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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 […]

Buffalo ISD joins Covid-19-inspired closures

March 14, 2020 11:59am | Colby Menefee

In an unprecedented move, schools across the country, including Buffalo ISD, began announcing school closures of varying lengths this week. In an effort to control social distancing and control, if not completely contain, the spread of Covid-19, organizations and businesses began closing last week. The […]

OAP advances to Bi-District competition

March 9, 2020 7:26pm | April Martinez

After last-minute touch-ups and silent prayers, the students made their way onto the stage for a dramatic performance. Their hard work and dedication would soon pay off. The One Act Play cast and crew traveled to Teague High School for their UIL district competition last […]

OAP group attends clinics

March 1, 2020 10:24pm | Emma Adams

BHS hosted an OAP clinic last week, inviting other schools to be critiqued by a clinician in preparation for upcoming district competitions. OAPs are limited strictly in the outside help they can have; unlike sports or other events, they cannot bring in consultants but must […]

Science project creates new labware

February 29, 2020 6:58pm | Emma Adams

Printer problems have taken on a whole new meaning for senior Colby Menefee in teacher Patrice Cox’s scientific research and design class. He started working on a 3-D project at the beginning of this semester and continues to experiment. “I am working on testing the […]

Welding students complete projects

February 26, 2020 10:55pm | Kaline Martinez

Welding students in Elroy Perez’s classes have been working on projects for show, learning various welding processes and safety measures while building projects like outdoor patio cookers and BBQ pit trailers. They will carry their projects to Ag Mechanic Contest in San Antonio, Houston, and […]

Reeder wins at Ft. Worth

February 22, 2020 6:00pm | Kaline Martinez

The showgirl with a buttoned-up shirt, pulled-back hair and starched jeans keeps a big bright smile on her face while her mind stays focused on the animal she is showing as well as the judge making his rounds. She knows she has to keep her […]

Dittmar named Classroom Champion

February 18, 2020 5:17pm | Jazlynn Early

Senior Mollie Dittmar has been named KBTX Classroom Champion. Dittmar was interviewed and filmed last week for her segment, which will air Thursday night at 6 p.m. She will be given recognition for her accomplishments on the basketball court and in the classroom. “Honestly, I […]