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Upcoming Events
9/5/2016
9/19/2016
- DCR1 Board of Education
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
9/30/2016
10/17/2016
- DCR1 Board of Education
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
10/18/2016
 
District Announcements
Special Board of Education Meeting/Work Session Scheduled
The DCR1 Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting/work session for Monday, August 29 at 6 p.m. in the Buffalo High School library. 
Preschool Gets New Home
The Dallas County Schools Early Childhood Center has a new home! The preschool and Parents As Teachers services are now located at 818 W. Main, just two houses east of the YMCA.
Back to School Registration
We are excited to continue our district-wide registration at the Buffalo Prairie Middle School Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Each building will be ready to complete your children's registrations in one location.  Registration packets were mailed to currently enrolled families July 18, 2016.  If you do not receive a packet, you may utilize the New Student Enrollment tab at the top of the website to access the forms and information.  REGISTRATION LETTER
Mallory IGNITE! Students Hard at Work!
Mrs. Leisa Hicks's soon to be fifth graders spent some time this morning during IGNITE!  reading to some younger Bison from Mrs. Elizabeth Redd's class.  The students read a book together and then engaged in some very meaningful conversation about the book to help sharpen their comprehension skills.
Mallory Welcomes New Principal
Dallas County R-1 schools is pleased to announce that Cheryl Knox has been hired as the Elementary Principal effective August 1, 2016.  Cheryl has been with the district for two years as the Early Childhood Parent Liaison.  Her position has included working closely with teachers to provide opportunities for family education and involvement. Please plan to meet her, Tuesday, May 17 at a Meet and Greet in the Mallory Library at 3:30 p.m.

After graduating from Southwest Missouri State University in 1995, Mrs. Knox began her career in education at Buffalo High School.  She taught Freshman and Advanced Physical Education.  She served as Physical Education Department Head and also assisted in the coaching of the Lady Bison Softball Team. Following her time at Buffalo, Cheryl taught for the Pleasant Hope School District.  After securing a Safe Schools Grant, she worked as the High School and Middle School At-Risk Coordinator.   She served in this role from 1998 – 2002. Mrs. Knox has held various roles in Springfield Catholic schools as a Kindergarten and First Grade teacher, a Physical Education teacher, a Junior High Cheer Coach and as an After School Program Director.  In 2014 Cheryl obtained a Master’s Degree from Southwest Baptist University in Educational Administration.  She holds a current Missouri Principal Certificate for K-th, and 9-12th.  Mrs. Knox has spent the last two years establishing relationships within the elementary building as well as in the Buffalo community.  She has worked with the Dallas County Resource Group, the Foster Parent Support Group, the Buffalo YMCA and other organizations to provide opportunities for community education.  She recently organized and facilitated the Elementary Parent Retreat at D.A. Mallory.
We look forward to her continuing to foster relationships with the families of Dallas County R-1. 
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
The Youth Mental Health First Aid Training will take place on May 4th, 2016 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at Dallas County R-1 Alumni Building. This training is free of charge and is open to anyone.  We have to have a minimum 30 registered participants for the Community Partnership to justify traveling to our community to host. Contact Rachel Shoemaker at 417.345-2332 to learn more details. 
Mark Your Calendars!!
Mark your calendars!! Click Here to view the 2016-2017 School Calendar.
Mallory Yearbooks for Sale!
Want to remember this school year?  A yearbook is the best way to do that!  Mallory Elementary Yearbooks are now for sale!  There are two ways to order.  1.  Fill out the form sent home with your child and return it along with a check, cash or money order OR 2.  Follow this link https://ybpay.lifetouch.com and enter the code:   2265716 to order a yearbook online.  
No Child Left Behind Complaint Procedures
Click HERE for a copy of Complaint Procedures under The No Child Left Behind Act.
Watch Us Whip and Nae Nae!
Today at Mallory during our Awards Assemblies, some of our 3rd and 4th graders surprised us with a "Flash Mob" and showed all of us how they can Whip and Nae Nae!  How fun it was to watch our young Bison show off their Dance Moves!  Click HERE to see a video of one of their performances!
 
Title I Explained

Mallory Elementary is a School-Wide, Title I School.  For more information on what that means, you can view a short video by clicking HERE!
School Announcements
2016-2017 Student Supply List
Click here for Student Supply List.  Lists can also be found in the Student Handbook and in the July 20th issue of the Buffalo Reflex.​
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