KCKPS Career Fair – March 23, 2019

Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools will be holding a Career Fair at the KCKPS Central Office, 2010 N. 59th Street, Kansas City, KS on Saturday, March 23, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Both ceritified and classified positions are available. For more information on these positions, call us at 913-627-2413. Click here to read the Career Fair flyer (PDF).

 

Kindergarten Round-Up is Coming Soon!

Posted Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Kindergarten Round-Up is the enrollment period for student who are or will be five years old by August 31, 2019. This enrollment will take place on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at your child’s school.

The following documents are required for enrollment:

  • Immunization records
  • Birth certificate 
  • Proof of residency (current utility bill, state or government mail, current rental contract with name and address or valid driver’s license)
  • Current Physical (if new to the district)

You can find the Kindergarten Round-Up information for your school at kckps.org/kindergartenroundup. If you have any questions, contact your child’s school.

 

Inclement Weather Make-Up Days Information

Posted Monday, March 11, 2019

As a result of the inclement weather closures, KCKPS must take the following actions to ensure our students receive the required number of instructional minutes. These changes will become effective on Monday, March 18.

  • There will be additional minutes added to the school day for all K-12 students. The first bell will be 8 minutes earlier for schools. The end bell will be 7 minutes later for schools. This will NOT require changes to bus schedules.
  • Seniors are now required to attend school on Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17.  Therefore, the last day of school for seniors will be May 17. The additional minutes to the school day also applies to seniors.

These changes will begin on Monday, March 18. Pre-school start and end times are not impacted.

Bus service will not be impacted by the additional minutes or the additional days. Bus pick up and drop off times will not change. 

The last day for seniors is May 17 and the last day for all other students is May 23.

Enjoy your spring break. 

Click here for the flyer.

Read more for more school day start and end times.

 

Round Two of Excellence! Four Wyandotte Teachers Selected to 2019-21 Cohort of the Hollyhock Fellows at Stanford University

Posted Friday, March 15, 2019

Congratulations to Gary Craig, Amy Lunde, Sarah Gentry, and Chelsea Soetaert from Wyandotte High School on being selected as a professional team to the 2019-21 cohort of the Hollyhock Fellows at Stanford University. This is Wyandotte’s second team of Hollyhock Fellows. They represent four out of less than 100 Hollyhock Fellows from across the country to be selected. Read More

 

Reasons to Believe Honoree Stephanie Dawkins Davis Gives Us More Reasons to Believe

Posted Thursday, March 14, 2019

Stephanie Dawkins Davis  

During women’s history month, our very own Kansas City, Kansas native Stephanie Dawkins Davis has made headlines. President Donald Trump has nominated U.S. Magistrate Judge Davis to sit on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. In 2017, she became a Reasons to Believe honoree.  

Click here to read more on this historical moment.

 

 

 

 

Human Resource Prepare Students for College and Career Readiness in Global Society

Posted Monday, March 11, 2019

HR Interns

On Friday, February 22, Victoria Campbell, Senior from Wyandotte High School and Van Bawi Zi, Senior from F.L. Schlagle High School celebrated the completion of their six-week Human Resources Internship at Central Office. Read More

Información para Días de Recuperación Por Inclemencias del Clima

Como resultado de los cierres por inclemencias del clima, KCKPS debe tomar las siguientes medidas para asegurar que nuestros estudiantes reciban la cantidad requerida de minutos de instrucción. Estos cambios entrarán en efectivo el lunes 18 de marzo.

  • Se agregarán minutos adicionales al día escolar para todos los estudiantes de K-12. El primer timbre será 8 minutos antes para las escuelas. El timbre final será 7 minutos después para las escuelas. Esto NO requerirá cambios en los horarios de los autobuses. 
  • Estudiantes de último año de la secundaria ahora deben asistir a la escuela el jueves, 16 de mayo y el viernes, 17 de mayo. Por lo tanto, el último día de clases para los estudiantes de último año de la secundaria será el 17 de mayo. Los minutos adicionales al día escolar también se aplican a los estudiantes de último año.

Estos cambios comenzarán el lunes, 18 de marzo. Los horarios de inicio y finalización preescolar no se ven afectados.

El servicio de autobús no se verá afectado por los minutos adicionales o los días adicionales. Los horarios de recogida y bajada del autobús no cambiarán.

El último día para los estudiantes de último año es el 17 de mayo y el último día para todos los demás estudiantes es el 23 de mayo.

¡Visita kckps.org para más información!

Disfruta de tus vacaciones de primavera.

 

New Library at Noble Prentis Elementary Unveiled

Posted Friday, March 8, 2019

Noble Prentis Elementary unveiled their new library yesterday! This $70,000 project was made possible by the Big 12 Conference, the College Football Playoff Foundation and the Kansas City Sports Commission & Foundation.

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MWVBE Quarterly Meeting with JE Dunn Coming this March

Posted Tuesday, February 19, 2019

MWVBE meeting announcement for March 2019

JE Dunn, committed to diversity and inclusion, continuously seeks disadvantaged, small, minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses to partner with on current and future projects. To that end, JE Dunn is holding an MWVBE Quarterly meeting at their offices in March, in order to:

  • Inform the small business community about upcoming bid opportunities and project details
  • Educate the small business community on how to do business with JE Dunn
  • Provide the small business community with access to needed resources
  • Provide access to decision-makers

Featured projects will include:

  • KCKPS Bond Improvements
  • Johnson County Courthouse
  • Lightwell
  • Dunn Project Solutions (DPS)
  • Midwest Region overview from the Pre-Construction team

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at JE Dunn Construction's offices at 1001 Locust Street, Kansas City, MO 64106. RSVP at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Click here for a printable PDF flyer.

 

Nominations Sought for the 2019 Reasons to Believe Honorees

Posted Friday, January 4, 2019

Do you know of a graduate from Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools who is a Reason to Believe? These are individuals whose accomplishments showcase their incredible skills and life stories, highlighting their perseverance, hard work and dedication. Their qualities exemplify to all of us why they are Reasons to Believe and inspirations to many. Nominations are open for the 2019 Reasons to Believe Alumni Honor Roll for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. Read More

 

Recruitment Ad - go to kckps.org/careers for more information

 

Upcoming Dates

April

DateDistrict/School Status
18 Kindergarten Roundup
19 Teacher Non-Duty Day - No School for Students


To view the complete district calendar, visit kckps.org/calendars.

  

Download the New KCK Public Library App

Posted Thursday, January 24, 2019

KCKPL App Screenshot

The KCK Public Library has unveiled a new mobile app for the community. It is available for free to download on the App Store and Google Play. Download it today on Android or iOS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KCKPS Releases New Inclement Weather Guide

Posted Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) has a new Inclement Weather Guide with information about the plans that are used in regard to weather-related closings and school-day start delays and early releases. The school district’s four plans are as follows: 

  • Plan A – Two Hour Delayed Start
  • Plan B – Two Hour Early Release
  • Plan C – Schools Closed, District Offices Open
  • Plan D – Schools Closed, District Offices and KCK Public Library Closed

Click here to view more information on our Inclement Weather Guide that includes all of the details about what it means when these plans are activated by KCKPS.  The guide provides content regarding how this information impacts transportation, school activities and meals. 

Download a PDF version of the guide in the following languages:  

Click here for English

Click here for Spanish

Click here for Nepali

Click here for Burmese

Click Here for Karen

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Inclement Weather Information

Posted Friday, January 11, 2019 

When will the decision be made to close school due to snow, ice, or extreme cold?

The decision to close schools because of inclement weather is made by the superintendent of schools. All major radio and television stations will be notified by 6 a.m. and all other venues will be updated. To learn more, visit kckps.org/weather.

Where can I find out if school is closed?

Please check more than one source for school closing information.

 

Listening & Learning Tours Q&A

Posted Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools would like to thank all of the participants in the Listening & Learning Tour sessions held in September and October. These sessions gave Superintendent Dr. Charles Foust and his cabinet an opportunity to hear from parents, students and staff about opportunities for growth at the school district.

Below are the questions from the sessions and the answers, as well as comments. If your question was addressed during another session, we did not reprint it again.

There are a few more questions that are still being addresed. We will inform you when they are published on the website. Read More

 

Guide to Help Parents Access Infinite Campus

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Dear Parents/Guardians,

We wanted to let you know we are aware many parents have had problems trying to access academic information for students in the new parent portal. We sincerely apologize for the problems you may have had and understand how important it is for you to be able to see this information.

Click here to access the Infinite Campus Portal Guide to view step-by-step directions for creating an account, getting into the system and finding information.

If these directions do not provide enough information, or if you still have questions or need help, please contact our dedicated Infinite Campus parent support team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 913-627-4150. 

Thank you for your patience and we sincerely apologize for your frustrations with the new system.