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Upcoming Events
9/5/2016
9/19/2016
- DCR1 Board of Education
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
9/30/2016
10/17/2016
- DCR1 Board of Education
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
10/18/2016
 
District Announcements
New Traffic Reminders
Remember when going through Buffalo on the divided lanes, all lanes must stop for buses loading and unloading. Let's keep our children safe! Thank you to MODOT for these new signs in town.
Preschool Gets New Home
The Dallas County Schools Early Childhood Center has a new home! The preschool and Parents As Teachers services are now located at 818 W. Main, just two houses east of the YMCA.
Back to School Registration
We are excited to continue our district-wide registration at the Buffalo Prairie Middle School Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Each building will be ready to complete your children's registrations in one location.  Registration packets were mailed to currently enrolled families July 18, 2016.  If you do not receive a packet, you may utilize the New Student Enrollment tab at the top of the website to access the forms and information.  REGISTRATION LETTER
Mallory Welcomes New Principal
Dallas County R-1 schools is pleased to announce that Cheryl Knox has been hired as the Elementary Principal effective August 1, 2016.  Cheryl has been with the district for two years as the Early Childhood Parent Liaison.  Her position has included working closely with teachers to provide opportunities for family education and involvement. Please plan to meet her, Tuesday, May 17 at a Meet and Greet in the Mallory Library at 3:30 p.m.

After graduating from Southwest Missouri State University in 1995, Mrs. Knox began her career in education at Buffalo High School.  She taught Freshman and Advanced Physical Education.  She served as Physical Education Department Head and also assisted in the coaching of the Lady Bison Softball Team. Following her time at Buffalo, Cheryl taught for the Pleasant Hope School District.  After securing a Safe Schools Grant, she worked as the High School and Middle School At-Risk Coordinator.   She served in this role from 1998 – 2002. Mrs. Knox has held various roles in Springfield Catholic schools as a Kindergarten and First Grade teacher, a Physical Education teacher, a Junior High Cheer Coach and as an After School Program Director.  In 2014 Cheryl obtained a Master’s Degree from Southwest Baptist University in Educational Administration.  She holds a current Missouri Principal Certificate for K-th, and 9-12th.  Mrs. Knox has spent the last two years establishing relationships within the elementary building as well as in the Buffalo community.  She has worked with the Dallas County Resource Group, the Foster Parent Support Group, the Buffalo YMCA and other organizations to provide opportunities for community education.  She recently organized and facilitated the Elementary Parent Retreat at D.A. Mallory.
We look forward to her continuing to foster relationships with the families of Dallas County R-1. 
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
The Youth Mental Health First Aid Training will take place on May 4th, 2016 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at Dallas County R-1 Alumni Building. This training is free of charge and is open to anyone.  We have to have a minimum 30 registered participants for the Community Partnership to justify traveling to our community to host. Contact Rachel Shoemaker at 417.345-2332 to learn more details. 
Mark Your Calendars!!
Mark your calendars!! Click Here to view the 2016-2017 School Calendar.
Title I Explained

Mallory Elementary is a School-Wide, Title I School.  For more information on what that means, you can view a short video by clicking HERE!
School Announcements
Student Supply List
The first day of school will be August 17th.  Click here for the new Student Supply List.
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