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FCCLA national convention goes online

April 27, 2020 11:47pm | Emma Adams

FCCLA has been a proud organization for 75 years. Buffalo FCCLA has been competing in region, state, and national competitions for a very long time, and for the last few years have made it to nationals after winning at state. This year was a little […]

Teachers on teaching during COVID-19

April 26, 2020 11:39am | Jazlynn Early

As COVID-19 continues to take over the world and limit movement, more and more schools have been forced into online learning, most of them for the remainder of the year. Our teachers are doing their best to “roll with the punches” to help their students […]

Governor Abbott closes Texas schools for remainder of year

April 18, 2020 8:57pm | Colby Menefee

On Friday, Governor Greg Abbott outlined his plans for starting a gradual reopening of businesses in Texas, but declared it unsafe to reopen schools for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Shortly after his announcement, the University Interscholastic League announced that due to the […]

Exhibitors disappointed about canceled show

April 10, 2020 8:52pm | Colby Menefee

Log onto Facebook these days, and you may find your feed full of livestock for sale. That’s because the 232 livestock projects slotted to exhibit at the Leon County Youth Livestock Show later this month are now without a show, and as a result are […]

FCCLA groups advance to nationals

April 7, 2020 1:34am | Colby Menefee

In a world of cancelled and postponed contests, Texas state FCCLA found a way to determine state winners of contests and thus determine who would advance to national competition even though the state convention was cancelled. After comparing the scores of qualifying teams from the […]

School meals shift to home delivery

April 6, 2020 1:24am | Colby Menefee

Since the beginning of social distancing and school shut-downs due to COVID-19, the cafeteria and administration staffs have worked to continue to provide breakfasts and lunches for students to pick up daily. Due to safety concerns, the pick-up will no longer be available starting this […]

Students learn the art of bee keeping

April 4, 2020 9:27pm | Kaline Martinez

buzz … buzzzzzz With high expectations from teacher Patrice Cox for Scientific Research and Design students, seniors Brandon Renteria, Joel Avalos and Ernesto Dominguez have been working hard on their research on how to make hive splits and queen cells; in other words, they are […]

Livestock exhibitors lose opportunities to COVID-19

March 24, 2020 10:16pm | Colby Menefee

The announcement was as unexpected as it was unprecedented. In the almost-90 years since the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo debuted, it has never been shut down; however, it closed abruptly on March 11 amid the beginning of the nation-wide panic concerning COVID-19. With states, […]

Restaurants adjust to comply with Abbott’s orders

March 20, 2020 3:24pm | Colby Menefee

With Governor Abbott’s new mandate outlawing dine-in options at restaurants starting at midnight, eating establishments around the state must alter how they operate. For those who want to eat out rather than cook, below is a list of local restaurants working to provide meals while […]

BISD shifts to online learning

March 19, 2020 2:28pm | Colby Menefee

As the district announced a closure extension through March 27, followed this morning by Governor Abbot’s extension of all school closures through April 3, teachers found themselves facing the challenge of teaching their students while not actually seeing their students. “I know our teachers are […]