Talon Sheaffer, 5-year-old son of Chelsi Bard (right) and John Sheaffer of Kane, smiles as he waits for his mother to complete forms Thursday at kindergarten registration. The registration was held in the multi-purpose room at the Kane Elementary School. The first day of classes is Aug. 26.
The Winter Fun Night in the multi-purpose room at the Kane Elementary School includes crafts such as the stringing of beads as well as face-painting. The group includes, left to right, seated: Macie Johnson, third grade; Mya Berry, second grade; Maggie Johnson, third grade; and Sam Lundeen, second grade; standing: Haylee Mague and Jandilee Smith, both seniors at Kane High School and members of the National Honor Society. Smith is secretary of the Honor Society, which sponsors the Winter Fun Night. Other activities at the Fun Night included Wii Bowling and Wii Dance.
Cookie decorating is one of the activities Wednesday evening at the third annual Winter Fun Night at the Kane Elementary School. The National Honor Society at Kane High School sponsors the event. Among those decorating cookies are, left to right, seated: Ryan Kribbs, third grade; Tasha Chapman, fourth grade; Cami Silvis, fifth grade; and Calvin Dias, third grade; standing: Cheyenne Wheatley, a senior who is president of the National Honor Society; and Maria Newton, a high school senior.
Parker Brinkley (left) of Kane donates blood Tuesday at the Community Blood Bank visit at the Kane Community Center on Fraley Street. It is the first time Brinkley has donated blood. Karolyn Pierce (right) is a phlebotomist with the Community Blood Bank of Erie. The Community Blood Bank, which supplies blood to Kane Community Hospital, will hold its next blood drive in Kane on Tuesday, May 27 from noon to 5 p.m. at the community center.
The Kane Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary has presented the fire department with a $5,000 donation. Taking part in the check presentation are Brian Nelson (left), president of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department; and Sue Snyder (right), president of the Auxiliary.
Parents of children who will enter kindergarten in August gather for a meeting Tuesday in the multi-purpose room at the Kane Elementary School. Jo Ann Wolfe (seated in center), the school KISS coordinator and SFA facilitator, directs a "power-point" presentation on a screen for the Kindergarten, Here We Come! program. Kindergarten registration is Thursday, March 27 at the school.Â
Six members of the Fifth Grade Band at the Kane Elementary School gather Thursday with director Matthew F. McClard (center) before the Winter Concert at the Kane Middle School auditorium. The group includes, left to right: Alexa Horton, flute; Nichole Abplanalp, trombone; Emily Hipolito, flute; McClard; Alec Huckabone, saxophone; Jasper Bailey, trumpet; and Bryce Zook, trumpet.
Six of the violinists with the Fifth Grade Orchestra at the Kane Elementary School gather Thursday with director Henry D. Sobieski (center) prior to the Winter Concert at the Kane Middle School auditorium. The group includes, left to right: Beau Morgan, Paige Vogel, Matt Boyer, Sobieski, Sarri Swanson, Audri Marconi and Ashlyn Avenali.
The Rev. Philip Pinczewski, pastor of St. Callistus Catholic Church in Kane, places ashes on the forehead of Kathy Rostan of Route 321, East Kane, during an Ash Wednesday Mass. Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent for Christians. Ashes are a reminder of human mortality.