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Homecoming and Spirit Week

Homecoming and Spirit Week

Samantha Burgio

October 9, 2017


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This past week was spirit week and Homecoming. Many students had such a blast taking part in the fun themes that Student Council picked for this year. Monday was American Day, in which the school was filled with red, white, and blue. This was a classic theme and easy to customize. Tuesday's th...

The Lion King Jr. Coming to BCS

The Lion King Jr. Coming to BCS

Aidan Heaney

October 9, 2017


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The Belfast Drama Department is proud to present their winter production of The Lion King Jr! This classic Disney Tale features famous songs, including "Hakuna Matata," "Circle of Life," and "Can You Feel The Love Tonight?" in addition to numerous African Chants from the acclaimed Broadway production. The story ce...

Mr. Struckmann: New Music Teacher

Mr. Struckmann:  New Music Teacher

Aidan Heaney

September 21, 2017


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The Belfast community is proud to welcome Mr. JD Struckmann as our new General Music and Choir teacher. Mr. Struckmann lived in Niagara County, graduated from Royalton Hartland High School near Lockport, and is thrilled to return to the area to teach in a smaller school! After high school, Mr. Struckmann...

Mrs. Morey: New Special Education Teacher

Mrs. Morey:  New Special Education Teacher

Samantha Burgio

September 21, 2017


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One of this year’s new staff members is Amy Morey, a new Special Education teacher. She has had previous teaching experiences near the Belfast area and is quite excited to join the Belfast Community. Mrs. Morey grew up in Elma, NY  and graduated from Medaille College after high school with a B.S. in...

Lion King Jr. Auditions

Lion King Jr. Auditions

September 21, 2017


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Mark your calendars for December 8 and 9 at 7 pm to attend the BCS musical production of The Lion King Jr.  This fun, familiar, family favorite will be performed by students in grades 3-12!  Auditions for students in grades 7-12 are being held next Monday and Tuesday, September 25 and 26, beginnin...

Mr. Snyder: New Music Teacher

Mr. Snyder: New Music Teacher

Christian Lopez

August 22, 2017


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Matthew Snyder, the new BCS band teacher, brings his musical talent, inspiration, and determination to the instrumental band program. Mr. Snyder was born and raised in Lisbon, NY, which is about two hours north of Syracuse on the border of Canada. He camped and fished with his dad and spent time wit...

Mr. Robichaud: New Special Education Teacher

Mr. Robichaud: New Special Education Teacher

Lilly Mahon

August 22, 2017


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One of the new teachers we will be welcoming this year is Jason Robichaud.  Mr. Robichaud will be the Special Education teacher for Kindergarten through fourth grade. He grew up near Lockport, New York and attended Starpoint High School. Mr. Robichaud decided to become a teacher because he has alway...

Mrs. Rhone: New Art Teacher

Mrs. Rhone:  New Art Teacher

Ashley Estabrook

August 22, 2017


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Mrs. Rhone, graduate of Buffalo State College with both a Bachelor's in Art Education and a Master's in Human Services Administration, is the new art teacher at Belfast, replacing Mrs. Lyman, who has just retired.  Previously, Mrs. Rhone taught elementary art at BCS part-time and is now moving into ...

Mr. Enlow: New Math Teacher

Mr. Enlow: New Math Teacher

Samantha Burgio

August 22, 2017


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We all welcome Mr. Chris Enlow to Belfast Central as our new math teacher! Mr. Enlow is from the small town of Panama near Jamestown, NY. In high school, Mr. Enlow worked at a carwash and a racetrack; an interesting variation. He attended Houghton College and graduated in 2015. Over the past two years,...

Graduation Video 2017

Graduation Video 2017

June 23, 2017


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Congratulations to the class of 2017!  Here's the video shown at graduation, created for the publications class by Michaela Pastorius, edited by Mrs. Brace and Mrs. Atherton.  Enjoy! Video here Alternate link here...

Local Fire Department Events

Local Fire Department Events

Shane Brundage

June 8, 2017


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Here is a list of local Fire Department events in the next few months.  Please support our Firefighters! Oramel Volunteer Fire Department buffet Breakfast Season are approaching soon, once a month on the First Sunday of the Month. Oramel Volunteer Fire Department Craft and Vendor Show is also...

Erie 1 BOCES Internet Servers Victim of DDoS Attack

Erie 1 BOCES Internet Servers Victim of DDoS Attack

Eryn Broshar

June 8, 2017


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In late May of 2017, almost every school in Western New York was affected by disconnection of the internet. Mr. Tim Cox, Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Support Services for the Cattaraugus-Allegany BOCES, provided information regarding the internet outage.  Nearly every school in Western New Yor...

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