6:00 PM - 7:30 PM DAC General Meeting
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM RSIT
Thirty-nine students will be graduating with both two-year college degrees and high school diplomas this spring thanks to the Kansas City Public Schools Early College Academy. The students were honored as KCPS Scholar Superstars during the April 22 Board of Directors meeting.
Several members of the Lincoln College Preparatory Academy girls basketball squad were named Scholar Superstars by Kansas City Public Schools during the April 22 Board of Directors meeting. The team finished its 2014-2015 season with an outstanding 20-5 record and four players were honored by the state for their efforts.
This school year, one orchestra and three vocal students at Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts received an Exemplary “1” Rating at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Solo and Ensemble Competition at Grain Valley High School in Grain Valley, Mo. This top rating made them eligible to compete at the state-level competition on Friday, May 1 at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City has honored Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent R. Stephen Green with a generous donation in order to help students achieve.
The KCPS Terrific Teammates for January 2015 are Melissa Zirkel, a first grade teacher at Wittier Elementary School, and Martha Chavez, a Fiscal Control Specialist in the Early Childhood Education office at Manual Career Tech.
Prominent Kansas City-based art entrepreneur Paul Dorrell donated $10,000 to the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts during a morning ceremony Wednesday, April 15 at the school.
In yet another sign of the ongoing rise of Kansas City Public Schools, African-Centered Prep Elementary teacher Princeston Grayson has earned a rare and coveted spot as a Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation 2015 Fund for Teachers Fellow.
The Missouri Association of School Administrators has named Dr. Green its 2015 Pearce Award winner. A committee of his peers selected Green. Eight school district superintendents in Missouri were nominated for the award. Dr. Green received his award during a banquet ceremony Wednesday night, March 25 in Lake of the Ozarks. The Pearce Award includes a $500 cash award to the recipient and a $500 scholarship for a student in the district of the award winner.