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DCTC Students Compete at State Competition
April 6-8th marked the 52nd annual SkillsUSA Missouri State Competition at Linn State Technical College in Linn, Missouri. Students from the Dallas County Technical Center and their advisors competed in 14 different events in Skills, Leadership and Technical Information.á It was very exciting to have competitors in the new Criminal Justice class. Students Brittany Blankenship and Mariah Winingear placed 1st and 2nd respectfully in their category of Technical Information. Equally exciting for them to have the opportunity to compete in the Crime Scene Investigation category. Megan Liberty from the Health Sciences program placed 2nd in Medical Math. áAlso bringing home medals were students in the Graphic Arts class, Amanda Kreft á1st place in Professional Development Program, Kristen Breshears 3rd in Technical Spelling and Kiera Hopper 3rd place T-Shirt Design. Carla Bayer, Sierra Retherford and Cheyenne Randall brought home 2nd place in the Vinyl Sign-making Team category. áStudents placing in these categories will receive a tuition waiver from the college in amounts ranging from $1,000-2,000 based on their placement. The advisors at the Technical Center are very proud of all the competitors who put forth great effort in each of their competitions. Many placed in the top 10 for the state and have gained great knowledge to prepare them for next year.á
Last Chance to Order a BHS Yearbook
This is the final chance to order your student's Buffalo High School Yearbookáfor theá2016-2017 school year! Yearbookáordersáare due byáMonday, May 1st. Please contact Mrs. Ingram at Buffalo High School if you have any questions about purchasing aáYearbookáfor your student; order forms are also available at the high school office and online atájostensyearbooks.com. áORDER FORM
April Board of Education Meeting
The Dallas County Schools Board of Education will meet Monday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. AGENDA
Tobacco Free Missouri Youth Participate in Youth Rally
Megan Swanigan received the Tobacco Free Missouri Youth Outstanding Individual Award on Wednesday, March 15th in Jefferson City, Missouri. FBLA Youth Advocates participated in the youth rally for and visited with Representative Crawford about a smoke-free Missouri.
Choir District Music Results
At Choir Districts, 10 events earned an Exemplary -Division One rating at District Music Festival and will move on to State Festival April 29th at the University of MO- Columbia. Cicily Moriarty- Piano Solo, Josh Schmied- Vocal Solo, Nicole Zouck- Vocal Solo, Hailey Carter- Vocal Solo, Kahl Gillispie- Vocal Solo, Emily Richardson - Vocal Solo, Chris Moore- Vocal Solo, James Smith- Vocal Solo, Senior Mixed Double Quartet (Emily Gilpin, Kayleigh Cook, Danielle Jenks, Emily Richardson, Kahl Gillispie, Jeremy Schmied, Ethan Lynch, and Josh Schmied), and Women's Sextet (Natalie Gilpin, Erin Hicks, Lauren Maddux, Cheyenne Wagner, Charlie Crane and Britney Flores.)
12 events earned Outstanding- Division Two ratings, 3 events earned Satisfactory- Division Three ratings, demonstrating accomplishment and marked promise.
Band Members Make It To State!
On March 18,á​10 events earned an Exemplary -Division One Rating at District Music Festival and will move on to State Music Festival,áApril 29tháat Mizzou.á Those events are:
Dani Jenks - Clarinet Solo
Grace Canole - Clarinet solo
Philip Canole - Tenor Sax solo
Trenton Wells - Bari Sax solo
Dominique Wong - French Horn solo
Clarissa Moyer - Marimba Solo
Dani Jenks, Robert Stewart, Kahl Gillespie, Grace Canole - Clarinet quartet
Katie Bilas,Kenzie Jasper, Kirsten Halbert, Yolanda Rodriguez- Clarinet quartet
Geneva McDaniel, Philip Canole, Trenton Wells - Sax Trio
Blake Moore, Taylor Holman, Dallas Riggs, Tyler Crane - Percussion Ensemble
This is the first time in over 13 years that a percussion event from Buffalo has made it to the All-State level!
12 events earned Outstanding Division Two Ratings, 3 events earned Satisfactory Division Three.
Summer School Dates Set
DCR1 has scheduled summer school from May 31 to June 27. Mallory Elementary, Buffalo Prairie Middle School and Buffalo High School will each offer remediation and enrichment programming from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The district will provide transportation to the usual summer school bus stops. All students living in the district can take advantage of the free summer meals program for breakfast and lunch during summer school. Breakfast is served at 7:45 a.m. ant lunch at 11:30 a.m. Each building will be making their summer school information available in the next few months. Summer school information will be included on our website.
FBLA Attend Fashion Market
The Buffalo High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter adviser and seven FBLA members attended Fashion Market in Las Vegas, Nevada from February 18th through 23rd, 2017. The members served as intern buyers, and participated in the buying process for multiple boutiques at Fashion Market. The Buffalo members include Seniors Austin Williams, Colby Kramer, Federico Poli, Austin Starkey, and Shayla Blake, Junior Taryn Elia, and Sophomore Aiden Mitchell, along with adviser, Shaundra Ingram.
See the News Release Here.
Academic Letter Applications Available
Students, 10th-12th grade, may obtain an application for an Academic Letter by accessing the following link. áFor more information, see Miss Viets.
Buy Yours Today!
Don't forget to order your student's 2016-2017 Buffalo High School Yearbook. Order forms are available in the high school office or order online atáwww.jostensyearbooks.com.
Mark Your Calendars!!
Mark your calendars!! Click Here to view the 2016-2017 School Calendar.
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