The Hickman Mills C-1 School District embraces numerous cultures and helps those who may speak other languages thanks to ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Community Liaison Nelly Concepcion and the district's Multicultural Parent/Family Night.
Ben Carson Reading Room at Warford Elementary, Part 1
Speaking during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Ben Carson Reading Room at Warford Elementary, Deputy Superintendent Dr. Everlyn Williams talked about the similarities between Dr. Carson and some Warford students.
Noted educational expert Geoffrey Canada was the keynote speaker at the Kansas City Freedom Schools Benefit Luncheon at the Westin Crown Center. He said America needs to start preparing students for college and stop preparing them for prison.
Speaking at the Kansas City Freedom Schools Benefit Luncheon at the Westin Crown Center, noted educational expert Geoffrey Canada said people across the country don't care enough about the education of at-risk students and there are no answers to be found for the problem.
Speaking at the Kansas City Freedom Schools Benefit Luncheon at the Westin Crown Center, noted educational expert Geoffrey Canada said there are more outside forces than just gangs and drugs working against our children.
Noted educational expert Geoffrey Canada was the keynote speaker at the Kansas City Freedom Schools Benefit Luncheon at the Westin Crown Center May 10. Speaking on the state of education in America, he left the crowd with a poem he wrote.
For the second consecutive year, Ruskin High School was named a Wendy's/KCTV5 Cool School of the Week May 4. KCTV5 Meteorologist and "Cool School" Correspondent Iris Hermosillo said being a "Cool School" two straight years really says a lot about Ruskin High School!
Ruskin High School received a school record-tying three Blue Star Awards nominations from Starlight Theatre representatives May 3. Ruskin Theater Director Kelly Michale says she hopes this is a sign of "big things" to come for the program.
Actor and Kansas City native Dwayne Boyd visited with members of the seventh-grade book club at Smith-Hale College Preparatory 6/7 Center. Boyd, who has a role in the current box office smash The Hunger Games, said this is a good time for teenage students to read, because so many authors are catering directly to them.
Ruskin High School MCJROTC students properly and respectfully destroyed worn and tattered American flags in the rear parking lot of the school. Master Sgt. Christopher Campbell, Ruskin’s MCJROTC instructor, received more than 100 flags city-wide from people requesting respectful destruction.
Parent University - Returning to Traditional Values
Speaking at Parent University, Barbara Unell, author of the book, "Uncle Dan's Report Card," explains why returning to traditional values in the home can reap benefits in the classroom. For more information, please visit http://www.uncledansreportcard.org/