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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.

Student artwork from the Lincoln Middle School exhibition

Students in Harold Smith's art class hosted an art exhibit at Lincoln Middle School last week, drawing on works in "Testimony: African American Artists Collective."

The student showcase, called "Our Testimony," explores the emotions, memories and values of the Lincoln Middle School artists, said eighth grader Gabriella Morris.

Watch the Blueprint 2030 video on YouTube.

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.

A graphic of students attending schools wearing masks.

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

KCPS Board of Education (BOE)

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.

Blueprint 2030: Building Equitable Educational Experiences

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Watch the Blueprint 2030 video on YouTube.

KCPS has made great strides in the last 15 years thanks to families fighting for the best education possible for their students. In Phase 2 of the Blueprint 2030 strategic planning process, KCPS answers the question, "Where do we want to be?"

If you were unable to participate in a Blueprint 2030 community conversation in October, there's still time to take the priority survey (español). This survey will help us prioritize what we want in our schools and community as we move forward. From here, we’ll keep you updated on more dates and details around future opportunities for feedback this winter and into the spring.

Together, we’ll make a commitment to our students to provide opportunities that will help them thrive socially, emotionally and academically. 

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