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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.

National Honors for KCPS Repurposing Initiative

Swinney School

Swinney School in the West Plaza neighborhood reopened in 2016 as 33-unit apartment complex. The apartments have many of the features of the old school, such as chalkboards, wood trim and the gymnasium floor.

National Honors for KCPS Repurposing Initiative

KCPS has been recognized with a Planning Excellence Award from the American Planning Association for its work to find new uses for old school sites. From hundreds of affordable and workforce housing units to a community-designed neighborhood park, the KCPS Repurposing Initiative has breathed new life into these historic community spaces, all while giving community members voice in the process. Continue reading on the APA website ...