The Junior High School hosted a breakfast last May 8 to celebrate and honor students who exemplified the best in character traits throughout the 2018-2019 school year. Two students were chosen from each building to receive recognition at the celebration.
BHS had 20 FFA members who qualified to compete at the Missouri State Convention held in Columbia on April 25 and 26. This number is an all-time high for Branson competitors at the state level. The students are under the direction of Nicole Crocker and Aaron Magnuson.
Mike Dawson, currently the Chief Learning Officer for Springfield Public Schools, will be the new Executive Director of Instruction for the Branson School District next school year. He returns to Branson after serving as principal at the Cedar Ridge campus from 2003-2012.
Branson High School vocalists competed at the MSHSAA State Solo and Ensemble Contest held on the campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia April 26 and 27. The district contest was held in March and those achieving exemplary ratings advanced to the state contest. They are under the direction of Jacob Carlew.
The MSHSAA State Solo and Ensemble Contest was held April 26-27 in Columbia. The BHS band program had nine students who competed at the state level by earning top scores at the district level earlier this spring. The students are under the direction of Daniel Jarrett, Joe Presson and John Kelly.
More than 5,000 students participated in the Missouri Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Conference April 14-16 in Springfield. The conference featured workshops, keynote speakers and professional networking opportunities for high school students.