Seniors! Make sure you are accessing the Counseling Department’s page on the school website. They have a TON of information about post high school plans, including information about: Continue reading Post high school info
By Caitlin Ham
“I had such a fun time in Indianapolis and made great memories with my friends. We worked really hard to get to where we were at performance time and our scores really showed our hard work over the long season.” -junior Ethan Koenig on his Grand Nationals experience
On Wednesday, November 8, the Golden Regiment (GR) boarded six charter buses, loaded two semis and headed for Indianapolis. The band participated in the Grand National Championships in Colts Stadium. Performing their show “Burtonized” and competing against 103 bands from across the nation, the GR took ninth place. Continue reading The Road to Indy
By Abigail Starr
“Getting to share with the audience our love for the art of music and dance is incredible,” senior Brianna Bass on performing in Northern Lights
The choral department presented their annual winter production, Northern Lights, to two hundred plus people two weeks ago. Student performers spent hours learning lyrics and choreography to showcase the many musical medleys encompassed the show’s theme: “Unlikely Heroes on Broadway.”
By Mya Pearson
“It’s a lot of fun working with the students. They’re all so smart and never cease to amaze me,” staff member Pat Herendeen on what it’s like to getting to know Wildcat students
Working as a team everyday, the BSHS kitchen staff helps feed the Wildcat community and forms bonds with students across the walk through the lunch line. Continue reading Kitchen staff cooks up caring
by Kristian Frisbey
“Defense. We also need to be able to use our speed since we don’t have a lot of height this season. Also, we will need to work on our chemistry on both sides of the ball.” -senior RJ Lawrence on what will facilitate Wildcat success
With their first game Saturday against Park Hill South at Liberty High School at 4:30 pm, the boys basketball team looks to start their season off strong. Continue reading Boys basketball seniors attack season with lofty goals
By Samara Bhatti
“For me, Thanksgiving means being together as a family and being grateful for everything you have along with eating some great food,” sophomore Gabe Mouhssine on what Thanksgiving means to him
Last week students reached a milestone most had looked forward to since school started: Thanksgiving break. Thanksgiving was a time for students to lay back and hang out with family.
By Brett Tieman
“We were all disappointed in how the game turned out. Some of us were sad and took the loss quite hard, but we were all just in a little state of disbelief. We couldn’t believe we lost here again.” -senior Azaiah Bello
On November 17, the BSHS football team played in their second consecutive state championship game, this time at Plaster Stadium in Springfield against Christian Brothers College (CBC). The Wildcats lost 31-14, sending them home without the title for a second straight year. Continue reading Football Suffers Tough Loss in State Championship Game
Here’s your chance to be included in the yearbook! Complete any or all of these surveys and look for your responses when yearbooks are distributed in May. Each survey has different content. You can express your opinions on everything from memes to dating to favorites to philosophy. Find one that suits you and focus on it or answer all for more opportunities to be included. Only school appropriate answers will be considered. Have fun – and don’t forget to order your yearbook. You can purchase online at www.yearbooksforever.com, or bring check or cash directly to Ms. Grusing in room 107.
Tell us your deep thoughts:
What are your favorites?
Express your thoughts about school stuff:
We want to know all about YOU:
By Samantha Johnson
“Ultimately, we are trying to give our students the best quality book with the most student inclusion we can.” -English teacher and yearbook adviser Katie Grusing
In their 2017/2018 yearbook, the BSHS Campus Cadence staff draws attention to and celebrates their KCMO pride. In a tribute to the community, its theme is 816 Proud. This year’s edition relates student life, academics, sports and activities to different sites across Kansas City. Continue reading 816 Proud focus for Campus Cadence
by Emma Hibdon
“It’s definitely an adjustment. But I think that it’s an advantage because it gets you more prepared for college life.”
Many students take dual credit and college level classes offered at BSHS through UMKC and the AP College Board. Some students end their senior year with one or even two semesters worth of college credits and start their first year of college at a sophomore level.
Students choose to take these classes for a variety of reasons. Continue reading Gaining advantage (and college credit)