BHM News from 2013

Shawn Gombos, Northwinds Elementary Principal
Tuesday Jul 9, 13

BHM Welcomes New Northwinds Elementary Principal Shawn Gombos

Beginning July 11, 2013, Ms. Shawn Gombos will enter Northwinds Elementary as the new principal. Gombos replaces Dawn Wiegand who will take a principal position in Mounds View.

2013-14 Budget Adopted
Tuesday Jun 25, 13

2013-14 Budget Adopted

The school district's budget represents the financial operating plan for the next school year. The final budget for the 2013-14 school year was approved by the board at their Monday, June 24 meeting.

Parkside Construction
Monday Jun 24, 13

Summer Construction Projects

Parkside has a major indoor air quality project underway for the summer (this is a photo of the open ceiling in the main hallway at Parkside). You can see more photos and updates if you follow Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools on Facebook. Click to read more about this and other projects...

A+ Grade
Friday Jun 7, 13

Looking for help with your school paper?

Reading and Writing Tools and Resources

Here is a quick link to find a variety of resources for reading and writing tools, research tools, and works cited/bibliographies.  This information can also be found on our Media Center page within our BHS website.

2013 Graduation
Thursday May 30, 13

Presenting the Classes of 2013

Four Graduation Ceremonies June 3-7

Be sure to mark your calendars for the upcoming district graduations for Adult Basic Education (GED ceremony), PRIDE Transitions, Phoenix Learning Center and Buffalo High School. Click to read more...

Thursday May 30, 13

Decades of Leadership will be Missed

2013 BHM Retirements

This year, 15 individuals, from all areas of the district, will retire from BHM Schools. Combined, they have provided over 440 years of service to the district. Click to read more and to see the full photo.

Thursday May 30, 13

All-Day, Every Day Kindergarten (ADEDK)

Free Beginning in 2014-15

Superintendent Scott Thielman had a discussion with the school board at their regular board meeting on Monday, May 28, about the possibility of offering all-day, every day kindergarten (ADEDK) free to parents for the 2013-14 school year. Click to read more...

Thursday May 30, 13

School Board Committed to Class Size Reduction

In an announcement at the May 28 school board meeting, the board will spend $1 million from the general fund balance, over the next three years, to primarily help reduce class sizes and solidify additional mental health services for students. This comes at a time when the board believes they are in a good financial position to make some changes. Click to read more....

Wednesday May 8, 13

BCMS Summer Fitness Program Brochure

This program is open to any Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose student entering grades 6-8 in Fall 2013.
 
Click on more to downloan brochure.

Mat Nelson
Tuesday Apr 9, 13

Two for One

Mat Nelson is Hired as the Next Discovery Elementary Principal and BHM Technology Director

Mat Nelson will hit the ground running on July 1, 2013 as he takes on the new position of Discovery Elementary Principal and District Technology Director. Nelson replaces Rick Toso who has been serving as the Discovery administrator for the last two years and Ed Cox who has been serving as the interim technology director since September 2012.

School Board Appoints Vacant Seat to Ken Ogden
Tuesday Apr 9, 13

School Board Appoints Vacant Seat to Ken Ogden

Using an application and interview process, the BHM School Board selected Ken Ogden to replace outgoing board member Dave Wilson. Wilson announced in February of his decision to step-down from the board stating that he wanted to focus more on work and family.

Dave Wilson Steps Down from the School Board
Thursday Mar 7, 13

Dave Wilson Steps Down from the School Board

Search Begins for Board Replacement

Dave Wilson, who served seven years on the BHM School Board, stepped down from his position in February, and now the district will seek interested applicants to fullfil the remainder of his term. Find out how you can apply.

Weights
Monday Mar 4, 13

M8 Weightlifting Competition

Postponed

The M8 Weightlifting Competition scheduled for today, March 4 at BHS has been postponed until further notice. 

Wednesday Feb 13, 13

2013 Bufflo-Hanover-Montrose District Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to Olyvia Boyum and Dane Huotari, Tatanka fifth graders, for participating and representing our school in the 2013 district spelling bee!

Congratulations Spelling Bee Winners!
Wednesday Feb 13, 13

Congratulations Spelling Bee Winners!

Congratulations to the 2013 Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose District Spelling Bee Winners.  Madeline Bollingmo, a 7th grade student at BCMS, bested 27 other competitors by spelling "triceratops." Madeline is the daughter of Brandon and Robin Bollingmo of Buffalo. She earned the title of champion speller for the second time in three years in the tenth round of the bee. Second place honors were won by 7th grade student Ben Nelson. Ben is the son of Matt and Nancy Nelson of Buffalo. As part of a tug of war finish, Ben was not named the 2nd place winner until the 20th round.

Adopt A Highway
Monday Jan 7, 13

BHS National Honor Society

Adopt A Highway

October 27, 2012 marked the official start of our BHS National Honor Society's Adopt A Highway Program through Wright County.  NHS has adopted County Road 35 from the stoplight in front of BHS to its intersection with Highway 55.  To fulfill the requirements, the road must be cleaned by hand three times a year.  After five years, an Adopt A Highway sign will be put up recognizing our service.     Read on for additional information.