Congratulations to the Breckenridge Visual Art students! They won 6 of the 9 awards granted by nationally renowned artist, Michael Dunn, through the Red Door Art Gallery Breck/Wahp Student Show. Rut Tryggvadottir, Ollie Schmidt, and Liz Fischer all received Honorable Mention awards. Breck students swept the top three places with Shalie Lipp earning second place, Haley Braman first place, and Lexi Tschakert Best in Show. Thanks to all who attended and submitted artwork. Congratulations!
Lexi Tschakert and her "Best in Show" artwork.
The top three place winners and their prizes: Haley Braman (back left) won 1st Place, Shalie Lipp (back right) won 2nd, and Lexi Tschakert (front) Best in Show.
Jake Vergal asking for an individual critique on his artwork by the Nationally renowned artist and juror of the show, Michael Dunn.
Fish and Wildlife/College Biology Ice Fishing Day
The Breckenridge Senior High Knowledge Bowl team competed in their second meet of the season on Friday January 5th at Zion Church in Fergus Falls. Breckenridge Bold earned 2nd place honors while Breckenridge Bell finished in 4th out of 22 teams. The Fargo Davies' teams placed 1st and 3rd.
Breck Bold L to R: Lucas Simmer, Jacob Bullis, Kurt Manning and Dominic Erickson.
Breck Bell L to R: Sawyer Gowin, Merrick Meyer, Derek Dahlgren, Jake Wendorff and Daniel Erlandson.
The Fish and Wildlife students recently visited the Farmers Fur House; they are studying about small mammals and trapping.
Derrick Z. learning and performing the steps to paint dip his whitetail antler skull.
Students measuring antlers with a tape measure which is called Boone and Crockett scoring.
Students learning about the anatomy of a goose.
The BHS National Honor Society conducted a food drive for the Richland-Wilkin County Food Pantry in December. Students donated such items as: canned vegetables and fruit, cereal, mac & cheese, peanut butter, canned chicken and tuna fish. These items are important for keeping our community members feed during the holiday season. Pictured in back are: Lucus Simmer, Derek Dahlgren, Dom Erickson; front: Brooke Busse, Madi King, Sophie Aigner.
Mr. Gripentrog’s Anatomy class is doing a PBL activity called Within My Skin: Tattooing a grape fruit!
The Breckenridge Senior High Knowledge Bowl team competed in their first meet of the season on Tuesday December 19th at Concordia College in Moorhead. Breckenridge Bold earned 3rd place honors while Breckenridge Bell finished in 6th out of 33 teams in the AA division.
Breck Bold L to R: Logan Comeau, Jacob Bullis, Jefri DeFries, Lucas Simmer and Kurt Manning.
Breck Bell L to R: Jake Wendorff, Sawyer Gowin, Dominic Erickson, Merrick Meyer and Daniel Erlandson.
BHS Drama performed "Murder In The Knife Room" by Jonathan Rand on Nov 17-19. The audience enjoyed hearing the motives for murder by such notorious characters as Reckless Cowboy, Floozy, Bearded Scholar and Spooky Pirate along with Serial Killer!
Mysterious Host pleads with his guests not to murder him, but rather find out what he has hidden in his mysterious box.
The BHS Mathletes participated in their annual Adopt-a-Highway program this week. They adopted a 2.5 mile stretch of ditch on Highway 75 and 9 south of Breckenridge in 2006. The students are proud to be able to give back to the community with a service project that benefits us all. They annual outing takes the students about two hours to complete. Pictured L to R: Jake Wendorff, Jack Beyer, Charlie Boldingh, Merrick Meyer, Mason Meyer, Sawyer Gowin, Derek Dahlgren.
The high school band playing at the Veterans Day program.
For Mrs. Werner's sentence fluency project, Sawyer Gowin helped his classmates remember the FANBOYS acronym by becoming a "FANBOYS mascot." These conjunction words and their required punctuation rules are a huge part of ACT Testing and MCA writing standards. Great job, Sawyer!
Veterans Day Program
Friday, November 10 at 9:30AM
Breckenridge High School Gym
Everyone is invited to attend!
We will be holding a 9-12 grade Winter Sports Parent Meeting on Sunday, November 12 starting at 6:30 pm in the high school auditorium. The meeting is for parents only so no need to bring your sons or daughters.
On Wednesday, October 25, members of English 9 and Freshmen Success classes spent time with residents of Twin Town Villa, St Francis Nursing Home, and Pioneer Senior Cottages. They spent an hour playing games, doing art projects, and visiting with one another. The trip helped students complete volunteer hours for Freshmen Success and a Memoir Project for English 9.
Tristan Reff discovered he is a natural socializer.
Jonah Christensen and Hayden Schuler explain the rules of Yahtzee.
Andrew Teberg and Irv catch up in the Daily News.
BHS Robotics Team. Front row: Bryce Weidner, Isaiah Stetz, Violet Hooper, Rachel Anderson, Jessica Bengston, Savanna Conzemius, Arianna Johnston, Dominic Erickson. Back row: Tyler Senger, Logan Comeau, Tristan Ploeger, Cade Kelsen, Kurt Manning, Jared Conzemius, Mason Vig, Jacob Bullis, Riley Satterwhite. Not pictured: Nolan Lemna and Cory Hammer. Team mentors are Bonnie Karels, Rick Bullis, Ron Conzemius, Bradley Bakken and Ethan Swenson.
Bison BEST Robotics Marketing Presentations and Table Display interviews will be Friday October 27 from 1:00 to 5:00pm and Saturday October 28 from 8:00am to 5:00pm at Bentson Bunker Field House, 1301 Centennial Blvd, in Fargo. Check out our website!
Mrs. Werner’s Speech I students got creative when coming up with Award Speeches for their classmates. Paraprofessional Darcie Cribb and teacher Jolynn Werner even got in on the fun!
The Breckenridge Senior High Mathletes kicked off their season Tuesday by doing their annual community service projects. They spray painted the Sierpinski Tetrahedron metal sculpture located just south of the Ottertail River on Highway 75. They will also be cleaning ditches for the Adopt-a-Highway program. The Mathletes ditch section is on Highway 75 South near the Breckenridge township hall. Pictured above is Lucas Simmer.
Thursday, October 12
- Early Dismissal EMS @1:20 / HS @1:30pm.
- Grades K-6 Parent Teacher Conferences 1:45-7:15pm.
Monday, October 16 Parent Teacher Conferences
- Grades K-6 @EMS from 3:45-7:15pm.
- Grades 7-12 @BHS from 5:00-8:30pm.
Monday, October 23 Parent Teacher Conferences
2017 Homecoming Queen Madison King and King Mitchell Porter
- Grades 7-12 @BHS from 5:00-8:30pm.
2017 Homecoming Court: Back row, left to right: Carley Fredericksen, Sophie Aigner, Madison King, Laiken Marts, Sierra Hansey. Front Row: Mitchell Porter, Thomas Hiedeman, Andrew Kram, Derek Dahlgren, Hunter Lee. Coronation will be in the high school gym at 8pm on Tuesday, September 26.
Welcome to our new staff! Front Row L to R, Craig Peterson--HS Principal, Caryn Meindl--Special Ed Teacher, Heather Robertsdahl--Special Ed Teacher, Rikki Fischer--EMS Counselor, Emma Bellmore---Studio 6, Kim Quast--HS Counselor, Back Row L to R, Mitch Elbe--Special Ed Teacher, Kyle Lippert--Choir Teacher, Christopher Peeters--Special Ed Teacher, Jacob Purrier---HS Social Studies, Isaac McMahon--Band.
Front Row L to R: Jamie Blanchet, Paraprofessional, Tracy Brantl, Paraprofessional. Back Row L to R: Kelly Elbe, Native American Liaison & Youth Program Director, Lindsay Schneibel, Paraprofessional & Linda Palmer, Paraprofessional.