Families in need of gift and food help for Christmas: Salvation Army in Niagara Falls is taking applications for assistance THIS WEEK October 18-22, 9am-3pm or 1pm-8pm on Thursday. Contact the Salvation Army at 283-7697, or Kara Kirk in the NW Family Support Center at 215-3007 for more information.
Families: Save the Michaels offers a Parent Support Group for families whose child (any age) is addicted to substances. Support groups are held on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of every month, from 7-8pm, at 81 Walnut St in Lockport. Check out savethemichaels.org or call 302-3960 for more information.
Parents: Parenting is Hard!!! EPIC can help. Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) offers virtual parenting sessions where you can meet other parents, get support, and get information on topics like Dealing with Disobedience, Managing Fighting, Developing Good Bedtime Routines, Getting Teenagers to Cooperate, and more! Check out the Free Parenting Classes tab on the Family Support Center website: https://www.nwcsd.org/page/family-support
Attention Parents: Need some help understanding some of the social media apps your child may be using? Like Snap Chat and Tik Tok? Go to the Resources tab, Internet Safety & Social Media, on the Family Support Center website: https://www.nwcsd.org/page/family-support. Check out the Parent Guides and Tip Sheets! Inform yourself and keep your kids safe!
The October 20th, 2021 Board of Education meeting will be streamed live, beginning at 7:00pm, at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86832883100
Need help completing your FAFSA application? Here is a great opportunity to get help with filling out your FAFSA application and to get your FAFSA questions answered. There is a virtual FAFSA Workshop scheduled for this Wednesday through NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC). HESC's is holding Virtual FAFSA Completion Workshop on Wednesday, October 20, 3pm - 7pm. Financial aid professionals will be available to provide private, one-on-one assistance in completing the FAFSA and NYS Tuition Assistance Program - TAP - applications. The event is free and open to any senior planning to attend college in the fall of 2022. Registration is required at StartHereGetThere.ny.gov/events.
Happy Friday Niagara Wheatfield families! Please see this 5 week edition of the Falcon's Finest Newsletter! https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1KeI8fapjTya8n9VYNqcpV-6rcka5agVC
The Niagara Frontier Industry Education Council hosted a Career Exploration Night for many years and is excited to bring this event back. NFIEC, along with the High School Counselors Association of Western New York, is sponsoring Career Exploration Night 2021. Students and families are encouraged to attend on Wednesday, October 20th from 5:30-7:30 pm on the lower level, near Eddie Bauer and Bravo, of the Walden Galleria. Approximately 50 career consultants will be available to share career insights including education and/or training needed, day to day responsibilities, advancement opportunities, workplace culture and compensation as well as hands on activities. The Career Exploration Night website provides additional details: https://sites.google.com/view/nfiec-career-awareness-night/home.
The October 6th, 2021 Board of Education meeting will be streamed live, beginning at 7:00pm, at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87873267495
Watch the Niagara Wheatfield September Update here: https://youtu.be/FHMHFxQnlEQ
Watch the annual NWHS homecoming Pin Dodge Game live on the link below! Go Falcons! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCttSeOFtuY5wNBs-2Av_6Jw
Families: Interested in learning how marijuana affects the adolescent brain? Register here : https://horizoncorporations.regfox.com/cannabis-and-the-adolescent-brain for a FREE virtual presentation being offered by Horizon Health Services THIS THURSDAY 9/30, at 9am OR 7pm (1 hour)
Please see the newly created vaccination opportunity here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/18oazod0jZolFjGbplinktJo4nEGRsbn6/view?usp=sharing
We are pleased to announce that the Niagara Wheatfield High School Student Council has grown, and is working very hard to put together a great Homecoming Week! Please find the schedule of spirit themes as well as events for the week attached below. Hope to see you there! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1AgBEm7U3dBiDf4_0HNcnAk6pgjZJslVAWCltYKHld8M/edit?usp=sharing
NOW HIRING: School Nurse (RN), Cleaners, Monitor/Cleaners, Personal Care Aid, Bus Drivers, Substitutes - Monitor/Food Service/Clerical/Teacher's Aid FOR MORE DETAILS CHECK OUT THE POSTING: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1ut6NYyaNExD3vV2dAWBYZS5q1R_Op-fD/view?usp=sharing
The September 15th, 2021 Board of Education meeting will be streamed live, beginning at 7:00pm, at the following link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86236331704
Please review the updated COVID-19 flowcharts provided by the NCDOH at his link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1MTrnthbxR7fKNo2CNSElshr3-fWTRNt2?usp=sharing
HELP WANTED! We are looking for a School Nurse (RN). Tired of working long shifts? Do you want to work around your children/family needs? School nursing may be right for you! Posting: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uO7dxLixlmA7m9ylyQe4_ll_FfkiqefY/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=100318083655243354840&rtpof=true&sd=true
Tomorrow night we are hosting a Thursday Night Lights Football game vs Sweethome at 7:05pm. It is going to be televised on WUTV/MYTV Buffalo. Come out and help us pack the stands!! It will be a Black out so wear your Black Falcon gear!!! We will also have the Steaksters food truck here for concessions!!! Let's show Western New York how the NW Falcons do Thursday Night Lights!!!
Girls Modified Volleyball will be starting on the first day of school- Tuesday, Sept 7th. Please meet the coach in front of the ETMS gym at 2:30pm. Please make sure you have a cleared sports physical and a cleared parent card on file to begin tryouts.