“COVID wiped us down but not out,” said Sgt. 1st Class Jerry Lewis, the Northeast High School JROTC sponsor. “We lost a lot of senior cadets during the pandemic, but we have a few who have stepped up. They’re really dedicated to making sure the program survives.”
“Someone said, ‘Oh is it like an athletic signing?’ And no, it’s not, but we want to make sure things like this are as important as athletics,” said Crystal Everett, KCPS Manager of Career and Technical Education.
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.
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
In social justice class, East High School students learn about race, culture and identity. They recently hosted reporters from KCUR for a listening session about what it's like going to school in zip code 64127.