6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Board Meeting @ DO
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Fourth Grade Concert @ CRI
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM First Grade Concert @ BE
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.
BHS foreign language students competed in the 44th Annual Foreign Language Field Day contest hosted by Missouri Southern State University on February 23. Branson students were among 1,300 competitors representing 28 schools from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri.
BHS math students competed in the Great Plains Math League (GPML) contest held on the Richwood Valley campus of Ozarks Technical College February 9. There were 159 students representing 14 area schools competing for math honors. The students are under the direction of Barb Cogdill and Lora Niles.
Olivia Knipple, a senior, has been named a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. She was among 16,000 semifinalists selected to enter the last round of competition that will award $32 million in college scholarships. The announcement of scholarship recipients is expected in April.