FFA students attended the Missouri University Field Day on September 8. The event is designed to showcase some of the many agricultural careers available and provide information about those careers. Field Day was held at the MU Research Center in Mt. Vernon. BHS students are under the direction of Nicole Crocker and Aaron Magnuson.
The High School Choir students auditioned for a spot on the District Choir last Saturday. In all, 21 students earned District distinction and seven of these students are ranked in the top 25 for their voice part qualifying them for All State Choir Auditions in November. The students are under the direction of Jacob Carlew.
The Grand Country half marathon and 5K run/walk is scheduled Sunday, October 1. Entry fees benefit the Branson Education Foundation. Visit race.grandcountry.com for details and registration. This is a great way to support the Foundation and its efforts to support the Branson School District.
A partnership between the Child Development classes at Branson High School and Buchanan Elementary led to the creation of four dozen Sensory Bags for students. The bags were crafted by the high school students for use by students in grades K-3 to alleviate anxiety, calm fears and eliminate stress.
Members of the FFA Chapter at BHS attended the annual state Leadership Camp July 10-14. The leadership experience was held at Camp Rising Sun which is located within the Lake of the Ozarks State Park. Over 1,200 Missouri FFA students attended the camp.