News

It's Adopt-a-Backpack Time!

August 6, 2014

Our children are eager to learn, but they need supplies…so it's Adopt-a-Backpack Time at Gordon Parks!

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Welcome Back from Principal Joe Palmer

July 30, 2014

Dear Parents and Families,

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Gordon Parks Success Makes the Papers!

June 30, 2014

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

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Exciting News for Gordon Parks!

June 30, 2014

GORDON PARKS RECEIVES $20,000 LET’S PLAY GRANT FROM DR PEPPER SNAPPLE AND NATIONAL NON-PROFIT KaBOOM AFTER NATIONAL VOTING COMPETITION! 

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Help Us Win a $20,000 Playground!

June 16, 2014

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!

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Your Child Can Be a Gordon Parks STAR!

June 12, 2014

If you are looking for a great school for your student, we are still accepting applications for kindergarten through third grade.

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Open House was a Big Hit

June 11, 2014

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.

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Rocking Reading Party

June 10, 2014

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.

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Youth Ambassadors at Gordon Parks

June 9, 2014

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.

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