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2017 – 2018 Budget Adoption

2017 – 2018 Budget Adoption

This year’s tax levy cap is 1.74%, which is significantly lower than in previous years. The Clarence Central School District has a history of fiscal responsibility. The tax levy is the amount of money raised for the school budget via property taxes. Your tax rate is calculated by dividing the amount of the tax levy […]

Clarence: Phantom of the Opera

Clarence: Phantom of the Opera

The Clarence High School Spring 2017 production of Phantom of the Opera ran Thursday – Saturday. It set a record when it sold out on the first day tickets opened. For those of you who missed it, here are some videos of various performances that have made their way onto YouTube and other social media […]

Clarence: #1 In Cost-Effectiveness

According to Buffalo Business First, Clarence is the most cost-effective school district in western New York. From its article, Clarence is the most cost-effective school district in Western New York, based on its combination of academic excellence and fiscal frugality, according to Business First. The so-called “bang for the buck” indicator was devised to recognize […]

Clarence: Business First 2016 Rankings

The Business First school rankings have been released. Here is how Clarence fared: Administrative efficiency Frontier Clarence Lancaster Hamburg Lockport West Seneca Orchard Park Wiliamsville North Tonawanda Amherst Erie County school districts with the highest SAT scores Clarence – Total 1618 Averages Crit. read. 541, Math 563, Writing 514 East Aurora – Total 1618 Averages […]

The Clarence School Board and Budget Vote is May 17th

First things first: VOTE YES ON MAY 17th.  POLLS ARE OPEN FROM 7am – 9pm at the HS Gymnasium, off Gunnville Rd.  VOTE FOR JAMES BOGLIOLI AND JOHN FISGUS FOR SCHOOL BOARD Your School Taxes: Fact vs. Fiction Chances are that your school taxes have gone up since 2010. It all depends on your property, […]

Meet Our Candidates!

Keep Clarence Schools Great is pleased to announce its enthusiastic support for the only two candidates running for the Clarence School Board this year: John Fisgus and James Boglioli. We urge you to turn out at the High School gymnasium on May 17th to elect these two outstanding candidates. John Fisgus John C. Fisgus is […]

Tuesday: VOTE YES and VOTE “MD” for Clarence Schools!

In case you missed our Monday mailer, Keep Clarence Schools Great asks you to please take some time out from your busy schedule and vote YES for next year’s school budget, and vote “MD” – Michael and Dennis – for school board. We thank you for your time and patience during this – another busy […]

The 2015 Keep Clarence Schools Great Ad

2015 Clarence Bee Ad

Things We Learned From the Candidate Forum

Things that Joe Lombardo says don’t matter: Class sizes in excess of district guidelines Teachers having good pay or benefits; investment in human resources Artificial turf that helps the district not cancel games in the rain Business First rankings & Clarence’s slide from 1st to 3rd Restoring back teachers Inflation Contract law The town’s growth […]

Clarence Budget Facts

Did you miss Monday’s budget meeting? It was very well attended, and many congratulations to Clarence’s Destination Imagination teams, and to the winners of the 27th Congressional District’s art contest – the top three were all Clarence kids! Rick Mancuso gave the budget presentation, and noted that although the levy is being increased by about […]

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