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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.

KCPS ‘Meals On the Bus’ Program Starts Aug. 25

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Kansas City, August 24, 2020:  Kansas City Public Schools will start distributing free-of-charge meals for students across the district by bus on Tuesday, Aug. 25. 

Breakfasts and lunches will be delivered by a fleet of school buses from about 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to approximately 190 different stops. These nutritious meals will be available for any KCPS student at any of these school bus stops. 

Meals On the BusA KCPS student ID number will need to be provided for each meal. Individual students do not need to be present at the bus stops to receive the meals. 

The meal delivery stops are no more than a quarter-mile apart in order to ensure easy access for all KCPS families. Buses will distribute meals for 10 minutes at each stop before continuing on their routes. 

This KCPS student meal distribution program is being run by the Department of Child Nutrition Services in cooperation with the Transportation Department. The program is designed to help meet the nutritional needs of students during distance and virtual learning from home. KCPS staff delivered snacks and flyers on Monday, Aug. 24 to each stop in order to promote this program. 

Visit our website for a complete schedule of KCPS student meal distribution stops and times. Call the KCPS Child Nutrition Services Hotline at 816-418-FOOD (3663) or email schoolbus@kcpublicschools.org for questions about this program.

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