Past Events

13th Annual Alumni Bocce Tournament

14 teams came out to enjoy an idyllic setting and fellowship on Saturday, June 8th at the St. Francis High School Alumni Association’s 13th Annual Bocce Ball Tournament. At the end of the day it was veteran participants “The Big LaBocce” led by team captain David Kelly ‘04 that came away with the championship by defeating ‘I Don’t Know Scott Czamara” in the finals.
Special thanks to Event Chair Jack Jensen ’73 for his efforts and Ken Sovinski ’82 for his expertise on the grill. Also, thank you to Ilio DiPaolo’s Restaurant, Smiling Ted’s Quality Autos and Camellia’s Meats for their outstanding support of this event.
See you next June!

Class of 1969 recognition day

    • Class of 1969 Recognition Day
Class of 1969 Day of Recognition
On Friday, May 24th ten members of the Class of 1969 came back home to celebrate the 50 Year Anniversary of their graduation from St. Francis High School. After attending Mass in the school chapel, the classmates took a tour of the facilities and shared a meal in the Mastrantoni Family Hospitality Suite. Later that evening, some members of the class were able to attend commencement exercises for the Class of 2019 at Our Lady of Victory Basilica where they processed in with the faculty, staff, administration and graduating seniors and were appropriately recognized as part of the ceremony. Congratulations to all members of the Class of 1969, especially the following who were able to join us on this occasion: Joseph Achtyl, William Bolt, Eugene “Buck” Carroll, Charles Hedges, John Kramer, Timothy Leary, John “Jack” McMahon, John Michalek, Martin Miller and Michael Sanok.
Family Day 2019 - On Saturday, January 12th the Alumni Association hosted the 11th Annual Family Day for children and grandchildren of St. Francis High School Alumni. The over 250 in attendance enjoyed a pizza lunch as well as bounce houses, mini-golf, face painting and caricature artists. Always entertaining and informative, the program from Nickel City Reptile and Exotic Animals in the Alumni Hall Theater was a crowd favorite. Each child also received St. Francis insulated reusable lunch/snack tote to remember the day by. Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 11, 2020 and join us for this fun filled day of family activities next year!
"St. Francis @" Alumni Networking Series - On Thursday, December 27, 2018 the St. Francis Alumni Association hosted a networking event at Community Beer Works in Buffalo. Approximately 30 Alumni and guests attended and food was provided by Ru's Pierogi. The next "St. Francis @ " event will be held this spring at the Barrel Factory in the Old First Ward. More information to come. Hope to see you there!

Pictured from left to right:L to R. Paul Bartell, John Conmy, Larry Jay, Scott Czamara. All class of 1988
Class of '98 Reunion - Over 40 members of the class of 1998 gathered at Hoak's on Saturday, November 24th to celebrate 20 years. A special thanks to Mike Regan '98 for organizing the event. Photo credit to Jen Regan.
 
 
Class of '78 Reunion - Over 40 members of the Class of 1978 gathered at Wanakah Country Club on Saturday, October 20th for their 40th reunion. Peter Cromwell’78 organized the event and said there were about 68 guests in total who enjoyed a reception, dinner and dancing followed by a trip to Hoaks after the event.
 
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