Barstow collected 22 of the 40 middle school debate awards announced at the DEBATE-Kansas City Awards Night Celebration, May 5th, at the Kauffman Conference Center. Hosted by the UMKC Communication Studies Department, the event honored the league's most successful competitors of the 2014-15 school year.
In March, Science Pioneers hosted the 64th annual Greater Kansas City Science & Engineering Fair at Union Station.
More than 24 school districts participated, with more than 900 entries from nearly 1,300 students across the seven-county region. Students from Grade 4 to 12 submitted projects that were judged by more than 300 science, engineering and technology professionals. A total of more than 200 awards were given.