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MANDATORY Fall Sports Meeting, June 25

Reprinted with permission from the Ellicottville Central School June Newsletter All students grades 6-11 who plan on participating in a Fall Sport at ECS must attend a mandatory meeting on June 25th at 6 pm in the High School Cafeteria. Those sports include: JV & Varsity Football; Football Cheerleading; Boys’ & Girls’ Modified, JV and Varsity Soccer; Girls’ Modified, JV ... Read More »

ECS Ranks First in Teacher Experience

  By Jann Wiswall Buffalo Business First’s annual rankings of Western New York schools has once again placed Ellicottville Central School as the top District in the entire region for teacher experience. The publication has been releasing installments of its “2015 Schools Guide” over the past several weeks as it prepares to release the full print-version of rankings on June ... Read More »

ECS Students to Tour New Addition

Cortez Resigns from Board By Jann Wiswall As the new building at Ellicottville Central School takes shape, students have been eager to get a first-hand look at the multi-purpose gymnasium/stage and other new areas that will become part of their school lives in 2016. Next week, all students will have the opportunity to tour the new space, ECS Superintendent Mark ... Read More »

Grades 3-8 ELA and Math Testing

  ECS Demonstrates Solid Results in 2014 Reprinted with permission from the May 2015 issue of the Ellicottville Central School District Newsletter. By Mark J. Ward, Superintendent While we recognize that State testing is only one factor in the overall assessment of a student’s academic growth and development, comparing ourselves to county school districts and New York State allows us ... Read More »

ECS Spring Sports Banquet June 8

ECS Spring Sports Banquet is scheduled for June 8 at 5:30 pm., at Holiday Valley’s Tannenbaum Lodge.  All student-athletes should make reservations in the High School office, no later than Wednesday, June 3.  Student-athletes are free, compliments of the Sports Boosters Club. For parents and other family members, cost if  $8 adults, $5 students and senior citizens. Parents and student-athletes ... Read More »

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

  By Alicia Dziak The air is warm, the sun is out, and ballparks all over Western New York are filled with eager fans ready to take part in America’s pastime. Whether you’re a coach and spend your time on the third base line urging players to run home, a parent cheering on your favorite tee-baller at her first up-to-bat, ... Read More »

Official Ballot Propositions

Voters are encouraged to cast their ballots on the following school district propositions on Tuesday, May 19. Polls are open from 1 to 8 p.m. in the Elementary School Foyer. PROPOSITION NO. 1 – Basic Budget  Shall the following resolution be adopted, to wit: Resolved: That the Board of Education of the Ellicottville Central School District in the County of ... Read More »

2015-16 School Budget Nears Vote

By Jann Wiswall School District voters have the opportunity to vote on Tuesday, May 19 on three 2015-16 budget propositions. At a public hearing held Tuesday, May 12, District Superintendent Mark Ward and Elementary School Principal Connie Poulin presented the budget to an audience of four (plus media representatives) with the full school board and key administrative staff on hand. ... Read More »

Sneak Peek: ECS Construction on the Fast Track

  Ellicottville Central School Superintendent Mark Ward (r) and Senior Maintenance Mechanic Kevin Blendinger gave the Ellicottville Times a hard-hat tour of construction progress at the school on Wednesday, May 6. Workers are moving as fast as they can to catch up after winter’s delays. The outline of the entire new addition is now clearly visible as walls for the ... Read More »

Eagles Sports Roundup

By Todd Palmatier Ellicottville drops 19-1 contest to Franklinville Ellicottville’s Varsity Baseball team wound up on the wrong side of a 19-1 score on Monday, May 4 at Ellicottville Central School, tasting defeat at the hands of Franklinville. Brock Blecha recorded the win for Franklinville. He tossed four innings of shutout ball. He struck out five, walked two and surrendered no hits. ... Read More »

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