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The Year at ECS at a Glance

By Louisa Benatovich, ECS Student Reporter

The 2017-2018 school year is coming to a close and, as usual, it has been an incredibly eventful one! Let’s take a moment to honor all the accomplishments of ECS students this year:

The Boys Varsity Soccer Team made semi-finals

• The Girls Varsity Soccer Team made the playoffs

• The Varsity Football Team made it to the Ralph…oops…New Era Field

• The Boys Varsity Baseball team made it to playoffs

• The Golf Team had a wild season: winning matches and improving with every swing

• The Varsity Boys Bowling Team Members were Roll-Off Champions

• The Girls Softball Team made it to playoffs

• The Girls Varsity Volleyball Team made it to playoffs

• The Girls Basketball Team made it to playoffs

• The Boys Basketball Team made it to the semi-finals (CCAA East 2 Co-League Champions)

• The Track Team had a wildly successful season with athletes making it to Regionals and Sectionals

• Two Cross-Country team members

• Three Varsity Swim and Dive members

• The Trap Team was presented an NRA Foundation Grant

  Two inductees into the National Technical Honor Society

• Three accepted into the New Vision: Health Professions program

• The ECS Quiz Bowl Team made it to the Portville Tournament quarter-finals

• One star-studded Talent Show

• Two students earned their CRLA tutoring certification

• Three students completed the County Government Internship

• One successful science fair

• Three seasons of amazing concerts

• One magnificent musical “The Drowsy Chaperone”

• One super Seussical

• Four students were selected for the Middle School Student Leadership Workshop

• A night of One Act Plays

• One jivin’ Jazz Concert

• The ECS Girls Ski Team placed first at states

• Three accepted into Boys’ State

• One first place winner of the Angelo Melaro Writing Competition

• Ten Buffalo State Honor Band Attendees

• Four Olean Community Orchestra participants

• ECS placed in the top 10 at the Catt. County Envirothon

• One accepted into Senior High Area All-State Band

• One accepted into Senior High Area All-State Chorus

• Three selected for the Rotary District 7090 Slapshot in Canada

• Ten Elementary All-County Chorus Attendees

• Fifteen Elementary All-County Band Members

• Fifteen High School All-County Band Attendees

• Eight High School All-County Chorus Attendees

• Nine Junior High All-County Chorus Attendees

• Eleven Junior High All-County Band Participants

• One rockin’ new principal and superintendent

• One newly-named Athletic and Arts Center

• $600 raised for Heifer International by the ECS French Club

• Boxes of school supplies donated to Buffalo’s Teacher’s Desk by ESPRA

• Odyssey of the Mind had four teams go to regionals (total of 28 students) and two teams advance to states in Binghamton (total of 14 students)

• The Disco Bricks Robotics team placed 1st at Houghton, moving on to Rochester. Team Fuzzy Logic and Team Drain Matter placed as well

• ECS had 145 students in Q1, 128 students in Q2, and 131 students in Q3 make High Honor Roll

• ECS had 70 students in Q1, 60 students in Q2, and 53 students in Q3 make Honor Roll

• Student Council raised money for many organizations including the Shriners and Project Christmas

• One NHS member earned the prestigious Mary E. Eaton Scholarship

• Eleven new NHS members were inducted

• Two Darien Lake trophies for the ECS High School Band

• Three student projects survived the Science Fair Egg Drop

• Innumerable successful field trips

• Spanish Club raised money for Puerto Rican hurricane victims

• One successful trip to Costa Rica

• One unforgettable trip to Quebec

And so much more!

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