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Envirothon team heads to Springfield for state

April 10, 2015

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By Annie Crawford “We all want to go into conservation, so this will help with our careers." -Alex Sirna, senior The Envirothon team is gearing up for its next challenge. Because of their success at the regional Envirothon competit...

Students prepare to showcase their knowledge at envirothon

February 27, 2015

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By Annie Crawford “We study by meeting once a week after school to discuss the five main points of Envirothon (water systems, soils, wildlife, forestry, and current events) and use their specific skills."-Mollie Toth, seni...

FBLA qualifies 16 for state

February 13, 2015

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By Elliott Andrick  “This year and last year FBLA has sent more people than ever to state. It definitely shows the growth and just overall improvement we’ve had over the past years.”-Nikki Muenz, senior On Jan 3...

U.S. stepping up for higher education

February 6, 2015

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By Hanna McMickell "We still live in a country where too many bright, striving Americans are priced out of the education they need."-President Obama on the obstacles facing America's students today On January 20, 2015, President ...

Child care classes assist high school students, preschoolers in preparing for future

January 30, 2015

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By Ashley Wright “The graduation ceremony for the kids in May is always fun. All of the children, students, and parents go into the drama den and the preschoolers get up on stage and sing us songs and get to walk over the...

Girls in engineering lunch focuses on future opportunities

January 30, 2015

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By Margaret Stansell “Everything has been touched by an engineer. I’m just trying to engage them to explore their options.”-Angelia Schnakenberg, engineering teacher One of the best things about BSHS is the new and exciting oppor...

ACT study program aims to raise test scores

January 23, 2015

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By Arianna Koch American College Test, known as the ACT, causes most students to sweat and quake with fear at the mere mention of the name. Algebra teacher Kelly Lee and English teacher Samuel Kriegel have found a way to alleviat...

Seniors serve as both students and teachers in peer assistants course; class offers preparation, experience

November 12, 2014

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By Margaret Stansell      Every morning, senior Shannon Dycus looks forward to seeing her good friend Joe Cobb, a special education student with Down Syndrome. Dycus and Cobb meet in the small gym during first hour every da...

FFA promotes leadership, networking, knowledge

November 12, 2014

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By Annie Crawford    “I joined FFA because I like agriculture and leadership. We are leadership based—we go to conferences that promote our leadership skills.” -Alex Sirna, President of the Blue Springs FFA chapter The g...

Robocats Team 1785 designs, builds, competes

November 12, 2014

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By Elliott Andrick Some say that robots are the future of the world, and the BSHS, BSSHS and FC students that make up the Blue Springs Robocats Team 1785 are preparing themselves for that future. Read More »...

Cutting edge courses take a program approach: Biomedical students research, prepare, diagnose, present

November 12, 2014

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By Kayla Lessenden     “Getting a basic understand of the body and what happens to it is interesting; everything ties together.” -Junior Tomi Chapin, biomed student Whether it’s slicing open an eyeball or diagnosing ...

Flying Octogenarians: making it happen at 80 plus

November 12, 2014

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By Kayla Lessenden Sarah Gorelick is a member of the United Flying Octogenarians, a small number of people who are over 80 and still flying planes. She has flown planes ever since she was 14. On Saturday, October 11, An...

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