Board ReCap – January 12, 2022

Special Board Meeting The Board of Education held a Special Meeting to hear updates from the boundary committee led by Lenora Miller, Executive Director of Operations. Also, the board was provide an update on the KCKPS Bond Referendum presented by JE Dunn. The Board of Education approved a tutoring program for students to provide supplemental instruction by Tomorrow’s Promise Today (TPT) Education Leaders and Varsity Tutors. Both tutoring agencies will provide a deeper drill down on academic skills lost during remote learning while complimenting the classroom educator in delivering current grade level instruction in Reading and Math. The Board also…
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Board ReCap -January 11, 2022

KCKPS swore in three newly elected members of the Board of Education for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools at the Central Office and Training Center located at 5010 N 59th Street in Kansas City, Kansas. Incumbents Maxine Drew and Wanda Brownlee-Paige, and newcomer Rachel Russell, will take the oath of office from Assistant Election Commissioner Zach Hunt before the regularly scheduled board meeting. Dr. Anna Stubblefield also took a moment to thank all board members for their extraordinary public service to KCKPS students and families as part of School Board Appreciation Month. Dr Stubblefield presented each board members with gifts…
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Board ReCap – December 7, 2021

Click here to read a print-friendly PDF of this ReCap. Awards & Recognition The Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education recognized the students of the Month for November. The students are: Sofia Aguirre, Pre-K Earl Watson Early Childhood Dominic Trujillo Barron, 2nd Grade Grant Elementary School Christian Aldana, 4th Grade John Fiske Elementary Eh Klo Say, 6th Grade Argentine Middle School Kenadee Anderson, 8th Grade Gloria Willis Middle School Karina Muñoz, 10th Grade Harmon High School Alejandra Zacapala Martinez, 11th Grade Sumner Academy of Arts and Science Employees of the Month - Jody Mitchell Gail Green Occupational Therapist Nominated by:…
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Board ReCap – Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Click here to download a print-friendly PDF of this ReCap. Awards & Recognition The Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education congratulated student Nelson McConnell for receiving the Kansas Department of Commerce 2021 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for his Flavorades drinks (See YouTube Video). Nelson’s Flavorades got its start back in 2018, and has been quenching the taste buds of hundreds ever since. With flavors like black cherry, watermelon, orange pomegranate, and even strawberry, Nelson’s reviews have been nothing but positive. Nelson is 11 years old and attends Gloria Willis Middle School. Nelson credits his mom, dad, and grandma…
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Board ReCap – Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Click here to download a print-friendly PDF of the Board ReCap. Awards & Recognition The Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education recognized and honored Blanca Menendez for receiving the 2021 Parent Educator of the Year Award. The award honors parent educators who show outstanding work supporting Parents as Teachers mission. Ms. Blanca works for the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Michael Lewis, The University of Kansas Physicians Pediatrics said, “She gets to the office very early and is frequently the last person to leave our entire office. Our general pediatric practice sees nearly 20,000 children annually in multiple clinic…
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Board ReCap – October 12, 2021

Click Here to view this information in a printable PDF document. Awards & Recognition The Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education was presented with two checks in the amount of $160 and $8,277 from the Metropolitan Baptist Church from funds that were raised from a benefit concert held on September 19th on behalf of the McKinney-Vento program. Lorretta Shields, CTE Teacher at Arrowhead Middle, School and the Executive Administrative Assistant to Dr. R. L. Baynham at Metropolitan Baptist Church was present for check presentation to the Board. Communications Dr. Anna Stubblefield, Superintendent of Schools shared a few topics covering: The hiring…
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Board ReCap – April 10, 2021

 April 10, 2021 - Special Meeting  Board Discussion  The Board met in Executive Session to discuss matters of non-elected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the party(s) involved under the Kansas Open Meetings Act.  The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held by Zoom on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 5:00 pm 
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Board ReCap –  March 27, 2021

 March 27, 2021 - Special Meeting  Board Discussion  The Board met in Executive Session to discuss matters of non-elected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the party(s) involved under the Kansas Open Meetings Act.  The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held by Zoom on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 5:00 pm 
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Board ReCap – March 26, 2021

 March 26, 2021  - Special Meeting  Board Discussion  The Board met in Executive Session to discuss matters of non-elected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the party(s) involved under the Kansas Open Meetings Act.  The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held by Zoom on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 5:00 pm 
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Board ReCap –  March 6, 2021 

 March 6, 2021  - Special Meeting  Board Discussion  The Board met in Executive Session to discuss matters of non-elected personnel in order to protect the privacy interests of the party(s) involved under the Kansas Open Meetings Act.  The next regular meeting of the Board of Education will be held by Zoom on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 5:00 pm 
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