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Opening Day in the BPS

welcome back image Superintendent Kriner Cash & Board President Sharon Belton-Cottman

Kick-off 1st Day of 2019-2020 School Year, Friday, September 6th


Under the Education Bargain, 2019-2020 will focus on ensuring greater access, equity, quality, and opportunity for all of our students


Please join Buffalo Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash, Buffalo Board of Education President Sharon Belton-Cottman, and various other board members and elected officials as we begin the new school year!  The year will kick-off at 9:15 a.m. at Frederick Law Olmsted School #156 at 319 Suffolk Street. 


9:15 – PS #156 Frederick Law Olmsted – Suffolk Avenue

Superintendent Dr. Kriner Cash

Principal Dr. Michael Gruber

BOE President Sharon Belton-Cottman

BOE East Member Dr. Kathy Evans-Brown

Distinguished Guest Speakers


Please join us!



*Note to Media: If you are planning to capture b-roll at any other schools in the morning, please be advised that footage should be collected from the sidewalk area.  First days are hectic, and we want to allow staff time to focus on the students.  Thank you!