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Vendor/Purchasing Information

Vendor / Purchasing Information Authority to Distribute Bid Packages: The Unified School District 500, Kansas City Kansas Public Schools Purchasing Office (and website, if applicable) is the sole entity authorized to provide IFB or RFP packages to interested companies or individuals. Firms who are working from an IFB or RFP package obtained from any other source may have an incomplete set of documents. The School District assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, or misinterpretation resulting from a company's use of an incomplete IFB or RFP package. Firms who have received an IFB or RFP package from a source other than the Unified School District 500's Purchasing Office (and website, if applicable) are advised to contact the office to provide their company name, mailing address, telephone number, fax number, contact…
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Board ReCap – Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Awards and Recognition Employee and Student of the Month The Board of Education and Dr. Anna Stubblefield recognized the District’s Employee of the Month, Mr. Brock Benorden. Mr. Benorden is a high school Math Teacher. The Board and Superintendent also recognized Students of the Month for February. The students are: Ariana Beh - Pre-K- KCKECC Cheyenne Banister - 5th Grade - New Stanley Elementary Jai'lyn Barnett- 8th Grade - Eisenhower Middle School Carla Meraz - 12th Grade - Sumner Academy The Board approved all items on the Consent Agenda. Board Reports Environment Scan/Academic Review to Improve Academic Performance and Operations The Board of Education accepted as an informational item the preliminary results regarding the environment scan/academic review conducted by the University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc. Through an in-depth…
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ESSER Funds

ESSER stands for Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief. It is included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and is intended to provide emergency relief funds to address the impact of COVID-19 on schools. ESSER funds are also intended to be used by Local Educational Agencies for preventing, preparing for, and responding to COVID-19. ESSER Allotments and Timeline Allotment Amount Deadline for Spending ESSER I $8,432,728 September 30, 2022 ESSER II $36,708,777 September 30, 2023 ESSER III $82,500,802 September 30, 2024 ESSER ALLOWABLE Expenses ESSER I ESSER II ESSER III Activities authorized by ESEA of 1965 (ex. expand Title I programs, lower class sizes) Coordination of preparedness & response efforts Provide principals & leaders with resources to address individual school needs Addressing unique needs of low-income,…
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Board ReCap – Tuesday, March 8, 2022 

Dr. Anna Stubblefield, Superintendent of Schools, recognized and congratulated Pyet DeSpain for winning the quarter-million-dollar grand prize on Fox’s “Next Level Chef”. Despain is a graduate of J.C. Harmon and is one of many examples of the success stories of KCKPS alumni throughout the country. She also took a moment to recognize the events: March 8th is National Women’s Day Theater in our schools Month Music in our schools Month National Social Work Month Board Vice President Yolanda Clark took a moment to remember Officer Sherri Wash who passed recently. Officer Wash work for the school district for more than 20 years and was respected in the community. Board Member Wanda Paige also sent condolences to the family of Morris Perry who was an employee of the District for many years.…
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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: Andrea Sanders and others “Gail has been serving as an occupational therapist for KCKPS and the Wyandotte Special Education Cooperative for many years. Not only does she demonstrate professionalism and…
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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 for their continued support and the business’s success. Communications Dr. Anna Stubblefield, Superintendent of Schools read a statement in response to the incident that occurred at FL Schlagle High School…
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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 of Security Officers, Upcoming Listening and Learning Session dates, National Bullying Prevention Month and Dyslexia Awareness Month, KCKPS District celebration of Indigenous People Day, The recruitment of Nutritional Services employees.…
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Board ReCap – May 30, 2020

Click here to read a print-friendly PDF version of this ReCAp. Budget Workshop The Board participated in a review of the proposed budget for 2020-2021.  Preliminary budgets were presented and discussed by the following departments: Nutritional Services - Josh Mathiasmeier Transportation - Miguel Martin Technology - Joe Fives Police Department - Chief Henry Horn Physical Operations - Doug Clements Finance - Tracy Kaiser Purchasing - Dennis Covington Chief Financial Officer - Dennis Covington Human Resources - Keli Tuschman Board Discussion The Board approved cancelling the June 9, 2020, regular meeting which conflicted with the Wyandotte High School graduation.  The Board will meet on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at 5 p.m. A special meeting is called by the Board of Education for Saturday, June 20, 2020, at 9 a.m. to continue…
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Business Office

Business Office The Business Office operates many functions for the schools, staff, and governmental agencies. Payroll and benefits are included in the business office so every employee of KCKPS is impacted by our department. Accounting functions, budget creation, purchasing approval along with state, local, and federal reporting requirements are completed within the department. Our team ensures compliance in all the areas we are accountable for. Business Office Departments Payroll Treasury Accounting Budgeting Accountability Reports Budget Documents and Links Budget at a Glance Budget Profile General Fund Budget Authority (Form 150) One Page Budget Summary Budget Codes ESSER Funds The Business Office can be reached at 913.279.2312.
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