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The KCKPS Newsroom: Inspiring Excellence through Storytelling

Standout Staff

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The Sumner Academy Speech and Debate team is used to bringing home accolades—they do nearly every weekend during the school year from all the tournaments they attend. This time it’s coach Jamelle Brown who is being recognized nationally.

Watch: National Film Crew Follows KCKPS Leader

A national film crew followed Wyandotte High School Restorative Justice Facilitator Natalie Johnson-Berry. She's a finalist for the Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence 

principal helps student with art project

Usually when people get a new job, they leave their previous one. That’s not the case for new Bridges Principal Lori Allen—she is working dual roles in Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools continuing as a Special Education (SPED) Coordinator, a position she has had in the district for the last two years.