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Zona Rosa Poetry Wham

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The Zona Rosa Arts Fair and Vintage Market is having a special event intended just for high school students in the North Kansas City School District. The Zona Rosa Poetry Wham is a poetry slam event in which students can enter and participate in. The event will be on Saturday, …

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North Kansas City School Board Lends Support to GO Bond Projects

North Kansas City School District

Three weeks ago we published an opinion article in our Citizen Voices section written by Kansas City North resident Jason Withington. In it, Withington expressed his frustration with what he sees as neglect of the first annexed neighborhoods of Kansas City North. The Shoal Creek area along Route 152 has …

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Chapel Hill Elementary Named Gold Star School

Chapel Hill Elementary (North Kansas City School District) was one of eight public schools, to receive Gold Star recognition by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  The Gold Star program recognizes public schools that perform at high academic levels or that perform at high levels while serving a …

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Moving Students Beyond the Classroom with STEAM Program

“Best part of STEM?  Creating things, we didn’t know we could create.” ~ Dr. Amy Casey, Ph.D. Earlier this school year Ravenwood Elementary Principal, Dr. Amy Casey, challenged the fourth-graders for their Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) project “How can we, as 4th grade designers, create an outdoor …

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Winnetonka Nominated for #KansasCity Cappies

The Cappies (Critics and Awards Program) is an international program for recognizing, celebrating, and providing learning experiences for high school theater and journalism students and teenage playwrights. The program trains high school theatre and journalism students as critics. They attend shows at other schools, write reviews, and publish those reviews in local …

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North Kansas City Middle School Students Qualify for Tchnology Students Association Nationals

Middle school students from Antioch, Maple Park and New Mark earned top awards at state competition for the Technology Students Association (TSA), qualifying them to attend nationals this summer in Nashville. Antioch Middle School TSA Jacob Bohanon CAD Foundations Level 1 Medical Technology Level 1, 1st place Structural Engineering Level …

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Two Staley High School Students Qualify for National Speech & Debate Tournament

Staley High School’s Jake Harris and Mohammad Shah have qualified for the National Speech and Debate Tournament to be held this June in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jake (senior) is a two-time national qualifier, while Mohammad (junior) will be making his first appearance. The National Debate & Speech Tournament has …

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Staley High School’s Kyndall Truelove Among 11 Missouri Students Named to MJEA All-State Team

Eleven Missouri high school media staff members have been named to the 2016 All-State Journalism Team, sponsored by the Missouri Journalism Education Association. Staley High School senior Kyndall Truelove is the only member of the team selected from the Kansas City metropolitan area. She is editor in chief of Legacy yearbook …

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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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