Notice of Special Board Meeting – August 4, 2020

Notice of Special Board Meeting – August 4, 2020

A special meeting for members of the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education to approve the Calendar Committee recommendation is hereby called for Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom.  You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: August 4, 2020 5:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Topic: KCKPS Special Board Meeting - 08/04/20 at 5:30 p.m. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84338135991?pwd=ZjVFUWg4SkFGOHVOTkZhU2s4YmxGUT09 Passcode: 395240 Posed July 31, 2020
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Notice of Special Board Meeting – August 1, 2020

A special meeting for members of the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education to interview applicants for the Board Clerk position is hereby called for Saturday, August 1, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom.  You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: August 1, 2020 9:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) Topic: KCKPS Special Board Meeting - 08/01/20 at 9:00 a.m. Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85713565699?pwd=aS9oUlVYUFRXVkZucG91dHRqaURTdz09  Passcode: 441740 Posted July 31, 2020
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Notice of Special Board Meeting – July 31, 2020

Notice of Special Board Meeting – July 31, 2020

A special meeting for members of the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education to interview applicants for the Board Clerk position is hereby called for Friday, July 31, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. via Zoom.  You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: July 31, 2020 5:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Topic: KCKPS Special Board Meeting - 7/31/20 at 5:00 p.m. Posted July 31, 2020
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Dr. Foust Accepts New Superintendent Position in North Carolina

Dr. Foust Accepts New Superintendent Position in North Carolina

  Dear KCKPS Community, It is with sincere regret we announce the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Charles Foust. Dr. Foust has accepted a position as the Superintendent of the New Hanover County Schools in Wilmington, North Carolina. We are grateful and appreciative of Dr. Foust’s leadership during his time here with us. His commitment and dedication to our students and their families will be missed. Since becoming Superintendent in 2018, Dr. Foust has been a valuable and well-respected leader for the District. His push for educational excellence through all levels of the District were evidenced by student gains and National…
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KCKPS Introduces Office of Equity and Inclusion

The Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) aims to advance a diverse and equitable school culture through its commitment to awareness, education, and action steps. This office comes at a critical juncture in our nation’s history.  The recent events combined with the culture of the KCKPS school district have seen a collective outcry of people demanding justice and more effective support networks for individuals who traditionally have been underserved by institutions. “The idea that all young people should have an equal chance to get ahead in life despite their background, financial backing, or what neighborhood they call home is at…
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Backpack and Pencil Box: How KCKPS is helping students and parents stay on track

Backpack and Pencil Box: How KCKPS is helping students and parents stay on track

  For many parents and students when you think of the start of school, you also think of school supplies. Thanks to state funding and generous donations, KCKPS is happy to announce we have your backs, or in this case your pocketbooks covered. The district will be providing every student from early childhood through 12th grade, ALL of the supplies they will need. It’s not just their pens and pencils, but the district will also be providing binders, notebooks, crayons, scissors, index cards, and for some age groups ear buds. The only purchases that parents are requested to make: Backpacks:…
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Notice – Special Board Meeting, July 28, 2020

A special retreat for members of the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Education is hereby called for Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. via Zoom.  You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: July 28, 2020 5:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Topic: Approve Notice of Hearing - 7/28/20 at 5:00 PM https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87292871643?pwd=TzRybXNDSzhMdXE3a0pCUm11WFkvdz09 Passcode: 807037 In addition to regular business itemized in the published agenda, the Board shall meet to approve the Notice of Hearing.   Posted July 27, 2020
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Free Athletic Physicals at Sumner Academy on August 4th, 2020

Free Athletic Physicals at Sumner Academy on August 4th, 2020

  The Kansas City Kansas Public Schools in partnership with Children’s Mercy Sports Medicine will hold a Free Physical Event on August 4th, 2020 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm at Sumner Academy of Arts & Science located at 1610 N. 8th Street, Kansas City, KS, 66101.  Any student wanting to participate in athletics must have a current physical on file. The Physical Forms must be printed and signed in advance by parents. To aid with social distancing students must sign up for appointments in advance though the link below. If students do not arrive within 5 minutes of their appointment time they will…
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2020-21 Enrollment: New KCKPS Students

2020-21 Enrollment: New KCKPS Students

While Covid-19 has changed so much in our everyday lives – getting back to school is something the Kansas City Kansas School district is very excited about. In order to make sure that all students are served-- school enrollment remains an important factor in getting ready for the school year. On July 21st, the Kansas City School Board voted to move the start date of the 20-21 school year to September 9th. For the first 9 weeks all students will begin the year online/virtually. Devices will be provided by the district and hotspots for those without wifi in their home.…
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