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South senate holds blood drive

April 15, 2019

By Emily Wilson Reporter On April 4, Blue Springs South senate hosted a blood drive through the Community Blood Center. They collected 70 pints of blood and had 30 first time donors. Out of the 88 people who signed ...

Will Sheridan receives scholarship

April 12, 2019

By Quinton Robertson Photo Editor Senior Will Sheridan received a loan of $20,000 that will be completely forgiven if he came back to teach in the Blue Springs district for at least 4 years. Sheridan is also guaranteed a jo...

Students celebrate Homestuck’s 10th birthday

April 11, 2019

Arty Mayo Reporter   April 13th marks the 10th anniversary of Homestuck, the world’s longest running webcomic. It is one of the largest written works ever made, being over 800,000 words and 8,000 pages. The teen...

Students qualify for debate nationals and state

April 11, 2019

Lynasi Gapelu Reporter The national qualifying tournament for debate was a two-day event held in March where about 50 other teams from different schools attended the tournament. The tournament was double elimination meaning...

12 forensics students qualify for nationals and 5 qualify for state competition

April 5, 2019

Madi Preuett Reporter This year the forensics team will be heading onto Omaha, Nebraska to compete in nationals on April 11, 2019. There is a total of 12 students who qualified into nationals and 5 of those 12...

Spirit council discusses issues involving students

April 3, 2019

By Madison Preuett Reporter There has been a growing need identified in schools in recent years for students to get their voices heard. With programs like SOS helping kickstart this movement, administration felt like there...

South newest staff members

April 3, 2019

By Lynasi Gapelu Reporter In just a few months, South will be welcoming many teachers over to fill the new positions in the freshman wing. According to Principal Charlie Belt, over the course of time the district’s Human Resourc...

Musician, basketball player chosen as student of the month

April 3, 2019

By Hallie Robinson Reporter The March students of the month for Blue Springs South are seniors Lea Stanton and Michaela Ross. Stanton is involved in clubs like NHS, modern language club, and played shooting guar...

Animated 2018 Reboot “She-Ra” is magical entertainment

March 6, 2019

By Alexis Renfrow Reporter “She-Ra and the Princesses of Power,” a show I watched recently, has really caught my attention. With its interesting story and deep characters, it really drew me – and many others – into its story. “S...

School changes WIN policy

March 6, 2019

By Dion Wesley Reporter Editor's Note; Story Updated with the removal of incorrect information Associate principle, Shelley Brown, explained why South changed the WIN period. WIN period which stands for “What I need.” E...

February students of the month

March 5, 2019

By Hallie Robinson Reporter The Blue Springs South February students of the month are seniors Rowan Taylor and Drake Wood. According to Taylor, this is her first time receiving an award like this. She says she was “ha...

South JROTC drill team wins first place at Lee’s Summit North

March 5, 2019

By Amy Pacas Reporter On Saturday February 23rd, South’s JROTC drill team competed at Lee’s Summit North and won first out of 15 schools. The team scored first in the following events: overall regulation drill, ...

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