Blue Springs R-IV School District

...Education with Distinction

BSSD

Welcome

  • Welcome to the Blue Springs School District website.  This site is our transition site.  Our new site will go "live" later this fall.  Please stay tuned for updates and additional information.  We look forward to our new website providing easier access to the most frequently sought information and the ability to personalize the site to provide you with the information you need/want the most. 
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News and Events

  • Record Amount Raised at Brave-a-Shave Event

    Students and staff at Blue Springs High School went under the razor for the fifth annual Brave-a-Shave Event to benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for childhood cancer. Sponsored by the BSHS Student Senate, the event included 28 students, one parent and three staff members having their heads shaved. Students raised $7,600 this year, a new record.

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  • All-State Band Selections Announced

    Auditions for the All-State Band were last Saturday and more than 1,400 students auditioned for the 107 spots. The Missouri All-State Band is a comprehensive band with representation from all classes in the MSHSAA system (class 1-6). The students had to play prepared material as well as Major and Minor scales. The students perform individually in a blind audition. The following students were recently honored as Missouri All-State Band selections: Blue Springs High School: Walt Puyear Alto Saxophone 1st Chair Eric Hose Bass Clarinet 1st Chair Shane Vest Bass Clarinet 3rd Chair Ally Marcella Bb Clarinet 3rd Chair Andy Roberts Tenor Saxophone 1st Alternate (3rd overall) Ravenna Fleck Bassoon HM: 3rd Chair Nathan Kim Euphonium HM: 4th Chair Micaela Lindemann Percussion HM: 4th Chair Blue Springs South High School: Patrick Elliot Trumpet 5th Chair Bailey McCulloch Bassoon 3rd Chair All-State Alternate Tristan Trapp Percussion Opt. 2 1st chair All-State Honorable Mention Band Vivian McCormick Alto Sax 4th Chair

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  • BSSD Honors 'Beyond Distinction' Recipients

    The district honored 22 employees named 2014-15 Beyond Distinction award recipients Friday afternoon. The award recognizes support staff that have gone above and beyond for students, parents and staff the past year.

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  • BSHS Golfer Mariah Peters Named Kenneth Smith Award Recipient

    Blue Springs High School senior Mariah Peters was honored Wednesday by being named the 2014-15 Kenneth Smith Award winner recognizing the top female high school golfer in the Kansas City Metro area. The award honors a player that best demonstrates excellence in the areas of performance on the course, academic achievement and leadership on their team and in the community. Mariah capped her senior season by winning the Missouri State Class 2 individual title, leading the Wildcats to their first-ever team championship. She was an all-state finisher each of her four seasons at BSHS and also has a 4.3 grade point average

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  • James Lewis Students Unveil Interactive Poetry Board

    Fourth grade students at James Lewis Elementary debuted a new interactive poetry bulletin board this week. The board has photos of students along with readings of their works of poetry that can be listened to via QR codes on smartphones and tablets.

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BSSD Announcements

  • District Spelling Bee 
    The District Bee takes place Tuesday, January 20, 7:00 p.m. at Delta Woods Middle School.
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  • Christmas Break 
    School is closed from December 22 - January 2 for Christmas Break. School will resume Monday, January 5.
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  • Activities Dead Period For Summer 2015 

    June 27-July 5, 2015 – summer dead period for all activities and sports

    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

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  • Current BSSD Calendar 
    2014-15 Calendar in PDF format

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  • Correction to the printed academic calendar:  School resumes on MONDAY, January 5.  

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  • Bus Drivers Needed - click here to apply
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