See photos from the Sept. 15 ribbon cutting at Central Middle School.
The Southeast High School Alumni Association is excited to announce its 75th Back to the Castle Anniversary Celebration, which starts at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at African-Centered College Preparatory Academy, 3500 E. Meyer Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64131. Not only are they commemorating 75 years since the first class graduated from Southeast High School (now AC Prep) in 1939, but they are also launching our new website at www.southeastalumni-kc.org.
In a report released Aug. 27, The Daily Beast listed Lincoln Prep as the 149th best high school nationally and the 23rd best high school in the midwest. Lincoln was was particularly praised for getting great results while serving a relatively high proportion of students who qualify for free or reduced-price school meals.
Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent R. Stephen Green, Ed.D., joined President Barack Obama and more than 60 other big-city public school districts from across the country in a pledge to improve the academic and social outcomes of boys and young men of color, during an event Monday, July 21 with the Council of the Great City Schools at the White House.