Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Congratulations Kaycee B.!

BSO's Kaycee B. is a semifinalist for the Boettcher Scholarship! This is a merit-based award which covers virtually all of the student's undergraduate expenses to attend a four-year university or college within Colorado!

Selection criteria for the Boettcher Scholarship are: Superior Scholastic Ability, Evidence of Leadership and Involvement, Service to Community and School, and Outstanding Character. 

This award is extremely competitive. The original applicant pool of more than 1,400 students has been narrowed down to 300 semifinalists!

Congratulations Kaycee!  We are so proud of you! 

Monday, December 4, 2017

December 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 December is:

Jenelle Borden!

Mrs. Borden is a 7th and 8th grade social studies teacher for Branson School Online. Read on to learn more about this talented BSO teacher!

Name: Jenelle Borden

Years Teaching: 14 years

Years with BSO: 12 years

Favorite food: Beef Stroganoff

Favorite color: Peach

Pets: 3 dogs: Bubble, Buster and Minnie

Hobbies: I enjoy sports. I love watching my kids compete in all of their different sports.

What do you love about teaching with Branson? I love the connections that I have with my students.  They are all very special to me.

Favorite season? Fall: I love all of the fabulous colors.

Favorite place you have traveled to? Washington D.C.

# 1 item on your bucket list: I would love to travel to Europe someday. 

Favorite book/author: My favorite authors are Lisa Scottoline and Lisa Gardner

Favorite sport: Soccer

Anything else you’d like to share: I have been married for 17 years and have three wonderful children.  My oldest is Justin at 16, Tyson is 11, and Sydnee is 9.