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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...

To be an English teacher

February 23, 2017

By J. Metje “I want to teach English forever.”- Samuel Kriegel, English teacher Superheroes come in many varieties. Some shoot lasers out of their eyes, others control the weather and a select few can even read minds. B...

A day in the life of Renee Hult

February 16, 2017

By Chris Tupin “I love my job. It is really fun, and getting to interact with kids is the best part of my day." - Secretary Renee Hult With prom season right around the corner,  many different people, besides just students, are inv...

A Day in the Life of Frank Wheeler

December 19, 2016

By Chris Tupin “I think part of my job is to be available 24/7 to help out with problems or to make something easier on the people I work for.”  -Frank Wheeler, Activities Director It is well known that BSHS offers a w...

Kevin Clevenger leads the way as outstanding teacher

November 17, 2016

By Dasia Walters "It is an honor to receive an award for something you believe in and love to do every day." - computer science teacher Kevin Clevenger Some teachers instruct on content, while other teachers give students the skills t...

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