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What's happening around the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District? Continue reading and you will find out!

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Wednesday Nov 28, 18

Early Open Enrollment for District's Three Magnet Schools, Now through December 31

Montrose Elementary School of Innovation STEAM School NEW for 2018-19 School Year

Early application for open enrollment into the district's three magnet schools is open until December 31, 2018. Those schools include: Montrose Elementary School of Innovation STEAM Magnet (NEW for the 2018-19 school year), Tatanka Elementary STEM School and Buffalo High School Arts Magnet. Students who live in BHM Schools, but not the attendance boundary of the two elementary schools must open enroll through NWSISD. All students who would like to enroll in the Arts Magnet Program must also go through NWSISD. Apply today!

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Thursday Nov 15, 18

BHM Support Staff Honored

On Wednesday, November 14, Resource Training & Solutions honored school district educational support staff, who are often considered the heart and soul of the educational system. Staff from Resource Training & Solutions' member districts were recognized, including four BHM Schools representatives (left to right): Brett Mackereth-Technology Senior Technician; Melissa Steward-Hanover Principal's Secretary; Dorothy Valentine-Montrose Elementary School of Innovation Custodian; and Todd Owens-Special Education Educational Support Professional. Read more...

LEEA Award Winners
Thursday Nov 15, 18

Leaders in Educational Excellence (LEEA) Award Winners

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin

Four BHM School District teachers were recognized on October 24, 2018 by Resource Training and Solutions as Leadership in Educational Excellence Award (LEEA) recipients. Nicole Meints-Hanover Elementary Grades 1-2 Teacher; Linda Robeck-Parkside Elementary Kindergarten Teacher; Michelle Koren-Buffalo Community Middle School Science Teacher; and Scott Rabehl-Buffalo High School Band Teacher were recognized as outstanding educational leaders in our schools. Read more...

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Wednesday Aug 29, 18

New Staggered Start Days for Grades 6-12

Beginning this fall, to help with student transitions, students in ALL elementary schools and only students in grades 6 and 9 will begin on the first day of school--Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Students in grades 7-8, 10-12, Phoenix Learning Center and PRIDE Transitions will now begin on the second day of school--Wednesday, September 5, 2018. Read more...

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Friday Jun 1, 18

Class of 2018 BHM Retirees

This year, 10 employees, from around the district, have already or will retire from BHM Schools. Combined, they have provided 246 years of service to the district. Click to read more.

Friday Jun 1, 18

FREE Summer Meals

FREE breakfast and lunch will once again be served for all children ages 18 and under beginning in June at Discovery Elementary and Montrose Elementary School of Innovation. Click the story for more details.

book cover of The Gifts of Imperfection
Wednesday May 16, 18

The Gifts of Imperfection--A Revolutionary Community-Wide Book Read

It's not too late to join the conversation and connect with one of the many community book reads around the district. Once again we are reading the New York Times Best Seller, The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown. Brown is a research professor and thought leader on courage and connection. In the book she shares 10 Guideposts on the power of wholehearted living - a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. Find out how to join the conversation...

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Wednesday Mar 28, 18

Northwinds Elementary Announces New Principal

Carmen Tubbs to Start July 1, 2018

Monday, March 26, the BHM School Board approved the appointment of Carmen Tubbs as the next Northwinds Elementary Principal. Tubbs will replace current principal Shawn Gombos who will retire at the end of this school year after having served the school for the last five years.

Safety. Voice. Connection.--BHS Students Raise their Voices about School Safety

SAFETY. VOICE. CONNECTION. Those were the three points BHS administration stressed with students during the week of March 11-16 at school. While students on Wednesday, March 13 around the country walked out of schools to have their voices be heard, most BHS students walked into an assembly where Principal Mischke addressed students about school safety. Students also were able to as questions of BHM School Board members, the BHM Superintendent, Buffalo and Montrose Mayors, City of Buffalo Cheif of Police, Wright County Sheriff and the district's Minnesota State Representative.

hand writing reschedule
Wednesday Mar 7, 18

March 5 Snow Day Event Updates

HES Kindgarten Registration and MESI Conferences Rescheduled

Because of the snow day on Monday, March 5 the following events have been rescheduled:

Montrose Elementary School of Innovation Parent/Teacher Conferences
Tuesday, March 13 from 3:30-7 p.m.

Hanover Elementary Kindergarten Registration Night
Tuesday, March 13 at 6 p.m.

BHS Spring Sports Meeting was cancelled. Individual sports teams will have their own pre-season meetings in the near future. Information about those meeting dates will be announced to students in school and sent out over social media on Twitter (@BHSBison) and the BHS Facebook page.