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Cats, Jags ROTC come together for Fun Run

Samantha Johnson

November 8, 2018

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Junior ROTC students from both BSHS and BSSHS high schools have been prepping for the First Responders Run at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. The cadets plan to take on the charitable 5k and 1-mile Fun Run with pride and give bac...

BSSD continues SOS training for students

Rese Collins

November 1, 2018

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On October 23, students watched the Signs of Suicide Prevention Program (SOS). This educational video, sponsored by the Screening for Mental Health (SMH) organization, attempts to increase depression awareness and offer suicide pre...

One to one device rollout

Kayla Melissinas and Images by Samantha Johnson

October 18, 2018

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The passing of the no tax increase bond and levy vote on August 7th allowed BSSD to raise money for several projects--including the one-to-one initiative that provides all 9th-12th grade students with a laptop. After prepa...

NHS hosts blood drive

Savannah Alvis

October 11, 2018

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Each year, NHS hosts two opportunities, one in October and one in February,  for students to donate blood. NHS sponsor Sadie Birdsell noted that the blood drive helps students feel good about participating in the community. ...

First GSA meeting of the year well attended

By Marissa Green

October 11, 2018

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BSHS prides itself on its ability to sustain a unique and comfortable environment for its equally unique 1,998 staff members and 2,548 students. Though it is already a diverse place, senior Lawrence Ellebracht set out to m...

Dark comedy “Dearly Departed” debuts

October 4, 2018

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By Kayla Melissinas Around 50 people tried out for 24 parts in the fall play “Dearly Departed.” Director Lisa Lowman described the play, a story that revolves around a funeral, as a “dark comedy.” “It's really funny....

Crowd reactions key for Fall Fun Fest parade participants

September 20, 2018

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By Samantha Johnson With pep in their step, BSHS students from various sports and activities marched in the Fall Fun Fest parade last Saturday morning. Cheering “C-A-T-S” relentlessly down Main St. in the mid-September...

Talent front and center at fundamentals play

May 17, 2018

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By Samantha Johnson “They will get to show off their skills in a very fun way and get to show the school what they’ve been working hard for... All of their hard work comes to an end and they get to be rewarded by their fr...

Little Shop of Horrors reaps Blue Star nomination

May 10, 2018

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By Caitlin Ham “I’m really proud of the entire cast and crew and believe Sam will do an outstanding job representing the musical as a whole." --Theatre director Lisa Lowman Modeled after Broadway’s Tony Awards, Star...

FFA grows strong roots in Blue Springs

May 10, 2018

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By Jayla Sample “We’re like many other groups on campus in that we have to qualify level by level, each one being more intense than the next. But with every level, you learn or see something new. That’s why investing in ...

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