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Blueprint 2030: Help KCPS Set Goals for the Future

We’re asking staff members, students, parents/guardians and others to join us in providing feedback by participating in our Thoughtexchange platform. This is an opportunity for our stakeholders to offer their responses to questions about the future of our schools.

Celebrate Our 2021 School Teachers of the Year

The 2021 Kansas City Public Schools Teacher of the Year Recognition Program honors the educators who structure their classrooms to increase performance and provide exceptional experiences, no matter what.

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.

Zoom Across America

The Greater Kansas City Links Chapter is partnering with school systems across the metro to host Zoom reading sessions for kindergarten - third grade students in honor of Read Across America Week, the nation’s largest celebration of reading.

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 Awards Honorary Diploma to East High School Freshman

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Raymond Weikal

Leaders and staff from Kansas City Public Schools, East High School and Northeast Middle School gathered with family members and friends to award freshman Caleb Moore with an honorary high school diploma during a special graduation celebration on Monday, Oct. 19 at EHS. Caleb has Pallister-Killian mosaic syndrome, a very rare genetic condition. He currently requires hospice services. The event was organized by EHS and NEMS staff in collaboration with Caleb's family. It featured live music by The Smooth Tones and remarks by EHS Principal Luis Hinojosa and Superintendent Mark Bedell. The ceremony was followed by a photo session and a reception.


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