Salamanca High School

Seneca dancers
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Western New York was once the stronghold of the Seneca Nation of Indians, the “Keepers of the Western Door” of the Iroquois Confederacy. What does it mean to celebrate Native American heritage here today?


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As adults head to the polls Tuesday, WBFO takes a look at what students are learning about voting in the required half-year course called Participation in Government, commonly known as PIG.


Logo from Salamanca City Central School District Webpage

An administrator has been placed on leave in the Salamanca City Central School District. The information is posted in an on-line in a news release dated January 31.

Salamanca High School's ‘whiz kid’

Nov 16, 2017
WBFO News photo from YouTube video

A Salamanca School student is a 'whiz' at naming capital cities.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley had a chance to talk with the 8th grader Kendell Valvo, his teacher Adam Bennett and Salamanca High School principal Chris Siebert.

Native Americans are typically underrepresented in STEM careers but some new grant money could encourage Native American students to become interested in science.

Salamanca High School student threatened teacher

Jan 6, 2012

Salamanca High School was placed in lockdown around 9-this morning when a student  threatened a teacher. 
A 15-year-old student picked up a pair of scissors and broken lacrosse stick making the threats.

"The student did make some overt verbal and physical threats about causing injury to self and others," said   Salamanca Schools Superintendent Robert Breidenstein. 

Staffers tried to intervene and negotiate with the student and Salamanca Police were called in.