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A group dressed in coats cuts a blue ribbon in front of a memorial for Thacher School.

Kansas City Public Schools honored a commitment to the Northeast community, dedicating a memorial at the site of the former Thacher School, 5008 Independence Ave.

Student artwork from the Lincoln Middle School exhibition

Students in Harold Smith's art class hosted an art exhibit at Lincoln Middle School last week, drawing on works in "Testimony: African American Artists Collective."

The student showcase, called "Our Testimony," explores the emotions, memories and values of the Lincoln Middle School artists, said eighth grader Gabriella Morris.

Watch the Blueprint 2030 video on YouTube.

If you were unable to participate in a Blueprint 2030 community conversation in October, there's still time to take the priority survey. From here, we’ll keep you updated on more dates and details around future opportunities for feedback this winter and into the spring.

A graphic of students attending schools wearing masks.

On Tuesday, Nov. 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for children ages 5-11. As we have throughout the pandemic, KCPS is working with Children’s Mercy Hospital and the the Kansas City Health Department to get our families the most accurate COVID-19 information

Career & Technical School

Career Top Web

Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) offers a multitude of career and technical programs mainly based at Manual Career and Technical Center (MCTC). MCTC is a shared-time attendance center for students in grades 11 and 12 who live within the KCPS attendance boundaries.

Career & Technical Education Student Interest Form

1215 E Truman Rd
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 418-5200

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The main campus offers twelve programs:

Career and Technical Programs offered in other KCPS Buildings

The center offers career and technical programs at multiple sites. Our campuses prepare students to enter a highly educated workforce or to begin post-secondary education. Successful completion of a designated program allows MCTC students to be eligible for articulated or dual college credit and access to employment placement services

The Central High Campus offers:

  • Computer Science

The Central Middle Campus offers:

  • Project Lead the Way to Technology

The East High Campus offers:

  • Computer Science
  • Project Lead the Way Engineering

The Lincoln Prep Campus offers:

  • Project Lead the Way Computer Science

The Lincoln Middle Campus offers:

  • Project Lead the Way Design and Modeling

Manual Careeer Culinary
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