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  • FFA Students Attend Greenhand Conference

    The annual FFA Greenhand Motivational Conference was held January 3-6 at Missouri State University. The conference was among 18 scheduled at 13 different locations around the state and designed to benefit over 4,500 first-year FFA members in 320 Missouri high schools.

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  • Donation Received from Knights of Columbus

    Members of the local Knights of Columbus Unit #670 presented a $1,053.55 check last Wednesday to be used in the district’s special education program. The check represented proceeds from the Knights annual fund raising campaign.

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  • VFW Post Honors Patriot Pen Winners

    Branson-Hollister VFW Post #11290 sponsored the annual Patriot’s Pen writing competition this fall among area schools. The contest asked middle school students to write on the topic “The America I Believe In.”

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  • BHS Chess Team Earns Second

    The BHS Chess Team competed in the 21st Annual West Plains Tournament on December 17. The all-day event included eight area high schools and five rounds of competition. The BHS team earned second place overall.

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  • Central Bank Clears Lunch Bills for Families

    Branson School District families are the beneficiaries of the generosity of Central Bank of Branson. The bank erased the lunch balances of 616 students with a donation totaling $3,174.41.

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  • Teams Advance to LEGO Championship

    The 2016-2017 First LEGO League Challenge took place last weekend in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Teams from Cedar Ridge Intermediate and Buchanan Intermediate were among the 17 teams competing. Both teams will advance to the championship contest scheduled January 20, 2017 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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  • BHS Mass Media Honored for Videos

    The BHS Mass Media class attended the Missouri Southern State University Media Showcase December 1. The class entered videos in the competitive categories of Public Service Announcement, Commercial, Epic Movie Trailer and Comedy.

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  • Math Winners at Springfield Catholic

    BHS students competed in the Greater Plains Math League contest at Catholic High School on November 12. The competition included 95 students representing 12 area high schools.

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  • Ruprechts Award Grant to JH

    The Ruprecht Organization, owners of Branson McDonald’s restaurants, awarded a $500 Balanced Active Lifestyle Grant to Junior High classroom instructor Jeanne McDonald to fund the Girls on the Run program.

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  • Musicians Selected for District Band

    Members of the BHS Band auditioned for and earned seats on the 2016-2017 South Central Missouri Music Educators Association (SCMMEA) District Honor Band. The auditions were held November 2.

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  • District Awarded Skaggs Foundation Grant

    The district has been awarded a $5,000 Legacy grant from the Skaggs Foundation. The presentation was made October 21 and the grant will fund items for students through the BHS Cents of Pride Store.

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  • Sophomores Headed to Leadership Academy

    Abbie Henderson and Katerina Makuch, sophomores, have been named Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership (HOBY) Seminar Ambassadors. They will represent Branson High School at the leadership retreat scheduled June 16-18 on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University.

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  • Student Council Elected to Southwest Office

    The Branson High School student council has been elected to the office of Southwest District Secretary for the 2017-2018 school year. The election was held last Friday at the Southwest District meeting held in Pleasant Hope.

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  • BHS Students Raise Money for Charity

    Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, BHS Student Council organized a fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society. Last week’s student-led activities included selling donuts, paying $1 to wear a hat and paying a fee to duct tape Mr. Harris, principal, to the pole outside the counseling office.

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  • Math Winners at Southwest Baptist

    The Greater Plains Math League kicked off its first competition of the season at Southwest Baptist University last Saturday. Eleven member of the BHS Math Team competed against 140 students representing 13 area schools.

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  • Students Become Junior Medical Explorers

    Intermediate students will have the opportunity to participate in CoxHealth Center’s Junior Medical Explorers this school year. The program, offered at no cost to students, will consist of three, six-week sessions at both Intermediate Schools.

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  • Intermediate Students Travel via Technology

    Buchanan Intermediate has been selected to participate in a global partnership program through the JDO Foundation beginning this school year. The JDO Foundation is an educational, non-profit organization committed to fostering the use of technology in classrooms for third through sixth graders around the world.

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  • District Launches New App

    App (noun) - an application program designed for a particular purpose on a computer or mobile phone operating system. And the Branson School District now has one.

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  • Preschool Earns National Accreditation

    The Branson School District’s preschool program has earned national accreditation for its programs and services from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The preschool program is under the direction of Shelly Worley, Cedar Ridge Primary principal.

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  • Phone App Tracks Your Bus Route

    You can track your bus route to determine pick up and drop off times each day by downloading the Versatrans My Stop mobile APP to your cell phone.

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