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The latest education news from around the Town of Cheektowaga and the Villages of Sloan and Depew.

Cheektowaga Central teacher and President of the Cheektowaga Central Teachers Association, Jeffrey Kuemmel, speaks at a public hearing on August 7th in opposition to a proposed charter school in their district.  (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Community speaks out against proposed charter school plan

CHEEKTOWAGA - A public hearing at Cheektowaga Central drew a standing room only crowd Tuesday night as community stakeholders gathered to discuss a proposed charter school...
A school bus waits for students at a town school on February 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Charter School of the Arts looks to open in Cheektowaga

CHEEKTOWAGA - The State University of New York's Charter Schools Institue could soon greenlight the first charter school in the Town of Cheektowaga after reviewing...

Maryvale Valedictorian killed in Buffalo car crash

BUFFALO - An alumnus of the Maryvale School District was killed in a crash on the Kensington Expressway Thursday according to published reports.WIVB-TV reports...

Wallace announces state funding for Maryvale School District

CHEEKTOWAGA (Submitted) - Assemblymember Monica P. Wallace announced that she has secured an additional $75,000 in state funding for Maryvale School District’s academic programs.                                                           “Few investments...
Cheektowaga Central's SADD organization, in conjunction with the Erie County Medical Examiner's Office, Cheektowaga Police, Forks and Rescue firefighters, and AMR Ambulance put on a simulated crash on June 8th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Simulated crash hopes to educate Central students

CHEEKTOWAGA - The blood was fake and the work to free students from a mangled car was simulated, but the message was clear for...
A handful of Maryvale students were checked out by medical personnel at the scene of a May 25th school bus crash on Beach Road. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Maryvale students checked out after school bus crash

CHEEKTOWAGA - A handful of Maryvale students were checked out by medical personnel at the scene of a school bus crash on Beach Road...

Memorial Day ceremony at JFK High School

CHEEKTOWAGA - The JFK High School community held their annual Memorial Day remembrance ceremony Friday morning.Business Teacher and Student Council Advisor Tony Krupski was the master...
Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw hosted a presentation at the Cheektowaga Town Park Community Association meeting Tuesday. (Comptroller Photo)

Comptroller brings school consolidation talks ahead of Poloncarz

CHEEKTOWAGA - As Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz tours the county talking up school mergers - Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw is also making stops providing...

Maryvale sues former nurse over improper use of sick time

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga-Maryvale Union Free School District has launched a lawsuit against a former school nurse to recover damages connected to her improper...

Cheektowaga School Budget Vote 2018

Today, Tuesday, May 15th is the day to vote for your school budget and school board members.  Find budget information and the voting locations...