Matt Graham

Blue Springs South High School8

Blue Springs, MO | Jackson County

July 24, 2014


This school is great! The teachers are respectful and willing to help and encourage anyone. They don't single people out. The counslers are amazing and very encouraging. They are willing to listen. Problems are resolved as well as possible. There are many opportunities in activities to choose from. The coaching is incredible and they really know what they are talking about. They compete very well in all activities and each sport or activity gets recognition via announcements or displayment in the trophy case.

Submitted by a parent

January 13, 2014


BSSHS just got 6 national merit finalist and 2 commendable for 2013-2014. There are so many options for AP and advance students. Compared to other schools I've seen, I'm happy that I got my high school education at BSSHS because it has prepared me for college.

Submitted by a student

October 28, 2012


The school shows much concern about the students and their success. Those student who have an IEP are treated like the regular students and not set aside.

Submitted by a parent

December 27, 2009


Not impressed at all with students or faculty.

Submitted by a student

January 24, 2009


Have a daughter who was a 2002 grad- have a daughter who I sent to private school who graduated in 2008, have a son who needs extra help who attends here- 2002- grad now a teacher but discovered she has math learning disability which was never addressed while in a blue springs school,got very low math grades and experts never attempted to discover ld in math- 2008 grad daughter from private high school would never have done as well if we had allowed her to attend bsshs- she got an excellent education because we placed her privately-son who needs support instead gets written up and disciplined every other day, suffering major depression and is ay extreme risk of dropping out- no staff has adequate tgraining and are lacking in compassion and support to students who are in need of extra effort to be successful-

Submitted by a parent

January 23, 2009


My child packed as many advanced placement courses as we could into the schedule. Participated in athletic and music programs...music program was average, sport expeirence was above average. Overall a very good experience with some high points and some low points. Earned academic scholarships to attend out of state college for about half the normal cost. No complaints here.

Submitted by a parent

October 12, 2008


Now that a new band director is at the school, the band is the place to be. They know how to handle things coming from a rough neighbor hood. The teachers arent so hot, football players basically think they are incredible but really they are no where near anything special, but band is amazing, go Jaguar Pride

Submitted by a student

October 5, 2008


The main flaw of this school is the overall abundance of athletic people on a high horse, especially the upper classmen, I went to this school for 2 years and I couldnt beleve how rude everyone was, I then moved and was attending BSHS were i found the overall atmosphere to be much more pleasent, the teachers and students tend to be a bit more polite and the athletics are focused on fun and not drilling like your in the military.

Submitted by a student

September 19, 2008


Anyone who wants to join a sport or activity has to have a car or be hanging around the school until someone can get off work. They get out at two and clubs last maybe 1 hour and the rest of the time are just hanging around school which is frowned upon. Not every kids family is well off enough to get a car and they feel hanging around at the school for hours is not right. When this was brought to the attention of the activities director who was matter of factly agreeing, but no suggestions. They really push kids to join an activity and it's a shame kids without cars are excluded because their family can't afford to provide them with a car.

Submitted by a parent

November 16, 2007


I visited the campus last week and i came to find out that this school has the vast majority of its students involved in some kind of activity. Unlike Blue Springs there were no students doing any drugs or any bullying by the upperclassmen, in fact the upperclassmen were almost like the same age as the sophomores they all worked together to complete goals and to finish assignments to the highest degree.

Submitted by a parent

September 14, 2007


BSSHS is not what it is suppose to be. The Anatomy teacher for example ask's the question: 'Define dehydration'. WOW a Dr. called her on this. Their child got it wrong and the dad who is a Dr. called and said, 'WHAT'? This school is extremely lacking in the kids are kids and not adults.

Submitted by a parent

August 16, 2007


I really think BSSHS is a great school. I mean they have so many things to do. It give you the opportunity to do things that you like to do. I believe that this is a unique school and all students stand out no matter who they are, what they do or where they are from. Everyone is willing to help each other and I'm one of them. Well thanks for giving this opportunity of giving us the opportunity of writing what we think of our school.

Submitted by a student

August 15, 2007


I think some of these comments are a little out of line. I belive our school has a great education, and the teachers pay attention to the students... even the ones who are not male or play on the football team. I believe we all believe in our sports to get other kids involved so they arent out doing drugs or having sex. I would reccomend this school to everyone!

Submitted by a student

February 27, 2007


Blue Springs South High School pays to much attention to sports and not enough on education. This school is all about the sports and not the education. two thumbs down here too.

Submitted by a parent

February 21, 2007


It is in my opinion and will be yours too that unless you have $$$ you don't get to participate in most of the Sports in BSSHS. You can practice with them but they will never put you in the game. You may run track but unless your fast or the best you will not be in the meet. Teachers and Faculty are great and counselors are fantastic. I had a problem with my child and the Principle was more than willing to help me out in the matter. I have been totally satisfied with everything this school has to offer except their attitude for sports. I believe all kids should be able to participate in the game or track meet.

Submitted by a parent

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