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  • Inclement Weather Notification

    Winter is on its way and with it comes the possibility of weather that could prevent the safe transportation of students to school. The Branson School District would like to issue this notice regarding school cancellations.

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  • Cheerleaders Advance to State Contest

    The BHS cheerleaders placed third at Regionals held in Kansas City last weekend. They will advance to compete in the 4A Large School contest scheduled December 1. The cheer squad is under the direction of Genna Cornelisse, Trista Hilton and Kara Williams.

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  • FFA Fall Speaking Contest Winners

    Members of the BHS chapter of FFA competed in the Area Fall Speaking Contest held November 1. The students were entered in six categories of the competition. They are under the direction of Nicole Crocker and Aaron Magnuson. All five students placing at the Area Contest will advance to the District competition scheduled November 15.

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  • Student Council Sponsors Drive

    The BHS Student Council hosted the annual Southwest District meeting of the Missouri organization with approximately 1,150 students in attendance. The meeting was held October 26. The students are under the direction of Todd Koon and Sunshine Ridinger.

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  • District Awarded Skaggs Foundation Grants

    The district has been awarded two grants from the Skaggs Foundation Legacy fund to be used to benefit the lives of students. Grant presentations were made October 31 at a reception hosted by Ozarks Technical College-Table Rock campus.

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  • Christmas Assistance for Students

    The school district’s social work office is recruiting sponsors to provide assistance to some of our needy families this holiday season. Individuals and groups are being solicited to sponsor one or more children.

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  • McTeacher Night Donation

    The Ruprecht Organization, through its area McDonald’s restaurants, donated $1,691.56 to our district through the McTeacher Night event held October 2. The district received a percentage of sales occurring between 4:00 and 8:00 p.m.

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  • BHS Math Team at SBU

    BHS students competed at the Great Plains Math League contest hosted by Southwest Baptist University on Saturday. Six Branson students were among the 117 competitors representing 14 area schools. The students are under the direction of Barb Cogdill and Lora Niles.

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  • FFA Students Attend Greenhand Conference

    FFA students attended the Area 12 Greenhand Conference at Missouri State University on September 25. Members attending had the opportunity to participate in workshops led by the Area 12 Officer Team

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  • FFA Attended MU Field Day

    Branson FFA members attended the University of Missouri Research Center’s annual Field Day on September 13. The Field Day is designed to showcase the many agricultural careers available and provide insight as to requirements for these careers.

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  • Volleyball Teams Support Women's Health

    Branson and Nixa volleyball teams joined forces Tuesday night to raise $2,003.57 for women’s health through the Skaggs Foundation. Thanks to the players for a great match and to the fans for their support.

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  • Walworth Selected for National Council

    Ben Walworth, a junior, has been selected as the Middle Level Coordinator for the North Central Region National Council of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). Ben was selected through a rigorous application process from among candidates representing schools in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and Missouri.

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  • National Merit Commended Students

    Three BHS seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. Jack Akers, Emile Gephart and Gatlin Myer are among 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.

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  • Steele is Administrator of the Year

    Congratulations to Jason Steele, BHS assistant principal! He has been selected as the southwest School Administrator of the Year representing the Missouri Council of Career and Technical Administrators through Gibson Vo-Tech.

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  • District Honor Choir Boasts 33 BHS Voices

    The High School Choir students auditioned for a spot on the District Honor Choir last Saturday. In all, 33 students earned District distinction and eight of these students from the Junior/Senior Choir are ranked in the top 25 for their voice part.

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  • Beautiful Dresses Donates to BHS Store

    The High School’s student store, Pirates Cove, received a very generous donation from Allona Morris through her store Beautiful Dresses in Branson. Morris donated over $2,000 worth of clothing that included shirts, dresses and jackets.

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  • ADAPT Coalition Grant Extended

    The Taney County ADAPT (Alcohol Drug Abuse Prevention Team) coalition has received a second five-year grant, through the Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Program, to partner with area schools and communities.

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  • New Safety Measures at all Buildings

    New safety measures will be in place at the entrances to all district buildings beginning Monday, August 20. Exterior doors will remain locked during regular school hours. Visitors must press the button on the entry door camera near the front entrance to request access to the building.

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  • Collaboration Fridays

    We begin our 12th year of Collaboration Fridays with the 2018-19 school year. The weekly hour without students provides teachers an opportunity to work together between buildings and content areas to benefit all students.

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  • FFA Students Attend Leadership Camp

    Seven members of the Branson High School FFA chapter attended the state Leadership Camp June 11-15. Camp Rising Sun is located within the Lake of the Ozarks State Park and is home to the Leadership Institute each summer.

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  • Elementary School Supply List

    The Elementary School Supply List is available for the 2018-2019 school year. It can be viewed here

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  • Board of Education Named Outstanding for 2018

    The Missouri School Boards’ Association has selected 20 local boards of education for recognition as “Outstanding” for 2018. The awards were announced at the annual MSBA Leadership Summit held June 2 at Lake of the Ozarks.

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  • Governance Award Earned by BOE

    The Branson board of education is among 24 district boards to receive the Missouri School Boards’ Association 2018 Governance Team Award. There are 518 school districts in Missouri. This prestigious award is based on the board’s outstanding commitment to ongoing professional development in areas such as student achievement, school law and finance, board operations and contemporary issues in education

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  • District Has App for Your Device

    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.

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  • Phone App Tracks Your Bus Route

    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.

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