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We are excited to continue our district-wide registration at the Buffalo Prairie Middle School Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Each building will be ready to complete your children's registrations in one location. Registration packets were mailed to currently enrolled families July 18, 2016. If you do not receive a packet, you may utilize the New Student Enrollment tab at the top of the website to access the forms and information. REGISTRATION LETTER
The Dallas County School District recognized 10 employees who are retiring this year, including Matt Frantz, 30 years; Marty Gauthier, 11 years; Dan McCorkendale, 17 years; Dalla Coursen, 19 years; Robin Wheeler, 13 years; Rhonda Shockley, 22 years; Cynthia Luttrell, 21 years; Linda Frazier, 20 years; and Diane Moyle, 30 years. Not pictured was Dorothy Anderson, 13 years. We appreciate their years of dedicated service. Each received a retirement gift.
Teacher of the Year
Miss Joy Grabeel was recognized as the Teacher of the Year. Miss Grabeel has been teaching in the Dallas County School District for 17 years, teaching special education and English Language Arts at Buffalo High School. She was nominated by student Paige Garrett who wrote, “Miss Grabeel has been my speech coach for three years, and I couldn't have asked for a better one. She always takes care of her kids and watches out for them. She listens to them and takes their opinions seriously. I'm a senior this year, so this is my last year to have her as a teacher. That makes me sad, but I will never forget Miss Grabeel, the best teacher and coach I've ever had.” Miss Grabeel was also honored with a plaque and gift card.
FBLA Headed to Atlanta!
Congratulations to Austin Williams, Colby Kramer, & Dylan Clemmons who took 2nd in Hospitality Management at FBLA State this weekend; they are now qualified for FBLA National Competition in Atlanta, Georgia in June! Also, congratulations to Chase Polston, Dylan Clemmons, & Bryan Valencia who took 4th in Entrepreneurship at FBLA State this weekend! We also had a couple other top 8 teams, but won't receive the specific results until later this week.
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
The Youth Mental Health First Aid Training will take place on May 4th, 2016 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at Dallas County R-1 Alumni Building. This training is free of charge and is open to anyone. We have to have a minimum 30 registered participants for the Community Partnership to justify traveling to our community to host. Contact Rachel Shoemaker at 417.345-2332 to learn more details.
Mark Your Calendars!!
Mark your calendars!! Click Here to view the 2016-2017 School Calendar.