Karen Stohlmann Henderson and Anne Sobba selected to represent Blue Valley for Kansas Master Teacher Award
Karen Stohlmann Henderson, Blue Valley Northwest Mathematics and Engineering teacher, and Anne Sobba, Blue River Elementary 5th Grade Teacher, were selected as Blue Valley’s candidates for the Kansas Master Teacher Award.
Niche’s 2022 Best Schools in America rankings confirm that Blue Valley and its teachers continue to be the best in the state, region and county. The district and its teachers topped Best School District and District with the Best Teachers lists for Kansas, the Kansas City area and Johnson County. In addition, the district was named one of the top 100 Best School Districts in America coming in at #82.
Blue Valley students are still the ones breaking records and achieving at unprecedented levels! Today, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC®) announced 58 Blue Valley seniors were named National Merit semifinalists. This number sets a district record and is the most semifinalists in a Kansas school district this year.
Blue Valley Schools was named to the 2021 Forbes Best-in-State Employers list, ranking #2 overall among Kansas employers. Coming in at number two, Blue Valley is the top-ranked school district employer in the state for the third straight year.