7:00 PM - 8:00 PM HS Choir Concert
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Block Party @ BE
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Senior Honors Night
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM JH Honors Night @ JH
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM JH Community Breakfast
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. Breakfast and lunch will be served free of charge for all students enrolled. Transportation is the responsibility of the parents.
The Branson School District’s transportation fleet earned a safety rating of 100% during the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s annual bus inspection in March. Of the district’s 65 buses reviewed, none had any issues requiring repairs or removal from the fleet.
FFA students competed in the Career Development Contest at Miller High School on March 11. More than 1,700 FFA members from Missouri and Arkansas were involved in the competition. Events included the following: meats evaluation; poultry evaluation; soil evaluation; entomology; livestock judging; horse evaluation; and dairy cattle judging.
The Branson School District will hold an introduction event entitled Ready, Set, Go - also known as Kindergarten Registration - for students enrolling for the 2017-2018 school year. The event is scheduled Tuesday, April 11 for students who will attend school on the Cedar Ridge campus and Tuesday, April 18 for students who will attend school on the Buchanan campus. Both events will be held from 5:00 until 6:30 p.m.
Lisa Phillips, Buchanan Elementary, has been named Elementary Counselor of the Year by the Southwest Missouri School Counselor Association. The award was presented at the association’s annual breakfast held March 10 on the Missouri State University campus.
Branson High School vocalists competed at the South Central District Music Contest held March 11. Those students earning a “I” superior rating will advance to the State Music Contest scheduled April 27-29 on the campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia. They are under the direction of Jacob Carlew.
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.
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.