Back to School

Mike Desmond / WBFO News

For many of the hundreds of kids and parents in the Edward Saunders Community Center Sunday, the pizza slice and the new backpack filled with school supplies were just breaks in the routine of late summer. For others, well, you can see their new backpacks on the way to school as early as Monday morning.

Jonathan Garcia/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)
Jonathan Garcia/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

The local nonprofit International Child Advancement is coordinating a back to school drive to equip the children of refugee families in Buffalo with supplies for the coming academic year. Donations will be accepted now through Aug. 17.

Back to class for some charter school students

Aug 24, 2015
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Students returned for a brand new school year Monday at two Buffalo charter schools. WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley was there as students arrived for their first day back at the Charter School for Applied Technologies (CSAT) on Shoshone Drive. 

University District Youth Council /

The new school season is being celebrated today, with a community Back-to-School Kickoff in Buffalo.

Motorists urged to be ready for school children

Aug 29, 2014
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Drivers are being reminded that school children across the region will begin a brand new school year next week.