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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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  • FFA Students Headed to State Contest

    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.

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  • BHS Theatre Department Presents The Diviners

    The Diviners will be presented April 21-23 at the BHS Auditorium. Performances begin at 7:00 p.m.

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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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  • BHS Vocalists Headed to State

    Branson High School vocalists earned “I” ratings at the South Central District Music Festival March 21. They will advance to the State Music Festival held April 30 on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus.

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  • Math Team Takes Second at Tournament

    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.

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  • Junck and Simmons Headed to State

    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.

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  • FFA Participates in Career Development

    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.

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  • Summer School Registration is Open

    Summer school begins May 31 for students in grades PK-12. This learning opportunity will provide additional instruction in core areas and provide credit/grade recovery to students who would benefit from this opportunity.

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  • Chess Tournament Winners

    The BHS Chess Team brought home the Second Place Trophy from the Galena Invitational Tournament. The competition included teams from Kansas high schools. The students are under the direction of Nathan Huddleston.

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  • Math Winners at Wheaton

    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.

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  • Wrestlers Qualify for State

    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.

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  • DECA Students Advance to State

    The Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) District 11 competition was held February 11 in Springfield. Branson students were among 358 DECA members representing 13 area high schools.

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  • Speech Winners at Hillcrest

    The BHS Speech Team earned the first place Sweepstakes trophy at Hillcrest last Saturday. Branson was among 24 schools competing for top honors and 100 point ahead of the second place team. The students are under the direction of Debbie Smith.

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  • AFJROTC Drill Competition Successful

    The BHS AFJROTC cadets competed in the Mountain Grove Drill Meet on February 6. The cadets came home with lots of trophies for their efforts. They are under the direction of Col. David Burke.

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  • Boys Basketball COC Champs

    The boys basketball team captured the COC title Tuesday night beating Republic 52-43.

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  • Elementary Mathematicians Earn Awards

    The Greater Plains Math Qualifying Competition was held January 30 on the campus of Southwest Baptist University. Buchanan Intermediate had 50 representatives among the 323 students competing. The students are under the direction of Shannon Pagan.

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  • Speech Winners at Fair Grove

    The BHS Speech Team brought home second place in the Sweepstakes Division of the Fair Grove Tournament last Saturday. The students are under the direction of Debbie Smith.

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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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  • All District Honor Band Selections

    BHS students performed with the All District Honor Band on January 16. They were selected for the Honor Band distinction at auditions held last November. The students are under the direction of David Opperman, Jena Ingram and Daniel Jarett.

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  • CRI Honor Choir Performs at MME Conference

    Cedar Ridge Intermediate’s Pirates of Song Honor Choir, under the direction of Salley Doherty and Sarah Kirk, will perform at the 78th annual Missouri Music Educators (MME) Association Conference to be held January 28-30.

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  • ACT Scores Above State and National Average

    Branson High School's ACT composite scores are above state and national averages according to a report released earlier this month by the ACT organization. The ACT was administered to 180 of our graduating seniors in 2015.

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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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