Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Planning for College

Are you a college bound BSO student?

Are you overwhelmed by the process and wondering how to get started?

Click on the link below to find a helpful college planning timeline specific to 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade students.

9th Grade

10th Grade

11th Grade

12th Grade

Thursday, August 23, 2018

August Feature Teacher

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

This month we would like to introduce you to one of our incredible Branson School Online teachers. 

Our Feature Teacher for the month of August is:

Shayna VanKooten!

Mrs. VanKooten is the PE teacher for Branson School Online. Read on to learn more about this talented BSO teacher!

Name:  Shayna VanKooten 

Years Teaching:  This is my sixth year.

Years with BSO:  This is my first year at BSO.

Favorite food:  Tacos!!!

Favorite color:  Purple 

Pets:  I have 2 dogs named Pip and Lily.

Hobbies:  I love to yoga, reading, and traveling with my husband.

What do you love about teaching?  I love that I can have an impact on my students’ lives, both long term and just day by day.  Nothing is better than being able to help my students find joy in learning.  

What do you love about teaching with Branson? I love the diverse group of students that I am getting to meet.  

Favorite season? Why?  Fall is my favorite season.  Everything is cozy in the fall.  The food is warm and comforting, the sweaters are soft and fuzzy, and the colors are warm and cheerful.

Favorite place you have traveled to?  Kailua, Hawaii

# 1 item on your bucket list:  Scuba dive the Great Barrier Reef

Favorite book/author:  Tale of Two Cities is the best book I have ever read.  

Favorite sport:  I love football!  (Go Broncos!)

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Back to School 2018

Check out all of these hard working BSO students on their first day of school!

Have a fantastic school year!