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WINNETONKA HIGH SCHOOL EARNS $1,500 TACO BELL FOUNDATION® GRADUATE FOR MÁS® GRANT FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO IMPROVING GRADUATION RATES

Winnetonka High School named regional winner in the Graduate for Más® Challenge, beating out 57 schools in their greater community as part of the friendly competition among 1,386 high schools across the country At the end of April, Graduate for Más®, Taco Bell Foundation’s national education initiative, named Winnetonka High …

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Little Libraries for Global Students at Northgate Middle School

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“Having a new book makes me want to read every day,” said 6th grade Northgate Middle School student Ghassan. On the evening of May 5, the Northgate Middle School cafeteria will host a festival of new books and little libraries, as students pick new titles and decorate their own bookshelves …

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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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Antioch Middle School 7th Grader Earns Grand Recognition in Duke TIP, 27 Qualify for State Recognition

Duke TIP

Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented youth. The organization works with students, their families, and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage, and help students reach their highest potential. This year, 27 North Kansas City Schools 7th graders qualified …

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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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Oak Park High School 2016 One Acts Festival Dinner Theatre Fundraiser

Oak Park Theatre & Northern Lights Pizza present the 2016 One Acts Festival Dinner Theatre Fundraiser. All proceeds benefit the Oak Park Theatre Department. Dinner is at 6 p.m. in the Oak Park Cafeteria, followed by the performance in the Little Theater. Tickets, Dinner Reservations and Donations can be made …

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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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NKC Schools Recognized by U.S. Dept. of Education for Commitment to #GoOpen with Educational Resources

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District Featured Presenter at #GoOpen Exchange North Kansas City Schools was the featured presenter at the #GoOpen Exchange held Friday, February 26, 2016 at Skywalker Ranch at Big Rock, California. The team talked about the district’s curation of resources in middle school Science and Math that can be customized by …

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Students, Teacher Win Aspiration in Computing Awards

Three Staley High School students have been recognized by the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) in the Award for Aspirations in Computing program. Miranda Haryo-Putri and Abby Klein are award winners, and Jenna Whitehead is a runner-up. The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing builds a talent pool …

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