Good evening, This is a reminder to all families that since the District exceeded its allowable emergency closing days, this Friday, May 24, 2019, is now an instructional day. All students K-12 are expected to attend. Thank you.
Buy Tickets for the Cayuga Heights production of Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr. on June 5 & 6. Purchase online at www.showtix4u.com
Don't miss the Wellcats for Life Family Fun Night on May 21. The event will include a fun run/walk and 5K race, Wildcat Combine (obstacle course) and physical education showcase. See the flyer and fill out the Google Form to enter! https://bit.ly/2GWyQpd
Jordan Kanick was nominated for the prep talk player of the week with our opening 7-1 win at Cheektowaga. Please vote for Jordan Kanick for prep talk player of the week! https://twitter.com/bufnewspreptalk/status/1115355836862357511?s=21
Exciting night tonight at Depew UFSD! Our 2nd Family STEAM Night takes place at Depew HS from 6 to 8 pm. All are welcome!! STEAM is out of this world at Depew!
The Family Snowshoe Event scheduled for February 9 has been CANCELED.
The Tech Savvy Girl’s STEM Conference is coming up March 16 at UB. It’s only $5 and includes a full day of workshops, skills training, lunch and networking. Click here for more information. https://originaltechsavvy.org/
Monday, February 11 will be converted from a full day to a half-day for all students K-12. The Depew Teacher Organization will hold a required contract ratification meeting. High School and Middle School will dismiss at 11:18 a.m. and the Elementary School will dismiss at noon.
This afternoon, the Depew High School was notified by the Erie County Health Department that we have had a case of Pertussis (whooping cough) reported. Pertussis is a highly contagious disease that is spread through the air by coughing. More information on the website.
Depew Junior, Jersey Phillips has been nominated for the Buffalo News Prep Talk Girls Athlete of the Week for Girls Ice Hockey. She plays for the Lancaster/Iroquois/Depew team in the Section VI Federation and is having a great year! Cast your vote here: https://bit.ly/2HdmBIt
The March 23 Band Craft Show is now sold out to vendors. See you at the show!
After School and Evening Activities are Cancelled for today, Dec. 6. The sixth grade Band and Chorus Concert is rescheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the High School Auditorium.
Help Cayuga Heights win $1000.00 in the Joe Basil Cheverolet . Use this link to like the picture of Cayuga Heights! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2866306303395169&type=1&l=6899edec9c The top 5 get $1000.00 each
The Girls JV and Varsity Game scheduled for tonight at 6 p.m. has been cancelled.
Depew High School students win the 13th annual pumpkin launch contest, making it 2 wins in a row. They also set 2 records. https://www.wgrz.com/article/news/local/13th-annual-pumpkin-launching-contest/71-606501445
Please check out our new Parent/Student Portal which is available in the menu on each of our school pages. Here is the link: https://ps.depewschools.org/
DHS Honor Society Fundraiser Wednesday September 19th, 2018 from 3pm until 9pm Five Guys Burgers and Fries--Depew (Transit Rd)Location Only. Five Guys will donate 20% from all sales that mention “Depew”. mention "Depew" at check out.
As of August 16, 2018 the repair cost for damaged Chromebooks will change. Students who damage the keyboard will pay $30.00 instead of $100.00. The fee schedule is as follows: Lost device, broken screen, or damaged body is $100.00 Damaged keyboard or lost power cord is $30.00
Registration for fall sports in now open. Please register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdgMg9rKh8ArTJy6hLh8WY8PCuRKu8uhRRcWvENjMQewvTi1g/viewform
WELLCATS Campers went to the Buffalo Zoo! See more at https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/198345/July_23.pdf
Fall Sports Physicals will be offered in the Middle School Nurses Office on Monday, Aug. 6 from 8 a.m. to noon for JV and Varsity and Wednesday Aug. 15 from 8 to 11 a.m. for Modified athletes.
There will be a special board of education meeting on Aug. 1 at 7 a.m. in the HS Room 124A. The public is welcome to attend.
Curbs are in on the back access road, fine grading is being conducted on the new athletic field and testing is done. Follow Capital project updates on our website, Facebook and live camera feed!
Watch progress on our Multi-sport field project by clicking here or on our District main page menu. http://wcaf.depewschools.org//mjpg/video.mjpg?resolution=1280x720
Don't forget to vote on May 15 on the school budget and election. The final budget presentation is available now at http://5il.co/2w3j
Check out the Cayuga Heights Elementary page for the first news report!
In case you missed Lunch Hero Day on WIVB Friday. Here's the link: http://www.wivb.com/news/school-lunch-hero-day_20180504205527/1160028890
Please note: The date of the National Junior Honor Society Induction has been changed to May 2 at 6 p.m.
The DHS Annual PTSO Theme Tray Auction will be held on Friday, May 11 in the DHS Gymnasium & Cafe. Doors open at 6 p.m. First drawing at 8 p.m.
Fourth graders made monsters with aluminum foil teeth. They then used the SCRATCH coding program to program a sound code for each tooth and hooked it up to the MakeyMakey invention kit so that a different sound was played when each tooth was touched. https://youtu.be/TxlDZ9E7rRY
Lancaster CSD is hosting an Internet Safety/Cell phone use parent program on Monday April 23 at 6:30 at Lancaster Middle School. All are welcome to attend! Call (716) 686-3806 will any questions.
Only a few days left to nominate an outstanding alumni for the 2018 Wall of Fame. Nominations close April 6. See the news story on the district website homepage for application form.
The glow bug garden is all lit up and ready for our STEAM Family Festival. The event is about to start, March 22 from 6 to 8 pm. https://youtu.be/AzxI_nClOuo
Cayuga Students are making glow bugs. They are preparing for our Glow Garden exhibit as part of STEAM Night, March 22 from 6 to 8 pm at Depew High School. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jsc9X8gcghY
Registration is open for the Wellcats for Life Summer camp. This popular program for kids grade K-8 is again offered for four weeks this summer. Don't delay! Check website homepage for form/info
Nominations for the 2018 Depew Union Free School District Wall of Fame are now being accepted. Completed applications should be forwarded to the attention of Jeffrey R. Rabey, superintendent.
The Depew Union Free School District will be closed Friday, Jan. 5 due to the weather. Enjoy the weekend, and stay safe.
Congrats to basketball player Chad Biersbach for reaching the 1,000 point mark.
Thank you to the Depew Bee for the great article on the kids at Depew Middle School entitled Pie in the face: Student generosity, fun go hand in hand
At the recent Depew Union Free School District Board of Education meeting, the board adopted a new recognition process to go with the Depew Union Free School District’s Board of Education Recognition Award. More information will be forthcoming in the coming weeks.
The 2017 Wall of Fame award recipients have contributed greatly to the well-being of our society by sharing their talents. Read more about the 2017 Hall of Fame honorees. http://5il.co/2274
Welcome back to the 2017-18 school year!. We shared our opening day traditions with WIVB News. Watch their coverage, http://wivb.com/2017/09/06/depew-high-schoolers-carry-on-back-to-school-tradition/
Check out Buffalo News Refresh section tomorrow (9/2/17). Wellcats for Life summer camp is featured. http://buffalonews.com/2017/08/31/make-room-family-fitness-school-starts/
Immediate openings for permanent and substitute school bus drivers. Applications available at DUFSD Bus Garage, 5261 Transit Road, 686-5155. Training arrangements provided for those who qualify.
Due to flooding, all summer school programming will be cancelled on Friday, July 14. Staff will report. The Wildcats for Life summer camp is also cancelled.
Cayuga Heights students pictured on front page of today's (6/21/17) The Buffalo News in story about school lunches.
Check out today's Buffalo News online for a feature about our school lunch program. http://buffalonews.com/2017/05/10/school-lunch-worker-roles-changed-importance-remains/
Honoring our Lunch Lady heroes today at all three buildings. Thank you for all you do for our students to serve them breakfast and lunch.
Join us in congratulating Susan Frey, assistant superintendent, on receiving the 2017 Award for Excellence in the category of Administration from the WNY Educational Service Council.
Keeping our kids safe in cyberspace. Parents, three internet cyberspace safety forums are being held March 29, 30 and April 6. Check the News area on the district website homepage for the flier.
Tonight (3/23/17) is Literacy Night - a district-wide celebration of technology. Come see "A World Yet to be Imagined." Event starts in the DHS aud. at 6 pm, various sessions, displays run til 8 p.m.
If you've never heard of Zearn, Quizlet, Nearpod or Kahoot, then you MUST come to Literacy Night on Thursday at 6 pm at DHS. You'll see how Depew students in K-12 use these programs and more!
"A World Yet to be Imagined" on Thursday (3/23/17) at 6 pm at DHS features K-12 students discussing and demonstrating how technology is used in class! Don't miss it! The schedule: http://5il.co/zcb
Depew Schools are closed Wednesday, March 15, 2017 due to inclement weather.
Depew Schools are closed on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 due to inclement weather.
"Strategies for Addressing Challenging Behaviors Demonstrated by Children with Autism" - A free parent program March 27, 6-8 pm at Lancaster Youth Bureau. Read more http://5il.co/zq1
The Depew Lady Wildcats Basketball team plays for a B1 Sectional Championship, March 5 at the Buff. State College Sports Arena. Game time is 4 pm (not 12 p.m.) Admission is $6.
The Winter issue of the District newsletter is ready to read online! Find it at Menu/Documents/District Newsletter/2016-17 or click the link http://5il.co/zbv. Mailed copies will hit homes soon!
DUFSD Board of Education candidate petitions are available starting today at the district office, 5201 Transit Rd. Two board positions will be on the May 16, 2017 election ballot.
Events for families with children on the autism spectrum can be found in the Documents area, look for the Parents folder to see what's offered this spring.
Know a DHS alumni who has made a difference in their community since graduation? Nominate them by April 7 for the 2017 Alumni Wall of Fame program. Forms online at www.depewschools.org/wall-of-fame
Due to today's (Jan. 5) weather forecast, Middle and High School will dismiss 15 minutes early. Cayuga Heights will dismiss at their normal time. All after-school activities are cancelled for 1/5/17.
Depew Schools wishes the community a safe, happy holiday season and New Year! Classes resume on Tuesday, Jan. 3.
Polls are open noon to 9 p.m. at Cayuga Heights Elementary library, 1780 Como Park Blvd. for the Capital Project vote.
Come hear holiday tunes! The DHS and DMS jazz ensembles and HS show choir perform Dec. 13 at 7:30 pm in the HS Aud. Consider donating to the warm clothing and food drive. Bins are in HS foyer.
The Grade 7-8 holiday concert is Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m., HS auditorium. Consider bringing clothing or non-perishable food for the Leo Club’s collection for local agencies.
Women's 2015 National Golden Gloves winner, Kristen McMurtree, talked to Depew MS health classes today about not bullying. Read the story on MS web news: http://www.depewschools.org/article/9520
Robots will be at UB's Computer Science and Engineering Kid's Day for grades K-12 on Dec 5. Hands-on stuff, live demos! Two sessions 6-7:15pm or 7:15-8:30pm. RSVP now: www.cse.buffalo.edu/ubcseweek
Depew UFSD website has a new look. It is the same address: www.depewschools.org. Check us out on November 11th.
The Fall 2016 newsletter is available in the Documents area. Check out the District Newsletter folder for all issues.
DHS Academy of Finance Sabres T Shirt sale November 1st - November 15th. Contact Mrs. Cartonia for an order form.
Depew Union Free School District is the recipient of a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Education Carol M. White Physical Education (PEP) grant. Read more in the News area.
The 2016 Wall of Fame ceremony Oct. 14 honored 12 distinguished alumni. Learn more about the honorees: http://depewunionny.apptegy.us/o/district/page/wall-of-fame