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KCPS is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with profiles of Latinos who have made a difference in our community. Today, we remember Yvonne Vazquez Rangel, an education advocate who lobbied for access to bilingual education. 

John Fierro Kansas City Notable Latino

KCPS is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month featuring notable Latino community members who have made a difference in the city and/or the nation. Today, we honor John Fierro, President/CEO of Mattie Rhodes Center and a long-time public figure in Kansas City.

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KCPS is continuing our celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with a spotlight on Rebecca Jaramillo, an advocate for equal rights and a founder of Fiesta Hispana, one of the first celebrations of Hispanic Heritage Month in Kansas City.

Local Kansas City Hero Primitivo Garcia

Primitivo Garcia is often referred to as Kansas City's first local Hispanic hero. One KCPS elementary school is named after this hero after he gave his life to save his English teacher in 1967.

Start Using the KCPS SafeStop App Today!

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The SafeStop bus tracking app is ready for KCPS families to use!

SafeStop lets you track your student’s bus using an interactive map. You can see where the bus is along its route. It also provides expected arrival times for each stop, making it easier for you to quickly check when the bus will arrive at school or home.


Getting Started

  • Download the SafeStop app
  • Choose your state and the district/school
  • Create your account using school access code 2022KCPS
  • Enter the student ID number of each child riding the bus
  • Set your notification preferences
  • Complete your secure registration by clicking “submit”

Start using the SafeStop app and get peace of mind today!