6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Second Grade Music @ CRE
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Board of Education Meeting @ District Offices
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.
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.
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.