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Families who applied for kindergarten, pre-K or a Signature School by the initial deadline of Monday, Feb. 15, received emails Wednesday, March 3 with offers to their first, second or third choice school.

Zoom Across America

The Greater Kansas City Links Chapter is partnering with school systems across the metro to host Zoom reading sessions for kindergarten - third grade students in honor of Read Across America Week, the nation’s largest celebration of reading.

KCPS Celebrates Church As Community Champion

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell honored Friendship Baptist Church as a Community Champion during a School Board meeting on Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

Summerfest

Summerfest Drive Thru Edition

What is Summerfest?

The Kansas City Public Schools Education Foundation is partnering with public health providers to ensure that our students are ready to engage in learning when classes start on Sept. 8. Due to the ongoing pandemic, we’re going to stay safe by hosting “Summerfest: Drive Thru Edition!” By pre-registering for this event, KCPS students will be able to get a backpack with school supplies free of charge. Immunizations, lead testing and other student health services will also be available on-site.

When is Summerfest?

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020
East High School
1924 Van Brunt Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64127

Register

Map of Summerfest Event at East

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020
Southeast High School
3500 E. Meyer Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64132

Register

Map of Summerfest Event at Southeast
 

Download Summerfest flyer

Details about Summerfest

  • Summerfest: Drive-Thru Edition is for families with KCPS students only
  • Families must pre-register to participate (pre-registration will be available soon)
  • PPEs will be used and social-distancing guidelines followed by everyone who participates
  • A backpack with school supplies free-of-charge for every KCPS student
  • Immunizations, lead testing and other student health services will also be provided on-site
  • There are a limited number of timeslots available for the student health services and they will be reserved on a first-come-first-serve basis

Partners and Sponsors of Summerfest

  • Kansas City Public Schools Education Foundation (Sponsor)
  • Swope Health Services
  • Children’s Mercy
  • Fox4 Love Fund for Children
  • Truman Medical Center
  • Kansas City Health Department
  • KC Care Clinic