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Charlie Hustle T-shirt Design Contest

Kansas City Public Schools has partnered with Charlie Hustle to develop a unique line of KCPS shirts for sale to the public. One of the designs for this line will be an original design from a KCPS student!  

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.

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.

KC Scholars Surprise Security Officer With College Scholarship

It's going to be a happier holiday and a brighter future for Kansas City Public Schools Security Officer Shandell Lowery-Terrell.

KC Scholars President and CEO Beth Tankersley-Bankhead presented Ofc. Lowery-Terrell with a college scholarship during a surprise event on Friday morning, Dec. 11 at Manual Career and Technical Center. A small group of KCPS staff and leaders were on hand to join the celebration.

Ofc. Lowery-Terrell is getting a $10,000 Adult Learner Scholarship from KC Scholars. It is renewable for up to five years.

"I'm just really speechless, happy and eager at the same time," Ofc. Lowery-Terrell said. "It is very much a surprise."

Lowery-Terrell has been part of the security team at KCPS for four years. She plans to use the scholarship to study social work.

"I want to be able to help the kids," she said. "This scholarship is a real gift."

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