Valley View High School celebrated 58 graduates of the class of 2015-16 in a ceremony at the school this week. Speakers included seniors Alex Reynolds and Alexandria Sullivan and VVHS 2016-17 Teacher of the Year Nicole Gaulden. Congratulations to all our 2015-16 grads.
Blue Springs School District Board member Dale Walkup was presented the Pioneer in Agricultural award at the district-wide FFA banquet. This award is the first in the history of the program and symbolizes a person that has devoted themselves to the improvement of agriculture and continues to support the advancements in the industry. Dale Walkup has paved the way for future generations to strive for success through FFA programming and careers.
A total 25 students from John Nowlin Elementary participated in the Kansas City Science and Engineering Fair, where eight students won awards. Winners were: Megan Staggs, Madison Avalos, John Bellinghausen, Ashton Watson, Bryce Thompson, Koral Richardson, Abree Ingrassia, and Holly Woods. Projects included studying sound waves with oobleck, mini hovercraft experiments, investigating the changes in blood glucose after eating, researching the parietal eye of bearded dragons, and inventing a way for disabled people to hang their clothes on a high bar.
BS - South Ceremony: 1:30 p.m.
BSHS Ceremony: 5:00 p.m.
Both ceremonies take place at KC Municipal Auditorium.
Elementary Level Enrollment/Residency Verification Day – Enrollment/Residency verification for the 2016-2017 school year will occur on Tuesday, August 2.
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Wednesday, August 17