Registration for the 2017-2018 school year is scheduled July 24-27 for students new to the Branson School District. Enrollment forms for all prospective students in grades K-12 may be completed between 8 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. New student registration will be held in the district offices (lower level) located at 1756 Bee Creek Road.
The Branson School District will begin its new year August 16. Students and parents are invited and encouraged to attend these Back to School and Open House sessions to visit the classroom and receive information about the upcoming school year. Online registration must be completed by July 28.
Online enrollment opens July 17 for all students returning for the 2017-2018 school year. This process streamlines district procedures and provides our families with a more convenient way to share enrollment information with the district.
In conjunction with the Summer School Program in the Branson School District, a free nutritious meal will be available to children age 18 and younger and eligible disabled adults. You do not need to attend summer school to participate in this program.
Retiring staff members were honored for their years of service to the district at a reception held in their honor May 10. We wish them all the best in their retirement.
Senior Awards Night was held last Monday in the High School Auditorium. Academic awards and scholarships totaling $6.6 million were awarded to members of the graduating class of 2017.
Branson High School delegates to the Missouri Fine Arts Academy are Nathan Brixey and Clara Gaut. The Academy is scheduled June 4-24 on the campus of Missouri State University.
The Cents of Pride store for BHS students received a $10,000 grant from the Stanley and Elaine Ball Foundation last Thursday. The grant was awarded to the Branson Education Foundation and passed through to the High School for its store.
Branson High School students Jack Akers, Saminah Munshi and Sameerah Munshi have been selected to attend the 2017 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.
Cianna Rodriguez, a sophomore, has been selected as the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Academy participant. The program is developed by some of Missouri’s top educators and is designed to identify and enhance the qualities of Servant Leadership for high school students.
Lance Junck, a junior, is the MSHSAA State Champion in Poetry Reading. The contest was held April 22 on the campus of Missouri State University. He is under the direction of Debbie Smith.
The oath of office was issued to Craig Wescott, Angie Smith and Jeff Smethers at last Thursday’s meeting of the board of education. The three were elected to serve three-year terms as a result of the April 4 election.
The Branson School District’s transportation fleet earned a safety rating of 100% during the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s annual bus inspection in March. Of the district’s 65 buses reviewed, none had any issues requiring repairs or removal from the fleet.
Abbie Henderson and Katerina Makuch, sophomores, have been named Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership (HOBY) Seminar Ambassadors. They will represent Branson High School at the leadership retreat scheduled June 16-18 on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University.
App (noun) - an application program designed for a particular purpose on a computer or mobile phone operating system. And the Branson School District now has one.
You can track your bus route to determine pick up and drop off times each day by downloading the Versatrans My Stop mobile APP to your cell phone.