Congratulations Fairfax Learning Center Graduates

May 24, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Melissa Fears, Director of Communications and Marketing (913) 279-2225

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Congratulations to the students who became graduates of the Fairfax Learning Center on Wednesday, May 23, at the Kansas City Kansas Community College Technical Education Center.  Thirty-eight students graduated – one of the largest number of students to participate in commencement for the school. 

Prior to the presentation of the college candidates, the students heard an inspirational graduation address from Dr. Stacy Yeager of the Kansas City Kansas Public Schools Board of Education who encouraged students to stay focused on their goals and to continue to strive for excellence.

Congratulations to all of the graduates!

Notice - Time and Place of Special Meeting - May 24, 2018

May 18, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

A special meeting of the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education is hereby called for Thursday, May 24, 2018, at 12:00 p.m., in the third floor Board room of the KCKPS Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th Street, Kansas City, Kansas.

In addition to regular business itemized in the published agenda, the Board shall continue work on development of the 2018-2019 budget. The Board may recess to executive session to establish budget parameters pursuant to the exception for Employer-Employee Negotiations under the Kansas Open Meetings Act.

Dated this 18th day of May 2018.

Susan E. Westfahl
Clerk of the Board

KCKPS Celebrates Groundbreaking Event for Improvements at Grant Elementary School

May 18, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Melissa Fears, Director of Communications and Marketing (913) 279-2225

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As some students enjoyed Field Day activities, other students were turning dirt for the groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the kick-off to improvements at Grant Elementary School. Those improvements consist of security upgrades, classroom additions, and a remodel of the school’s kitchen as part of the district’s 2016 zero-tax increase bond initiative.

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The project, which will begin work in the spring of 2018, is tentatively scheduled for completion in the summer, 2018.  

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The designer is HTK Architects and the construction company is JE Dunn Construction.

For more information about the 2016 zero-tax increase bond projects, please visit bond.kckps.org or call Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools at 816.551.3200.

Retirement Reception for Dr. Lane to Be Held on June 10

Posted on May 22, 2018

Wyandotte Grad 2018 51On Sunday, June 10, a retirement reception will be held for Dr. Cynthia Lane at the KCKPS Central Office & Training Center, 2010 N. 59th Street, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. This reception is casual and guests may come and go as they wish. This reception is open to both KCKPS staff and the community.

Retirement Reception Flyer PDF

KCKPS to Host Groundbreaking Event for Improvements at Grant Elementary School

May 18, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Melissa Fears, Director of Communications and Marketing (913) 279-2225

The Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools will host a groundbreaking event on Friday, May 18, at 10 a.m. at Grant Elementary School to celebrate the kick-off to improvements at the school. Those improvements consist of security upgrades, classroom additions, and a remodel of its kitchen as a part of the bond project.

The project is tentatively scheduled for completion in the Summer of 2018.  

The designer is HTK Architects and the construction company is JE Dunn Construction.

For more information about the 2016 zero-tax increase bond projects, please visit bond.kckps.org or call Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools at 816.551.3200.