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Congratulations to Dr. Jimmie Bullard, Bridgette Crutchfield and Romanda Franklin-Hamilton! These principals were recognized as Outstanding Administrators at the June 8, 2022, KCPS Board of Directors meeting.

Lincoln Prep Debaters Compete Nationally

Nadia Richard finished as a semi-finalist in Student Congress at the NCFL Grand National Tournament. Sophia Herrera is the reigning back-to-back Debate Kansas City Congressional Champion.

Three women who are nurses wearing black shirts that say "making a difference' with the KCPS logo.

KCPS rolled out the red carpet for National Nurses Week, clapping and cheering for our school nurses as they arrived at the Board of Education for their appreciation lunch.

KCPS orchestra students perform at the KCPS Fine Arts Showcase on Thursday, April 28, 2022.

"In schools, children need to have a place of belonging. They need to know they're accepted. They have to find their niche, that thing they’re good at,” said KCPS Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Collier.

Don't Wait Out in the Cold! Get SafeStop Bus App

With colder weather upon us, we all want to minimize the time that students are waiting outside at bus stops. SafeStop is a school bus tracking app that allows you to track your students’ buses using a map that lets you see exactly where your bus is along its route. It also provides expected arrival times for each stop, making it easier for you to quickly check when the bus will arrive and monitor your child’s route to and from school.

Getting started with SafeStop is easy:

  • Download the app
  • Select “Create Account”
  • Choose Missouri, then Kansas City Public Schools
  • Enter our district access code: 2021KCPS
  • If prompted, enter your student’s ID number
  • Set your notification preferences
  • Click “Submit” to complete your secure registration

We hope that this bus tracking tool makes mornings less stressful for your family. Our KCPS families already using SafeStop report that it’s working well for them!