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No Cost Covid Testing

Kansas City Public Schools is partnering with the Mid-America Regional Council, KC Cares, Samuel U. Rogers Health Center and Swope Health to offer no-cost COVID-19 testing for KCPS staff, students, families and community members.

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.

KCPS Taps Trio As Terrific Teammates

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following staff members as Terrific Teammates during a School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Honors Six Students As Scholar Superstars

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following students as Scholar Superstars during a virtual School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 10.

KCPS Seeking Feedback from Families with Thoughtexchange

We want to stay connected and hear your questions and ideas about how we should move forward during this pandemic and in this educational landscape. With that in mind, we're asking KCPS families for five minutes today and another five minutes tomorrow to help us plan for the future. Please join our “Thoughtexchange” today to share your thoughts and questions.

Pivot International Donates 7,000 Shields to KCPS

Pivot International, a Lenexa, KS-based global leader in product design, development, and manufacturing, has partnered with Kansas City Public Schools to enhance maximal protection for students and staff with a gift of 7,000 safety shields.

KCPS Board of Education (BOE)

The Kansas City Public Schools IT support team is changing their hours of operation for walk-in support to 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday at the BOE building, which is located at 2901 Troost Ave. in Kansas City, MO.

Lincoln Middle Debate Takes Tourney Title

The Lincoln Middle School debate team successfully made the case for being among the best in the region with a first-place finish in the DEBATE Kansas City (DKC) tournament held virtually on Thursday evening, Dec.3.

7 KCPS Seniors Selected for KC Fed Student Board

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Ray Weikal

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City recently shared the list of KCPS seniors who have been selected to join the bank’s Student Board of Directors program for 2020-2021.

This year’s Student Board of Directors includes seven students from four of our high schools:

  • Meeko Cason - East High School
  • Jonpaul Marshall - East High School
  • Cynthia Veronique - East High School
  • India Collins - Lincoln College Preparatory Academy
  • Nibitanga Anyes - Northeast High School
  • Malcolm Cook - Northeast High School
  • Dacia Hindsman - Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts

These students will have an opportunity to learn from bank staff and local business leaders about a wide range of topics related to leadership, economics and career planning.

“We have an outstanding group of students to work with,” bank Community/Public Affairs Specialist Trudie Hall said. “I thank KCPS for the continued support of this program and for these talented young people.”

This year’s board launched with a virtual kick-off and orientation on Monday, Oct. 5.