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In his own words: Getting expert advice
Monday, March 21, 2016

Hi, EFS. My name is Jack Kinsman. This week, the eighth grade was introduced to the creation piece of the IDEA Project, the part of the project in which we make something or build something. For the past few weeks, we have been sending and receiving e-mails from experts. I was excited to receive three detailed responses from professional athletes: two former NHL players, Graeme Townshend and Martin Biron, and a current PGA player, Dudley Hart.

In their own words: Brain Research
Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Hi, I am Ellie Wyckoff and my IDEA project is on brain memory. I have learned about different parts of the brain that help with long- and short-term memory and about causes of memory loss. We have been emailing experts on our topics and I emailed Dr. Michael Merzenich, a professor emeritus neuroscientist at the University of California in San Francisco.

In his own words: Future cities
Friday, February 26, 2016

Greetings, Elmwood Franklin School community! My name is Michael McClure, and for my IDEA project I am conducting research on urban planning and city design.

Elmwood Franklin is Goin' Bald for Bucks
Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Elmwood Franklin School is Goin’ Bald for Bucks to raise funds for Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Students and teachers are collecting donations to benefit cutting-edge cancer research programs and compassionate care programs for the more than 31,000 patients who receive treatment at Roswell Park every year.

In her own words: What's the big IDEA?
Monday, February 22, 2016

Hello, Elmwood Franklin Community. When you were in school, did you ever have the opportunity to research and to become more knowledgeable on any topic of your choice? Elmwood Franklin students in eighth grade have this chance! In mid-December, students selected a topic and have since begun to perform online research.

Sixth grader recognized for her excellence in Chinese language learning
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute recognized EFS sixth grader Carlie P. for excellence in Chinese language learning during the 2016 Chinese New Year Celebration at UB.

Dayle Hodge '97 shares his work with seventh graders
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Our 7th grade students got a glimpse into the cancer-research lab of EFS graduate Dayle Hodge '97, a MD/PhD candidate at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY.

Letter from the Head for the Day
Thursday, November 5, 2015

Hello. My name is Ronan and I am in 3rd grade. Today I was Head of School for the day. I had an amazing day. It has been so fun. I felt like I was a grown-up and was the boss of everything. My day started with shaking students’ hands at the front door when they arrived at school.

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