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Local Kansas City Hero Primitivo Garcia

Primitivo Garcia is often referred to as Kansas City's first local Hispanic hero. One KCPS elementary school is named after this hero after he gave his life to save his English teacher in 1967.

Graphic of kids at desks with the words Celebrate Attendance Awareness Month

Did you know that a student who misses just two days a month is chronically absent? Students who miss 10% of the school year are less likely to ready by third grade, achieve in middle school and graduate from high school.

The words Dare to Believe We Can and We Will on a purple cloud background

This survey is open to students, families, staff and our community. Together, we can build an equitable school district where students thrive socially, emotionally and academically.

Before and After Care

LINC

LINC provides affordable high quality before and after-school care for elementary school age students (grades K-6) in a safe, fun and caring environment that supports children's social, emotional and physical development.

The program encourages children’s growth through recreational and academic activities including homework help and a healthy snack. LINC before and after-school programs are fully-licensed and directed by LINC staff which are state-approved to operate the program. All LINC staff at school sites pass health and annual legal background checks and are trained in CPR.The program focuses on youth development, academic achievement and parental engagement.

Enrollment will be handled by LINC coordinators at each site. This service will be available at elementary schools from 7 a.m. until classes start and until 6 p.m. after classes during regular class day. LINC program is free - there are no fees involved with this service.

To learn more and to pre-enroll, talk to the LINC Caring Communities Coordinator at your school or go to kclinc.org or kclinc.org/schoolcare.

Pre-K Extended Day (Before & After Care)

Before and after care is being offered at some of our pre-k sites. Please check the Pre-K Before & After Care webpage for more information.

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