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My First Time Back

My First Time Back

Beginning June 6, I began a journey of a lifetime. I hadn’t thought much about what I was doing or where I was going prior to this day. Was it selfish of me to say I didn’t want to leave Buffalo? School had just gotten out, and I was more than happy to stay in […]

Public Art Aims to Rewild Buffalo

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery’s Public Art Initiative has already brought Buffalo the iconic Shark Girl sculpture and the You Are Beautiful billboards, but its next project will be serving an environmental purpose as well. Jenny Kendler, the artist-in-residence at the Natural Resources Defense Council, has developed Milkweed Dispersal Balloons to help the endangered Monarch butterfly. […]

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Nichols Dance Ensemble Presents Annual Choreographer’s Showcase

The Nichols Dance Ensemble will present its annual Choreographer’s Showcase on February 28th from 7:00-8:15pm in the FPAC, admission is free. This year, dance members are working to create dance pieces of all forms/styles. At this time, students are rehearsing in areas all around the middle school, preparing for the big night. A student could […]

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Volunteer Fair Sparks Excitement Throughout Community

We may seem stuck in a long stretch of cold and snowy winter weather in Buffalo, but Nichols Students are already planning for community service opportunities in the coming months. Last Friday, January 30, Nichols hosted more than 20 different organizations from around Western New York at our second annual Volunteer Fair. Agencies working for […]

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Lead Advocate for the Environment Visits Buffalo, Spends Time at Nichols

On December 1, a group of environmentally-minded business leaders, grassroots justice workers, and interested community members gathered for the 2014 Western New York Environmental Alliance (WNYEA) Congress. Combining reflections on the last twelve months and crafting a vision for the next calendar year, this was an evening in which many celebrated the increasingly effective green […]

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Teen Trends–Holiday 2014

The holidays are quickly approaching, and it’s time to start thinking of gift giving ideas. I went out to some local stores and talked to a few employees about the popular items for this holiday season. Here’s a look into the 2014 holiday items trending for teens. Starbucks gift cards are definitely a must. I […]

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Dance Ensemble Prepares for Busy Fall

The Nichols Dance Ensemble is in full tilt (literally), working hard and getting ready for the Fall Dance Concert which will be held Saturday, Nov. 1, from 7:00-8:15 p.m. This year, the show will be dedicated to Mr. Stratton, thanking him for his commitment to the ensemble as he has shown up to every performance […]

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Service Day: A Learning Experience for Freshmen

In heart of Spirit Week, the Upper School students gave back to the Buffalo Community. For the freshmen, advisories were split into groups and divided among five service activities.  One of the groups, went to Squaw Island Park with the Re-Tree organization. They spent their mornings grooming trees that were planted after the October Storm […]

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Beloved Coach Earns 500th Win

This fall marks an important milestone in a beloved Nichols coach’s career. Mr. Desautels, in his 36th year of coaching, earned his 500th win on Friday as the girls varsity soccer won against Mt. Mercy Academy 3-1. Coach D. has coached many good athletes whom he has shaped into great soccer players, with his hard […]

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Teen Trends: Fall 2014

As it is officially autumn, the time has come to look at the fall trends for 2014. It’s the perfect time to find new clothes to keep you warm, change up your makeup, check out new music, discover a yummy new drink or a perfect recipe for the chilly months ahead. Fall brings cool weather, especially […]

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