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  • School Calendar Approved for 2020-2021

    The 2020-2021 school calendar was approved by the board of education at its January 16 meeting.

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  • BHS Math Winners at Camdenton

    The 11th Annual Math Relays were held at Camdenton High School on January 18. Fifteen members of the BHS Math Team competed against students representing 15 schools. The students are under the direction of Barb Cogdill and Lora Niles.

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  • Board Filings Close for April Election

    The filing period for a position on the Branson School District’s board of education opened December 17 and closed January 21. Terms will expire for Jeff Smethers, Angie Smith and Craig Wescott.

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  • Moore Named New Assistant Superintendent

    Nate Moore has been named the new assistant superintendent of business services for the Branson School District. He replaces Don Forrest who will retire in June after nine years with the district and 32 years in public education.

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  • FFA Greenhand Conference at MSU

    FFA students attended the Southwest District Greenhand Conference held January 9 on the campus of Missouri State University. BHS students were among 4,500 first-year FFA members, representing 320 Missouri high schools, who had the opportunity to learn about being positive role models and becoming involved in their school and community.

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  • Hodzic's Photo Wins Contest

    The school resource officer (SRO) on the Cedar Ridge campus, Corey Hodzic, submitted an entry to the Community Oriented Policing Services Photo Contest. The contest, piloted in 2014, has received widespread support from law enforcement for providing a platform for agencies to share positive interaction with community members.

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  • Snow Make-Up Day is January 20

    Monday, January 20 will be used as a snow make-up day and school will be in session. The December 16 snow day caused this change to our calendar.

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  • Student Council Donation to CAM

    The BHS Student Council collected over 1,000 cans of food and $1,050 in donations to benefit others through the food pantry at Christian Action Ministries. The student-led initiative partnered with local businesses to fill the shelves at the food pantry.

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  • Thompson is Southwest Assistant Principal

    Stacie Thompson, assistant principal for Cedar Ridge Elementary and Cedar Ridge Intermediate, has been named the Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year representing the southwest region of the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals.

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  • VFW Sponsors Patriot Pen Winners

    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 What Makes America Great? The writing competition is also sponsored nationally by VFW.

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  • Math Students Advance to State Contest

    The BHS Math Team competed at the Great Plains Math League contest held at Fordland High School on Saturday. There were 35 competitors representing nine area schools. The students are under the direction of Barb Cogdill and Lora Niles.

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  • Student Council Honored for Blood Drives

    BHS Student Council recently sponsored a successful blood drive that placed it among the top performing school-sponsored blood drives in the area. The events were coordinated through the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks. The reporting period includes August of 2018 through November 2019.

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  • Mass Media Students Medal at MSSU

    BHS mass media students attended the Showcase Event held on the campus of Missouri Southern State University December 5. The competition included over 300 students from Missouri and Kansas. The students are under the direction of Alisa Cornelison.

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  • Walworth National Convention Presenter

    Ben Walworth, a senior, was a workshop presenter at the 2019 Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference representing the Missouri chapter of Future Business Leaders of America. The conference was held in Denver last month with nearly 2,000 students in attendance.

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  • District Awarded Quality Assurance Grant

    The district’s Early Childhood program has received a Quality Assurance Grant through federal funding by way of Missouri’s DESE. The grant provided over $20,000 in supplies from Lakeshore Educational.

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  • Cheerleaders Earn Third at State

    The BHS Cheerleaders placed third among the 5A large schools competing at the State Contest held November 17 at Lindenwood University in St. Louis. The squad placed at the Regional Contest held in Kansas City to advance to the state competition.

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  • Walworth Advances as Coca-Cola Scholar

    Ben Walworth, a senior, has been named a Semifinalist in the 2020 Coca-Cola Scholars Program. He is among 1,928 students named as Semifinalist from a pool of 93,075 applicants representing schools across the country.

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  • ACT Scores Released for 2018-2019

    Branson High School's ACT composite scores, along with the state composite scores are in according to a report released earlier this month by the ACT organization. The ACT exam is required for admission to most colleges and universities.

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  • Grand Country Donates to BEF

    The Grand Country half marathon and 5K run/walk brought in $15,000 for the Branson Education Foundation. The check presentation was held last week and all proceeds donated will benefit district classroom activities and needs. The race was organized by Jennifer Robinson.

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  • BHS Hosts Annual Math Games

    BHS hosted the 12th Annual Math Games Saturday, November 9 with 63 Branson students competing in the three-round event. The competition included 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.

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