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  • Early College Academy class of 2015 gets a jumpstart on higher education

    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.

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  • Lincoln girls earn hardcourt honors

    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.

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  • Talented Paseo four earn spots in state music competition

    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.

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  • Blue KC honors Dr. Green with donation for students

    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.

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  • Terrific Teammates represent the very best in KCPS

    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.

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  • Dorrell donation means more opportunities for young artists

    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.

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  • Last day for students is May 21

    The last day of the 2014-2015 school year is Thursday, May 21. This will be a full day and students will be released at their school's regular bell times.

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  • AC Prep Elementary teacher named Kauffman Fund for Teachers Fellow

    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.

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  • Dr. Green named Missouri’s Superintendent of the Year

    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.

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