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Brian Wieher is the district’s new Director of Child Nutrition Services. He comes to KCPS with more than 20 years of experience in team leadership, project management, public relations and customer service.

In case of inclement weather over a snow-covered Union Station

With colder weather arriving, we have been planning for the potential of snow/inclement weather days and Alternative Methods of Instruction (AMI) days for the upcoming winter season in KCPS. With this, we wanted to communicate how we will conduct any upcoming snow day plans.

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.

2021-2022 Enrollment Update

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.

If you completed the initial application but have not received an email from the Admissions Department, please contact Admissions by phone at (816) 418-7505 or email at

The deadline to accept seats, as well as complete registration, is 11:59 pm Friday, March 26, 2021.

Applications are still being accepted for the 2021-2022 school year! Visit to learn more about the world-class options available or to start your application. The next round of seats will be offered starting April 9, 2021.