Our Box Tops for Education drive is scheduled October 3 – 7. We encourage you to send in your Box Tops with your student. If you don’t have children in school, you can mail them in to the district office (1756 Bee Creek Road) or drop them off at any of our building offices.
The employees from community partner Kohl’s Department Store visited two classrooms at Cedar Ridge Elementary last Thursday. Students in Mrs. Blackerby’s class and those in Mrs. Hughes class received a book to take home thanks to the generosity of Kohl’s.
Third graders in Jennifer Thomas’ class at Buchanan Elementary have adopted local law enforcement officials as their community service project for the school year. The students invited Missouri State Troopers from Taney and Stone County to the classroom to show their appreciation for service to the community.
Over 60 first-year members of the BHS FFA club attended the Missouri University Research Center’s annual Field Day on September 9. MU Field day is designed to showcase some of the many agricultural careers available and provide information about those careers to high school students.
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.
Branson Bank president, Bill Jones, presented a $700 check to Dr. Swofford on Monday in support of Character Education in the district. The money was raised by the bank employees who have an opportunity to dress casual each Friday for a donation of $5.
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.