Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ will carry the Washington (KLPW) broadcasts of the Blue Springs South Jaguars softball Missouri Final Four games this week. Friday’s matchup against Washington will begin broadcasting at 2 p.m., on air and also online at www.realcountry1030am.com. There is a two-hour broadcast window as KCWJ’s Football Friday Night program starts at 4 p.m. If the softball game goes past 4 p.m., listeners can log onto www.klpw.com to hear the remainder of the game. In the event the Jaguars win and play in the state championship game at 4 p.m. Saturday against Troy Buchanan, KCWJ will carry KRWE’s broadcast of the game joined in progress, immediately following the end of the Missouri State football broadcast, which starts at 1 p.m. and should end between 4–4:30 p.m.
Join Real Country 1030 AM KCWJ for live radio coverage as Delta Woods Middle School Gators take on the Moreland Ridge Middle School Huskies Monday, October 17. The pre-game starts at 6:15 p.m. with game time at 6:30 p.m. The live game takes place at Blue Springs South High School.
U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced this week that Lucy Franklin Elementary and William Yates Elementary have been named 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools. LFE and WYE are two among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor. Lucy Franklin Elementary and William Yates Elementary are two of eight schools in the state receiving this honor.
Blue Springs South High School Senior Elizabeth "Betsy" Klausen has been named a National Merit Semifinalist for 2017. She is one of 16,000 semifinalists named as part of the annual academic competition. The students were selected based on scores on a PSAT qualifying test and will compete for 7,500 scholarships worth about $33 million, to be awarded this spring.
Seniors in Blue Springs High School's Personal Finance class took part in interviews with members of the community business world Thursday. Students prepared resumes and interviewed one-on-one with representatives from many different professions - from business and entrepreneurial to education and law enforcement. The class includes a focus on resumes/cover letters/interviewing, banking, credit, insurance, taxes, budgets, etc. The concepts are important for students as they enter the “real world."
October 27 and 28
Tuesday, November 8
November 23 - 25
December 22 - January 2
School Resumes January 4