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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.

Troost Elementary

Troost Elementary Tiger Logo

About Troost Elementary

At Troost Elementary, our staff strive to provide the best culture and environment each day for every student and their parents. As a Positive Behavior Initiative School, teachers and staff help students achieve success in social, emotional and academic areas. By focusing on constructive reinforcement and eliminating punishment, we can encourage positive student behaviors.

Troost Elementary Building Photo

1215 E. 59th St.
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 418-1700
facebook.com/KCPSTroost
Twitter: @KCPS_Troost

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

Grades:
PreK-6

School Activities & Partners:
Basketball
Boy/Girl Scouts
Chess Club
Huddle Up School
Junior Achievement
Lead to Read
LINC
Literacy Lab
National Elem. Honor Society
Success Mentors

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