The district is excited to expand our parent communication options with the addition of text messaging. If you would like to receive important messages regarding your student’s school via text message you must opt in by texting YES to 67587. Standard text messaging rates will apply.
The Blue Springs School District dedicated a time capsule commemorating the 2017 All American Solar Eclipse Monday afternoon at the McGraw Country School. Student representatives from each school took part in the ribbon cutting of the capsule, which will be opened on August 21, 2117.
Blue Springs School District staff were part of an inspirational start to the school year in the annual convocation ceremony at Blue Springs High School. District staff heard inspirational words from District Teacher of the Year Tara Pennington, student speaker Anna Kochman of Blue Springs South High School, the Board of Education and Superintendent Jim Finley. Talented student singers Sam Aubuchon and Jordan Haas entertained while district staff were awarded service pins and all building Teacher of the Year winners were introduced. The custodial staff of Hall-McCarter Education Center, Lou Dobbs and Jennifer Bales, was awarded the Delvin Chubick Award.
Kindergarten students in the BSSD received a helping hand for their first year thanks to Epic Church and Epic Cofee. The church provided school supplies for all kindergarten students, Liggett Trail Education Center and Cub Care. Members of the church teamed up with BSSD maintenance employees to deliver the supplies on August 4. The BSSD thanks Epic Church for its generous donation of supplies and their delivery to our students and their families.
Blue Springs School District library/media specialist Tara Pennington of Moreland Ridge Middle School has been named a Missouri Regional Teacher of the Year for Kansas City (Region 3). Pennington has worked in the BSSD for three years, two at MRMS. The Missouri Regional Teacher of the Year award is part of the Missouri Teacher of the Year program, sponsored by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). The Missouri Teacher of the Year program recognizes the efforts of effective teachers in providing a quality education to their students. Preparing, developing and supporting effective educators is one of DESE’s primary goals. Pennington is eligible to compete for Missouri Teacher of the Year for 2017-18.
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