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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

Missouri Option

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The Missouri Option program was designed by the State of Missouri as an alternative for high school graduation. The program was developed for seniors who have gotten into a position of not being able to graduate with their graduation class. The program specifically, targets those students who are 17 years of age or older and are at least one year behind their cohort group or for other significant reasons identified in the local Missouri Option Program plan.

School Hours:
7:00AM - 3:30PM

Ages: 17 and up

1215 E Truman Rd
Kansas City, MO 64106
(816) 418-5276
facebook.com/KCPSMOOption
Twitter:KCPS_MOOption

School Hours:
7:00AM - 3:30PM

Ages: 17 and up

Rooms: 319.1, 319.2, 319.3

Contacts

Main line: 816.418.5276
Kurtis Franks, Teacher: 816.418.1058
Dr. Jermiah Kidwell, Lead Teacher: 816.418.1059
Ann Richards, Coordinator: 816.418.2672
Dr. Christy Harrison, Director: 816.418.7780