the first quarter of the 2016-2017 academic year.
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A heroic effort
Elementary students honor those they admire and look up to at a very special breakfast celebration.
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Author's artistic history lesson enthralls middle-schoolers
Using an entertaining yet informative delivery, a well-known writer tells a “weird, gross and dumb” story while imparting valuable lessons.
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Girls' Cross Country team places 2nd at Sectionals
The runners participated in the Section VI Class C race held at Beaver Island State Park in Grand Island.
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Seeing red in Silver Creek
Students and staff observed Red Ribbon Week with a variety of fun, themed dress-up days that highlighted the district’s efforts to stay drug-free.
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A tall, sweet contest
Halloween was the ideal day for the STEM-centric Candy Corn Tower Challenge at the Elementary School.
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Learning about fire safety
District observes Fire Prevention Week with some interactive lessons courtesy of the village fire department.
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Loading the lobby
Elementary School community shows strong support for nonperishable food drive.
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A field trip to 43North
High-schoolers watch as startups face off in "Shark Tank"-style competition in Buffalo.
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An update on the Fitness Center
The public is encouraged to check out the new LOWER MEMBERSHIP PRICES and official hours of operation.
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Second Round of Water Testing Results Now Available
The Silver Creek Central School District is pleased to report that 29 of the 31 water test results for lead came back below the 15 ppb indicating it is the fixtures that need to be replaced to correct the problem.
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Board of Education appoints new high school principal
Longtime teacher Thomas M. Buczkowski is also a 1994 graduate of the Silver Creek Central School District.
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Empowerment via education
Elementary and middle school students attend Youth Summits at the Cattaraugus Community Center in October.
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Positive influences
Students and staff from Silver Creek attended the annual Kids Escaping Drugs Summit.
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District Completes Required New York State Water Testing
All drinking fountains, classroom bubblers, Elementary and High School kitchen areas, ice machines, concession stands and the bus garage were in the acceptable lead limits.
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Honestly impressive
Silver Creek students, teacher named Knights of the Month for their truthfulness.
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School is 'grape' fun
Middle School Student Council wins 3rd place in Grape Festival float competition.
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Talking about wellness
Community Conversation, health fair draw strong interest in school community.
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BUDGET PASSES
Community OK's proposition and elects incumbent Martha Howard to a five-year term on the Board of Education
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Exploring the world of work
The Silver Creek Central School District guidance counselors, in conjunction with the Guidance Department of the Forestville Central School District, held the 3rd annual Career Day on April 26, 2016, in Silver Creek.
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Elementary students get political
The very first Student Council representatives have assumed office in the Elementary School.
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Students lauded for Good Citizenship
The Board of Education recognized a group of elementary school students for consistently doing their very best to help make their school and community a better place.
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Silver Creek shines at STEM Wars
Black Knights face off in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math competitions at Jamestown Community College.
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Legislator observes classroom in action at SCCS
The politician participated in Bring Your Legislator to School Day, a statewide initiative overseen by Partners for Inspired Education. The event provides an opportunity for legislators to observe teachers and students immersed in instruction aligned with high standards
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District Appoints New Superintendent
The Board of Education unanimously appointed Todd A. Crandall as superintendent of schools at a special meeting December 3. Mr. Crandall has spent the past 25 years working as an educator and school building administrator in Chautauqua County.
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MySchoolBucks replaces MyLunchMoney
MySchoolBucks is an online payment service that has replaced MyLunchMoney. It provides a quick and easy way to add money to your student’s meal account plus view recent purchases, check balances, and set up low balance alerts!
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