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Volun-teen Popp gains valuable experience

Cameron Stewart

December 5, 2019

For the past several years, senior Bethany Popp has had a backstage pass to the KC zoo. As a zoo volun-teen, Popp has spent her time differently than so many of her peers, putting hours into cleaning the cages of exotic a...

Wildcat artists make their mark

Cameron Stewart

November 15, 2019

Regardless of whether their focus is on brightening up common spaces or preparing to continue their artistic journey beyond high school, creativity is alive and well among BSHS’s talented artists. Art teacher Jessica Taul recruited senior Et...

Teaching math an obvious choice for Walls

Aiden Jorn

October 3, 2019

Ashley Walls joins the BSHS staff after teaching for six years. She previously taught math at Truman High School and BSFCHS. Since sitting in a desk as a student, Walls knew one day she wanted to teach. ‘'I always like helping...

Randle brings love for chemistry to classroom

Aiden Jorn

October 3, 2019

Jake Randle, new BSHS chemistry teacher, may have taken his time to figure out what he wanted to do, but once he found teaching, or rather it found him he knew that was the course for him. “I was in college for a really long time, ...

Memoly’s passion perfect Wildcat fit

Emmalee Haag

October 2, 2019

New beginnings can bring on a variety of emotions, but for Leslie Memoly, the newest addition to the foreign language department, teaching at a new school only produced excitement. Her passion for Spanish and desire for her stud...

Shotwell aims to guide students to success

September 19, 2019

David Shotwell, a new English teacher, wants his students to know that he isn’t focused on being a new “prison warden,” but instead sees himself as their guide to success.  After teaching in both Arkansas and Mississi...

Foga Returns to BSHS

Catie McArthur

September 19, 2019

Morgan Foga, a BSHS Alumni who now finds herself returning at her Alma Mater as a professional, expressed excitement to be back, surrounded by the strong sense of pride that Blue Springs students and staff possess. “I came...

Otto excited to connect with students

Cameron Stewart

September 19, 2019

Shortly after graduating in May from UCM with a degree in Family Consumer Science, Arial Otto began her teaching career at BSHS in August. Teaching social studies, creative arts, and family consumer science, as Otto put it, “I’m...

Varying backgrounds, reasons draw women to 2020 Presidential race

Marissa Green

May 16, 2019

Six reasons make this election unlike any other: Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Tulsi Gabbard, Marianne Williamson, and Kirsten Gillibrand.

Injury comebacks common across activities, athletics

Rese Collins

April 11, 2019

We see them perform. We see them make goals, score runs, earn points...but do we see what these athletes go through before every game or performance? What about the injuries they fight through? Many times, spectators can't te...

Nurses prioritize student interactions

Marissa Green

January 24, 2019

Patience, kindness, bravery, and optimism are some key traits required to work in Health Services, especially to be a nurse at a high school with an estimated population of 2,548 students. Mindy Marra and Heather Sharp are two of BSH...

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