Board ReCap – June 14, 2022

Consent Agenda The Board of Education approved items on the Consent Agenda, which included the Communities in Schools Memorandum of Understanding. Red Apple EdCo collaborates with KCKPS and their existing internal and external district partners to leverage collective resources and reduce chronic absenteeism in KCKPS schools. Red Apple EdCo and KCKPS’ A2A department will act as both as a systems constructor and a convening and coaching partner in this collaboration. The Board of Education approved the renewal of the Naviance contract for the 2022-23 school year. “Prepare all students for college and career” is the priority outcome. The Board renewed…
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KCKPS Career Fair Events on June 23 and June 29

KCKPS will hold a Career Fair from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm on Thursday, June 23, 2022 and Wednesday, June 29, 2022. All jobs are $15.00 or more per hour! We will be in two convenient locations for you on both dates! Location 1 KCKPS Central Office, 2010 N. 59th Street, KCKS 66104 Interviews for Teachers, Substitutes, Paraprofessionals, Instructional Aides and more jobs. Location 2 KCKPS Nutritional Services New Building at 5604 State Ave, Kansas City, KS 66102 Interviews for all Bus Drivers & Aides, Nutritional Service Workers & Managers, and Custodians Please make an appointment with Cynthia Fulks via email (or phone at 913-279-2364)…
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Board ReCap – May 31, 2022

Communications Dr. Anna Stubblefield, Superintendent of Schools There was a recent news story about the number of certified teachers KCKPS is losing this year due to retirement and resignations. The report indicated that KCKPS’s numbers were up 67% higher than the previous year and later retracted by the NEA-KCK to 48%. While the 48% number is more accurate, it is not different than the total number of retirement and resignations from the past five (5) years. This school year has undoubtedly been challenging for educators and support staff at KCKPS. However, our school district is not an anomaly as it…
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Be a ‘Dotte Hero and Get Your Shots

  Are you preparing for the 2022-2023 school year? Need to catch up on immunizations before the school year begins? Join Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools, and Vibrant Health for the upcoming: Be a 'Dotte Hero. Unlike those from the past, this event will have childhood school immunization opportunities and the COVID-19 vaccine and booster. Join us at J.C. Harmon High School on Wednesday, July 13th for music, community partners, food trucks, ice cream, live raffles, and more. This free clinic will run from 3-6:30 P.M. Those who receive their vaccine or immunization shots will get a free meal and be…
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Board ReCap – May 10, 2022

Awards and Recognition The board of education recognized several students for various awards. Jodie Lin, Coordinator of Fine Arts and Physical Education, recognized 25 KCKPS music students who received state honors for their talents. Take a look at the list of students. State Honors List Tammie Romstad, Director of Athletics, recognized our All-State Winter Sports Athletes. The recognitions included: Boys Basketball All State Recognition Girls Basketball All State Recognition Boys Wrestling at the State Tournament Girls Wrestling at the State Tournament Bowling at the State Tournament KSHSAA Covered True Blue Student of the Week "I think it is very important…
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Special Board Retreat – Friday, May 20, 2022

A special retreat for members of the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education is hereby called for Friday, May 20, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. You are invited to attend in person. When: May 20, 2022 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Where: McAnany, Van Cleave & Phillips              10 East Cambridge Circle Drive, Suite 300               Kansas City, Kansas Topic: KCKPS Special Board Retreat - 5/20/22 at 12:00 PM   The purpose of such special meeting shall be for the Board to consider taking action on the Human…
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School Boundary Change Information Coming Soon

A Boundary Advisory Committee recently met to discuss and review possible solutions for the constant increase in student enrollment and to alleviate overcapacity of schools in the KCKPS District. As a result of the review, the advisory committee has recommended boundary changes, which will have an impact on some of our KCKPS schools, students, and their families. The KCKPS District will notify the students and families that are directly impacted by the boundary changes by a letter mailed to the home, email and/or text. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Lenora Miller, Executive Director of Operations,…
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KCKPS Partners with Lakeshore and Laundry Cares Foundation to Promote Literacy

KCKPS Partners with Lakeshore and Laundry Cares Foundation to Promote Literacy

  Pre-school students from Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools (KCKPS) gathered today on the sidewalk in front of Leah's Laundromat to announce the unveiling of a brand-new "Read, Play, Learn" space program during a special ribbon-cutting event. The new initiative is the first of its kind in Kansas City, Kansas and is being launched in partnership with the Laundry Cares Foundation, Lakeshore Learning and Scholastics, and the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library (KCKPL). This is a new partnership that brings together public-private and philanthropic collaboration. "The Laundry Cares Foundation is proud to partner with the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools…
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