6:00 PM - 7:00 PM JH Honors Night
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Buchanan Art Show Art
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.
Jessie Peterson, a BHS senior, has been selected by a panel of judges to be a State FFA officer representing Area 12 for the 2016-2017 school year. She will compete at the State FFA Convention for the office of secretary, vice president or president. Peterson also placed fourth in the FFA Extemporaneous Speaking Contest for the Southwest District. She will advance to the State Convention held in Columbia later this month.
Seven members of the BHS Math Team competed in the Greater Plains Math League Tournament held March 12 and hosted by Forsyth High School. Branson students were among 40 competitors from five area high schools. The students are under the direction of Barb Cogdill and Lora Niles.
Lance Junck and Cheyenne Simmons are headed to the State Speech and Debate Tournament. After advancing to and placing in the MSHSAA District Tournament, they will compete for state honors. The tournament is scheduled April 23 and will be held on the Missouri State University campus.
FFA Students competed in Career Development Events at Miller High School on March 12. Events included the following: meats evaluation; poultry evaluation; soil evaluation; entomology; livestock judging; horse evaluation; and dairy cattle judging. Each team is made up of four students eligible to receive scores. The top three scores are combined for a team total. The students are under the direction of Nicole Crocker and Aaron Magnuson.
Ten BHS mathematicians competed at the Greater Plains Math League (GPML) contest held at Wheaton High School on February 20. The competition included 47 students representing seven area schools. The students are under the direction of Barb Cogdill and Lora Niles.
Skyler Harris, Hunter Holderfield and Jacob Ulrich qualified for the state Wrestling Tournament. A district win sent the trio to the state competition. They competed in the following categories: Harris (106); Holderfield (132); and Ulrich (138). Coaches are Robbie Pitman and Curt Ivey.