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North Kansas City Student Earns Attention with Healthy Program

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Caitlynn Bohanon brings an impressive range of skills to her work, especially when you learn she’s in school. A junior at North Kansas City High School, Bohanon this year launched Hornet Pride, a school group that visits elementary and middle schools to help boost school spirit and healthy lifestyles. The …

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North Kansas City High School Senior Part of New Molecule Discovery

North Kansas City High School senior Montserrat Santos worked with UMKC professor Keith Buszek as part of the American Chemical Society, Project C. As part of the work, the two discovered a new molecule. Montserrat will present her findings to a panel at UMKC on Friday September 16, 2016 at …

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Two Northtown Students Selected for QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program

The QuestBridge College Prep Scholars Program gives outstanding high school juniors with significant financial need an early advantage in college admissions. College Prep Scholars are uniquely prepared to gain admission and full scholarships to top-tier colleges through QuestBridge. The majority are also selected as Finalists for the National College Match. Being …

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North Kansas City High School Named a “Most Challenging” High School by Washington Post

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North Kansas City High School has been designated by The Washington Post as one of the nation’s most challenging high schools, ranking in the top 10% for the 6th year in a row. America’s Most Challenging High Schools ranks schools through an index formula that’s a simple ratio: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate …

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Best in State Journalism Winners Named at All Four North Kansas City High Schools

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All four North Kansas City Schools high schools performed well in the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association’s State Journalism Contest on Wednesday, April 6, at Jesse Auditorium on the University of Missouri at Columbia campus. Awards were given on four levels; at the top was All-Missouri, Superior, Excellent and Honorable Mention. …

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10 North Kansas City Students Selected for Missouri Scholars Academy

Ten North Kansas City Schools students have been notified that they have been selected to attend the 2016 Missouri Scholars Academy. Every scholar nominated from a district high school was selected to attend the three-week academic program for 330 of Missouri’s gifted students who are ready to begin their junior year …

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SLIDESHOW: Oak Park High School and North Kansas City High School Bands Perform in NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Two North Kansas City High Schools had band students that marched in the 2016 St. Patrick’s Day parade. The parade has marched on the streets of New York City since 1762. The Northland News was provided photos of the two schools by Group Photos, Inc. Oak Park High School Marching …

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Record Breaking Swims by Lady Hornets Swim Team

The Northland Invite was held over the weekend of January 9-10. According to the North Kansas City High School web page, there were record breaking swims recorded by the ladies. Allie Schmitt – Personal best in the 200 Freestyle and school record in the 500 Freestyle Allie Dillingham – State Qualifying …

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New Video Celebrates 90 Years of North Kansas City High School

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NTV News is produced by students at North Kansas City High School. They published a video on January 14 that celebrates the 90 year history of the school. North Kansas City High School, more commonly known as Northtown by staff and students, is unique in that it’s not one building …

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Orchestra Students, Graphic Design Students, and KCP&L Recognized for Extraordinary Educational Experiences

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Every North Kansas City School District School Board meeting begins with recognition of students and community members of the North Kansas City School District. At the Thursday, January 14, 2016 the Board recognized all-state orchestra and band students, students from the Winnetonka graphics design class for their work for the …

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