BHM News from 2010

Friday Dec 10, 10

Anderson and Murray Named TIES Exceptional Teachers

Paul Anderson, Buffalo High School Science Teacher and Tim Murray, Parkside Elementary 5th Grade Teacher were named TIES Exceptional Teachers for modeling best practices using technology in their classrooms and engaging students in learning. TIES is an education technolgoy consortium of 41 Minnesota school districts.

2010 LEEA Award Winners
Friday Dec 10, 10

2010 LEEA Award Winners

Charlie Keifenheim, Science Teacher at Buffalo High School; Camryn Scherber, Early Childhood Special Education Teacher; Rita Hample, Math Teacher at Buffalo Community Middle School; and Barb Zachman, 1st Grade Teacher at Northwinds Elementary were chosen to receive the Leadership in Educational Excellence Award from Resource Training and Solutions.

Suvey Gizmo
Wednesday Oct 27, 10

Website Survey

Last year you were asked to give your thoughts about the district website. Now that the website has been give a "face-lift" and you have had a year to navigate it, we want to hear from you. Take our Website Survey now and let us know what you think.

Monday Oct 11, 10

Health Updates

Health Office Updates


BHM 2010-11 District Calendar
Tuesday Aug 17, 10

NEW 2010-11 District Calendar

The new BHM 2010-11 distict calendars are out in the mail. If you did not receive one, you should email Laura Barta in the communications office or call 763.682.8783 for a copy.

Thursday Jul 15, 10

BHS Upcoming Important Dates

Thursday, August 5 
Fall Athletic/Activity Parent and Student Meeting at 7 p.m. in the BHS PAC

Monday, August 30
BHS Open House from 5-8 p.m. (a letter will be sent out in early August with additional information)


Friday, September 3
BHS first Varsity Football game for the 2010-11 year at Cambridge-Isanti.  Game at 7 p.m.


Tuesday, September 7
First day of school, classes start promptly at 7:45 a.m.

Dr. Scott Thielman
Tuesday Jun 1, 10

New Superintendent Selected

Dr. Scott Thielman Accepts Offer

After interviewing six candidates Tuesday, June 1, the school board subcommittee (three board members) has narrowed the pool of candidates down to three individuals. Each candidate will now participate in a final "all day" interview over the next three days.

Scott Thielman
Monday Apr 26, 10

Dr. Scott Thielman named Superintendent of BHM

Superintendent contract negotiations went quicker than expected and at a special board meeting following the June 14 workshop, the school board approved the appointment of Dr. Scott Thielman as the next superintendent for Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools.

Gary Kawlewski, Director of Finance and Operations
Monday Apr 26, 10

New Director of Finance and Operations

Becker's Gary Kawlewski to Replace Chuck Klaassen July 1, 2010

Out of a list of impressive candidates, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools (BHM) chose a 23-year veteran in school finances to take over the position as the district's director of finance and operations. Gary Kawlewski, who is currently serving as the director of business services in the Becker Public Schools, will replace current BHM director of finance and operations Chuck Klaassen on July 1.

"Play It Forward-Classical MPR's Musical Instrument Drive"
Tuesday Apr 13, 10

"Play It Forward"

"Play It Forward-Classical MPR's Musical Instrument Drive"

Classical Minnesota Public Radio, in partnership with the Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA), presents a benefit for Minnesota schools, "Play It Forward-Classical MPR's Musical Instrument DriveTM"


BHM 2010-11 District Calendar
Thursday Mar 18, 10

BHM 2010-11 District Calendar

The school board approved the calendar for next school year, 2010-11, at their February board meeting. Next year will be the last in a streak of starting and ending school later because of how Labor Day falls. The full size district calendar with all activities and events will be out in mailboxes by August 2010.

Dave Wilson, BHM School Board Chairperson
Monday Jan 11, 10

Dave Wilson Re-elected Board Chair

Each year, during a special meeting at the January school board workshop session, the board conducts an internal election for executive positions on the board. In a unanimous vote, current board chair Dave Wilson was elected for another year.