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Notice of Time and Place of Special Meeting - August 3, 2015

July 24, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Susan Westfahl, Clerk of the Board, (913) 279-2235

A special meeting of the Kansas CityKansas Board of Education iherebcalled for Monday, August 32015at 2:00 p.m.in the Superintendent's conference room on the third flooof the KCKPS Central Office and TraininCenter2010 N. 59th StreetKansaCityKansas. Board members may attend by telephone.

In addition to regular businesitemized in the published agendathe purposof such special meeting shall be to take action on the Human Resources Report and Recommendations and the Payment of Bills.

Dated this 24tday of July 2015 .

Susan E. Westfahl
Clerk of the Board

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

Notice of Time and Place of Special Meeting - July 29, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 24, 2015

Contact: Susan Westfahl, Clerk of the Board, (913) 279-2235

A special meeting of the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education is hereby called for Wednesday, July 29at 11:30 a.m.in the Superintendent's conference room on the third floor of the KCKPS Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th Street, Kansas City, Kansas. Board members may attend by telephone.

In addition to regular business itemized in the published agenda, the purpose of such special meeting shall be to take action on the Human Resouces Report and Recommendations and the Payment of Bills.

Dated this 24th day of July 2015.


Susan E. Westfahl
Clerk of the Board

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

School Begins August 10 in KCKPS; Dates Set for New Student Enrollment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 6, 2015

Contact: Tammy Dodderidge, communications manager, (913) 279-2225

There are two official start days for the 2015-2016 school year for students in the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. Monday, August 10 will be the first full day of classes for PreK-5, plus 6th grade students at all middle schools (except Northwest) and 9th grade students at Washington, Wyandotte, Schlagle and Harmon high schools. At Sumner Academy of Arts and Science, 8th grade plus students new to Sumner Academy will begin classes on Monday, August 10. There will be a full day of classes for students at all grade levels on Tuesday, August 11.

New Stanley Elementary and Northwest Middle School follow a different school schedule. The first day of classes for New Stanley students is Monday, July 27, with an early dismissal. At Northwest Middle School, 6th grade students begin classes on Thursday, July 31. The first day for all students at Northwest will be Monday, August 3.

PreK students begin classes on Monday, August 10 with a Family Advocacy Day.

Enrollment Information

Elementary students who are new to the district must enroll at their school. Parents should contact the school for details about times and dates. To find out which elementary school your child attends, contact Student Services (913) 279-2248.

High school and middle school students who are new to the district must enroll during the New Student Enrollment at the Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th St., on one of the following dates/times:

  • Tuesday, July 28, 1 – 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 29, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 30, 1 – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, July 31, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Parents are asked to bring the following with them when they enroll their student:

  •   Current immunization records  (Students may not enroll without shots being up-to-date)
  •   Birth certificate
  •   Transcript
  •   Proof of residency (mortgage, lease agreement or utility bill)
  •   Proof of guardianship

Immunizations

The Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools follows state regulations regarding immunizations for students. All students MUST comply with these regulations to attend school. All students returning to school for the 2015-2016 school year must be current on their immunizations.

Parents of returning students who are in need of additional immunizations before the fall, have been notified by letter. Details about immunizations are posted on the district’s website at www.kckps.org under “Parent Info” and “Student Health.”

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