BHM News from 2018

Monday Sep 24, 18

Daily & Activity Announcements

What is happening at BCMS? Click more at the bottom of this page to find out.  Any sport or activities canceled will be posted here.  Please check back frequently, as times, dates and the news of BCMS may change at any time.
Sport game schedules can be found at
You may also call the Activities Hotline at 763.682.8221 for daily announcements.

Monday Sep 24, 18

BHS Announcements

Week of September 24 - 29

What is happening at BHS? Check here to find out. Please check back frequently, as times, dates and the news of BHS may change.
Sport schedules may be found at the Mississippi 8 website.

Friday Sep 21, 18

BCMS Yearbooks Are Now On Sale

There's nothing like getting your copy of the Buffalo Community Middle School official yearbook.  It's the limited edition collection of our school's stories for this year.  Don't let your student miss out on sharing and reliving the big events that will make this year special.


Tuesday Sep 18, 18

BHS Homecoming Week

September 24 - 29, 2018

This year our theme is "Buffalo's Got Game." Each day during Homecoming week, BHS students have the opportunity to participate in Dress Up Days, as well as Triple-A events. The week will end with the Homecoming Dance on Saturday night. The dress up days and activities are decided by Student Council members each year. Read on for additional information.

Tuesday Sep 11, 18

BCMS Fall Conferences

Now open for registration

BCMS Fall Conferences are coming up on November 15th & 19th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm. Conferences are optional, as you can also use the Parent Portal, teacher websites, and Google Classroom to keep updated on your child's progress. We have made a few changes to our building conferences, moving us closer to a system that works for all.

girl in picture frame
Monday Sep 10, 18

BHS Picture Retake Day: October 5

This year's picture retake day at BHS will take place on Friday, October 5. Please see the attached form for more details. To place an online order or view what is available, follow this link. Please have your student bring their original pictures with them to retakes.

Parents will also have up to 48 hours after picture retake day to complete their online order.

Wednesday Sep 5, 18

wRight Choice Protocol

The Protocol includes a generic breakdown of what to expect during a day at wRight Choice as well as information for those arriving to wRight Choice on their own.     Read on for additional information.

Tuesday Sep 4, 18

Upcoming Events for HES

Here are some upcoming events for Hanover Elementary:

September 4: First Day of School!
September 6: 1st Grade Curriculum Night, 6:30pm
September 10: PTO Meeting, 6pm in Staff Lounge
September 14: PTO Fundraiser Kickoff
September 17: Constitution Day
September 19: 5th Grade Field Trip to Ney Park
September 21: School Pictures
September 21: PTO Fundraiser Celebration
September 27: Kindergarten Field Trip to Fall Harvest Orchard


Thursday Aug 30, 18

2018 BHS Yearbook Earns All-American Recognition

This is the second consecutive All-American ranking for the Tatanka.

The 2018 BHS yearbook, Tatanka, earned All-American recognition from the National Scholastic Press Association. This is the second consecutive All-American ranking for the Tatanka. This is the highest award given out by the NSPA at this stage of judging, placing the book among the top yearbooks in the country. Read on for more good news!

school bus
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...

Tuesday Aug 21, 18

Generic School Supply List for K-5 2018-19

And Art Class Supplies for Kindergarten thru Grade 5
Photo of Clock
Tuesday Aug 21, 18

School Start and Stop Time

Students cannot be dropped off before 7:25 a.m.  Students must be in the classroom at 7:45 a.m. to not be counted absent or tardy. Classroom teachers take attendance at that time.  The school day ends at 2:25 p.m.  The shuttle bus bell rings at 2:10 p.m. and  leave at 2:15 p.m. to go to Parkside or Northwinds.  All other students are dismissed at 2:25 p.m.

elections 2018 sign
Wednesday Aug 1, 18

BHM School Board Approves Levy Referendum for Election Day November 6, 2018

After a couple years of discussion, the BHM School Board approved a resolution to go out for a levy referendum during the general election this fall. Read the article for more details.

Tuesday Jul 31, 18

Summer Office Hours

The school office is open most days during the summer from 8am-3pm.

We will be closed on August 1, 7, morning of 8, afternoon of 15.

Wednesday Jul 18, 18

Back to School Shopping Made Easy

School-wide organizational binders are back! Complete binder and supplies are available for purchase August 13 from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Health and Accident Coverage
Tuesday Jul 17, 18

Student Accident Insurance and Family Health Insurance 2018.2019

Find out how you can purchase affordable health and accident coverage.

Tuesday Jun 26, 18

MCA Test Schedule 2018-19

Please see schedule of test days

MCA Testing begins April 23rd

Tuesday Jun 26, 18

Discovery Elementary Alumni

Discovery Elementary Alumni were invited back to sing "Stand Together" by Jim Papoulis.

Discovery Entrance
Tuesday Jun 26, 18

Discovery Elementary Kindergarten Lottery 2019

Discovery Elementary School's (DES) Kindergarten Registration Lottery is scheduled for Tuesday, February 5th, at 2:30 p.m.

If your child is registered in the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose school district and his/her birth date indicates eligiblity to start kindergarten in September 2019, you will receive a mailing of information regarding the DES Kindergarten Lottery. Information and application forms will be mailed out early in January. Applications, for DES kindergarten, are due back to the DES office by Friday, February 1, 2019.  If you need more information please call the DES Office 763.682.8400.

Tuesday Jun 26, 18

DES Enjoy Lunch Program

DES Students enjoy the colorful array of foods from our lunch buffet. You are always welcome to join your child for lunch!

Thursday Jun 14, 18

DES Open House & Ice Cream Social

DES Open House Wednesday, August 29th  5:00- 7:00

Ice Cream Social Wednesday, August 29th, 5:00-6:30 Read more!

Thursday Jun 14, 18

Family Fun Night

Family Fun Night November 2018

Family Fun Night is Friday, November 9th, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Discovery Elementary School. This is a community-wide event (all families are welcome to attend) sponsored by Discovery Elementary School and parents to promote family time.

Tuesday Jun 12, 18

Alternate Destination/Address Change

Minnesota Law states the school district must have a written agreement with parents of a student to allow the district to pick up or deliver a child to a destination other than the parents' legal residence. Please return the completed form to Vision of Buffalo at 1111 Bison Blvd, Buffalo, MN 55313.  Please call 763.682.3232 if you have any questions. Continue to the form and more information.

photo of BHM retirees
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.