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Blair Oaks High School - October 25, 2019

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Congratulations Blair Oaks Volleyball & Cross Country Seniors & Parents!

Pictured from left: Chloe Cox, Sam Frisbie, Michael Kempker, Madison Irvin, Tori Martin, Madison Mitchell, and Mariah Radmacher.
Best of luck to these outstanding student athletes!

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EOC Report - Science & Biology

If your student took Physical Science or Biology last year, their End of Course Exam Report will be sent home with them this afternoon. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the high school office.
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BBQ Fundraiser ~ Oct. 27

Project Graduation Pork Steak or Brat BBQ dinners will be sold on the day of the sale (Sunday, October 27th) to anyone who would like to purchase a meal and to those who purchased meal tickets in advance.

  • Pork Steak or Brat BBQ Fundraiser
    Your choice of BBQ Pork Steak or 2 Brats includes baked beans, coleslaw, and roll.
  • Fundraiser is pick-up only at Falcon Athletic Complex.
  • Date: Sunday, October 27th
  • Pick-Up: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $10.00 per ticket

Thank you for your support of the Class of 2020!

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Photo Retake Day ~ Oct. 30

School Picture Retake Day is Wednesday, October 30th.

Absentees/New Buyers: Please use a picture day envelope to fill out which package you would like to order, and send it, along with payment, with your child on picture day.

Retakes: If your child needs a picture retake, please return the entire package, including the package insert (flyer in the packet), on picture day.

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Accuplacer- Reg by 11/04

  • State Technical College of Missouri will administer the Accuplacer test to interested BHS juniors and seniors.
  • Date: Tuesday, November 12th
  • Time: 1:00 p.m.
  • Cost: $15.00 payable by cash or check made out to STCM
  • Requirement: Photo ID must be presented on day of testing

Students who plan to attend a two-year school and still need to improve their Accuplacer scores in order to be admitted into a desired program or to qualify for certain classes may sign up to test at the high school. Students must sign up with Mrs. Shanley by Monday, November 4th.
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Senior Composites ~ Nov. 7

Wagner Portrait Group will be at school on Thursday, November 7th, to take Senior Composite photographs. These are used for the group photo that hangs in the school hallway. Parents are invited to order photo packages to use in senior publications and invitations.

GUYS: You will be photographed in a solid colored long sleeve dress shirt and tie. Please dress accordingly.

GIRLS: You will be photographed in a traditional drape provided by Wagner Portrait Group. For your comfort and modesty, we suggest wearing a tank-top that has thin straps that can easily be pulled down when putting on the drape.

Nichols Students: Wagner Portrait Group will be at school from 8:00am-12:00pm to accommodate your schedule. As soon as students return to the high school, they should go directly to the library to have their photograph taken.
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Let’s show Veterans that the Blair Oaks Community is grateful for their service by lining the motorcade route for guests of Operation Bugle Boy’s Veterans Appreciation Night at St. Martins Knights of Columbus Hall.

  • When: Thursday, Nov. 7th, 3:45-4:30 p.m.
    Motorcade departures at 4:15 p.m. Flag wavers should be in place by 4:00 p.m.
  • How: Wave flags and banners as the motorcade passes.
  • Where: The motorcade will travel from Candlewood Suites on Amazonas Drive; left on Truman Boulevard; right on Country Club; to Business 50 in Apache Flats; right on Highway T in St. Martins; left into the St. Martins Knights of Columbus parking lot.
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Veterans Day Celebration ~ Nov. 8

The Blair Oaks R-11 School District will be having its annual Veterans Day celebration on Friday, November 8, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. in the high school gymnasium.

Vietnam War Army Combat Nurse Donna Rowe will be this year's featured speaker. For 369 days in 1968-69, Captain Rowe was the head nurse of the combat trauma unit in the 3rd Field Hospital near Saigon. An outspoken advocate of our nation's wounded warriors, Donna has incredible firsthand experience of their courage, heroism, and sacrifice.

Our Veterans Day letter is linked below and contains more information as well as the list of service personnel who will be included in the video presentation. Please review the list and contact the high school office with names that should be added.

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Serving Now or in the Future?

Last year during our Veterans Day assembly, we were able to recognize parents of students and family members of our staff that are currently serving or will be serving within the year. We would love to do that again this year.

We would love to recognize him or her at our Veterans Day assembly. Please email high school principal, Melinda Aholt @ maholt@blairoaks.org if we could recognize your family.
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Fall National Signing Day ~ Nov. 13

One of the most exciting moments for a student-athlete is receiving a scholarship offer. Years of hard work have led to this moment. Blair Oaks will hold its Fall National Signing Day on Wednesday, November 13th.

  • Fall National Signing Day
  • Wednesday, November 13th, 8:30 a.m.
  • High School Gym

Student-athletes may invite club coaches, college coaches, grandparents and family to this event. A school photographer will take a photo of the athlete, parents, Blair Oaks coaching staff, and any college coaches in attendance. This photo will be released to the News Tribune for publication. Other photos may be taken by those attending the event.

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Holiday Dinner ~ Nov. 21

The Blair Oaks R-II School District will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 21, 2019. The meal will be held at Blair Oaks High School from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Cost of the meal is $3.00; it will include all the traditional Thanksgiving fixings. If you plan to attend, please contact the High School Office at 635-8514 to make reservations. It would be appreciated if reservations could be made by Monday, November 18th, to assist in meal preparation. We hope to see you there!
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Jim Marshall Assembly

Blair Oaks High School hosted parent/educator/coach Jim Marshall for an assembly on October 17th. Mr. Marshall's mission is to educate and prevent substance abuse disorders as well as raise the awareness on mental health issues and coping skills via his story about the death of his son, Cody. We wanted to share more information with you via the flyer below.
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Mark your calendars!


  • 25 - Senior Night - Football, Band and Dance
  • 25 - Football Pink Out & CheerFair
  • 27 - Project Graduation BBQ Fundraiser
  • 30 - School Picture Retake Day
  • 10/30-11/02 - National FFA Convention


  • 2 - High School Band in JC Christmas Parade
  • 4 - Deadline to register for Accuplacer
  • 7 - Senior Composite Photos
  • 7 - Early Release; 12:30pm
  • 7 - Wave 'Em If You Have 'Em
  • 8 - Veterans Day Breakfast, high school cafeteria, 8:00 a.m.
  • 8 - Veterans Day Assembly, high school gym, 9:00 a.m.
  • 12 - Accuplacer Test, 1:00 p.m.
  • 13 - Fall National Signing Day, 8:30 a.m.
  • 21 - Thanksgiving Meal, 11:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
  • 27-29 - No School, Thanksgiving Break

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Blair Oaks High School

Mission Statement:
Providing a quality education and empowering lifelong learners

Vision Statement:

We envision soaring to new heights through:

Academic Excellence

Character Development

Community Involvement

Leadership and Service

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