Winter Athletic Banquet Moved Up
The BHS Winter Athletics Banquet, originally scheduled for this Thursday, has been moved up to tomorrow (Tues) at 6:30.
BPMS Academic Team
BPMS Bison Academic Bowl Team brings home third team award and eighth Medal Award of the Season.
The BPMS Academic Bowl team placed second in the Richland Academic Bowl Tournament on Saturday, March 8, 2014. The team record for the day was 6-1. Also, Bradon Clay was the fourth high individual scorer of the day and Tanner Gustin was second high individual scorer of the day. There were over 90 students and 14 teams entered in the Richland Tournament. Eight individual medals and three team trophy finishes have been earned by these young people so far this season.
DARE Cars @ BPMS
Officer Sharp (DARE Officer and SRO) brought over the DARE cars for the BPMS 5th graders and staff. The kids and some teachers were able to drive the cars with special goggles that produced an impairment similar to driving intoxicated. Kids also got to see how it affected other motor skills.
School Board Meeting Moved Up to March 10
Due to Spring Break falling during their regular meeting time, the March monthly School Board meeting has been moved up a week. The monthly meeting will be held on March 10, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. in the Buffalo High School library. To download a draft copy of the agenda, click here.
Congratulations to the Lifesmarts Team from Buffalo Prairie Middle School. The team placed 4th in the state during the state competition on February 25.
School Calendar 2014-2015
The school calendar for the 2014-2015 school year is now available. You can download a copy by clicking here. First day of school will be Thursday, August 14.
Summer School June 4 - 27
Due to all the winter weather this year, summer school will get a late start this June. Summer School in DCR1 will run from Wednesday, June 4- Friday, June 27. Due to the calendar crunch, Summer School will only be 18 days this year and each day will be a little longer in order to meet the time requirements. A reminder that during Summer School students from any school district may attend (you do not have to be a DCR1 resident-so students from other schools may attend) and lunch and breakfast are free to all students!
March is Missouri Severe Weather Awareness Month
Last Day of School-June 2
We have reached the maximum number of days that must be "made up" due to snow days. Therefore, you can mark your calendars that the last day of school in DCR1 will be June 2, with an early release at 1:15 p.m. In addition, there have been changes made to the calendar in relation to end of quarter and progress reports. Due to snow days, end of 3rd quarter has been moved back to March 14. 4th quarter will now begin when we return from Spring Break on March 24.
School Board Election April 8
The April 8, 2014 election ballot will include the election of members to the Dallas County R-I School Board of Education. Three positions are up for election, with four candidates having filed. Those candidates are: LeRoy Laudenbach, Kirby Vest, Suzanne Powers, and David Beltz. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. on election day.
Commissioner Nicastro March Update
Missouri Commissioner of Education Chris Nicastro discusses current issues in Missouri Education in her March, 2014 webcast.
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Student Accident Insurance
District policy requires all students participating in extra-curricular activities to provide proof of health insurance. For those students who do not have health insurance, the school district has parterned with an outside insurance provider who will provide families with insurance coverage for a fee. Even if families have health insurance, they may be interested in looking at this policy to help with deductibles and copays. Accident plans are available for: at-school accidents only, 24-hour accident only, extended dental, and football coverage. Families can enroll in this insurance program online at www.studentinsurance-kk.com and clicking on the Enroll Now button. During enrollment please use "Dallas County" in school district title to find our school district rates.
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