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List of 20 news stories.

  • Hayley Scamurra '13 Realizes Her Olympic Dream in Beijing

    For Hayley Scamurra ’13, her focus on academics and athletics was always a balancing act. When her chance to represent the United States on ice hockey’s biggest stage emerged, however, it was a calling she could not ignore.  
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  • Find Your House at Nichols Middle School

    Named after four nearby major bodies of water – Erie House, Niagara House, Ontario House, and St. Lawrence House – the four Houses at Nichols School are made of students from each grade level, fifth through eighth.
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  • Catching Up With College Counseling

    Nichols School's new Director of College Counseling Kelly Jorgensen discusses lessons from the first half of the year, what trends she was noticing, and what advice her team is giving the junior class in this question-and-answer session.
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  • Community Service and the Work of Life

    As students who have been involved in numerous community service opportunities during their time at Nichols, taking on a leadership role through the Work of Life program has been a great experience for Emmy Franz '22 and Clare Mooney '22.
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  • Faculty Friday: Emma Eddy

    Emma Eddy joined the Middle School faculty this year teaching sixth grade English. This week on Faculty Friday, Miss Eddy shares her passion for English and the language arts, how she helps young students discover the joy of reading and writing, and more.
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  • Faculty Friday: Ramón Nicosia

    This summer, Ramón Nicosia returned to Buffalo after more than two decades in Miami for school and work.
    He talks about his background as a teacher, his experience as a student at private schools in Buffalo, and what he’s excited to discover at Nichols and across Western New York this year.
     
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  • The Origins of Nichols School’s Yellow Shirt Friday

    Ever wonder why Nichols teachers wear yellow on Friday? Read here to learn more about William F. "Kim" Kimberly and the history of this faculty tradition.
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  • Faculty Friday: Dan Nolan

    As the nation recognizes 20 years since the events of September 11, 2001, Mr. Nolan expands on the impact of 9/11 in the classroom and what he hopes this generation of students remembers about that day.
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  • Welcome New Nichols School Faculty and Staff!

    At the beginning of this school year, students and their families will meet a number of new faces across campus! Get to know the new faculty and staff members joining the Nichols community.
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  • Sal Deni ’22, Mirann Gacioch ’22, Long Hao Li ’23 Elected to 2021-22 Student Council

    Learn what Deni, Gacioch and Li hope to accomplish in the year ahead, what inspired them to serve on Student Council, and what they appreciate most about the opportunity to lead in the Nichols community.
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  • Faculty Friday: Ron Montesano

    Ron Montesano is a longtime Spanish teacher and golf coach at Nichols School, and he's a former Nichols parent as well. This week's interview dives into how Mr. Montesano has adjusted to the changes of this school year in his classes and as an advisor, as well as the school's annual Bald for Bucks campaign.
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  • Faculty Friday: Cory Shelton

    Mr. Shelton teaches Middle School and Upper School music students and conducts the concert orchestras for both divisions.
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  • Faculty Friday: Julie Alford

    As a 1984 graduate of Nichols and as a former Nichols parent, Mrs. Alford has seen the Nichols experience from many different angles. She shares a bit about how she brings learning to life for her students and what makes a Nichols education truly special in this week’s feature!
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  • Faculty Friday: Yajie Zhang

    Ms. Zhang helps students not only learn a new language, but she also helps them gain an appreciation for Chinese culture and connects them with opportunities for learning outside the classroom.
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  • Faculty Friday: Bobby Ross

    Coach Ross is in his sixth year teaching at Nichols and just finished his third season coaching varsity boys soccer. He led the team to an 11-1-1 record and a Monsignor Martin league championship last fall.
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  • Admissions In Focus: Meet Erin Gorton

    In addition to her role as Associate Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, Erin is also a parent of two children in their first year as Nichols students.
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  • Faculty Friday: RJ Bouchard

    In addition to teaching Upper School science classes, Mr. Bouchard coaches sailing and teaches Research Scholars, an elective for seniors who work with physicians from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center to conduct scholarly research.
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  • Faculty Friday: Michael Abrams

    Meet Michael Abrams, a Middle School English teacher who is new to Nichols this year from Philadelphia!
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  • Faculty Friday: Andrea Mancuso

    Faculty Friday features the outstanding teachers of Nichols School and showcases the work they do to help our students and our community. Meet Andrea Mancuso, our arts department chair and Upper School visual arts teacher!
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  • Faculty Friday: Josh Ring

    Mr. Ring is in his 19th year teaching at Nichols School. In addition to leading fifth grade math and science classes, he also teaches environmental science in the Upper School and leads a number of environmental projects around campus.
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Recent News

List of 3 news stories.

  • Class of 2022 Success!

    There have been many successes for the Class of 2022; but the journey to college is perhaps the one that feels the most personal. The College Counseling Office has supported the student journey focusing on where the student will be happy and will be able to thrive. 
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  • Nichols Night Success!

    Thank you to everyone that was able to join us at Nichols Night 2022! We enjoyed catching up with each of you as we celebrated the commitment, devotion, and generosity of this amazing community.
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  • Understanding the PSAT Webinars

    To fully benefit from the PSAT testing experience, students and families are invited to join Sarah Jacobson, Head of Upper School, on Tuesday, May 24, and Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. for an “Understanding Your PSAT Test Scores” webinar. 
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