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Bedell at Graduations 2020

On Thursday, the City Council is scheduled to vote on an incentive package for BlueScope, a billion-dollar multinational corporation. After a 100 percent property tax abatement for 20 years, they want 13 more, holding the City Council hostage by saying they might move to Kansas.

And what they want is the continuation of a deal that has already disproportionately impacted the funding of Kansas City’s schools, libraries and mental health resources.

Jontell Washington Student of LCPA

Jontell Washington is a builder.

In his case, Jontell knows how to build bridges across linguistic gaps. A member of Lincoln College Preparatory Academy’s Class of 2020, he is one of 59 scholars from across Kansas City Public Schools who earned their Missouri Seal of Biliteracy this year.

Tyrell Wooddard in Model 717 at MINDDRIVE

 Tyrell Woodard is a magician.

With a blowtorch and his brain, Tyrell can craft innovative objects that combine every element of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art and math. He can build cars that require no fossil fuels.

Essay Board student Sofia Murasi

Last fall, Mr. Odam conceived of a college essay board comprised of KCPS staff members who would donate their time and expertise to help students perfect their compositions. The idea was to tap into the considerable talent that can be found across Team KCPS.

Morgan McPartland teacher of Carver

May 4-8, 2020, is Teacher Appreciation Week. Everything we do in Kansas City Public Schools revolves around the relationships between our teachers and our students. I want to express my gratitude for the work our teachers do every day.

Central Middle School

Central Middle School Warhawks Logo

About Central Middle

At Central Middle School, our teachers, administrators and staff strive to provide the best culture and environment each day for every student. As a KCPS neighborhood middle schools we offer a variety of different programs from sports to field trips, attendance incentives and more to keep students engaged and prepare them for high school. Each student is part of a team within the school, creating a “school-within-school” environment. Students work with a team of teachers on their team for their core subjects. Warhawk Nation is proud to offer a wide array of student-driven activities and clubs. We work with community professionals to visit classes and share with our students what they do and how they impact the community.

Central Middle School Building Photo

3611 E. Linwood Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64128
(816) 418-2100
Twitter: @KCPS_CentralMS

School Hours:
8:20AM - 3:20PM


Key Features:

  • Mentoring Programs
  • Nat. Jr. Honor Society
  • One-to-One School
  • “School-within- School environment”
  • Sewing Club
  • Student Council

School Sports:

School Activities:
Chess Club
Cooking Club
Sewing Club
Student Council

School Partners:
City Year
KC Public Library
KC Star

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