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ECS Budget Passes

By Elizabeth Riggs On Tuesday, May 16 Ellicottville voters passed the proposed 2017-2018 Ellicottville Central School District budget by an overwhelming majority vote of 264-57, exceeding the required 60 percent majority approval of the raised Tax Cap. The vote finalizes the district budget of $12,319,921 for the 2017-2018 school year. ECS voters also passed the school bus proposition by a ... Read More »

Miller Selected to Replace Ward as ECS Superintendent

By Elizabeth Riggs Prior to outlining inclusions for the 2017-2018 school budget, in a special hearing last Tuesday, the Ellicottville School Board announced that Middle School and High School Principal Bob Miller will become the next ECS Superintendent. “The board has completed its search for our new superintendent to take over upon Mark’s retirement. I’m happy to announce that the ... Read More »


The Spring PTO Book Fair will be held in room 188, the Distance Learning Room. Monday, May 15, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Tuesday, May 16, 8 a.m. to 3:30 and 5:30 to 7 p.m. (During the Math, Science, and Technology Exposition) Take this opportunity to purchase books at a greatly discounted rate of Buy One, Get One Free. ... Read More »

Miller Recognized as High School Principal of the Year

By Elizabeth Riggs In what was the highlight of last Tuesday’s meeting, the Ellicottville Central Board of Education meeting announced that Middle School and High School Principal Bob Miller has been recognized as the Region 12 “High School Principal of the Year” by the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS). “It is truly an honor be chosen for ... Read More »

Rocky Road for Eagles Baseball

By Indrek Kongats After getting off to a great 2-0 start before Easter break, the Ellicottville Eagles Varsity baseball team has taken a wrong turn down a road of ups and downs that leaves the rest of the season uncertain, currently sitting at 3-2. Returning to the diamond after a one week lay-off, the Eagles dropped an unexpected and bitter ... Read More »

ECS School Board Approves Proposed BOCES Budget

Votes on BOCES Board Vacancies Last Tuesday, the Ellicottville Central School Board unanimously voted to adopt the 2017-2018 Cattaraugus-Allegany-Erie-Wyoming BOCES Administrative Budget. The board also voted to fill three vacancies of the Board of Cooperative Educational Services. For Area 1, they voted to elect Voni Walker of Wellsville, for Area 4 they voted to elect Candace Clemens of Allegany, and ... Read More »

ECS Presents Budget Proposition

By Elizabeth Riggs In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Ellicottville School Board approved a proposition to present voters with a 2017-2018 budget slightly above the tax cap. With a 1.7 percent increase, the proposed budget will require a 60 percent approval from district voters on Tuesday, May 16. According to Superintendent Mark Ward, the increase to the tax cap will ... Read More »

A Spring Break To Remember

By Alicia Dziak Happy spring break! This school break is the perfect opportunity to explore all the wonderful hidden or not-so- hidden gems in the Enchanted Mountains. Head to Allegany State Park and enjoy miles of hiking and biking trails. Grab a tasty Friday night Fish Fry at the Park Restaurant, stroll around the lake or check out some easy-to- ... Read More »

ECS School Board Reviews Proposed Budget

By Elizabeth Riggs Finalizing the 2017-2018 draft school calendar and school budget were the main topics of conversation at the Ellicottville Central School Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 28. The main change to the 2017-2018 school calendar is an increase to 186 school days, versus the 185-day calendar that ECS has been using for the past few years. “That gives ... Read More »

ECS Hardballers Start Season With a Win

By Indrek Kongats It always starts the season off on the right track with a win and that’s exactly what the boys’ Varsity Eagles baseball team got last Saturday, March 25. Their first game of the season came on a wet and miserable day, away from home and against a strong opponent in the likes of the Sherman Wildcats. The ... Read More »

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