District Highlights

The Story of Blue Springs Book Cover
Telling Our Story
01/23/2020
Through a substantial grant from the Truman Heartland Community Foundation - Jelley Family Endowment for Children’s Education last fall, and with overwhelming community support, the Blue Springs Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has partnered with the Blue Springs R-IV School District, the Blue Springs Public Art Commission, Jackson County and Blue Springs Historical Societies, local historians, Downtown Alive, and other organizations to create an illustrated children’s book on The Story of Blue Springs, Missouri, from the 1800s through the present, to help inspire an interest in local and American history in young students. The book is written entirely in poetry by Paula Dexter Clyma, Blue Springs Chapter DAR, and beautifully illustrated by local artist and retired art teacher, Greta Carol Hoener, a member of the Public Art Commission.
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Eyes Right Here Surprise Patrol
Eyes Right Here Grants
01/23/2020
Students on the Autism spectrum and their teachers in the Blue Springs School District are receiving helpful classroom grants due to a new non-profit named Eyes Right Here.
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Blue Springs Education Foundation Prize Patrol Grant Awards
Granting Academic Wishes
01/23/2020
The Blue Springs Education Foundation visited classrooms and surprised teachers and students with classroom grants. The BSEF awarded 28 grants totaling $47,930.41.
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