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KC Midtown Kiwanis Club Donates Books

March 24, 2015

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.

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KC Chiefs Player Reads with our Students

March 5, 2015

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.

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It's Time to Enroll for 2015 -2016!

March 2, 2015

We are currently enrolling kindergarten through 4th grade for our 2015 - 2016 school year.

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Gordon Parks in the News

January 14, 2015

On Wednesday morning January 14th, local PBS station KCUR featured Gordon Parks Elementary School in a story about charter schools in Kansas City, MO.

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Mayor James Visits GPES

December 15, 2014

Thank you to Mayor Sly James for reading with our first and second grade students and visiting our school.

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#GivingTuesday

December 1, 2014

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.

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Thank You Young Matrons

November 27, 2014

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.

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Gordon's Gathering a Wonderful Success

November 24, 2014

On Tuesday, November 18th our school community hosted Gordon’s Gathering. This year’s theme was From Challenges to Success: The Road our Children Travel.

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Girls on the Run Finish Strong

November 22, 2014

Saturday, November 22nd our third grade girls, family, friends and staff took part in the annual Girls on the Run 5K at Arrowhead Stadium. The cold and drizzle could not dampen the spirits of our girls who had trained all fall for this day.

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Letter from Principal Palmer

November 21, 2014

Dear Parents and Families,

Hello!  We are quickly approaching the Thanksgiving holiday break and only have 15 school days after Thanksgiving before winter break.  Time is certainly flying by quickly.

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