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.
The Blue Springs School District’s Spelling Bee was decided in the 16th round Tuesday night when Chapel Lakes Elementary fifth grader Ashley Cooper correctly spelled the word “anklet.” Ashley and runners-up Sophia Zarrillo of Lucy Franklin Elementary and Carter Medina of Cordill-Mason Elementary took the top three spots in the competition that featured the top spellers from our 17 elementary and middle schools. Each building winner will compete in the Mid-Continent Division Spelling Bee on February 7 or 21.
Moreland Ridge Middle School eighth grader Isabella Hake chosen the Price Chopper 2014-15 Bag Your Own Book Contest winner for the Kansas City area. The contest is open to grades K-8 and involves students designing their own book covers for a chance at a donation to their school library and a party for their classroom. Isabella’s design of The Beatles’ “Anthology” was the top selection among 9,500 entrants. Representatives from Price Chopper visited the school Wednesday to present Isabella with a framed version of her book cover and a check to the MRMS library.
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