No School Monday
There will be no school Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day.
Senior, Amber Austin Recognized as Top Player
Amber Austin, senior at Buffalo HS, was recognized on Ozarks Sports Zone website as an area top softball player. Click this link to see the story.
Lifetouch will be taking Fall Pictures at Mallory Elementary on Friday, August 29. BPMS pictures will be on Tuesday, August 26. High School pictures through Lifetouch are Tuesday, August 19. Long Lane Elementary pictures will be Monday, Sept. 15. Picture packets went home with students last week.
Volleyball Water/Sport Drink Scrimmage
The Lady Bison Volleyball Team will be hosting their annual water/sport drink scrimmage Monday, August 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the HS fieldhouse. Admission is one bottle of water or sport drink.
The Lady Bison will participate in a Jamboree at Sparta High School Tuesday, August 19 at 6 p.m. They open their season at home August 26 vs. Willard at 5 p.m. beginning with a freshman game and including junior varsity and varsity games.
Come out and support the Volley Bison. Go Bison!!!
Freshman Participate In Orientation
The freshman students participated in Freshman Orientation this morning, August 5. The mentors and counselors provided several activities to help them become acclimated to high school. They heard information on policies and procedures including dress code, cell phones, and attendance. The mentors gave guided tours of the high school and students participated in an activities recruitment fair. This gave them opportunity to learn about sports and clubs they could participate in during high school. Research shows students are more successful in high school when they participate in activities. Thank you to the food service ladies who provided an ice cream treat and the office ladies who provided BHS lanyards. Finally, freshman received a copy of their schedule and locker assignment. They will be ready for the first day of classes August 14.
High School Assistant Principal
Dallas County Schools welcomes Mr. Jeremie Akins to the high school assistant principal position. Mr. Akins has been the middle school principal at Houston, Missouri for the past two years. He has taught and coached 11 years, including one year at Buffalo High School in 2005-06. Mr. Akins is a graduate of Skyline High School in Urbana. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in physical education at Southwest Baptist University, his Masters degree at Missouri State University, and his Specialist degree at SBU. He is currently working toward his Doctorate degree at Southwest Baptist University in Educational Leadership.
Wrestling Campers Compete at Midwest Army Nationals
The wrestling bison participated in wrestling camp this week. There were 15 junior high and high school campers. Seven campers traveled to Bloomington, Illionios to compete in the Midwest Army Nationals at the conclusion of the camp. Also accompanying the campers are Coach Nolan, his son, and parent Dustin Smith. The wrestlers competing and included in the photo are: Blake Williamson, Blake Daher, Marcus Autrey, Shane Sisco, Austin Reed, Ashton Vogler, and Ethan Smith.
Classroom Remodel Progressing
Construction crews have made quick progress as they remodel the industrial tech shop into three classrooms. The three new classrooms will eliminate three trailers at Buffalo High School. Mrs. Brownfield, Miss Schneider, Mr. Sharp, and Mrs. Wolhoy will enjoy the new classrooms, as well as the students in these classes.
Transportation Handbook - 2014-2015
The 2014-2015 transportation handbook has been released. The transportation handbook can be found on each buildings' handbooks, but you can also access the handbook by clicking HERE.
High School Choir
Congratulations to the Buffalo High School Choir that competed at State Contest on Saturday, April 5th. Vocal music history was made for BHS: it was the first time that BHS was represented with all four competing choirs. The first ever Men's Choir received perfect "1" ratings from all the judges. Women's Choir received a "1" overall, Mixed Chorus received a "2" overall with a "1" in sightreading, and Chamber Choir also received all "1" ratings. The students have been working extremely hard all year long and their dedication certainly paid off. Go singing Bison!
Youth Sports Brain Injury Report
MSHSAA has released the first annual Interscholastic Youth Sports Brain Injury Report regarding the impact of student athlete concussions and head injuries and the efforts that have been made to minimize damages from school sports injuries on the MSHSAA website. This report is located by going to www.mshsaa.org and then going to the SPORTS MEDICINE TAB.