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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

Faxon Elementary

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About Faxon

At Faxon Elementary, we love our students! The team at Faxon continually searches for innovative activities to engage our students. We have a strong literacy focus and our DJ’s Discovery Den is an oasis where students have the opportunity to discover books and resources that best meet their interests.

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Uniforms: Solid white or navy blue short or long-sleeved shirt (must have a collar or turtleneck). Tan (khaki) or navy blue pants, skirt, jumper, or shorts. No denim is allowed.


1320 E. 32nd Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 418-6525
Twitter: @KCPS_Faxon

School Hours:
9:15AM - 4:15PM


School Activities & Partners:
Boy/Girl Scouts
Chess Club
Foster Grandparents
Girls on the Run
Lead to Read
Lego League Robotics
National Elementary Honor Society
Win for KC

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