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What's happening around the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District? Continue reading and you will find out!

Parent Notification System Testing Monday, October 20
Wednesday Oct 15, 14

This is Only a Test

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.

Cover Your Cough and Wash Your Hands
Thursday Sep 18, 14

EV-68 Virus Information

Cover Your Cough and Wash Your Hands

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.

New Teachers Around the District
Friday Sep 12, 14

New Teachers Around the District

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...

2014-15 BHM Calendars are Here!
Monday Aug 4, 14

2014-15 BHM Calendars are Here!

The new 2014-15 BHM School District Calendar has arrived and should have been in most mailboxes. Since this publication is bulk mailed, it may take a few extra days to get out to everyone in the district. So please be patient. However, if your neighbors have one and you think you were missed, you can pick up a copy from any of the schools in the district, the BHM District Office or Community Education. You can also contact Laura (Barta) Lindquist at 763-682-8783 or lbarta@bhmschools.org to have one mailed to you.

Open Streets Buffalo - July 12, 2014
Saturday Jul 12, 14

Open Streets Buffalo - July 12, 2014

Let's get movin' Buffalo! Join the community this Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for the second annual Open Streets event in downtown Buffalo. Streets will be blocked off for the big event. Ride your bike, walk, run, roller blade, (drive).....just get on down to the event. There will be lots of fun activites to get you moving! Click on the story to see a list of activities and the event sponsors....

Donate School Supplies for Students in Need
Tuesday Jul 1, 14

Donate School Supplies for Students in Need

Wright County and Love INC Facilitating School Supply Collection Programs

It seems like school just got out for summer, but many people are already planning for students coming back to school in the fall! Wright County has "Project Pencils" and Love INC-Big Woods is working with the Buffalo Food Shelf to collect school supplies for students in need. Here is what you need to know about the two different programs:

Kris Thompson Named Central Division Assistant Principal of the Year
Monday Jun 30, 14

Kris Thompson Named Central Division Assistant Principal of the Year

Buffalo High School (BHS) Assistant Principal Kris Thompson has been named the Central Division Assistant Principal of the Year by the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP). Colleagues from the division nominate candidates. Thompson worked at BHS for 14 years as a physical education teacher, before leaving to gain administrative experience at Becker High School for two years. She returned to BHS in 2009 and has been in her current position as assistant principal for the last five years.

BCMS Girls Place 2nd at State History Day Contest
Friday Jun 27, 14

BCMS Girls Place 2nd at State History Day Contest

Advance to Nationals and Place 10th

Sydney Mischke and Jordan McGinty, Buffalo Community Middle School 7th grade girls, are both part of the Quest program for highly gifted students. As a part of their Quest Social Studies class, they completed a history project that was a part of a National History Day competition.

BHM Honors Retirees
Thursday Jun 26, 14

Dedicated Staff will be Missed

BHM Honors Retirees

This year, 15 individuals, from all areas of the district, will retire from BHM Schools. Combined, they have provided over 400 years of service to the district.

Dean Perry Resigns from the School Board
Wednesday Jun 25, 14

Dean Perry Resigns from the School Board Effective June 30

School Board Seeks a Replacement

School Board Acting Clerk/Treasurer Dean Perry announced that he is resigning from the board effective June 30, 2014. He noted that it's been a challenge for him to make the commitment that is necessary to be on the board. Perry said that he is going to miss working with the board but will continue to stay as involved as possible. Superintendent Scott Thielman and the board thanked Perry for his years of service, noting that his leadership will be missed.

The school board is accepting letters of interest and will interview potential candidates for the open seat. The appointment to fill the vacancy will be effective through December 31, 2015 and the seat would be up for election in November 2015. Letters of intereste can be sent to: BHM Board of Education, c/o Anita Underberg, 214 - 1st Ave NE, Buffalo, MN 55313 or emailed to aunderbe@bhmschools.org. The deadline for letters is Friday, July 11, 2014 by 4 p.m. Questions may be directed to Anita Underberg, Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent and Board of Education, by email or by calling 763-682-8706.

Interviews will take place once the letters have been reviewed. The new board member will be appointed at a special school board meeting on Monday, August 11, 2014.