Dave Wilson, who served seven years on the BHM School Board, stepped down from his position in February, and now the district will seek interested applicants to fullfil the remainder of his term. Find out how you can apply.
The official October 1 enrollment for BHM Schools is 5,742 students. This is only an increase of about eight students from last year at this time. This year's enrollment number is very close to the projections made last fall for the 2012-13 school year of about 5,739 students.
BHM Seeks District/Community Teaching and Learning Council Members
Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools (BHM) is seeking both parent and community representatives to serve on the District/Community Teaching & Learning Council (D/CTLC) for the 2012-13 school year. Meetings will be held the first Friday of the month from October through April, from 7-8:30 a.m. at the Discovery Center (please note morning meeting time).
Wright County is experiencing a growing number of pertussis (commonly known as whooping cough) cases -- 77 lab confirmed cases so far in 2012. Attached is a news release from Wright County Human Services along with a Pertussis Fact Sheet from the Minnesota Department of Health.
The 18th Annual Scholarship Pork Chop Feed will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2012 from 4:00-7 p.m. at BCMS. A pork chop meal ticket is $10 and a kids' hot dog meal ticket is $5. Both meals include beans, applesauce, chips, dessert, coffee and a cold drink. An extra pork chop can be purchased for $2. Tickets can be purchased at school offices around the district, at the Community Education office (301 2nd Ave NE, Buffalo) and at the event. All proceeds support Buffalo High School scholarships.
On Thursday, February 23, 2012, Ehlers, the district's financial advisor, took bids for the sale of general obligation refunding bonds for BHM Schools. The bonds will refund 2014-24 maturities of the $42.4 million General Obligation School Building Bonds, Series 2003B, dated November 1, 2003; and the 2014-18 maturities of the $9.1 million General Obligation Alternative Facilities Bonds, Series 2005A, dated December 1, 2005. The first bond issue was for the construction of Northwinds Elementary School (2003). The second bond issue was for alternative facilities projects completed at Tatanka, Hanover, Discovery, and Montrose elementary schools (2005).
Bus Company Needs Student Medical and Emergency Information
To promote the safety of all students using American Transportation Bus Company, parents are asked to provide medical and emergency information to the bus company directly by emailing or calling Dawn Johnson at 763-682-3232. Due to confidentiality laws the school district is unable to provide this information to the contracted transportation company.