30 Nov · WHJESP · No Comments

Living in Color | LeRoi C. Johnson

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”53″ display=”basic_imagebrowser”]In addition to the art shows I’m still giving back to the students in our afterschool programs. Who would have thought that 40 years later after founding this community organization I would be still working directly with today’s upcoming talent! Click Here to View PDF Click Here to View Video


2 Dec · WHJESP · 4 Comments

Science Fair 2022 Registration

For our 7th Annual Science Fair, we are creating a hybrid Science Showcase celebrating STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math! We are asking students in grades 3 -12 to provide their creative responses to a prompt about Technology, the T in STEAM! S – Science T – Technology E – Engineering A – …


12 Oct · WHJESP · No Comments

MLB, Willie Hutch Jones Educational & Sports Program Recap

This is the first year Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities connected with the Willie Hutch Jones Education and Sports Program. [ngg src="galleries" ids="49" display="basic_thumbnail" thumbnail_crop="0"] BUFFALO, N.Y. — Major League Baseball is making its way back into the inner city. The program is called RBI. It stands for Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities. It was ...


2 Jul · WHJESP · No Comments

Major League Baseball Welcomes “Team Hutch” to RBI Program

 Major League Baseball Welcomes “Team Hutch” to RBI Program Buffalo’s Willie Hutch Jones Organization is Newest Member of “Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities”  Buffalo, NY July 1, 2021—Recently Buffalo has been basking in the national media spotlight due to the return of Major League Baseball (MLB) to the Queen City for the first time in …


8 Apr · WHJESP · No Comments

The 6th Annual Virtual QuaranSTEAM Science Recap

On Saturday, March 27th, the WHJESP held its 6th Annual "re-imagined" Science Showcase as a virtual event. Due to Covid-19 gathering restrictions, the organization accomplished a new way for students to showcase their scientific aptitude. With the whimsically and appropriately named theme of "QuaranSTEAM", 24 of the best and brightest elementary through high school students ...


17 Mar · WHJESP · No Comments

2020 STEAM Expedition Essay Writing Contest Postponed

March 16, 2020 Dear Parents: Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus), we are closely monitoring the guidance from federal, state, and local officials to make an informed decision concerning our trips.  For best safety practices we will follow the no travel ban that’s been recommended by the Board of Education.   Therefore, …


5 Feb · WHJESP · No Comments

The 5th Annual WHJSEP Science Fair

[ngg src="galleries" ids="43" display="basic_thumbnail" thumbnail_crop="0" number_of_columns="4"] Event Summary On Saturday, March 7th, the WHJESP held its 5th Annual Science Fair at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. With a theme of “Lift Off in 2020” saluting space science, some of the area’s best and brightest middle and high school students presented their research projects to a ...


10 Sep · WHJESP · No Comments

Walmart Rise Program

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”40″ display=”basic_thumbnail”] The Willie Hutch Jones Educational & Sports Program “Gear Up A Child Program” recently received a $5,000 dollar grant from the Walmart Rise Program, which was used to promote a back to school drive. After meeting with store #2586 managers Ms. Mornalisa Ferrette and Mr. Chris Knowlin over 200 book bags …


10 Jun · WHJESP · One Comment

Willie’s Honorary Degree Ceremony

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13 May · WHJESP · No Comments

Our Middle School Rochester Institute of Technology Science Trip

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”27″ display=”basic_thumbnail”]During Spring break the high school winners of the WHJESP Science Fair and STEAM Essay Contest officially accepted their prize by heading to NYC for the WHJESP STEAM Expedition 2019.  The group of ten began their excursion with a walking tour of the city where they saw iconic and familiar sites like …


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