Welcome to the 2015-2016 School Year
Dear Parents and Families,
Hello! Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! Our staff has been working hard to prepare the building in anticipation of our students returning.Read more . . .
You Can Help our Students Start the Year with the Supplies They Need!
Please join us in providing our students with much needed Back-to-School supplies and backpacks! There are several ways to partner with us in giving our students what they need to succeed:Read more . . .
Belinder Readers Visit
On Thursday, April 9th second grade students From Belinder Elementary in Prairie Village visited our school and read with our kindergarten classes.Read more . . .
KC Midtown Kiwanis Club Donates Books
Thank you to the Kansas City Midtown Kiwanis Club of Kansas City for their thoughtful donation of books for our students. Just prior to our Spring Break, this generous group donated a book for every student.Read more . . .
KC Chiefs Player Reads with our Students
On Monday, March 2nd Chiefs player Zach Fulton read to our 1st and 2nd grade students as part of the Kansas City Chiefs participation in Read Across America Day 2015. The program is held each year in honor of Dr.Read more . . .
It's Time to Enroll for 2015 -2016!
We are currently enrolling kindergarten through 4th grade for our 2015 - 2016 school year.Read more . . .
Gordon Parks in the News
On Wednesday morning January 14th, local PBS station KCUR featured Gordon Parks Elementary School in a story about charter schools in Kansas City, MO.Read more . . .
Mayor James Visits GPES
Thank you to Mayor Sly James for reading with our first and second grade students and visiting our school.Read more . . .
At Gordon Parks Elementary, we would like to join the #GivingTuesday movement by encouraging our friends, families and community partners to become a part of this giving tradition.Read more . . .
Thank You Young Matrons
Prior to the Thanksgiving break, a wonderful group of women from Young Matrons of Kansas City helped our Kindergarten and first grade students celebrate the holiday.Read more . . .