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  • Early Dismissal November 11

    School will be dismissed today, Monday, November 11, according to our Friday early release times - one hour early.

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  • BHS Students Selected for All-State Choir

    Three students have been selected for the Missouri All-State Choir. They auditioned earlier this fall for All-District Choir to advance to the All-State competition. They are under the direction of Jacob Carlew.

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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 enhance the lives of students. Grant presentations were made October 31 at a reception held at the Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce offices and hosted by the Foundation. Over $1 million in grants was awarded to area organizations.

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  • Elementary Students Named All-State Choir

    Elementary choir students throughout Missouri had the opportunity to audition for a spot on the All-State Children’s Choir. Branson students selected for this prestigious distinction include: Lydia Bilyeu, Henry Cott, Georgia Griffith and Logan Quiring.

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  • Sponsors Needed for Christmas Assistance

    The school district’s social work office is recruiting sponsors to provide assistance to some of our students in need this holiday season. Our goal is for each student to receive the following: a new hoodie; hat/gloves; one package of socks; one package of underwear; and a toy or non-clothing item (a list of suggested items will be provided). A hygiene bag will also be given to each family. The eligibility of the children participating is based on financial guidelines.

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  • International Thespian Society Induction

    BHS theatre arts students have been inducted into the International Thespian Society. This Society is the student honorary division of the Educational Theatre Association which is the professional association for theatre education.

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  • Results from SBU Math Contest

    The Great Plains Math League kicked off its competitive season October 5 with a contest held on the campus of Southwest Baptist University. Among the 93 students representing 17 area high schools, the BHS Math Team had seven students competing. They are under the direction of Barb Cogdill and Lora Niles.

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  • MSBA Honors Early Childhood Program

    The Branson School District is the recipient of the Early Childhood Education Program of the Year award from FutureBuilders, the educational foundation of the Missouri School Boards’ Association. The award was presented at the 2019 MSBA Annual Conference held September 28 at Lake of the Ozarks.

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  • FFA Students Attend Greenhand Conference

    The annual Area 12 Greenhand Conference was held at Missouri State University’s Darr Center on September 24. Branson’s 24 first-year FFA students were in attendance and among over 400 students representing Area 12 high schools.

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  • PTO Major Saver Fundraiser

    PTO's Major Saver fundraiser is underway. Students in grades PK-8 will have the opportunity to sell the discount cards to family and friends. Cost is $15 each and many of the vendors listed on the cards feature local restaurants with BOGO offers.

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  • BHS Voices Selected for District Honor Choir

    The High School Choir students auditioned for a spot on the All-District Honor Choir last Saturday. Overall, 43 students earned District distinction and 13 of these students from the Junior/Senior Choir are ranked in the top 25 for their voice part. These 13 voices qualified to advance to All-State Honor Choir Auditions in November.

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  • Harris Awarded Southwest Region Honor

    Jack Harris, BHS principal, has been named Exemplary New High School Principal for the southwest region of the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals (MoASSP). He was nominated and voted on by his peers for the distinction.

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  • Walworth National Merit Semifinalist

    Branson High School has a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist. Ben Walworth, a senior, will advance to the final round of the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. He is among approximately 16,000 academically talented students who have the opportunity to continue in the competition that will award $31 million in National Merit Scholarships.

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  • PTO Membership Drive Begins

    PTO memberships are being solicited from parents and members of our community. The annual fee is only $5 per family and all money collected supports student/class activities.

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  • New Look for Cedar Ridge Campus

    The Cedar Ridge campus parking lots received extensive renovation over the summer months. The new look will provide our visitors with safer access to cars in the parking lot when dropping off and picking up students. Renovation began May 17 and was completed just in time for the new school year.

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  • FBLA Students Attend National Conference

    Ben Walworth and Gabe Hamlet attended the National Leadership Conference for Future Business Leaders of America June 25-27 in San Antonio, Texas. The conference provided 150 competitive events and had over 18,000 attendees.

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  • FFA Students Attend Leadership Camp

    Members of the FFA Chapter at BHS attended the annual state Leadership Camp June 3-7. The leadership experience was held at Camp Rising Sun which is located within the Lake of the Ozarks State Park. Over 1,200 Missouri FFA students attended the camp and received training provided by state officers and a leadership director.

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  • Board Earns Governance Team Award

    The Branson board of education is among 33 district boards to receive the Missouri School Boards’ Association 2019 Governance Team Award. 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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