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Junior Achievement of WNY Receives Grant from Akron Schools for Economics Program

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Akron Central Schools is funding $6,000 worth of Junior Achievement’s (JA) financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness programs. In turn, Junior Achievement of Western New York will recruit volunteers and provide the materials for JA Company Program and JA Economics to be taught at Akron High School. 

The two programs will be presented to six 12th grade economics classes at Akron High School in the 2010-11 school year; three classes will receive the programs in the fall, and three classes will receive the programs in the spring.    

Catholic School Teachers Go Back to School

With the start of the new school year less than two weeks away, Catholic elementary school teachers are not only busy preparing their classrooms, they are engaged in professional development as well.

During the week of August 17, the diocesan Department of Catholic Schools hosted a number of workshops, ranging from brain-based learning to using learning centers in the classroom.

The sessions included:  Brain Based Learning: Procedures and strategies to address all learners; Using Learning Centers in the Primary Classroom; a Practical Guide to Design and Manage Learning Centers.

Coach Goddard Previews Red Devils

Head coach Tom Goddard previews the Clarence Red Devils season.


Stu Boyar