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Social worker Gordon a versatile means for success

Bradley Byler

January 23, 2020

Today, many students are affected with stress, trouble at home, and other serious issues. The counseling office offers many utilities and resources to students to ensure success both on and off the campus. Housed in the counseling...

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...

Summing it up with FACS

September 28, 2018

By Rese Collins Two new faces, those of Brooke Kendall and Lisa Talken,  have graced the 300 hallway. FACS teachers Kendall and Talken started working at BSHS this year with classrooms right next to each other. Before the...

Harker trades journalism for history

September 20, 2018

By Savannah Alvis “I absolutely love history, and I knew I wanted to teach.  I didn’t have the best experiences in my history classes as a high school student, and I was hoping I could make history engaging and relev...

Young recipient of historical recognition

May 17, 2017

By J. Metje & Michaela Fielding “I’m so proud of Mrs. Young. She really deserves this." -Christina Nguyen, sophomore BSHS has become acclimated to a certain level of prestige and award. Indeed, in “winning at every...

Numbering our days

May 11, 2017

By J. Metje “When I see a student learning important things and learning how to apply it to their own lives, that’s what makes it worth it." -retiring teacher Dacia Rzchowski “So teach us to number our days, that we...

Summers rallies after tornado damage

April 6, 2017

By Courtney Yanks “It's such a warm and good feeling knowing I have all this support from the Blue Springs students and staff," Kyra Summers. Spring season in “tornado alley” is in full effect. Every year, those sirens g...

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