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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.

Longfellow Elementary

Longfellow Elementary Logo

About Longfellow

Nestled in the historic Longfellow neighborhood, Longfellow Elementary boasts strong parent and community support and a focus on social awareness. We emphasize the total development of each child: oral, intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being by fostering positive relationships with students and staff.

Longfellow Elementary Building Photo

2830 Holmes St.
Kansas City, MO 64109
(816) 418-5325
facebook.com/KCPSLongfellow
Twitter: @KCPS_Longfellow

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

Grades:
PreK-6

School Activities & Partners:
Autism Speaks
Bishop Sullivan Center
Bridging the Gap
Hallmark
KU Dept. of Aerospace
Lead to Read
MINDDRIVE
UMKC Robotics

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