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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

Martin King Jr. Elementary

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About King

At Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary, teachers work to engage students and offer support to parents by sharing about how to encourage their child’s school career. Parents are invited to participate whenever possible: volunteer, help in the classroom, join in on field trips, eat lunch with their child, work on class projects, etc.

Martin Luther King Elementary Building Photo

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.

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4848 Woodland Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 418-2475
facebook.com/KCPSKing
Twitter: @KCPS_King

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

Grades:
K-6

School Activities & Partners:
Aim for Peace
Chess Club
College for Every Student School
D.A.R.E
Friends of Alvin Ailey
Huddle Up School
KC Ballet
Lead to Read
LINC

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