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

A school bus waits for students at a town school on February 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Erie County School Bus Law could cost town schools $250,000

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – A law proposed in Erie County aims to make all children attending Kindergarten through eighth grade better protected on the school...

Cheektowaga Central announces Kindergarten registration details

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The Cheektowaga Central School District announces that kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year will begin March 28th.All children who live...
Cheektowaga Central High School Art Club members Alexis Monahan (Left) and Margaret Coulombe (Right) crafting roses for the district's Bald for Bucks fund drive. (CCSD Photo)

Cheektowaga Central High School art club selling items for Bald for Bucks

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A few Cheektowaga Central High School students are getting creative to help a good cause.Students in the high school art club...
Dominick Welch on February 24, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Lew-Port falls to Warriors in quarterfinals

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Lew-Port held their own for a good portion of the first quarter of Friday night’s Section 6 Quarterfinals game against Cheektowaga...
Family members gather at the scene of a homicide on Sierra Drive, August 21, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Police identify Diona McCall as Monday’s homicide victim

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The victim of Monday's homicide on Sierra Drive has been identified by the Cheektowaga Police Department.Assistant Chief of Police Jim Speyer...
A dump truck crashed into power lines in Sloan on September 19th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Dump truck company issued federal highway violations months before crash

SLOAN - Authorities issued several federal highway violations against the operator of a dump truck months before it took down power lines in the...
Peyton Manning congratulates Cheektowaga Central on winning a $10,000 smarter football grant.

Cheektowaga Central Warriors football wins $10k grant

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Cheektowaga Central High School football team beat out 690 nationwide schools to win one of ten $10,000 equipment grants offered by sports gear company Riddell.The team was...
Broadway actor Clay Thomson talks with Cleveland Hill students on February 19, 2019. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Cleveland Hill students get master class from Broadway actor

CHEEKTOWAGA - While a majority of their peers are enjoying winter break this week a select number of students at Cleveland Hill High School...
Eighth-grade students participate in Taste of Tech at Harkness Career & Technical Center on January 25th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Harkness Center hosts Taste of Tech program for eighth graders

CHEEKTOWAGA - Some 1,200 eighth grade middle school students from around Western New York visited the Harkness Career & Technical Center on Aero Drive over the...
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...