Niagara Falls High School

Football stadium
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The Niagara Falls City School District is launching a campaign to secure corporate sponsorships for its athletic and performing arts facilities. The first secured sponsorship renames the high school football stadium for the late Arthur “Art” Calandrelli.


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Bus passengers awaiting a ride and motorists traveling throughout Niagara Falls may notice a new series of signs now displayed on bus stop benches scattered across the Cataract City. They are offering contact information for those battling opioid addiction while also offering a message of hope.

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Students and staff at Niagara Falls City High School were placed in a brief lockdown late Thursday morning.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says it was issued as precautionary measure. 

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The Niagara Falls City Schools superintendent is being recognized for promoting mental wellness for students.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the New York State Office of Mental Health honored the Falls city school leader Tuesday in Albany.

Camrynn Mansare

Western New York is home to more than 20 professional theater companies that are helping to drive the local arts economy. And there’s a ripple effect that can be seen in some area schools. WBFO Arts & Culture Desk producer Scott Sackett visited one school district that is investing heavily in the theater arts. And, as he discovered, the results are dramatic.


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The Niagara Falls Water Board says at this point, it does not know how long it will take to fix a broken water main that supplies much of the city of Niagara Falls.

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Many students in the Niagara Falls City School District are dealing with poverty.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says the district works to stop poverty barriers for students.

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Teenage life is filled with challenges. They often work to balance academics and sports while navigating through social media. WBFO's Senior Reporter Eileen Buckley continues her installment of Cafeteria Chats with students at Niagara Falls High School. 

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As high school students navigate academics and social lives, they also find themselves engaged in political discussions. In our ongoing series “Cafeteria Chats,” WBFO's Senior Reporter Eileen Buckley sits down with students at Niagara Falls High School. In part one of this week’s installment, the students tell us President Trump has dominated conversations in their classrooms and hallways.  

Niagara University

For some high school students, continuing their studies after graduation may seem daunting. But with the launch of its new mentorship program, Niagara University is trying to make the transition to college a little easier.

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The U.S. Education Department has selected Niagara County Community College as one of six SUNY campuses to run a pilot program for high school Pell Grants. NCCC will work in partnership with the Niagara Falls City School District. 

Julie Conti, Niagara Falls High School

On Thursday, 29 students from the Advanced Placement Government class at Niagara Falls High School paid a visit to the White House for an historic occasion.


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The Niagara Falls High School football team practiced and played in mud last year. On Thursday, football players and athletes from all of the other teams at the school came out for the formal dedication of the new $18 million sports complex.


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Niagara Falls parents and teachers were the latest to speak out against the relentless push continues against the Common Core and high-stakes testing.

A 15-year-old Niagara Falls High School student was arrested on a felony charge Wednesday for making bomb threat phone calls to his high school and Niagara-Wheatfield High School, which led to evacuations and lockdowns.

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A bomb threat disrupted classes at Niagara Falls High School and in the Niagara Wheatfield School District yesterday. Students in Niagara Falls sheltered in place, while Niagara Wheatfield bused its students to a nearby shelter site.

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Teachers at Niagara Falls High School are testing out a new model of teaching that switches lecture and homework time. The flipped classroom concept aims to give teachers more time to work one-on-one with students.