The Cedar Ridge Intermediate Honor Choir was in concert May 1 at Branson United Methodist Church. The Choristers asked friends and family attending the concert to bring at least one nonperishable food item to be donated to the food pantry at Christian Action Ministry.
Mason Carlson, a sophomore, has been named a Delegate of the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders. He will attend the delegation scheduled June 29-July 1 and held in Boston, MA. The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Members of the BHS math team competed at the state level of the Great Plains Math League contest last Saturday. State competitors qualified at GPML contests held earlier this school year. The contest included 135 students representing 32 schools and was held on the campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia.
The BHS chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda competed in the State Leadership Conference held April 8-10 in Springfield. The three-day conference featured workshops, keynote speakers and networking opportunities. More than 5,000 high school students and advisors attended the event.
McTeacher Night was a tremendous success for two of our elementary schools last week. The Ruprecht Organization, owners of area McDonald’s restaurants, donated a percentage of all proceeds from sales to our schools to be used for students. McTeacher Night is held each fall and spring.