The Blue Springs School District was honored with three individual awards at the Missouri Project Lead the Way State Conference. Blue Springs South's Pattie Balano was named Outstanding Biomedical Teacher for 2015, Blue Springs High School's Kevin Clevenger was named Outstanding Computer Science Teacher and Freshman Center Principal Brandon Martin was named Outstanding School Administrator.
Fred Merrell, Blue Springs High School football coach and athletic director from 1972-1985, was honored at a reception and halftime ceremony of the Wildcats boys basketball game against Blue Springs South Friday night. Merrell was recognized for his induction into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in Springfield, Jan. 25. South won the varsity game 67-51.
Blue Springs High School held an Engineering lunch for female students Friday during Wildcat hour. Female students interested in careers in engineering, computer science or related fields were able to meet with several local professional engineers, including BSSD graduates.
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