>Board approves trips for staff, students
A number of West Seneca Central School District staff and students will be on the move after the School Board on Monday night approved several trips.
Jean Kovach, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, and director Jean Tribuzzi will attend the National School Board Association's technology conference in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 16-19.
Kovach said the trip would be a wonderful opportunity to showcase West Seneca.
Also approved were student field trips, including the East Senior High School 2008 class trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla., in April 2008; the West Senior High School cheerleaders' trip to cheerleading camp at Bryn Mawr College in Honesdale, Pa., Aug. 12-15, and Winchester Elementary's grade five trip to Camp Weona, May 10-11.
>Society offers program on intelligent design
The Hamburg Natural History Society will present "Intelligent Design: Creationism's Next Generation -- Faster, Smarter and Still Wrong," a lecture by University at Buffalo geology professor Charles Mitchell on Wednesday.
The lecture will be held in the auditorium of the Gateway Executive Offices, 3556 Lake Shore Road, Hamburg.
Organizers say the event is intended to open dialogue on the subject.
Admission is $3, free for society members. For information, call 627-4560.