4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Curriculum Meeting @ DO
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.