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KCPS and Partners Providing Free COVID-19 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.

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.

Early College Academy Info Session

The KCPS Early College Academy is hosting an informational session about the program, eligibility requirements and the submission process. High school sophomores who are interested in this option should plan to attend this virtual meeting with their parents or guardians.

KCPS Hosting Two 'School Board School' Sessions in December

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors (school board) will be hosting two “School Board School” virtual sessions for anyone interested in school board service. These sessions will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1, and 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5.

Success By Six

From the moment they’re born, children are wired to learn. Research shows that 90 percent of the brain’s growth occurs by age 6.

United Way Success By 6 Resource Centers aim to ensure every young child in our community is healthy, safe, nurtured and enters school ready to succeed.

Parents who have used the resource centers say they’ve learned how to:

  • Get respect from their child
  • Develop a discipline plan
  • Deal with a hyperactive child
  • Spend time one-on-one with their child
  • Be the best parent or caregiver they can be

What Can You Find at a Success By 6 Resource Center?

Activities may vary by location

Toy Lending

Toys and educational items can be checked out at no charge.

Play Area/Reading Nook

Your child can play and read while you browse.

Computers

Special computers are equipped with kid-friendly software for children to use.

Make ‘n Take Crafts

Find project sheets and materials in our craft area for a variety of projects you can do with your kids.

Parents as Teachers

Information and sign-up for this great program is available at all sites.

Special Activities

Educational workshops and other activities are offered at various times.

Meeting Space

Room for local groups may be available. Contact your local center for information.

Special Needs

Equipment for children with special needs is available.

All free to parents, caregivers and teachers!

Kids singing in choir