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Full School Board Member Photo with Dr. Bedell

The Board of Directors of the Kansas City Missouri School District will hold the following Special Board Meeting via videoconferencing. The public may attend via telephone conference call.

The Public may phone in using the following Conference Call numbers:
+1 816-702-6421 United States, Kansas City (Toll)
Conference ID: 644 741 088#

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.

Hale Cook Elementary

Hale Cook Elementary Logo in Red

About Hale Cook Elementary

After a grassroots effort by The Friends of Hale Cook, KCPS reopened the Hale Cook Elementary in 2014, born out of a desire to revitalize a historic building and offer quality education. With experienced educators, low staff turnover and an honest desire to see every child grow and learn, we offer families the opportunity to send their children to a quality school without waitlists or lotteries. p

Hale Cook School Buidling

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.


7302 Pennsylvania Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 418-1600
Twitter: @KCPS_HaleCook

School Hours:
9:15AM – 4:15PM


School Activities & Partners:
Boy/Girls Scouts
Chess Club
Cooking Club
Gardening Club
Hale Cook PTA
Lego Club
Sewing Club
Spanish Club
Students Council
Yoga Club

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