Summer school begins May 30 for students entering kindergarten through grade 12. This learning opportunity will provide additional instruction in core areas and provide credit/grade recovery to students who would benefit from this opportunity.
Lance Junck, a junior, is the winner of the International Thespian Society Democracyworks essay competition. He will travel to Washington, D.C. to participate in Arts Advocacy Day March 20-21.
Eight BHS students competed in the Greater Plains Math League (GPML) contest at Republic High School last Saturday. Students from five area high schools were among the competitors. The students are under the director of Barb Cogdill and Lora Niles.
In its first competition at Missouri State University, the BHS Dance Team earned a second place finish in the 3A-4A Division with a routine to the song “My House”. The team is under the direction of Dorothy Prochazka.
The BHS Varsity Academic Team earned a perfect 4-0 score in the championship matchup against Rogersville on February 9. The 12-team tournament was hosted by Hollister High School.
Local children’s author, Jan Luck, visited Buchanan Elementary last week to donate books on autism to each of the district’s 18 kindergarten classrooms.
Students at Cedar Ridge Intermediate raised $3,849.86 for the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society to honor their nurse, Leah Standridge. The students brought in spare changes to collectively make the donation on behalf of Standridge.
Members of the Buchanan Intermediate Math Team competed in the Southwest Baptist University Math Contest January 21. Team members were among 335 students representing grades four through six. The students are under the direction of Buchanan Intermediate teacher Shannon Pagan.
Jacob Anderson, a senior, has been selected to represent the Area 12 FFA as Area Star in Placement. The selection was based on his FFA participation while in high school, his supervised agricultural experience working at Andy’s Frozen Custard and a written application.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Kaitlyn Bruce and Tahlia Kovalsky, sophomores, participated in the Region 10 competition January 20.
The Branson School District will offer developmental screenings for all students interested in attending preschool for the 2017-2018 school year. The district offers programs for three and four-year-olds
The Junior High Math Team competed in the Greater Plains Math League (GPML) contest last Saturday at Southwest Baptist University. The students are under the direction of LeAnn Kennedy.
The LEGO Robotics team from Cedar Ridge Intermediate won second place Champion’s Award among 36 teams competing at the First Lego Championships in Fayetteville on January 21.
Missouri’s Commissioner of Education, Margie Vandeven ,visited our district January 27.. She toured the High School and Buchanan Elementary to discuss programs and facilities with our administration, staff and students.
The Buchanan Intermediate LEGO Robotics Team finished in 10th place among 36 teams competing in Robot Missions at the 2016-2017 First LEGO League Championships held in Fayetteville last Saturday. The Pirabots also earned 2nd place in Gracious Professionalism – Core Values.
The BHS Math Team participated in the Greater Plains Math League (GPML) contest last Saturday at Republic. The competition included 72 students representing 10 area high schools. The students are under the direction of Barb Cogdill and Lora Niles.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.