Bison Daycare Program Registration
Bison Daycare registration is now open. Completing the registration below does not guarantee a spot in the daycare, and the enrollment request will be processed first come first served. If you do not get accepted at this time, we will add you to the waitlist. Please direct questions to Brent Sharp or Penny Simmons.
Back to School Information
Back to school registration information will be shared soon for returning students and new students to the district. Registration will open August 1 at 8 a.m. Online registration links will be posted on the www.bisonpride.org website.
The DCR1 2022-23 school year calendar has been revised. The new version has been posted on the website calendar and in a printable form. In addition to changes made to Christmas break, each school day will be extended by six minutes. School will start three minutes earlier and dismiss three minutes later. DCR1 2022-23 SCHOOL CALENDAR
School lunch prices have also been updated on the website and attached to this email. The waivers have expired that provided free breakfast and lunch for all students. Beginning with the2022-23 school year, students will be required to pay for meals if they are not eligible for free or reduced meals. These eligibility forms will be distributed during back to school registration. 2022-23 MEAL PRICES
Finally, school supply lists for Mallory Elementary and Buffalo Prairie Middle School have been attached to this email. For the past two years, the Beau Fournier Memorial Fund has provided the school supply needs for DCR1 Students in grades PK-8th grade. This year the Beau Fournier Memorial fund will be funding new projects. At Mallory Elementary School the fund will be providing books for students. At Buffalo Prairie Middle School, student needs will be met through the Cubby Hole by providing clothing and hygiene items. At Buffalo High School, student needs will be met through its Buffy’s Bodega along with providing a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior.
School supply lists are also posted on the bisonpride.org website. The list will also be published at the end of July in the Buffalo Reflex’s Back to School Special Edition. 2022-23 MALLORY SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST 2022-23 BPMS SCHOOL SUPPLY LIST
Back to School Registration for DCR1 Families
The back to school registration for current students and new student enrollment will again be conducted online through the parent portal for the 2022-23 school year. Registration will be open at 8 a.m., Monday, August 1, 2022. The deadline to complete registration will be Friday, August 5. Parents can access and complete all forms online, from the parent portal. If you do not have access to the parent portal, you may contact the building offices, August 3. A link to the parent portal will be provided on the bisonpride.org website and sent out to families August 1.
For families that are enrolling for the first time and parents of preschool and kindergarten students who did not complete the screening process, they will access a Quick Registration Form from our www.bisonpride.org website. Once our office receives the completed Quick Registration Form, a district employee will contact the parents with their Parent Portal information so the family can complete the forms on the Parent Portal.
Parents of preschool and kindergarten students who completed the screening process last spring, will complete the back to school enrollment. Parents of preschool and kindergarten students who did not complete the screening process will complete the new student enrollment by accessing a Quick Registration Form from our www.bisonpride.org website.
Don’t have Internet access at home? No, problem. There will be registration stations setup for your use at the high school, middle school, and elementary buildings, August 3, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact a building office if you need additional help. Building offices will open August 1.
DCR1 to Continue Offering Free Before and After School Programming provided by the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant
Bison Academy is a before and after school program offered at BPMS for grades 5th-8th grade. Before school begins at 6:45 am and ends at 7:45 am when the
School building opens. After school begins directly after school and ends at 6:05 pm
Mallory Mornings is a before school program at DA Mallory offered to grades K-4. Program begins at 6:45 am and ends at 7:45 when the school building opens.
Prime time is an after school program at Da Mallory and is offered to grades K-4. This program is contracted by the Dallas County YMCA and registration must be done through the YMCA. This programming begins directly after school
Until 6:10 pm.
After school transportation is provided at 6 pm at select stops for those that need this service.
All programming is free. Registration may be done at the perspective school building, YMCA and/or forms can be found online on bisonpride.org.
Email or call Jana Salaki, Program Director with any questions at 417-345-2350 ext 101 or Jana.firstname.lastname@example.org.
DCR1 Hosts Open House
All buildings in the Dallas County School District will be hosting Open House Thursday, August 18 from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Students can meet their teachers and locate their classrooms. DCR1 is looking forward to seeing your students back to school. The first day of classes is Tuesday, August 23. All building offices will be closed Monday, August 22, 2022.