Ribbon Cutting Set for Mark Twain Elementary School


Contact:  Tammy Dodderidge, Communications Manager, (913) 279-2225

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly rebuilt Mark Twain Elementary School will take place Tuesday, September 10 at 4:30 p.m. The school is located at 2300 Minnesota Avenue.

Board of Education members and administrators from the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools will be on hand to address staff, students and the community at the event. Tours of the building will be available and refreshments will be served. The regular Board of Education meeting will follow the ceremony at 5:30 p.m.

The new Mark Twain opened this school year. The building has a total of 45,920 square feet, and can accommodate up to 322 students. There are two classrooms at each grade level large enough to house 23 to 28 students. Each classroom has its own sink and ample storage. Each has wireless access points, Apple TV and a classroom iPad for teachers and students for instructional use.

Capital outlay funds were used for the construction of the building. (These are funds which are designated to be used for existing facilities, improvement of grounds, construction of facilities, additions to facilities, remodeling of facilities, or for the purchase or lease of equipment.)

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Melissa Fears • Communications Office
2010 N. 59th Street • Kansas City, KS 66104 • 913-279-2242