The Blue Springs School District is welcoming 33 first-year teachers during the 2016-17 school year. The Blue Springs Education Foundation, in partnership with Ken and Annette Logan and Meyer Music, recognize the significant personal investment first-year teachers will make to start their classrooms, and granted all 33 teachers $200 for use in their classrooms.
The Blue Springs South Jaguars cheer team competed in the MCCA (Missouri Cheerleading Coaches Association) Kansas City Regional July 23 at Lee’s Summit North High School.The Jags varsity squad won the SuperLarge Division and the junior varsity team placed second in its division. Both teams will compete in the MCCA State Championships at the Hearnes Center at Mizzou on November 5-6.
BSSD's Linda Glasgow was a guest on KC Live Monday morning. The 2015-16 Missouri State Teacher of the Year shared tips for preparing children for the upcoming school year.
Blue Springs School District 2016-17 Teacher of the Year Morgan Payton has been named one of six Kansas City Regional Teachers of the Year. Payton is one of 32 Regional winners that will compete for Missouri Teacher of the Year for 2016-17. Payton, who is in her seventh year teaching at the Freshman Center, is the first from the school to be named a BSSD District Teacher of the Year. She enjoys working with the freshman age group because it offers a unique challenge. “It’s a fun time in their lives, and they’re trying to figure out how they belong and where they fit in,” she said. “I get to watch them grow and develop into strong leaders.” The Missouri Teacher of the Year will be announced in August and will be honored at a ceremony in Jefferson City in October.
Monday, September 5
September 19, 6:00 p.m.
Location: Blue Springs South High School
Wednesday, September 21
Tuesday, October 4
Friday, October 7
October 10, 6:30 p.m.
Location: Blue Springs High School