BSSD and the Education Foundation partnered this summer to host So You Want To Be An Author writing program. Over 850 summer school students participated in the program and celebrated the last day with certificates, medals and ice cream. Finalists Ethan Striegel (DYE), Violetta Lamb (DYE), and Shelby Waters (PKMS) won a $500 college scholarship from the Education Foundation and had their books brought to life by a professional animator. Local Business Partner Price Chopper provided the ice cream.
Blue Springs Wildcats 2015 graduate Carlos Davis has been named the 2014-15 Gatorade Missouri Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Davis won the discus and shot put at the Missouri State Track and Field Championships, leading the Cats to a second-straight team title. Davis' throw of 214 feet, 4 inches in the discus ranks,as the nation's top prep mark this year. Davis is a finalist for the Gatorade National Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year award.
Blue Springs School District Sports have a new Internet home for news and updates. Debuting this week, both Blue Springs High School and Blue Springs South have new activities pages on the web. Blue Springs High School’s site can be found at http://bswildcats.com and Blue Springs South High School is at http://bssjaguars.com. Each site will carry scores, schedules, news and photos.
Activities Dead Period For Summer 2015
July 27-31, 2015 – dead period for fall sports before practice begins
Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015 – Mandatory parent meetings at both high schools for fall sports
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 – First day of fall sports practices