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.
Freshman Orientation is scheduled for Tuesday, August 5 from 8-noon. Parents can participate in a parent meeting with administration in the Shewmaker Auditorium from 8-8:30 a.m. Students will report to the cafeteria to participate in a morning of activities to help them become aclimated to high school. They will hear presentations about procedures and safety, get a school tour, and receive their schedule with locker number and combination. The coaches and club sponsors will also be on hand to share information about activities available for students. We look forward to seeing your freshman there.
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.
First Day of School August 14
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!
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.
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.