|The Winter 2106 issue of the Blue Springs School District BluePrint magazine is now available online. The Winter issue is always a highlight of the school year, focusing on the generous and heartfelt efforts by our students, staff and entire community. To read the magazine, visit www.bssdblueprint.com.|
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Franklin Smith Elementary students took a walk on the wild side last week at “Academic Adventure,” a family learning night. More than 500 students and families came out to explore and engage in hands-on activities across the curriculum. Each area highlighted how reading and writing is all around us - from signs, directions, and labels to journaling observations.
The Blue Springs South Wind Symphony and Blue Springs High School Chamber Choir recently performed at the annual Missouri Music Educators Convention. The band and choir programs at each high school have enjoyed incredible years and the honor of performing for the MMEA is yet another stellar honor.
Eighty-five girls from Delta Woods Middle School enjoyed an evening of team building, fun and hands-on experiences when they participated in the Expanding Your Horizons Science Girl’s Night Out event at Science City last Friday night. Candy mitosis, bridge construction, and building circuits with computers were a few of the many activities students experienced. Female mentors from across the area with careers in Science Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) provided instruction. Aerospace Engineer Emily Arnold, provided an inspiring keynote speech focusing on all the opportunities women have in the field of STEM.
Voy Spears Jr. Elementary Students raised $2,168 for the American Heart Association's Jump Rope for Heart. Students collected donations, learned about the heart, and did lots of rope jumping in physical education class. Since opening in 2002, Voy Spears Students have collected more than $15,000 in the fight against heart disease and stroke. Pictured are the top two 5th grade fundraisers.
Members of the Blue Springs South varsity cheerleading squad competed at the NCA High School National Competition in Dallas. The Jaguars placed in the top 15 in the country for their timeout cheer and fight song and placed16 in dance. The team received special recognition for innovative choreography in one of the elite pyramids and brought skills to Nationals never seen before at the high school level.