- John Gibbs, Buffalo Prairie Middle School, PE & Health, 10 years of service in DCR1
- Jan Alford, Buffalo High School, Science, 30 years of service in DCR1
- Ann Stockton, Buffalo High School, Special Education, 12 years of service in DCR1
- Goldie Potter, Buffalo High School, Special Education, 9 years of service in DCR1
- Floy Parrack, Bus Driver, 13 years of service in DCR1
- Susan Hole, Mallory Elementary School, 27 years of service in DCR1
- Terri Monday, Buffalo Prairie Middle School, 16 years of service in DCR1
Members of the Buffalo H.S. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Chapter recently attended the 2013 Missouri FBLA State Leadership Conference held on April 21, 22, and 23 in Columbia, Missouri.
FBLA is a career and technical student organization. Three-thousand student members and advisers representing four-hundred and fifty-two chapters throughout the state met to elect state officers, transact business of the state chapter, participate in leadership and career workshops, and compete in the state leadership events.
Placing in the top 10 was Aaron Thiesen—6th Place in Personal Finance. Placing in the top 5 was Dylan Johnson and Al Mohamed—4th Place in the Marketing team event. Eric Ingram, local chapter adviser accompanied the students to the conference.
The Dallas County R-I School District has inducted three new members into the Dallas County R-I Schools Hall of Fame at the BHS graduation ceremonies on May 17. Honorees include John W. Dull, Jane Shewmaker Hale, and Anna Stearns. For more information on these honorees and the Dallas County R-I Schools Hall of Fame, click on the DCR1 Hall of Fame link in the upper left hand corner of all school district websites.
The Buffalo Bison will represent Missouri at the National LifeSmarts competition
in Atlanta, Georgia from April 19-23.
To address the need for more meaningful and relevant consumer education, the National Consumers League provides the LifeSmarts program. Available free to all teens in grades 1 - 12 throughout the United States, LifeSmarts builds consumer literacy by combining uniquely broad content with an innovative national championship competition. Program content focuses on five key areas of consumer knowledge that teens need to know to function effectively in today’s world: Personal Finance, Consumer Rights and Responsibilities, Health and Safety, Technology, and the Environment
Alyssa Beck, Kristen Boyd, Aaron Canon, Rachal Case, Matt Frye, Megan Gronniger, Sarah Hallemeier, Dylan Johnson, Ariel Lindsay, Rachel Loges, Ashley Rose Long, Kayla Love, Zack Patten, Destiny Reid, Aaron Thiesen, Kendra Webb
The creative writing class (fall 2012) submitted poetry to the Creative Communication poetry contest as a required assignment in hopes that some of them would be chosen to be published. Miss Amy Jeanne Schneider was also informed that Buffalo stood out and will be recognized with a "Poetic Achievement Award". This honor is given to the top 10% of the schools who entered the contest.