Native American Magnet School

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Native American Magnet School
Address
97 West Delavan Avenue
West Side
14213
Coordinates 42°55′18″N 78°53′45″W / 42.9217°N 78.8958°W / 42.9217; -78.8958Coordinates: 42°55′18″N 78°53′45″W / 42.9217°N 78.8958°W / 42.9217; -78.8958
Information
Type Magnet
Motto As Eagles Do Children Soar to Great Heights
Status Focus School
School number 19
Principal Linda Brancatella
Vice principal Bogdan Kotnis
Grades K-8
Website

The Native American Magnet is a magnet school that serves Grades PK-8 on the West Side of Buffalo, New York. The current principal is Ms. Linda Brancatella, and the current assistant principal is Dr. Bogdan Kotnis.

History[edit]

The building was constructed in the late 19th century. The magnet component of the school was established in 1981.

Former principals[edit]

Previous assignment and reason for departure denoted in parentheses

  • P.E. Dye
  • William S. French
  • J.E. Ewell
  • Albert W. Crandall
  • Montrevelle A. Root
  • William C. Kruske
  • Vincent A. Carberry
  • Frederick Schultz
  • Bliss J. Youker
  • Mary Galmbachler
  • Zella R. Ruslander
  • Joseph P. Forti
  • Sal T. Fiorella (Director of Audiovisual Equipment - Buffalo Public Schools, retired[1])
  • Thomas Sicignano–?-1984
  • Lloyd Elm–1984-1997 (unknown, retired[2])
  • Sixto Indalecio–1997-2007 (Assistant Principal - School 45,[3] named Principal of Harriet Ross Tubman School[4])
  • Maria DeJoy–2007-2008 (Assistant Principal - Community School 53,[4] assigned to Hillery Park Academy[5])
  • Sixto Indalecio–2008-2011 (Principal - Harriet Ross Tubman School,[5] retired[6])

References[edit]

  1. ^ (2005, January 12). Sal T. Fiorella, Buffalo School Administrator Dec. 18, 1926-Dec. 29-2004. The Buffalo News, p. B5.
  2. ^ Heaney, J. (1997, June 23). Retirements, transfers may mean new principals for 10 city - schools. The Buffalo News, p. B4.
  3. ^ Heaney, J. (1997, September 15). Schools use promotion to fill 11 principal slots. The Buffalo News, p. B5.
  4. ^ a b Buffalo Public Schools (2007, July 11). Meeting of the Board of Education: Administrative Appointments.
  5. ^ a b Buffalo Public Schools (2008, August 13). Meeting of the Board of Education: Administrative Appointments.
  6. ^ Buffalo Public Schools (2011, May 25). Meeting of the Board of Education: Principal Appointments.

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