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Congratulations are in order for Mr. Kevin Hogan! Last week, Mr. Hogan was randomly chosen to win a free two-year lease at Two Light Luxury Apartments as a part of the Kansas City Power & Light District partnership with KCPSEF.

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With cold and flu season upon us, KCPS has many resources for keeping your family healthy this fall. Remember, if your child is ill, please do not send them to school.

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Our KCPS celebration of Hispanic Heritage month wraps up today with a remembrance of Lali Garcia, a local activist who founded Kansas City’s La Raza political club.

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Our KCPS celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month continues with stories of those who have made a difference in our community. Today, we remember Tony Aguirre, a beloved Kansas City coach and mentor.

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These recommendations are the culmination of years of engagement with students, staff and families. At its core, Blueprint 2030 is an academic vision for KCPS that gives students the experiences they deserve.

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Our KCPS celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month continues with a biography of Ninfa Garza, a restaurateur who was one of the founders of Fiesta Hispana.

KCPS Welcomes Language Access Manager

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The Department of Language Services and Cultural Equity is excited to introduce Victor Aguilar, the new KCPS Language Access Manager! This is a new position for KCPS that will support interpretation, translation and communication with our multilingual families.

Mr. Aguilar was raised in rural southwestern Kansas by Mexican immigrant parents. A first-generation high school and college graduate, he is proud of his alma mater, the University of Kansas, and his advanced degrees from Pittsburg State and the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Victor spent time as a teacher and principal in the Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools, where he had the opportunity to serve as an administrator in both his children’s schools.

During the pandemic, Mr. Aguilar left education to be in the community in a time of great need. He worked as a Project Manager for the Wyandotte County Health Department, then transitioned to a role as Director of Economic Empowerment at El Centro, Inc., a local nonprofit that seeks to improve the lives of Hispanic families in the Kansas City area.