6:00 PM - 7:00 PM First Grade Music @ CRE
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Curriculum Meeting @ DO
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Free Athletic Physical Night
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Cedar Ridge Art Show
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Buchanan Art Show @ BE
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM CRI Honor Choir Concert @ Branson United Methodist Church
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Retiree Reception @ District Offices
Cox Health Center-Branson and its staff will provide our students with free athletic physicals for the 2018-2019 school year. Physicals are scheduled Wednesday, April 25 from 6:00 until 8:30 p.m. Students currently in grades 6-11 may take advantage of this opportunity to meet MSHSAA participation requirements for the upcoming athletic season.
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.
Branson High School students Gracelynn Holloway, Toby Miller and Benjamin Walworth have been selected to attend the 2018 Missouri Scholars Academy. They are among 330 of Missouri’s gifted students who are currently in their sophomore year of high school and will attend the three-week residential program.
Branson High School vocalists competed at the South Central District Music Contest held March 9 at Clever High School. Those students earning a “I” superior rating will advance to the State Music Contest scheduled April 26-28 on the campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia. They are under the direction of Jacob Carlew.
Students from Buchanan Intermediate Math Team qualified earlier this school year to advance to the MCTM Regional Contest held March 10 at Southwest Baptist University. Those competitors include: Luke Adkisson, Clara Dean, Zachary Fausett, Jace Fuller, Alexee Garner, Ty Jenkins, Gavin Pannell, Smith Quigg, Landon Quiring, Will Sawford, Tobe Strickland and Ethan Zirbel.
Artwork by Marijayne Linn, an eighth grader, has been selected for display in Missouri’s state capitol this month. Her work, entitled Surrealism Room, is part of the Senate Exhibit which will be unveiled at a special reception scheduled March 12 in Jefferson City. Linn’s artwork was selected by Senator David Sater for display.
BHS Student Council hosted a blood drive February 28 in the High School gymnasium. Members of the student body donated 158 pints of blood that carried the potential to save 474 lives. Another drive is scheduled May 10. The students are under the direction of Todd Koon and Sunshine Ridinger.