• Grand Award Winner
    Greater Kansas City Science and Engineering Fair
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    Global business showcasing entrepreneurial action.
  • The idea was as simple as it was nebulous when the Blue Valley Board of Education dropped it on then-Superintendent Tom Trigg’s desk in the mid-2000s. While Blue Valley schools had consistently produced exemplary academic outcomes, members of the board saw a need to better connect the classroom experience of students with the ever-changing demands of the workplace.
  • The idea was as simple as it was nebulous when the Blue Valley Board of Education dropped it on then-Superintendent Tom Trigg’s desk in the mid-2000s. While Blue Valley schools had consistently produced exemplary academic outcomes, members of the board saw a need to better connect the classroom experience of students with the ever-changing demands of the workplace.
  • Our Vision

    CAPS strives to revitalize the culture of education by creating an innovative environment where business, education and community collaborate to become a global learning community, creating meaningful experiences for students, promoting their quest for self-discovery and developing them as innovative leaders of the future.
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    Latest Headlines

    P21, The Partnership for 21st Century Learning, designated Blue Valley’s Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) as an exemplar school for 2016-2017. CAPS received this honor for exemplary 21st century learning practices in preparing students for success in college, career and life.
    Published on: Sep 14, 2016
    The idea was as simple as it was nebulous when the Blue Valley Board of Education dropped it on then-Superintendent Tom Trigg’s desk in the mid-2000s. While Blue Valley schools had consistently produced exemplary academic outcomes, members of the board saw a need to better connect the classroom experience of students with the ever-changing demands of the workplace.
    Published on: Sep 02, 2016
    CAPS Bioscience was awarded a grantfor this year's Internationally Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition. They were one of only two high schools to receive the recognition. The remaining awardees are national and international colleges and universities.

    “The CRISPR/Cas9 grant allows a growing pool of young scientists to apply the genome editing technology to new systems and leverage our GenScript’s CRISPR/Cas9 offerings,” said Laura Geuss, Ph.D., GenScript’s CRISPR Services Product Manager. “GenScript congratulates the winners and wishes all iGEM teams lots of luck in their efforts to advance synthetic biology.”

    This is the seventh year GenScript has sponsored the worldwide synthetic biology competition. Teams previously sponsored by GenScript teams have won gold and silver medals.

    Published on: Aug 04, 2016

    Upcoming Events

    Oct
    05
    Register now for the CAPS Bioclub workshop for middle school students. Three identical sessions will be offered beginning at 6:00 PM. Registration is required and the $13 registration fee is non-refundable. Click here to register.
    Oct
    11
    This fall, KCSourceLink continues its KC road tour to help better serve entrepreneurs and business owners in all parts of the metro area. KCSourceLink staff will office out of Blue Valley CAPS on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.
    Oct
    12
    Students and parents are invited to attend a CAPS Presentation and Tour. This is a 1-hour information session presented by CAPS Administrators and instructors. A question and answer session and a tour. Come learn if CAPS is for you!

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