Monday, March 13, 2017

Amazing Art

Branson School Online is home to some incredible artists! Scroll through the images below to see examples of art work from our middle and high school art classes.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Student Spotlight: Kelsey E.

This week's Student Spotlight is BSO 7th grader Kelsey E.!

Read on to learn more about Kelsey, her activities and her experience with Branson School Online.

"It is been awesome having our daughter Kelsey in your school program this year. It is giving her great confidence to know that she can do anything that she puts her mind to. Kelsey races cars, the same cars the NASCAR and Indy car drivers started in. She started racing when she was just 11 years old. She was invited to get into a race car just to see what she would do. The president and a couple of other members of the southern Colorado Quarter Midget Racing Association were there and saw how great she was doing.  They were so impressed that they gave her a full ride sponsorship to use a car until she could afford one.  Her first year, she finished 5th in points out of 19 cars.  This winter series, she is going into this weekend's championship race also 5th in points out of 12 cars.  Racing has taught her a lot about life including the great times and how to deal with the bad times.  Kelsey is also scheduled to race in Arizona, Indianapolis, and Las Vegas this year.  She also went from one car to three and will be competing in multiple divisions this year.  She is also a brown belt in karate and volunteers to teach kids at her local church.  Congrats and good luck Kelsey."
                                                                                                                             -Kelsey's Dad, Ray E. 

BSO is so proud of you and can't wait to hear all about your upcoming races Kelsey!   

Monday, February 27, 2017

Student Spotlight: Bridger D.

Congratulations to BSO 7th grader Bridger Davis on his recent art show and sale! 

Scroll down to see examples of Bridger's art and read about his recent show. 

You can see Bridger's artwork in person at the MIYO CafĂ© 
858 W Happy Canyon Rd, Castle Rock, CO 80108

"After I put my photography up on Sunday, just one day later, I sold two pieces! Also, for the past two years, I have won photography prizes in our town photography contest.​ The photograph that is right above my head in the picture is a photo that won $125 dollars in a contest."
                                                                                                   -Bridger D.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Student Spotlight: Binyamin S

The Daniels Scholarship Program is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2017 Class of Daniels Scholars. The next step for all finalists is their personal interview, conducted in the student’s home state by local community leaders.

Binyamin S., one of Branson School Online's outstanding students, is among the finalists!

Binyamin is a Senior at Branson School Online in Mrs. Wood's homeroom. He has been with us for two years now. Binyamin works on the yearbook and is a dual-credit student who is not only doing amazing at BSO but is also getting college credit!

Congratulations and good luck Binyamin! We are so proud of you!

Monday, February 13, 2017

February Feature Teacher

Branson School Online is home to the most talented and dedicated teaching staff in Colorado! 

Each month we introduce you to one of our incredible Branson School Online teachers. 

Our Feature Teacher for the month of January is:

Casey Goode

Mrs. Goode is a special education teacher and gifted and talented coordinator  for Branson School Online. Read on to learn more about this talented BSO teacher.

Years Teaching: 10

Years with BSO: 3

Favorite food: Tacos

Favorite color: It's hard to choose just one but I like red, orange and aqua. 

Pets: A yellow lab named Caddoa. He is named after a tiny town I lived in as a child. It is an official ghost town now.

Hobbies: I love to watch my kids participate in all their activities (karate, Olympic-style weightlifting, basketball, volleyball, and softball-I help coach my 9 year old's team). I love movies like Star Wars, Harry Potter, and Lord of The Rings.I like to read. I also love to be outside, hiking, camping, and last summer I started fly fishing. It is very fun and relaxing. 

What do you love about teaching? I love getting to know so many fantastic students and watching them learn and grow. I love it when my students make me laugh. I can't imagine doing anything besides teaching. 

What do you love about teaching with Branson? I truly feel that Branson has some of the best teachers and staff around and I love working with them and seeing how much they care about students. Branson offers something very unique and it is so wonderful to see what a difference BSO can make in the lives of students and families. 

Favorite season? It is so hard to choose but I think I like spring and fall best. They both feel like a new beginning. 

Favorite place you have traveled to? I love the southern United States. 

# 1 item on your bucket list: I would love to buy an RV and travel the USA for at least a year. 

Favorite book/author: It's much too hard to choose :). My favorite genre is historical fiction. 

Favorite sport: To watch: Anything my kids are doing and also football. To play: softball

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Conservation and Natural Resources: Student Experience

Each year, high school students participating in the Conservation and Natural Resources course participate in a service learning opportunity.  Click on the link below to read about one student's experience. 

Monday, January 30, 2017

Signs of a Good Year

Our BSO Kindergarten is off a great start in 2017!  Click on the image below to see what they have been up to! 

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