It's Adopt-a-Backpack Time!
Our children are eager to learn, but they need supplies…so it's Adopt-a-Backpack Time at Gordon Parks!Read more . . .
Welcome Back from Principal Joe Palmer
Dear Parents and Families,Read more . . .
Gordon Parks Success Makes the Papers!
We have so many reasons to be proud of our students, families, faculty and staff as outlined by Joe Robertson in his article in The Kansas City Star.Read more . . .
Exciting News for Gordon Parks!
GORDON PARKS RECEIVES $20,000 LET’S PLAY GRANT FROM DR PEPPER SNAPPLE AND NATIONAL NON-PROFIT KaBOOM AFTER NATIONAL VOTING COMPETITION!Read more . . .
Help Us Win a $20,000 Playground!
Big news! Gordon Parks Elementary has been named a top ten finalist in a contest to win a $20,000 playground grant! And we need your help to win it! Vote now!Read more . . .
Your Child Can Be a Gordon Parks STAR!
If you are looking for a great school for your student, we are still accepting applications for kindergarten through third grade.Read more . . .
Open House was a Big Hit
Parents and families joined teachers, staff, board members and volunteers to celebrate our great school year with an Open House and a yummy cookout on May 22nd, after the Rocking Reading Party.Read more . . .
Rocking Reading Party
Our first graders were the rock stars of the Rocking Reading Party on the afternoon of May 22nd! Mrs. Reasby's class prepared all month for the event. Each first grader was challenged to read 16 books in the month of May.Read more . . .
Youth Ambassadors at Gordon Parks
Youth Ambassadors, established in 2010, is an innovative local work program designed to provide creative and educational activities that increase self-confidence and resilience in underserved, teenage youth.Read more . . .