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Families who applied for kindergarten, pre-K or a Signature School by the initial deadline of Monday, Feb. 15, received emails Wednesday, March 3 with offers to their first, second or third choice school.

Zoom Across America

The Greater Kansas City Links Chapter is partnering with school systems across the metro to host Zoom reading sessions for kindergarten - third grade students in honor of Read Across America Week, the nation’s largest celebration of reading.

KCPS Celebrates Church As Community Champion

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell honored Friendship Baptist Church as a Community Champion during a School Board meeting on Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

School Supply List

Pre–K – first grade
1 book bag
1 supply box
1 glue stick or 8 oz. bottle washable glue
1 pair of blunt-tipped scissors
1 large pink eraser
12 No. 2 pencils, sharpened
1 box of 24 count crayons
1 pocket folder
2 boxes of tissue

Second – fourth grade
1 book bag
1 supply box
1 glue stick or 8 oz. bottle washable glue
1 pair of scissors
1 large pink eraser
12 No. 2 pencils, sharpened
1 box of 24 count crayons
1 highlighter
1 ruler with inches and metrics
3 pocket folders
1 package of loose leaf wide ruled paper
3 wide rule spiral notebooks
1 composition notebook (journal)
2 boxes of tissue

Fifth & sixth grade
1 book bag
1 supply box or pencil pouch
1 glue stick or 8 oz. bottle washable glue
1 pair of scissors
1 large pink eraser
12 No. 2 pencils, sharpened
1 box colored pencils
1 box of 24 count crayons
1 red checking pen
1 highlighter
2 blue or black ballpoint pens
1 ruler with inches and metrics
3 pocket folders
1 package of loose leaf wide ruled paper
3 wide rule spiral notebooks
1 composition notebook (journal)
1 3 ring binder
2 boxes of tissue
 

Seventh & eighth grade
1 book bag
1 glue stick or 8 oz. bottle washable glue
1 pair of scissors
1 large pink eraser
12 No. 2 pencils, sharpened
1 box colored pencils
1 red checking pen
1 highlighter
2 blue or black ballpoint pens
1 ruler with inches and metrics
3 pocket folders
1 package of loose leaf wide ruled paper
1 composition notebook (journal)

Ninth – twelfth grade
1 book bag
1 glue stick or 8 oz. bottle washable glue
1 pair of scissors
1 large pink eraser
12 No. 2 pencils, sharpened
1 highlighter
2 blue or black ballpoint pens
1 ruler with inches and metrics
1 protractor
4 pocket folders
1 package of loose leaf college ruled paper
4 college rule spiral notebooks
1 composition notebook (journal)
1 pack of index cards
1 package or perforated notebook of graphing paper
1 scientific calculator
1 master combination lock
1 flash drive (optional)

- Supplies should be clearly marked with the student’s name
- Use supplies from previous years before purchasing new
- This is a basic district-wide supply list. Additional items may
be requested by the individual school or teacher.