Branson Public Schools

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  • Online Enrollment Opens July 11

    Online enrollment opens July 11 for all students returning for the 2016-2017 school year. This process streamlines district procedures and provides our families with a more convenient way to share enrollment information with the district.

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  • Elementary School Supply List

    The 2016-2017 school supply list for our elementary students (grades PK-6) can be viewed here

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  • Swofford Addresses Retired Teachers

    Brad Swofford, district superintendent, was the guest speaker at the June 14 meeting of the Tri-Lakes unit of the Missouri Retired Teachers Association. Topics of discussion included district goals, local funding and legislative issues facing Missouri school districts.

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  • FFA Officers Attend LEAD Conference

    More than 1,200 FFA chapter officers and 186 advisors, representing 138 Missouri chapters, attended the annual Learn, Educate, Advance and Develop (LEAD) training last week. Eight training sessions were held at difference locations around the state.

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  • Board Earns MSBA Governance Award

    The Branson board of education is among 16 district boards to receive the Missouri School Boards’ Association 2016 Governance Team Award. This prestigious award is based on the board’s outstanding commitment to ongoing professional development in areas such as student achievement, school law and finance, board operations and contemporary issues in education.

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  • Students Selected for Scholars Academy

    Branson High School students Jan Bard, Mina Cloud and Lilia Korol have been selected to attend the 2016 Missouri Scholars Academy to be held June 12-July 2 on the campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia. They are among 330 of Missouri’s gifted students who are currently in their sophomore year of high school and will attend the three-week residential program

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  • Retirees Honored at Reception

    A community reception was held May 11 for retiring staff members. The reception was held in the district offices.

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  • CRI Students Donate Book Bags

    Cedar Ridge Intermediate students presented Kory Wilcox, representing Isabel’s House, with over 60 handmade fabric bags filled with books. The bags will be given to children who are staying at Isabel’s House - a place for children who are affected by child abuse and neglect.

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  • Seniors Awarded $7.6 Million in Scholarships

    Senior Awards Night was held last Monday in the High School Auditorium. Academic awards and scholarships totaling $7.6 million were awarded to members of the graduating class of 2016.

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  • Seventh Graders are Duke Talent Finalists

    The Drury Center for Gifted Education, in partnership with the Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP), will honor over 400 of Missouri’s most promising young scholars at a recognition ceremony held May 20 at the O’Reilly Family Event Center.

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  • Missouri Fine Arts Academy Appointments

    Missouri Fine Arts Academy is a unique, three-week residential summer program for exceptional students who have completed their sophomore or junior year of high school. The Academy seeks to help these exceptional musicians, visual artists, singers, actors, dancers and writers achieve their potential.

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  • FBLA Students at Leadership Conference

    The BHS Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended the State Leadership Conference April 24-26 in Springfield. More than 4,000 members and advisers from Missouri were in attendance.

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  • Hawkins Named Buchanan Elementary Principal

    April Hawkins has been named the newest elementary principal for the Branson School District. She replaces Staci Baker who will leave Buchanan Elementary School in June to assume the role of principal with the Galena School District

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  • Cullison and Vijitbenjaronk Honored at Luncheon

    Alexander Cullison and Warut Vijitbenjaronk, seniors, are two of Missouri’s top 100 scholars for the graduating class of 2016. Missouri Scholars 100 is a statewide program that honors top academic students.

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  • BHS Mathematicians are State Winners

    Fifteen members of the BHS math team qualified for the State GPML Contest held April 16. They qualified earlier this school year at regional contests to advance to the state competition held on the campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia.

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  • Academic Team Earns District Title

    The BHS Academic Team won the Class 4 District Championship last Saturday. The team won all five of its matches.

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  • Math Team Takes Second

    BHS students earned a second place overall finish among 3A and 4A schools competing at the annual College of Ozarks math contest held April 6. The students are under the direction of Barb Cogdill and Lora Niles.

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  • Students of Character Honored

    The Junior High hosted a breakfast last Wednesday to celebrate and honor students who exemplified the best in character traits. Two students were chosen from each building to receive recognition at the celebration. Families of these students were also in attendance.

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  • BHS Academic Team Sweeps Conference

    The BHS Academic Teams, under the direction of Todd Koon, swept the COC Large School Tournament last week. The varsity and junior varsity teams earned a perfect score of 8-0.

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  • Junck Headed to National Competition

    Lance Junck, BHS sophomore, will represent his school and community at the National Speech and Debate Tournament June 11-18 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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  • Harris Named High School Principal

    Jack Harris, a Branson native, has been named the new principal at Branson High School. He replaces Chip Arnette who will become the district’s assistant superintendent of instruction beginning July 1.

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  • 2016-2017 Calendar Approved

    The 2016-2017 school calendar has been approved. You may view it here

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  • New Phone APP Tracks Bus Route

    We’re rolling out a new phone APP this fall. 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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