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Middle School Donates to Neighbors Foundation - December 2015

President Henry Kammerer with VCMS students.

    On December 23, 2015, students at Veronica Connor Middle school presented the Neighbor's Foundation of Grand Island with $650.00 in donations. These donations were raised through the annual "Give Change to Make a Change" fundraiser. Top classes, in the photo include Mrs. Slaght's mod 2 and mod 11 Honor's Math classes, and Ms. Poole's mod 1 6th grade class. For their efforts, they were rewarded a "Donut Party".




DECA students Coordinate "Mini Ride for Roswell" - December 2015

From left: Celia Jones, Gianna Horvath and Fath Gworek.

   Three Grand Island High School DECA students created a new event as part of their "Community Service Project", for this year's DECA competition. The "Mini Ride for Roswell", is a smaller version of its very popular counterpart, where people bike to raise money for this very worthy cause. DECA members Faith Gworek, Gianna Horvath, and Celia Jones came up with the idea and pitched it to advisors Cheryl Chamberlain and Mary Jane Fonte so that they could present it at the Veronica Conner Family Fun Night last week. The event involved riding a tricycle around a course for time and middle school students were challenged to beat teacher's times that were set previously. The event was a rousing success and many students were excited to receive prizes donated by the original Ride for Roswell. Other major contributors to the event were the Grand Island Teachers Association Dress Down fund and the VCMS Life Skills class. In addition to coordinating the event the girls will also have to develop a business plan and present it to judges at the annual NYS DECA Career Development Conference in Rochester this March. Gworek, Horvath and Jones would like to thank everyone who participated in their Ride and look forward to presenting at the conference.




Connor Middle School Honor Roll - November 2015

The following Veronica E. Connor Middle School students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter, 2015-2016 school year:
High Honor Roll
Grade 6 - Eva Ahne, Angelo Aiello, Christina Anderson, Thomas Banas, Ashley Battaglia, Nathan Bender, Thomas Bender, Christopher Benns, Sophia Bobeck, Veronica Bonner, Kaylee Boyle, Kiersten Brown, Faith Caldwell, Giana Casullo, Aidan Cioppa, Michael Coburn, Seth Cox, Zander Crvelin, Noah DeCourcey, Izabella DeGlopper, Caitlyn DeLong, Samuel Dulniak, Brendan Ehlenfield, Victor Fritsch, Kaci Gottler, Lily Hauer, Spencer Hecht, Joshua Henderson, Justin Horvath, Raistlin Huff, Pennelopie Jackson, Jacob Jayme, Jackson Jones, Riley Joseph, Ella Koslowski, Bethany Kulikowski, Megan Lavis, Molly Leggett, Zachary Leng, Connor Lenhard, Noelle Linenfelser, Nicole Malczewsky, Faith Marsala, Madisyn Martino, Ryan McMann, Aidan Mingoia, Hannah Moore, Elizabeth Morris, Alana Mosher, Arianna Nasca, Alexandra Oats, Aurella Onesi, Ian Pachura, Riley Patterson, Sara Pearse, Michael Percival, Ethan Person, Madison Piggot, Hayley Pizur, Mia Schiffmacher, Rebecca Schultz, Kira Seidel, Abishek Selvakumar, Finune Shaibi, Alessandra Smith, Carmen Sokody, Tereska Sorel, Sophia Steck, John Stravino, Kimberley Swain, Rebekah Thompson, Lauren Tompkins, Rayna Wallens, Evan Walowitz, Riley Weber, Jessica Whitfield, Aiden Zach, Graham Zorich

Grade 7 - Allan Benjamin, Isabel Buckingham, Camille Burruano, Anthony Buscaglia, Samuel Carpenter, Matthew Castellino, Sara Cicero, Emily Cohen, Brooke Conway, Haley Coombs, Zachary Cramer, Jack Dlugokinski, Sarah Dodge, Brooke Eichel, Mara Ellsworth, Thomas Fabiano, Brady Haines, Joshua Hunt, Edward Kanfoush, Eleah Leng, Savanna Lenze, Thomas Lockett, Morgan Lynch, John Mandura, Abigail Marlow, Rose Meaney, Samantha Meierer, Ryan Michki, Cecilia Nowak, Victoria Oldman, Maya Pecoraro, Steven Pedlow, Mia Phillips, Ryan Pinzel, Morgan Proctor, Mark Ramsperger, Kevin Rogoza, Grace Samplinski, Hannah Schiffmacher, David Schnell, Joseph Seifert, Yifan Shen, Kendall Suffoletta, Aaron Szczepankiewicz, Lucas Tahara, Morgan Tollner, Michael Valle, Nathan Wallens, Alexander Wright, Vivienne Zacher

Grade 8 - Avery Andrews, Matthew Aronica, William Atkinson, Gabriella Bergstrom, Kenneth Carter, Eve DiCarlo, Mitchell Fusillo,Victoria Huang, Colby Kalp, Joshua Kam, Trevor Knight, Lucas Kruse, Katrina Linenfelser, Patrick Loss, Sarah Moore, Ben Moskala, Sean Rustowicz, Anna Thompson, Aleksandra Tirone, Luke Webb

Honor Roll


Grade 6 - Gabriel Agnello, Anthony Amato, Parker Aronica, Brian Bielec, Sophia Black, Kenneth Brodie, Kayla Butler, Natalie Carter, Jordan Choboy, Miles Coughlin, Olivia Crowley, Samuele DeLorenzo, Francesca DePalma, Jashanjit Dhillon, Claire Dickinson, Renee DiLaura, Joseph Dlugokinski, Abigail Dulak, Lucas Dunn, Jenna Duquin, Leah Dylag, Tyler Figliola, Adison Fike, Michael Foglia, Joseph Genovese, Katelyn Giambra, Arman Deep Gill, Gurkirat Gill, Lana Gondek, Anna Hammond, Jacob Hanesworth, Samantha Hoerner, Alicia Hunt, Mason Hutchins, Rebekah Jaenecke, Ashley James, Nicholas Karnath, Noah Krathaus, Joseph Lewis, Melanie Longo, Ethan Lysarz, Aidan MacNeil, Karli Macrides, Joshua Mallabar, Hannah Martinez, Joshua McMahon, Trinity Meinhart, Jonathan Minton, Paige Moses, Isabella Munoz, Callen Neeson, Alexis Nguyen, Olivia Nucci, Joshua Przystal, Ava Racz, Lauren Ratajczak, Isaiah Reading, Caralyn Reynolds, Samar Rizek, Alyssa Robertson, Ryan Sander, Shaan Sandhu, Morgan Santorio, Ryan Saucier, Jackson Scalise, Daniel Senn, Muhammad Shabbir, Jonathan Simpson, Evan Smith, Liam Snyder, Katherine Squires, Ava Todaro, Matthew Urbaniak, Brian Vanini, Alex Vazquez, Karina VeRost, Sara Verso, Albert Wain, Hailey Watches, Lidya Weng, Celia Wood, Bailey Yung

Grade 7 - Justin Archer, Connor Barnicle, Tyler Baughman, Kelsey Burns, Alaina Cameron, Grace Carey, Martin Castner, Joseph Christiano, Ian Cioppa, Alyson Czerwonka, Cameron Davis, Ava DeFranks, Jenna Doctor, Kaylin Frost, Carolyn Ginsburg, Dominic Gramza, Kameron Greene, Alison Gula, Isabella Harper, Quinn Hart, Maxim Hawley, Margaret Hegarty, Allison Hill, Carissa Hoover, Riley Kane, Dominick Kane, Taylor Kullerkupp, Hannah Lambert, Stephen Leone, Sean Leslie, Elisabeth Madigan, Ashley Maras, Madeline Maroni, Hayden McLachlan, Jacob Miller, Griffin Miller, Alyssa Nelson, Nicole Nguyen, Elaina Page, Serenity Platts, Remington Rohr, Lucas Seifert, Amina Shaibi, Peyton Shearer, Zorica Simic, Logan Sionko, Amanda Spaulding-Kellner, Andrew Tomasula, Molly Tuohy, Amanda Wellence, Grace Wenner, William Worrall, Jenna York

Grade 8 - Ronald Appoloney, Aizaz Asif, Carmela Bartolomeo, Brooke Bartolotta, Derek Blanchard, Joseph Cali, Samuel Castellino, Ruby Chen, Erin Cool, Emily Czyrny, Gianna D'Addario, Emma Dickinson, Ava Eichel, Rhianna Enright, Jack Faso, Allison Fay, John Fletcher, Jenna Foglia, Autumn Gagliardi, Louis Genovese, Jasmin Gill, Alex Gottler, Sean Heffley, Luke Hess, Mackenzie Heyden, Iris Hutchins, Kira Hutton, Cassidy Jensen, Mitchell Johnson, Laura Kaiser, Nicholas Keller, Caitlin Kleinschmidt, Kevin Koch, Kristian Krantz, Cecelia Kubanek, Anna LeBrasseur, Robert LeFevre, Marissa Lewis, Dominic Loss, Michael Marino, Maggie McNamara, Lauren Merletti, Tyler Meyer, Breckin Morris, Sean Murray, Brian O'Neill, Stephen Palmeri, Carly Pannullo, Morgan Payan, Grace Pearse, Emily Phillips, Jack Pratt, Jacob Przystal, Jack Randle, Rebecca Rebmann, Emily Reynolds, Jaden Riley, Brandon-Kace Samol, Eliza Sarigiannis, Kaylynn Savoy, Thomas Shemik, Brett Shickluna, Amritpal Singh, Elzbieta Sorel, Mark Steck, Karie Stedman, Joseph Steinagel, Anthony Surace, Lydia Sweeney, Griffin Sykes, Patricia Tavarez, Chloe Tolsma, Morgan-Lynn Wieberg, Jenna Wilkinson, Alexa Yamonaco, Brook Zdrojewski




Connor Middle School Merit Roll - November 2015

The following Veronica E. Connor Middle School students have been named to the merit roll for the first quarter, 2015-2016 school year:
Grade 6 - Emily Andrews, Madison Andrews, Nicholas Aronica, Angelina Beyer, Franceska Bongiovanni, Jacob Cali, Marcus Celano, Adiana Cotroneo, Megan DeGlopper, Nathan DeMartin, Kayleen DiCarlo, Allison Dummitt, Thomas Dworak, Adriana Edwards, Olivia Floro, Trinity Flynt, Olivia Fox, Joseph Geyer, Michael Greer, Aysha Haynes, Jacqueline Heyden, Graer Howell, Julianna Huber, Jayden Hughes, Anna Hurley, Jenna Kaiser, Christian Kessler, Payton Khadra, Skylar Koschuk, Matthew Leone, Brandon Lysenko, Christopher Macro, Alivia Manzo, Halie Martinez, Avery Mondoux, Jake Muggli, Ryan O'Grady, William Patterson, Nicholas Pawlak, Christian Pendola, Kyle Phillips, Seth Price, Nicholas Pusatier, Boaz , Schuerholz, Alicia Shivers, Benjamin Sikora, Evan Steck, Tyler Sykes, Alex Szczepankiewicz, Emily Thompson, Madeline Tiedemann, Kiersten Winstel

Grade 7 - Kathryn Abbott, Evan Ackerman, Giovanna Andrzejewski, Allyson Bellinger, Kaylee Casseri, Joseph Ceccato, Tristan Chaffee, Makaila Elandt, Dominic Ford, Isabela Garcia, Tyler Grant, Celia Jackson, Alyssa Keller, Zoe Kowalski, YuLin Lu, Angelina Marinello, Sean McMann, Isaiah Newman, Eleanor O'Brien, Trent Okelberry, Nicholas Pachla, Michael Pawlak, Charles Piggot, Hannah Pyc, Brionna Raiser-Russell, Sarah Reeves, Jessica Robertson, Havvanur Savas, Kurtis Smith, Cassandra Taylor, Angelina Torres, Edward VeRost, Joshua Vizzi, Rachel Vrba, Tyler Weigel, William Wieberg, Justin Wohlfehrt

Grade 8 - Tala Abdellatif, Abigail Blair, Maria Buscaglia, Timothy Carlson, Madison Conway, Donovan Cornelius, Ryan Costolnick, Zoe Coutu, Robert Currie, Benjamin DeFranks, Destiny Denz, Patrick Dworak, David Eichler, Samantha Fluker, Alexa Fox, Trenton Gondek, Jack Hammond, Shawna-Lea Harper, Tyler Hunt, Muhammad Issa, Megan Jaegers, Michael Juntunen, Blake Kenney, Ethan Klie, Erika Krueger, Victoria Kuhn, Emily Kwiecinski, Tucker Leggett, Stephanie Longo, Michael Loss, Jack LoTempio, Madison MacNeil, Kaitlyn McGuire, Makayla Montes, Matthew, Newbould, Ryan Pecoraro, Justin Podgorny, Thomas Podsiadlo, Brooke Price, Nicholas Ratajczak, Benjamin Richard, Luke Rizzo, Makenna Scalise, John Schoemick, Brandon Smith, Rachel Soluri, Kyle Vanderzell, Sean Vanini, Vanessa VanNorman, Brooke VeRost, Andrew Vrba, Amiah Wilkes, Olivia Williams




Connor Middle School Family Fun Night - November 2015


   The Connor Middle School Family Fun Night will be Friday, December 4th from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the school. There will be games, prizes, a cake walk, huge basket raffle, book fair and vendors. Refreshments will be available for purchase. See flyer for details.




Middle School Experience Class - August 2015

    Veronica Connor Middle School offers a summer enrichment class for incoming 6th grade students. The class called 'Middle School Experience', is designed to help 6th grade students prepare for transitioning to middle school. In a two-hour session, students will tour the middle school, practice opening a locker, and gain information about the bell schedule, clubs and activities, and other valuable procedures and tips. There are six sessions available during August 25, 26 and 27. Students may register on-line in the Grand Island Schools Community Education page on the Grand Island Schools website. See page.




Connor Middle School Honor Roll - July 2015

The following Veronica E. Connor Middle School students have been named to the honor roll for the fourth quarter, 2014-2015 school year:
High Honor Roll
Grade 6 - Allan Benjamin, Isabel Buckingham, Camille Burruano, Anthony Buscaglia, Samuel Carpenter, Matthew Castellino, Martin Castner, Joseph Christiano, Sara Cicero, Ian Cioppa, Emily Cohen, Brooke Conway, Haley Coombs, Zachary Cramer, Alyson Czerwonka, Jack Dlugokinski, Sarah Dodge, Brooke Eichel, Mara Ellsworth, Thomas Fabiano, Isabella Harper, Dominick Kane, Riley Kane, Edward Kanfoush, Taylor Kullerkupp, Eleah Leng, Thomas Lockett, John Mandura, Abigail Marlow, Rose Meaney, Samantha Meierer, Alyssa Nelson, Cecilia Nowak, Victoria Oldman, Maya Pecoraro, Mia Phillips, Ryan Pinzel, Morgan Proctor, Mark Ramsperger, Kevin Rogoza, Grace Samplinski, Hannah Schiffmacher, David Schnell, Joseph Seifert, Yifan Shen, Amanda Spaulding-Kellner, Aaron Szczepankiewicz, Lucas Tahara, Michael Valle, Nathan Wallens, Amanda Wellence, Grace Wenner, Alexander Wright

Grade 7 - Avery Andrews, Ronald Appoloney, William Atkinson, Gabriella Bergstrom, Kenneth Carter, Erin Cool, Emily Czyrny, Harinder Dhaliwall, Eve DiCarlo, Jack Faso, Allison Fay, Mitchell Fusillo, Autumn Gagliardi, Alex Gottler, Victoria Huang, Tyler Hunt, Cassidy Jensen, Colby Kalp, Joshua Kam, Trevor Knight, Robert LeFevre, Katrina Linenfelser, Dominic Loss, Michael Marino, Lauren Merletti, Tyler Meyer, Sarah Moore, Breckin Morris, Ben Moskala, Brian O'Neill, Alexander Paul, Emily Phillips, Jacob Przystal, Nicholas Ratajczak, Emily Reynolds, Sean Rustowicz, Elzbieta Sorel, Joseph Steinagel, Lydia Sweeney, Griffin Sykes, Anna Thompson, Aleksandra Tirone, Luke Webb

Grade 8 - Melina Aceti, Christian Acosta, Lauren Baeumler, Hannah Cool, Lexie Diaz, Sara Gorton, Austin Haak, Nicholas Hess, William Hoover, Gianna Horvath, Nathan Hunt, Elizabeth Koyn, Emily Kurtzhalts, Grace LoHouse, Rhys Mendel, Trevor Samplinski, Eric Scalise, Laura Schultz, Gregory Simonian, William Soos, Benjamin Szabo, Joy VanderMey, Marie Wagar, Kaitlyn Warakomski, Christian Whetham, Bethany Wolcott

Honor Roll


Grade 6 - Evan Ackerman, Connor Barnicle, Tyler Baughman, Allyson Bellinger, Kelsey Burns, Alaina Cameron, Grace Carey, Joseph Ceccato, Austin Childs, Bryahna Colbert, Cameron Davis, Ava DeFranks, Jenna Doctor, Makaila Elandt, Tyler Emma, Dominic Ford, Carolyn Ginsburg, Dominic Gramza, Kameron Greene, Alison Gula, Brady Haines, Quinn Hart, Margaret Hegarty, Allison Hill, Carissa Hoover, Joshua Hunt, Alyssa Keller, Brett Kowalczewski, Hannah Lambert, Savanna Lenze, Stephen Leone, YuLin Lu, Morgan Lynch, Elisabeth Madigan, Ashley Maras, Madeline Maroni, Sean McMann, Ryan Michki, Jacob Miller, Griffin Miller, Zachery Moser, Isaiah Newman, Elaina Page, Gabriel Planavsky, Jessica Robertson, Havvanur Savas, Lucas Seifert, Amina Shaibi, Peyton Shearer, Logan Sionko, Emma Sole, Kendall Suffoletta, Cassandra Taylor, Morgan Tollner, Andrew Tomasula, Angelina Torres, Molly Tuohy, Bradley Violino, William Wieberg, William Worrall, Jenna York, Madison Zaccaria

Grade 7 - Aizaz Asif, Carmela Bartolomeo, Brooke Bartolotta, Abigail Blair, Derek Blanchard, Maria Buscaglia, Joseph Cali, Samuel Castellino, Ruby Chen, Donovan Cornelius, Zoe Coutu, Gianna D'Addario, Benjamin DeFranks, Destiny Denz, Emma Dickinson, Rhianna Enright, Jenna Foglia, Alexa Fox, Louis Genovese, Jasmin Gill, Trenton Gondek, Jeremiah Goss, Sean Heffley, Luke Hess, Mackenzie Heyden, Kira Hutton, Laura Kaiser, Nicholas Keller, Blake Kenney, Caitlin Kleinschmidt, Ethan Klie, Kristian Krantz, Cecelia Kubanek, Emily Kwiecinski, Anna LeBrasseur, Marissa Lewis, Patrick Loss, Jack LoTempio, Madison MacNeil, Sean Murray, Carly Pannullo, Morgan Payan, Grace Pearse, Justin Podgorny, Jack Pratt, Rebecca Rebmann, Jaden Riley, Luke Rizzo, Eliza Sarigiannis, Kaylynn Savoy, Makenna Scalise, Brett Shickluna, Mark Steck, Karie Stedman, Anthony Surace, Jenna Wilkinson, Alexa Yamonaco, Brook Zdrojewski

Grade 8 - Ava Ackerman, Samantha Bailey, Quinton Becker, Brianna Beyer, Adam Burns, Justin Chadima, Alexa Chiarenza, Hannah Chorey, Hannah Cool, Jacob Corrao, Mia Devirgilio, Jasmin Dhillon, Julia Eichel, Faith Gworek, Trevor Hauer, Austin Hogan, William Hoover, Alyssa Jaenecke, Ryan Jellinick, Megan Kennedy, Brandon Kinney, Margaret Kubanek, Emily Kurtzhalts, Alex Laschinger, Nicolas Lindaman, Emma Mahoney, Allison McDonald, Dalton Nyitrai, Jordan Pachla, Nicole Paolini, William Person, Olivia Pino, Lydia Pratt, McKenna Prochaska, Miranda Proctor, Lindsay Robinson, Rhett Robinson, Ciara Scalzo, Kyle Schneider, Allyson Schoener, Gabriella Sciortino, Anthony Seifert, Easton Speer, Joshua Tamsen, Grace Thorpe, Wyatt Tollner, Konstantinos Vasiliadis, Brienne Westfall, Caitlin Wilson, Kelsey Wilson, Olivia Wright, LeeAnn Wright, Amanda Ziehm




Connor Middle School Merit Roll - July 2015

The following Veronica E. Connor Middle School students have been named to the merit roll for the fourth quarter, 2014-2015 school year:
Grade 6 - Kathryn Abbott, Giovanna Andrzejewski, Justin Archer, Deven Bonvissuto, Julia Braun, Tristan Chaffee, Danniel Cleveland, Collin Colosi, Kaylin Frost, Tyler Grant, Ryan Halliman, Maxim Hawley, Alicia Hensel, Jenna Hiser, Celia Jackson, Kristina Joseph, Zoe Kowalski, Aidan Kropp, Sean Leslie, Evan Linenfelser, Angelina Marinello, Hayden McLachlan, Nicole Nguyen, Brooke Nice, Eleanor O'Brien, Trent Okelberry, Steven Pedlow, Madison Phinney, Charles Piggot, Grace Promowicz, Sarah Reeves, Zorica Simic, Elizabeth Smolkovich, Benjamin Steck, Alex Sturtz, Victoria Thompson, Daniel Turner, Daniel Tyson Joshua Vizzi, Justin Wohlfehrt, Jonathan Wozniak

Grade 7 - Robert Arch, Matthew Aronica, Marion Averhart, Timothy Carlson, Arthur Chatkhan, Madison Conway, Ryan Costolnick, Stephanie Cox, Gianna DePalma, Patrick Dworak, Ava Eichel, John Fletcher, Samantha Fluker, Jack Hammond, Iris Hutchins, Muhammad Issa, Megan Jaegers, Michael Juntunen, Kevin Koch, Erika Krueger, Abigail Krull, Tucker Leggett, Michael Loss, Kaitlyn McGuire, Maggie McNamara, Sebastian Melendez, Stephen Palmeri, Ryan Pecoraro, Thomas Podsiadlo, Brooke Price, Jack Randle, Derek Riccio, Brandon-Kace Samol, John Schoemick, Thomas Shemik, Logan Snyder, Annella Sommer, Patricia Tavarez, Kyle Vanderzell, Sean Vanini, Vanessa VanNorman, Brooke VeRost, Amiah Wilkes, Olivia Williams, Gabriel Wright

Grade 8 - Jack Anthony, Brianna Bachman, Brandon Beiter, Joseph Botticello, Brandon Bruner, Alexander Castillo, Zachary Caughill, Anthony Ceccato, Jagger Click, Ryann Colan, Joseph Coughlin, Anna DiBello, Annaliese DiCarlo, Lindsey Diehl, Allison Dragonette, Thomas Dugan, Linda Eichler, Cameron Fairbairn, Justin Gorrell, Henry Grunzweig, Brady Hofmeyer, Kaitlyn Hollederer, Candiss Holm, Ashley Hurley, Seth Jackson, Diamond Jones, Kaylee Kavanaugh, Nicholas Kawecki, Sebastian Koschuk, Dylan Kozek, Amanda Lawrence, Matthew Mahon, Laura McKenna, Madeline Mesmer, Bridget Neeson, Jacob Nelson, Madison Nowak, Christopher O'Connor, Joseph Parker, Jordan Popovich, Nathan Reichel, Alyssa Rivera, Tyler Russell, Amanda Samplinski, Maria Sciortino, Anthony Serra, Abigail Siebert, Jordan Simon, Savannah Sipe, Julia Slazyk, Jada Sokody, Shay Sommer, Nathan Stroh, Samantha Terrana, Nicholas Tillett, Sean Tuohy, Ryan Wellence, Bryce Wolf, Kenneth Yockey




"Loveboat" Farewell Breakfast - July 2015

From left: Lisa Fabiano, Carrie Meaney, Dorothy Garcia, Mary Jane Fonte and Principal John Fitzpatrick

   The Connor Middle School PTA treated teachers to a farewell breakfast aboard the "Loveboat" on the last day of school. Staff were greeted by cruise director Julie McCoy, (Lisa Fabiano); bartender Isaac Washington (Carrie Meaney), hostess Dorothy Garcia; special guest Mary Jane Fonte, and Captain Stubing (principal John Fitzpatrick). Additional crew members were Betsy Cali, Kathy Cheng, Trish Eichel, Melanie Loss and Sarah Sander.




1st Place for VCMS Girls Softball - June 2015

Front row: S. Sommer, B. Neeson (captain), J. Gleave, A. Chiarenza (co-MVP), H. Chorey.
Second row: G. Carey (statistician), E. Cool, A. Schoener (asst coach/player), M. Montes (asst captain, co-MVP), L. Robinson, R. Meaney (head statistician).
Third row: A. Lepenven, H. Cool, E. Kwiecinski, A. Andrews, G. Bergstrom.
Back row: S. Sipe, N. Turck, M. Wieberg, S. Bailey, Coach A. Meaney - Click photo for larger view.

Story by Coach Arthur Meaney
   Your lovely Lady Vikings of modified softball posted another undefeated Niagara Frontier League campaign, albeit not a perfect season. The girls were 11-1-1 overall, their only loss was a close one at the hands of visiting Eden of the ECIC. And the tie? An unbelievable decision by an umpire crew that left players and fans wanting more quality softball with North Tonawanda. Hopefully it leads to a rule clarification for future contests. Neither game though could mar the outstanding overall performance and grit of the 2015 squad.
    Only six seventh graders donned the modified uniform this year as it was heavy with returning and first year eighth graders. The three catchers on the team were all seventh graders; Morgan Wieberg, Erin Cool, and Emily Kwiecinski. Morgan hit two triples in her final game of the season, a nice way to go out. Erin Cool was having a solid season until a late injury sidelined her and her .450 batting average. Emily Kwiecinski was a sniper behind the plate, picking off runners on third with reckless abandon. Six opposing players went back to their bench when they were only 60 feet from home. Avery Andrews showed great promise as a pitcher for next season as she was very confident and consistent in the circle. Gabby Bergstrom played a solid shortstop the whole year. She batted cleanup and also lead the team in walks while keeping the infield focused. Our final seventh grader was Makayla Montes, assistant captain and co-MVP for 2015. She scored 29 runs and had 34 stolen bases to go with a .624 BA. Makayla was a live wire who played the hot corner all season. Makayla's bat, glove, and game are ready for the high school; she had a great deal of fun and played the game hard. She was a good team-mate and a good example of how to come to the ballpark everyday.
    The eighth graders were a large group; a team within themselves! Natalie Turck batted .650 on the season and hit the ball hard. Alisen Lepenven played an attentive outfield and batted .400. Sam Bailey, an outstanding athlete on the hardwood and "football pitch", held her own between the white lines batting .333 with two triples. Hannah Chorey played inspired outfield and was on base four of every 10 at bats. Lindsay Robinson played some solid middle infield and batted .542 while Shay Sommer posted a .500 BA by hitting some of the hardest hit balls of the season.
    The returning eighth graders were a solid core around which to build. Hannah Cool was very sure-handed in the field and the bat (three triples and a .500 BA). Savannah Sipe played a reliable first base and also posted a .500 BA. But, when all is said and done, you cannot compete in this game without pitchers and Jenna Gleave and Bridget Neeson pitched 80% of the season's innings. Jenna led the team in earned run average (4.10) as well as posting her own on base pct. of almost .700, which made her a threat with both her glove and her bat. Bridget also brought both parts of the game to the field; she led the team in doubles and pitched half of the team's total innings. Bridget was the team captain, posted five wins in the circle, and batted .478, a very important cog in the wheel. And finally, Alexa Chiarenza. Alexa is a player that leads without a title. Other players play better because of the confidence she gives them that a contest can be won. Alexa led the team in hits (as lead-off hitters often do) and runs batted in (which lead-off hitters often do not). Bridget Neeson and Alexa Chiarenza played modified basketball and softball in 7th and 8th grade, for a total of four seasons. Over that time, their teams' combined records were 55-2-1. That speaks for itself.
    Others who made the season a success were Assistant Coaches Lindsey Diehl and Allyson Schoener. Their assistance in the gym was important. Although a loss to the team when she left the first base coach's box, Allyson actually was on rehab and participated in the final four games. She produced a .625 on base percentage with some solid fielding. She will be a tremendous asset to the JV squad next year, as will all of the players moving up. And finally, a tremendous thanks to our statisticians who contributed mightily to a memorable season: Grace Carey, Bri Russell, and Head Statistician Rose Meaney. Numbers are important. Looking forward to seeing and hearing great things from all of those involved over the next bunch of years.




Connor Middle School Honor Roll - May 2015

The following Veronica E. Connor Middle School students have been named to the honor roll for the third quarter, 2014-2015 school year:
High Honor Roll
Grade 6 - Allan Benjamin, Isabel Buckingham, Camille Burruano, Anthony Buscaglia, Samuel Carpenter, Matthew Castellino, Martin Castner, Joseph Christiano, Emily Cohen, Brooke Conway, Haley Coombs, Zachary Cramer, Alyson Czerwonka, Jack Dlugokinski, Sarah Dodge, Brooke Eichel, Mara Ellsworth, Thomas Fabiano, Carolyn Ginsburg, Alison Gula, Brady Haines, Isabella Harper, Dominick Kane, Riley Kane, Edward Kanfoush, Taylor Kullerkupp, Hannah Lambert, Eleah Leng, Thomas Lockett, John Mandura, Abigail Marlow, Rose Meaney, Samantha Meierer, Cecilia Nowak, Victoria Oldman, Maya Pecoraro, Mia Phillips, Ryan Pinzel, Morgan Proctor, Mark Ramsperger, Kevin Rogoza, Hannah Schiffmacher, Amina Shaibi, Amanda Spaulding-Kellner, Aaron Szczepankiewicz, Lucas Tahara, Morgan Tollner, Michael Valle, Amanda Wellence, Grace Wenner, William Worrall, Alexander Wright, Vivienne Zacher

Grade 7 - Avery Andrews, Ronald Appoloney, William Atkinson, Brooke Bartolotta, Gabriella Bergstrom, Joseph Cali, Kenneth Carter, Samuel Castellino, Erin Cool, Zoe Coutu, Harinder Dhaliwall, Eve DiCarlo, Jack Faso, Allison Fay, Mitchell Fusillo, Autumn Gagliardi, Alex Gottler, Luke Hess, Mackenzie Heyden, Victoria Huang, Tyler Hunt, Kira Hutton, Cassidy Jensen, Colby Kalp, Joshua Kam, Nicholas Keller, Ethan Klie, Trevor Knight, Kristian Krantz, Robert LeFevre, Marissa Lewis, Katrina Linenfelser, Dominic Loss, Michael Marino, Lauren Merletti, Tyler Meyer, Sarah Moore, Breckin Morris, Ben Moskala, Brian O'Neill, Alexander Paul, Emily Phillips, Jack Pratt, Jacob Przystal, Nicholas Ratajczak, Luke Rizzo, Sean Rustowicz, Eliza Sarigiannis, Brett Shickluna, Elzbieta Sorel, Mark Steck, Joseph Steinagel, Lydia Sweeney, Griffin Sykes, Anna Thompson, Aleksandra Tirone, Luke Webb

Grade 8 - Melina Aceti, Christian Acosta, Lauren Baeumler, Hannah Cool, Lexie Diaz, Sara Gorton, Austin Haak, Nicholas Hess, William Hoover, Gianna Horvath, Nathan Hunt, Elizabeth Koyn, Emily Kurtzhalts, Grace LoHouse, Rhys Mendel, Trevor Samplinski, Eric Scalise, Laura Schultz, Gregory Simonian, William Soos, Benjamin Szabo, Joy VanderMey, Marie Wagar, Kaitlyn Warakomski, Christian Whetham, Bethany Wolcott

Honor Roll


Grade 6 - Connor Barnicle, Allyson Bellinger, Grace Carey, Joseph Ceccato, Tristan Chaffee, Sara Cicero, Ian Cioppa, Bryahna Colbert, Cameron Davis, Ava, DeFranks, Jenna Doctor, Makaila Elandt, Tyler Emma, Dominic Ford, Dominic Gramza, Quinn Hart, Margaret Hegarty, Carissa Hoover, Joshua Hunt, Celia Jackson, Alyssa Keller, Brett Kowalczewski, Savanna Lenze, Stephen Leone, Morgan Lynch, Elisabeth Madigan, Ashley Maras, Madeline Maroni, Hayden McLachlan, Ryan Michki, Jacob Miller, Zachery Moser, Alyssa Nelson, Isaiah Newman, Nicole Nguyen, Elaina Page, Steven Pedlow, Gabriel Planavsky, Jessica Robertson, Remington Rohr, Grace Samplinski, David Schnell, Joseph Seifert, Lucas Seifert, Peyton Shearer, Yifan Shen, Logan Sionko, Emma Sole, Kendall Suffoletta, Cassandra Taylor, Andrew Tomasula, Molly Tuohy, Nathan Wallens, William Wieberg, Jenna York

Grade 7 - Tala Abdellatif, Matthew Aronica, Aizaz Asif, Carmela Bartolomeo, Derek Blanchard, Maria Buscaglia, Ruby Chen, Emily Czyrny, Gianna D'Addario, Benjamin DeFranks, Gianna DePalma, Emma Dickinson, Ava Eichel, Rhianna Enright, John Fletcher, Jenna Foglia, Alexa Fox, Louis Genovese, Jasmin Gill, Trenton Gondek, Jeremiah Goss, Jack Hammond, Sean Heffley, Iris Hutchins, Michael Juntunen, Laura Kaiser, Blake Kenney, Caitlin Kleinschmidt, Kevin Koch, Cecelia Kubanek, Emily Kwiecinski, Anna LeBrasseur, Tucker Leggett, Patrick Loss, Jack LoTempio, Madison MacNeil, Maggie McNamara, Sean Murray, Carly Pannullo, Morgan Payan, Grace Pearse, Ryan Pecoraro, Justin Podgorny, Thomas Podsiadlo, Jack Randle, Rebecca Rebmann, Emily Reynolds, Jaden Riley, Brandon-Kace Samol, Kaylynn Savoy, Makenna Scalise, John Schoemick, Thomas Shemik, Karie Stedman, Anthony Surace, Kyle Vanderzell, Vanessa VanNorman, Jenna Wilkinson, Alexa Yamonaco, Brook Zdrojewski

Grade 8 - Samantha Bailey, Quinton Becker, Brianna Beyer, Nicholas Carey, Anthony Ceccato, Justin Chadima, Alexa Chiarenza, Hannah Chorey, Mia Devirgilio, Jasmin Dhillon, Lindsey Diehl, Julia Eichel, Allison Fluker, Jenna Gleave, Kaitlyn Hollederer, Alyssa Jaenecke, Ryan Jellinick, Celia Jones, Megan Kennedy, Brandon Kinney, Margaret Kubanek, Alex Laschinger, Allisen Lepenven, Nicolas Lindaman, Madison Liss, Elisabeth Lupp, Emma Mahoney, Allison McDonald, Bridget Neeson, Christopher O'Connor, Nicole Paolini, William Person, Olivia Pino, McKenna Prochaska, Miranda Proctor, Lindsay Robinson, Rhett Robinson, Dylan Russo, Ciara Scalzo, Gabriella Sciortino, Maria Sciortino, Anthony Seifert, Abigail Siebert, Cameron Sionko, Emma Sullivan, Joshua Tamsen, Grace Thorpe, Natalie Turck, Hannah Ullrich, Konstantinos Vasiliadis, Brienne Westfall, Caitlin Wilson, Kelsey Wilson, James Worrall, Amanda Ziehm




Connor Middle School Merit Roll - May 2015

The following Veronica E. Connor Middle School students have been named to the merit roll for the third quarter, 2014-2015 school year:
Grade 6 - Evan Ackerman, Giovanna Andrzejewski, Justin Archer, Tyler Baughman, Julia Braun, Kelsey Burns, Alaina Cameron, Austin Childs, Danniel Cleveland, Kaylin Frost, Isabela Garcia, Tyler Grant, Kameron Greene, Ryan Halliman, Alicia Hensel, Kristina Joseph, Zoe Kowalski, Aidan Kropp, Mikayla Mallare, Angelina Marinello, Sean McMann, Griffin Miller, Eleanor O'Brien, Trent Okelberry, Nicholas Pachla, Charles Piggot, Grace Promowicz, Sarah Reeves, Havvanur Savas, Brendan Sharp, Zorica Simic, Benjamin Steck, Alex Sturtz, Victoria Thompson, Angelina Torres, Edward VeRost, Bradley Violino, Joshua Vizzi, Rachel Vrba, Justin Wohlfehrt, Madison Zaccaria

Grade 7 - Robert Arch, Marion Averhart, Abigail Blair, Maiya Buscaglia, Timothy Carlson, Arthur Chatkhan, Madison Conway, Donovan Cornelius, Ryan Costolnick, Stephanie Cox, Robert Currie, Destiny Denz, Casey Dummitt, Patrick Dworak, Salvatore Falcone, Samantha Fluker, Shawna-Lea Harper, Muhammad Issa, Megan Jaegers, Mitchell Johnson, Erika Krueger, Abigail Krull, Michael Loss, Nolan Massaro, Kaitlyn McGuire, Sebastian Melendez, Jack Mikulski, Matthew Newbould, Stephen Palmeri, Logan Snyder, Rachel Soluri, Annella Sommer, Phillip Thomas, Sean Vanini, Brooke VeRost, Morgan-Lynn Wieberg, Amiah Wilkes, Olivia Williams, Gabriel Wright

Grade 8 -Ava Ackerman, Jack Anthony, Brianna Bachman, Brandon Beiter, Jared Berard, Joseph Botticello, Kristyn Brown, Brandon Bruner, Adam Burns, Alexander Castillo, Zachary Caughill, Jagger Click, Ryann Colan, Jacob Corrao, Joseph Coughlin, Collin DeMartin, Annaliese DiCarlo, Thomas Dugan, Linda Eichler, Cameron Fairbairn, Justin Gorrell, Faith Gworek, Trevor Hauer, Brady Hofmeyer, Austin Hogan, Ashley Hurley, Terri Johnson, Nicholas Kawecki, Matthew Mahon, Alexis Martin, Clarice McCaffery, Madeline Mesmer, Jacob Nelson, Jordan Pachla, Joseph Parker, Lydia Pratt, Zachary Reading, Nathan Reichel, Amanda Samplinski, Kyle Schneider, Jordan Simon, Savannah Sipe, Julia Slazyk, Jada Sokody, Shay Sommer, Easton Speer, Dylan Stickney, Nathan Stroh, Samantha Terrana, Nicholas Tillett, Wyatt Tollner, Ryan Wellence, Bryce Wolf, LeeAnn Wright, Olivia Wright




"My Day as a Sixth-Grader at VCMS" - April 2015

Savanna and Asst. Principal Hawkins, beginning the day.

In gym class, playing badminton.

   Recently hired VCMS Assistant Principal Danielle Wallenhorst Hawkins decided to shadow a student for a day in order to gain some insight into "this valuable point of view". See her story.




"Operation Duct Tape" - April 2015

Principal John Fitzpatrick

    The Student Council at Veronica Connor Middle School held "Operation Duct Tape" on Friday, March 27th in the cafeteria. The fundraiser, at which Principal John Fitzpatrick was duct taped to the wall, benefited the Children's Hospital NICU. During lunches that day, students purchased a piece of duct tape and a heart for a $1. The heart was part of a Valentine's Day event that was cancelled due to the school closing for a snow day. Teachers/advisors were Deanna MacDougall, Tracey Shores, Debbie Coram and Jill Ungaro.




Children's Hospital Fundraiser - March 2015

   Connor Middle School will be holding a fundraiser on Friday, March 27, 2015. For a dollar donation, you can purchase a heart for a friend or a loved one and get a piece of duct tape. We will be duct taping Mr. Fitzpatrick, VCMS Principal, to the wall during lunches. All proceeds will go to the NICU at Children's Hospital. Lunch periods are: 10:44-11:15 - Gr. 6, 12:29-12:00 - Gr. 7 and 12:14-12:45 - Gr. 8.




March is "Youth In Art Month" - March 2015

Jagger Click with a botanical ink drawing.

Ryan Wellence with a non-objective painting inspired by music.

   In celebration of March as "Youth In Art Month", Veronica E. Connor Middle School proudly announces an art display at the Grand Island Memorial Library featuring the works of 24 eighth grade students. The show is designed to hi-light both cognition and creation. A wide variety of student work including pieces completed in graphite, pastel, collage, paint and photography can be viewed during regular library hours throughout the month of March.
    Since 1961, Youth In Art Month has been an annual observance that is designed to make known the value of art education for all student. It is designed to support and highlight quality art programs within the nation's schools. Among its many goals, this annual observance seeks to direct attention to the value of art education as an important component of the total student experience and educational curricula within schools. Recognizing that art education fosters understanding which helps develop citizens of a global society, Youth In Art Month seeks to make communities aware of the divergent and critical thinking skills inherent in art-based learning.
    Creative ideas, acquisition of new skill and facility within a variety of media, as well as depth of thought and idea is apparent in the art display. VCMS students have reason to be proud of their artistic accomplishments. Their work not only illustrates the ways in which they are meeting the rigorous New York State Standards for the Visual Arts, it also more importantly demonstrates a degree of visual literacy attained by these students who are effectively learning to use visual media to synthesize ideas give voice to their own unique artistic vision. The work represents a small portion of the learning taking place by students during their art classes within the middle school. Cognitive, expressive and creative problem-solving skills are evident. Artworks that make interdisciplinary connections, engage students in visual problem solving and incorporate higher order thinking skills can be seen throughout the display and visually demonstrate the various ways in which middle-level learners meet the New York State Standards for the Visual Arts in their classes.
    Student artists on display are: Anastasia Ackerson, Quinton Becker, Brianna Beyer, Justin Chadima, Alexa Chiarenza, Jagger Click, Allison Dragonette, Julia Eichel, Camryn Fisher, Georgia Giogas, Faith Gworek, Brianna Hays, Candiss Holm, Megan Kennedy, Emily Kurtzhalts, Amanda Lawrence, Emma Mahoney, Claire McCaffery, Kristine Schlifke, Laura Schultz, Jordan Simon, Hardyal Singh, Bailey Warmus and Ryan Wellence. The community is cordially invited to view the "Youth In Art Month" show, as well as a second display featuring the work of sixth and seventh grade students to follow during the month of April.




VCMS Student is February Artist of the Month - March 2015

Camryn Fisher with one of her recent pieces.

   Each year, the Art Department of the Grand Island schools recognizes many of its top artistic achievers with the "K-12 Artist of the Month" award. The award which is presented to ten students annually highlights the accomplishments and achievements of district students who excel artistically and who creatively solve problems by using a wide variety of media to express and find their own unique artistic voices.
    Veronica Connor grade eight student Camryn Fisher, was selected as the K-12 Artist of the Month for February, 2015. Camryn is pictured with one of her recent art works. Camryn is a creative art student who displays an exceptional eye for detail and is visually inspired by the world around her. She consistently displays an ability to think outside the box as she creates beautifully narrative art with her camera. Several of her pieces have been selected for the March Youth In Art Month display at the Grand Island Public Library. Camryn's primary artistic interest is in photography and in digital media. She finds inspiration in many places and her love of the ocean and all marine life is a recurring theme in her work. Her teachers and peers are impressed by her ability to transform imagery into personal, narrative works of art.
    The Art Department of the Grand Island Schools is proud to recognize this student's exceptional artistic achievements and unique creative voice and vision by honoring her with this special designation.




Connor Middle School Posts an Undefeated 2015 Season - March 2015

Kneeling: G. Carey, Capt. J. Pachla, B. Wolcott, R. Colan, S. Dworak.
Sitting: E. Cool, K. Hutton, K. Stedman, M. Montes, Centurion A. Chiarenza, J. Eichel, Asst. Capt. A. Blair.
Standing: E. Halpin, B. Neeson, R. Meaney, A. Wilkes, B. Eichel, G. D'Addario, A. Andrews, Coach A. Meaney.
Missing from photo: E. Mahoney. - Click photo for larger view.

Story by Coach Arthur Meaney
    Your lovely Lady Vikings ran the modified basketball gauntlet this season, sweeping the Niagara Frontier League and two non-leaguers, to go 16 and 0 for the 2015 campaign. The girls were ready to go after putting down their drumsticks at Thanksgiving - the returning second-year players wanting to improve on last year's 15-1 mark and the newbies following along. The team was a healthy mix of seventh and eighth graders, demure and demonstrative personalities, as well as basketball players and just plain athletes. An undefeated season is a rare event that is not experienced by many; hopefully the players find a quiet moment to savor it. Some of their toughest competition came from cross-town rivals, the St. Stephen's Eagles, in the annual home-and-home Pork Chop Classic. These were two very good contests that highlighted the quality of girls' basketball being played on the island.
    The seventh graders made quite an impact in their first go-round through modified basketball. Kira Hutton and Kiara Stedman took their soccer skills and applied them to basketball (as is often the case on Grand Island!). Hutton and Stedman played suffocating defense and did not shy away from contact within the game. Geanna D'Addario had some more basketball experience and it showed on the free throw line as she was one of two GI players to be perfect from the charity stripe for the season. Mikayla Montes was another player who brought everything she had to each game. Mikayla often ended up with a loose ball or rebound because of her tenacity.
    Avery Andrews will be a force inside next year as she perfects her post moves in the off-season. Avery learned how to use her height to affect shots and collect rebounds. Amiah Wilkes was a very pleasant surprise as she played defense as if she knew where you wanted to go and could hit the baseline jumper with regularity (40 points). Amiah considered every loose ball hers and fought to every whistle. Our final seventh grader was Assistant Captain Abby Blair. Abby was new to the game at Thanksgiving, but proved to be an excellent student. Abby worked harder than any player in some time to master the finer points and could often be seen at a basket by herself trying to improve her jump shot or left-handed layup. There is no substitute for an internal desire to improve, no matter the subject.
    Eighth graders were all returners, except for the addition of one Julia Eichel. Julia is another in a long list of GI soccer players who quickly learned to apply the principles of the world's most popular game to Naismith's YMCA invention from 1891. Julia was another defender that often was assigned the quickest player on the opposing squad and, as the season wore on, found an excellent scoring touch that put in 58 points - expect more of the same on JV next season. Julia was a welcomed surprise because of the loss of an expected major player early in game two ~ Emma Mahoney. Emma was a strong seventh grader last year, looking to make her mark this year in eighth grade. A knee injury on a breakaway ended her playing time for this season, but she will certainly be a force for good on JV next season. Emma was with the team throughout though, as every huddle was broken with "Emma" or "10". Another Emma that lost some significant playing time was Emma Halpin. Halpin was putting together a nice set of numbers before coming down with a back injury later in the season. Emma Halpin's jump shot will look good for JV next season.
    Ryann Colan also had a quietly successful season as she changed from guard to forward. She often found a rebound in her hand and put in a solid putback or found a seam to receive a pass. She, too, will be a help to JV. Bridget Neeson came in full of energy and played defense with tremendous effort. Bridget was a good jumper and pulled down her fair share of rebounds on both boards. Bethany Wolcott fought hard to be part of a top-six rotation that was used in the closing minutes of games. Bethany has a true desire to play and has a nose for the ball as she put up 30 for the season and strived to play textbook defense. Bethany and Bridget will also help JV.
    Our final two players were Alexa Chiarenza and Jordan Pachla. Alexa was the team's Most Valuable Player, a force on both sides of the ball. She had excellent anticipation on defense and a wonderful scoring touch both inside and outside. Alexa led the team in free throws made and attempted and scored over 100 points on the season (107) to make her Connor Middle School's 15th Viking Centurion in 22 seasons - quite a prestigious accomplishment. Alexa was a wonderful teammate, always supportive and always looking for the open player from her point guard position. Jordan was also a tremendously important cog in the machine this year, leading through example as well as through word. Jordan ran an efficient floor that often shut down opposing offenses. Jordan posted 70 points on the season, second highest on the team. Jordan was a threat from either side on the layup as her off hand is better than some players' strong hand. The JV program will be in great shape with these two players in the fold.
    And finally, some thanks - thanks to the managers, Sydney Dworak (8th) and Erin Cool (7th). The managers got into a number of games and played well. It is a good deal of work and they helped make it a memorable season. Thanks also to the statisticians, who kept a detailed and accurate story of the season in the score book. The trio of Grace Carey, Brooke Eichel, and Rose Meaney painted a picture that made you feel you were there while reading it. Thanks as well to the families of the players who traveled high and low and supported the girls throughout the grueling season from Thanksgiving to Valentine's Day. Best of luck to those going to the high school and keep playing(!) to those of you coming back next season.




Connor Middle School Honor Roll - February 2015

The following Veronica E. Connor Middle School students have been named to the honor roll for the second quarter, 2014-2015 school year:
High Honor Roll
Grade 6 - Allan Benjamin, Isabel Buckingham, Camille Burruano, Anthony Buscaglia, Samuel Carpenter, Matthew Castellino, Martin Castner, Joseph Christiano, Sara Cicero, Emily Cohen, Brooke Conway, Haley Coombs, Zachary Cramer, Alyson Czerwonka, Cameron Davis, Jack Dlugokinski, Sarah Dodge, Brooke Eichel, Mara Ellsworth, Thomas Fabiano, Dominic Gramza, Alison Gula, Brady Haines, Isabella Harper, Joshua Hunt, Dominick Kane, Riley Kane, Edward Kanfoush, Hannah Lambert, Eleah Leng, Savanna Lenze, Stephen Leone, Thomas Lockett, John Mandura, Abigail Marlow, Rose Meaney, Samantha Meierer, Cecilia Nowak, Victoria Oldman, Maya Pecoraro, Mia Phillips, Ryan Pinzel, Morgan Proctor, Kevin Rogoza, Hannah Schiffmacher, David Schnell, Joseph Seifert, Yifan Shen, Amanda Spaulding-Kellner, Kendall Suffoletta, Aaron Szczepankiewicz, Lucas Tahara, Morgan Tollner, Michael Valle, Nathan Wallens, Amanda Wellence, Grace Wenner, Alexander Wright

Grade 7 - Avery Andrews, Ronald Appoloney, Aizaz Asif, William Atkinson, Brooke Bartolotta, Gabriella Bergstrom, Kenneth Carter, Samuel Castellino, Erin Cool, Harinder Dhaliwall, Eve DiCarlo, Emma Dickinson, Allison Fay, Alexa Fox, Mitchell Fusillo, Autumn Gagliardi, Alex Gottler, Mackenzie Heyden, Victoria Huang, Cassidy Jensen, Colby Kalp, Joshua Kam, Nicholas Keller, Trevor Knight, Anna LeBrasseur, Robert LeFevre, Katrina Linenfelser, Madison MacNeil, Michael Marino, Lauren Merletti, Tyler Meyer, Sarah Moore, Ben Moskala, Alexander Paul, Emily Phillips, Jack Pratt, Jacob Przystal, Nicholas Ratajczak, Sean Rustowicz, Elzbieta Sorel, Joseph Steinagel, Anthony Surace, Lydia Sweeney, Griffin Sykes, Anna Thompson, Aleksandra Tirone, Luke Webb

Grade 8 - Christian Acosta, Lauren Baeumler, Lexie Diaz, Sara Gorton, Austin Haak, Nicholas Hess, Gianna Horvath, Nathan Hunt, Elizabeth Koyn, Alex Laschinger, Grace LoHouse, Rhys Mendel, Trevor Samplinski, Eric Scalise, Laura Schultz, Gregory Simonian, William Soos, Natalie Turck, Hannah Ullrich, Joy VanderMey, Marie Wagar, Christian Whetham, Bethany Wolcott,

Honor Roll


Grade 6 - Tyler Baughman, Allyson Bellinger, Grace Carey, Austin Childs, Ian Cioppa, Bryahna Colbert, Ava DeFranks, Jenna Doctor, Tyler Emma, Kaylin Frost, Carolyn Ginsburg, Kameron Greene, Quinn Hart, Maxim Hawley, Margaret Hegarty, Allison Hill, Carissa Hoover, Celia Jackson, Kristina Joseph, Alyssa Keller, Taylor Kullerkupp, Morgan Lynch, Elisabeth Madigan, Ashley Maras, Madeline Maroni, Hayden McLachlan, Ryan Michki, Jacob Miller, Griffin Miller, Zachery Moser, Alyssa Nelson, Isaiah Newman, Nicole Nguyen, Nicholas Pachla, Elaina Page, Steven Pedlow, Mark Ramsperger, Sarah Reeves, Jessica Robertson, Remington Rohr, Grace Samplinski, Lucas Seifert, Amina Shaibi, Peyton Shearer, Zorica Simic, Logan Sionko, Cassandra Taylor, Molly Tuohy, Joshua Vizzi, William Wieberg, Justin Wohlfehrt, William Worrall, Jenna York, Vivienne Zacher

Grade 7 - Matthew Aronica, Carmela Bartolomeo, Maria Buscaglia, Joseph Cali, Arthur Chatkhan, Ruby Chen, Donovan Cornelius, Zoe Coutu, Emily Czyrny, Gianna D'Addario, Benjamin DeFranks, Gianna DePalma, Rhianna Enright, Jack Faso, John Fletcher, Samantha Fluker, Jenna Foglia, Louis Genovese, Jasmin Gill, Trenton Gondek, Jeremiah Goss, Jack Hammond, Sean Heffley, Luke Hess, Tyler Hunt, Iris Hutchins, Kira Hutton, Laura Kaiser, Blake Kenney, Caitlin Kleinschmidt, Ethan Klie, Kevin Koch, Kristian Krantz, Erika Krueger, Cecelia Kubanek, Emily Kwiecinski, Tucker Leggett, Marissa Lewis, Patrick Loss, Dominic Loss, Jack LoTempio, Maggie McNamara, Breckin Morris, Sean Murray, Brian O'Neill, Carly Pannullo, Morgan Payan, Grace Pearse, Justin Podgorny, Thomas Podsiadlo, Brooke Price, Rebecca Rebmann, Emily Reynolds, Jaden Riley, Luke Rizzo, Eliza Sarigiannis, Kaylynn Savoy, Makenna Scalise, John Schoemick, Thomas Shemik, Brett Shickluna, Mark Steck, Karie Stedman, Kyle Vanderzell, Vanessa VanNorman, Jenna Wilkinson, Olivia Williams, Alexa Yamonaco, Brook Zdrojewski

Grade 8 - Melina Aceti, Samantha Bailey, Quinton Becker, Brianna Beyer, Nicholas Carey, Anthony Ceccato, Justin Chadima, Alexa Chiarenza, Hannah Cool, Joseph Coughlin, Mia Devirgilio, Jasmin Dhillon, Annaliese DiCarlo, Julia Eichel, Allison Fluker, Kaitlyn Hollederer, William Hoover, Terri Johnson, Celia Jones, Megan Kennedy, Brandon Kinney, Margaret Kubanek, Emily Kurtzhalts, Allisen Lepenven, Nicolas Lindaman, Madison Liss, Elisabeth Lupp, Allison McDonald, Bridget Neeson, Dalton Nyitrai, Christopher O'Connor, Jordan Pachla, Nicole Paolini, William Person, Lydia Pratt, McKenna Prochaska, Miranda Proctor, Lindsay Robinson, Rhett Robinson, Dylan Russo, Ciara Scalzo, Kyle Schneider, Allyson Schoener, Gabriella Sciortino, Cameron Sionko, Savannah Sipe, Nathan Stroh, Emma Sullivan, Benjamin Szabo, Joshua Tamsen, Grace Thorpe, Kaitlyn Warakomski, Caitlin Wilson, Kelsey Wilson, James Worrall, LeeAnn Wright, Olivia Wright, Amanda Ziehm




Connor Middle School Merit Roll - February 2015

The following Veronica E. Connor Middle School students have been named to the merit roll for the second quarter, 2014-2015 school year:
Grade 6 - Kathryn Abbott, Evan Ackerman, Giovanna Andrzejewski, Justin Archer, Julia Braun, Kelsey Burns, Alaina Cameron, Joseph Ceccato, Tristan Chaffee, Makaila Elandt, Dominic Ford, Isabela Garcia, Samantha Grim Jenna Hiser, Nicholas Jordan, Brett Kowalczewski, Zoe Kowalski, Tyler Lawson, Evan Linenfelser, Sean McMann, Brooke Nice, Eleanor O'Brien, Charles Piggot, Grace Promowicz, Hannah Pyc, Brionna Raiser-Russell, Havvanur Savas, Emma Sole, Benjamin Steck, Alex Sturtz, Victoria Thompson, Andrew Tomasula, Angelina Torres, Edward VeRost, Bradley Violino

Grade 7 - Tala Abdellatif, Robert Arch, Marion Averhart, Mia Belstadt, Abigail Blair, Derek Blanchard, Emily Brooks, Timothy Carlson, Madison Conway, Stephanie Cox, Destiny Denz, Patrick Dworak, Ava Eichel, Natalie Fahrer, Shawna-Lea Harper, Muhammad Issa, Mitchell Johnson, Michael Juntunen, Abigail Krull, Michael Loss, Sebastian Melendez, Caleb Messing, Stephen Palmeri, Ryan Pecoraro, Jack Randle, Benjamin Richard, Brandon-Kace Samol, Logan Snyder, Rachel Soluri, Benjamin Spiesz, Brooke VeRost, Morgan-Lynn Wieberg, Amiah Wilkes, Matthew Wolfe

Grade 8 - Ava Ackerman, Rebecca Agnello, Jack Anthony, Brianna Bachman, Brandon Beiter, Jared Berard, Joseph Botticello, Brandon Bruner, Adam Burns, Alexander Castillo, Zachary Caughill, Hannah Chorey, Jagger Click, Ryann Colan, Jacob Corrao, Collin DeMartin, Anna DiBello, Lindsey Diehl, Thomas Dugan, Cameron Fairbairn, Hayley Falter, Justin Gorrell, Faith Gworek, Trevor Hauer, Austin Hogan, Seth Jackson, Alyssa Jaenecke, Ryan Jellinick, Diamond Jones, Nicholas Kawecki, Madison Kleisath, Sebastian Koschuk, Amanda Lawrence, Matthew Mahon, Emma Mahoney, Clarice McCaffery, Laura McKenna, Alexander Melisz, Madeline Mesmer, Jacob Nelson, Olivia Pino, Nathan Reichel, Tyler Russell, Amanda Samplinski, Trisha Sander, Maria Sciortino, Anthony Seifert, Abigail Siebert, Jordan Simon, Jada Sokody, Shay Sommer, Easton Speer, Samantha Terrana, Nicholas Tillett, Wyatt Tollner, Sean Tuohy, Konstantinos Vasiliadis, Ryan Wellence, Brienne Westfall, Bryce Wolf, Kenneth Yockey