5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Title I Reading & Math @ BE
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM PTO Meeting @ District Offices
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Board Meeting @ District Offices
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM HS Musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" @ BHS
More than 3,600 men and women in communities across the state make up local boards of education. These public servants are elected by local constituents, but do not receive compensation for their tireless efforts on behalf of Missouri’s school-age children.
Buchanan Elementary students welcomed visiting author Ryan Sloth to their school on Wednesday. The former college football player and coach provided the students with entertaining stories about sports and stressed the importance of always striving to put forth their best effort.
BHS hosted its 10th Annual Math Games December 16. Fifty Branson students competed in the three-round event which consisted of a 45-minute multiple choice test relating to the student’s current math course; a Sudoku contest; and a four-person elimination competition. The students are under the direction of Barb Cogdill and Lora Niles.
The Ruprecht Organization, owners of Branson McDonald’s restaurants, awarded a $500 Balanced Active Lifestyle Grant to Cedar Ridge Primary classroom instructor Deneen Wuest for a Kindergarten Motor Lab program. A $500 grant was also awarded to Buchanan Intermediate classroom instructor Brandon Scott to promote the Million Step Club program.
Branson-Hollister VFW Post #11290 sponsored the annual Patriot’s Pen writing competition this fall among area schools. The contest asked middle school students to write on the topic “America’s Gift to My Generation.” The writing competition is also sponsored nationally by VFW.