Buffalo High School Andrew Scherber, son of Jason and Deb Scherber, scored a PERFECT 36 on a recent ACT test. On average, less than one-tenth of one percent of students who take the ACT earns a perfect score. Among test takers in the high school graduating class of 2014, only 1,407 of nearly 1.85 million students earned a composite score of 36! The ACT consists of English, math, reading and science.
The sun was shining as construction began at Hanover Elementary on Monday, May 4th. The project was approved as part of the bond referendum held last fall. A new secure entry will be built alongside of the current entry area and will include a visitor check-in area, the principal's office and secretary space along with a new health office. The current main office area will be remodeled into a kindergarten classroom.
The district is currently researching changing school start times. Read more about the research and findings that the BHM School Start Times Task Force used to help make a recommendation to the school board. You can also find more information about the research used on the Teaching and Learning website.
Raising children in today's society means parents need to Know the Truth.This is a presentation for parents of children of ALL ages (not just teenagers). Know the Truth is a substance abuse prevention program through Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge. Join the Wright County Sheriff's office as they host the Know the Truth Symposium on Thursday, January 22, 2015 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center.
The symposium will feature panel speakers from the Wright County Attorney's Office, Court Services and Sheriff's Office, Police Departments of Annandale, Buffalo and Howard Lake as well as local chemical dependency programs and life changing stories that may affect how you raise your children.
Congratulations to Melanie Olson, Parkside Elementary Grade 2-3 Quest Teacher, and Jackie Peck, Buffalo Community Middle School Math Science Teacher, who were selected to receive the TIES Exceptional Teacher Award for their outstanding use of technology in the classroom. Read more about each teacher...
The votes are finally in and the bond election has officially passed with 6,270--YES and 5,172--NO votes. Thank you to everyone who got out to vote! This bond will truly make a difference for all of our students.
Parent Notification System Testing Monday, October 20
This school year, the district has implemented a new parent messaging system. They have discovered a few problems and are working to resolve those issues. The district will conduct a district-wide TEST on Monday, October 20 beginning around 1:30 p.m. Please read on for more informaton.
The EV-68 virus has been all over the news lately with children landing in hospitals in Minnesota and across the country with respiratory issues. Families here in our own district have concerns about the virus and have asked our schools about the reports. Read more about what the EV-68 virus is and what schools and you can do to prevent it from spreading.
The 2014-15 school year has kicked off and there are many new faces teaching around the district. Many of them replace those who have retired and those who have moved on to other opportunities. Maybe you have seen a few of these new faces...