KCK schools head back to the classroom, proud grandfather excited for school year ahead

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Summer vacation is over for the students in Kansas City, Kan., as they head back to the classroom Tuesday.

The Kansas City, Kan., School District’s mission statement is, “Inspiring excellence, every grownup, every child, every day.”

On Tuesday, they’ll work to inspire the more than 22, 000 students heading back to class.

Within the district there are five high schools, eight middle schools and 32 elementary schools.  KCKSD is the fifth largest district in the state of Kansas.

New this year is healthy meals for 5,000 middle school student, which means breakfast and lunch.

The old 1950’s Frank Rushton Elementary on 43rd Avenue has a new look with a new addition to the building.

FOX 4’s Kathy Quinn spoke with a grandfather who dropped off his grandson who is a senior.   The grandfather said he was just so proud because his grandson is a Kauffman Scholar.




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