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.
The Blue Springs School District Transportation Staff was recently honored at the Missouri Pupil Transportation Workshop. The BSSD staff was recognized for earning its 25th consecutive annual safety award, the only team in the state to receive the honor 25 straight years.
Blue Springs South senior Olivia Bahr was named one of 10 recipients of the Comcast NBCUniversal Leaders and Achievers Award. The award provided $10,000 in scholarships for the 2016-17 school year to 10 students in the Kansas City metro area as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. The program, funded by the Comcast Foundation, is a one-time, $1,000 scholarship awarded to the best and brightest high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. Since 2001, more than $25 million has been awarded to nearly 25,000 high school seniors across the country as part of the Leaders and Achievers Program.
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Wednesday, August 17