Mark your calendars NOW for Tuesday, October 20 at 7 p.m. at the Buffalo High School Performing Arts Center. Dr. Sexton, Associate Professor with the Duke University School of Medicine, will talk about his research and practices to "Get Happy." Attendees will learn skills to improve their health, well-being and happiness. You will have an opportunity to sign up to be a part of the study. You need not be a resident of Monticello or Buffalo to participate. We are encouraging the WHOLE BHM District to participate. Can't make it to the meeting, we will let you know when you can sign up to be a part of the study online. Be sure to check out the Bounce Back site for more information.
Wright County Public Health is offering FREE flu shots to children ages 6mo-18 years old. Flu shots are also available for adults for a low cost or they can bill your insurance. Print and fill out the online Screening Form and bring it with you to one of the locations: October 12 from 4-7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo OR October 19 from 4-7 p.m. at St. Albert's Parish Center in Albertville. See the flyer for more details.
Parents and Community are Invited to a School Start Time Meeting
The district is currently researching changing school start times (shifting elementary start times earlier and secondary start times later). To help provide parents and the community with more information and to help answer questions, several meetings have been set. See if there is a meeting time that will fit for you, and read more about the research and findings that the BHM School Start Times Task Force used to help make a recommendation to the school board. You can also find more information about the research used on the Teaching and Learning website.
Montrose Elementary School (MES) has a lot to celebrate this year-the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) named Montrose Elementary a 2015-16 Reward School for having demonstrated exceptional student outcomes and success in closing achievement gaps.
The BHM district calendar is produced annually and is mailed to all district residents. Calendars should have appeared in mailboxes during the first week of August 2015 (or shortly after). If you do not receive your 2015-16 calendar in the mail, email or call 763.682.8783 the Communications Office for a copy.
On November 4, 2014 BHM District residents approved a $33 million bond referendum to address the issues of: safety and security; technology; deferred maintenance; building additions; and activity venues. Work began on the list of projects in early May 2015. Click to see what projects are going on and photos from the various construction sites.
This unique application allows you to locate addresses, street intersections, schools, parks, lakes, golf courses and many other features. Parents and new residents will find this tool helpful in figuring out what school your child(ren) will attend based on your street address.
BHM Schools food service department maintains an Angel Account funded by donations. The Angel Account is used to cover temporary shortfalls in student meal account funds. Find out how you can make a donation today.