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ECS Once Again Ranks High Among WNY Districts

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By Mary Heyl The ECS Board of Education President Connie Hellwig called the school board meeting to order Tuesday evening, June 19 at 7 p.m. After making brief changes to the meeting’s agenda, Hellwig opened up the meeting to public comment. Rachel Alexander, parent of an eighth grade student, expressed concern about the implementation of one of the school’s disciplinary ... Read More »

Senator Young Presents Resolutions to Ellicottville Alpine Ski Team

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New York State Senator Catharine Young presented resolutions to the Ellicottville girls’ alpine ski team for winning the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s Alpine Team Championship. Freshman twin sisters, Hayly and Logan Fredrickson, both finished in the top 10 in the slalom and giant slalom during competition at Bristol Mountain Ski Resort in Canandaigua in February. Ellicottville ... Read More »

DiNapoli Encourages Students to be ‘Ripple of Hope’ at Youth Awards Banquet

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By Rick Miller Fifty-two Cattaraugus County seniors were honored Monday night at the 17th annual Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau Youth Citizenship Awards Banquet at the Holiday Valley Lodge. New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, the guest speaker, congratulated them. “Investing in our young people pays off in many ways,” he said. “You give us great hope for the future.” County ... Read More »

ECS Students Return from Costa Rica

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By Abby Sonnenberg, ECS Student Reporter On the week of Feb. 18, 13 students and three chaperones from Ellicottville Central embarked on a school trip to Costa Rica. Their trip lasted for nine days and covered the entirety of the small Latin American country. The first day saw their flight from Toronto to San Jose – the Costa Rican capital ... Read More »

Pine Valley Bounces Ellicottville Girls in First Round, 50-19

A shorthanded Ellicottville team dropped its playoff opener, as Pine Valley built a 31-5 halftime lead, holding the Eagles to one point in the second quarter in a 50-19 Section 6 Class D quarterfinal loss. Kayla Hohl led Pine Valley (14-7) with 21 points Thursday and Katelyn Miller added 13. Evelyn Cortez had eight points for the Eagles (10-11). “We ... Read More »

ECS Boasts Another Week of Successes

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BY Louisa Benatovich, ECS Student Reporter Though Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter, ECS is on a hot streak that might just melt the snow. On Jan. 30, the varsity boys’ basketball team played at home against Franklinville. Matching each other point for point, our boys closed the gap and beat the Panthers 59 to 58. Dave McCann, ... Read More »

EVL Tops Belfast in DeCerbo Memorial Small School Final

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By Christian Gravius In a championship battle of two undefeated class D teams, Ellicottville (7-0) handed Belfast (6-1) its first loss of the season. Topping the Bulldogs 76-61, The Eagles were named the Joe DeCerbo Memorial Tournament’s small school champions Saturday night. From the opening tip-off, the calm and collected Ellicottville squad pulled away from Belfast early on. While the ... Read More »

Back to School, Back to Work

By Jennie Acklin ECS Board of Education President Connie Hellwig called the first meeting of the 2017/18 school year to order Tuesday evening, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. Superintendent Robert Miller acknowledged the “excitement in the air” with the return of students on their first day. School bus routes were discussed, with a change request coming from West Valley school ... Read More »

ECS Sports Schedule Sept. 8 – 14 2017

Franklinville/Ellicottville Varsity Football 9/15 7:00 pm Maple Grove @ MapleGrove 9/22 7:00 pm Salamanca     Ellicottville (Homecoming) Franklinville/Ellicottville Junior Varsity Football 9/11 5:00 pm Silver Creek/Forestville Ellicottville 9/18 4:30 pm Allegany/Limestone Franklinville Boy’s Varsity Soccer 9/8 5:00 pm Fredonia @ Fredonia 9/11 4:30 pm Catt/Lt Valley/Salamanca Ellicottville 9/13 4:30 pm Franklinville @ Franklinville Boy’s Modified Soccer 9/11 4:30 pm ... Read More »

ECS Sports Season Outlook

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ECS Sports Season Outlook As ECS students prepare for back to school next week, ECS student athletes are preparing for competition, with several games scheduled this week and next. With rosters finalized and numerous practices under their belts, it’s time to cheer on the Ellicottville Eagles and Franklinville-Ellicottville Titans! Girls’ Varsity Soccer, Coach Mary Neilon Season outlook: Versatile players who ... Read More »

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