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A group dressed in coats cuts a blue ribbon in front of a memorial for Thacher School.

Kansas City Public Schools honored a commitment to the Northeast community, dedicating a memorial at the site of the former Thacher School, 5008 Independence Ave.

Student artwork from the Lincoln Middle School exhibition

Students in Harold Smith's art class hosted an art exhibit at Lincoln Middle School last week, drawing on works in "Testimony: African American Artists Collective."

The student showcase, called "Our Testimony," explores the emotions, memories and values of the Lincoln Middle School artists, said eighth grader Gabriella Morris.

Watch the Blueprint 2030 video on YouTube.

If you were unable to participate in a Blueprint 2030 community conversation in October, there's still time to take the priority survey. From here, we’ll keep you updated on more dates and details around future opportunities for feedback this winter and into the spring.

A graphic of students attending schools wearing masks.

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children ages 5-11. As we have throughout the pandemic, KCPS is working with Children’s Mercy Hospital and the the Kansas City Health Department to get our families the most accurate COVID-19 information

Nate Hogan

Nate Hogan - Board Member

About Nate Hogan

Nate is a life-long resident of the Kansas City metro. Growing up, Nate was a mobile student, attending eight different schools and had a significantly challenging home life. As a result, Nate understands at a personal level the emotional and social support needs of KCPS kids. Nate is a senior executive in the technology industry and currently leads the healthcare division at Tyler Technologies, a government technology company. Nate joins the school board with over 24 years of professional experience, with many of those years working for large corporations in a leadership capacity. Nate is a strong believer in being civically engaged and has served on several nonprofit boards in Kansas City. Nate is married with two surviving sons.

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Board of Directors with Dr. Bedell