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It was ribbon-cutting time Sunday for Nardin Academy, which officially opened its new sports park in North Buffalo.

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The leaders of prominent Western New York private schools like Nardin Academy and St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute are speaking out against a proposed state policy that would give public school districts oversight of their institutions.


Nardin students perform holiday concert for seniors

Dec 13, 2018
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

An Orchard Park assisted living facility is making sure there are plenty of holiday entertainment events for residents this month. Nardin Academy elementary students performed this week before a large crowd of residents at Orchard Heights on Chestnut Ridge Road. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the Nardin senior choir delivered a special holiday concert.  


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Nardin Academy in Buffalo has announced it received a $1 million gift. It is the largest single donation in the school’s history.

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Nardin Academy moved closer to a spring start for a major expansion on its Elmwood Village campus, as the city Planning Board approved its site plan.

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Nardin Academy took another step forward in its plan to build a new sports complex on its Cleveland Avenue campus.

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A quick push to have a new gym built at Nardin Academy stalled Monday, when a parade of neighbors claimed the plan would exacerbate parking problems in the Elmwood Village during construction and after.

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Buffalo's Zoning Board of Appeals holds a public hearing Wednesday to discuss the expansion of Nardin Academy.

Students from Holland High School, Nardin Academy and Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart journey to Washington Friday to take part in this year's National Rocketry Challenge, sponsored by the Aerospace Industries Association.

And not only are area schools sending a record number of competitors this year, but this year all  the participants from the Buffalo-area are young women.


An arrest has been made in connection with the death of a 2001 Nardin Academy graduate and a companion last month in Maryland.

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Nardin Academy in Buffalo announced the hiring of Adrienne Forgette, a former Western New Yorker, who will serve as the new principal of the high school.  

Nardin to phase out high school Regents Examinations

Jan 23, 2017
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A private, all-girls Catholic high school in Buffalo will be dropping State Regents testing. WBFO's Senior Reporter Eileen Buckley says Nardin Academy is ready to phase out Regents exams over the next couple of years. 

Nardin’s former president returns as leader

Oct 14, 2016
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Nardin Academy in Buffalo has a new leader who formerly served.  Marsha Joy Sullivan has returned as president. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says Sullivan agreed to extend her  role from interim to permanent.   

Abrupt departure of Nardin president

Feb 4, 2016
Photo from Nardin's web announcement of his hiring.

Nardin Academy in Buffalo announced the abrupt departure of its 24th president, John Thomas West III.

Area students recognized for academics

Mar 2, 2015
Photo from Nardin Academy website.

Buffalo's Business First recently released a list of 100-area high school seniors for its 2015-All-Western New York Academic Team.  124-schools nominated more than 400-of their smartest and most accomplished students. 

A north Buffalo native was one of three people killed on board a hot-air balloon fire and crash in Virginia Friday. 24-year-old Natalie Lewis, working as Director of Basketball Operations for the University of Richmond women’s basketball program, was a 2007 graduate of Nardin Academy and the University of Richmond. 

Sustainable food education at Nardin Academy

Dec 9, 2013
WBFO News photo by EIleen Buckley

More and more schools are providing healthier food options for students. One private Catholic school in Buffalo launched a sustainable program this past fall in its dinning hall. WBFO's Eileen Buckley visited Nardin Academy during a lunch break to find out how the school is cooking from scratch.

Nardin takes top high school ranking again

Jun 13, 2012

For the 11th year in a row, Nardin Academy tops the Business First list of best high schools in Western New York.

Nardin students lead the way in earning Regents diplomas, with more than 96 percent of last year's graduates receiving the advanced designation.

Buffalo's City Honors moved into the number two spot in the rankings, followed byBuffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart, Williamsville East and East Aurora.