WESTFIELD - At the October meeting of the Westfield Academy and Central School Board of Education on Tuesday, Oct. 9, Shanda Duclon, the new elementary principal, was welcomed at the end of her first full day in the position.
The board approved the participation of Miranda Warner and Lindsey Vicary, both WACS students, on the Fredonia Central School indoor track team for the 2012 -13 season.
In other business, the board quickly made some changes to district policy guidelines, a number of class and activity trips were approved and a new teaching assistant and substitute teacher were appointed.
Secondary Principal Ivana Hite reported on the recent sprit week, which she termed "most successful." The week happily concluded with a victory over Falconer at the homecoming football game. At Saturday's homecoming dance, Cameron Wright and Chloe Forsell were crowned king and queen, while Dylan Robinson and Erin Carutis were named prince and princess.
Academic awards based on last school year's performance were handed out during the week, with 17 students in grades 10 through 12 named as Academic All-Stars. They will be honored with a luncheon at the Bark Grill on Thursday, Oct. 25.