Kansas City Protest, Prayer & Local Life

As always, inspired by angel Lais, we hope to talk about this more in the morning but for Sunday night we offer a quick news collection regarding Kansas City outrage and a few other topics . . . Check-it . . .

'We are praying for healing,' Hundreds march in support of 16-year-old boy shot after knocking on wrong door

A 16-year-old boy is in the hospital after his family says he was shot in the head after knocking on the wrong door. The suspect is not in jail and that is sparking protests across the metro and attention from people across the country.

Hickman Mills changes where middle schoolers will go next year

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Hickman Mills School District is changing things up for middle school students and parents next year. Burke Academy, which houses just 6th grade students, will house just 8th graders for the 2023-2024 school year. The change comes despite a success the district's apparently had in not mixing the 6th graders with higher grades.

Southwest High School in Kansas City celebrates rededication of monument

The Kansas City, Mo., Public Schools District and the Southwest High School's Class of 1967 rededicated a historic monument on Thursday. The monument is in honor of beloved track coach Louis House. It was located outside of the school, but had fallen into some disrepair in recent years.

285: KCPS welcomes new superintendent

On this week's episode of the Northeast Newscast, Publisher Michael Bushnell interviews Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Collier at Northeast High School, where she began her 23-year career with the district. Collier, previously the Interim Superintendent and Deputy Superintendent, was chosen following a national search.

SevenDays hosts kindness walk at 2 Blue Valley high schools

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A local organization called SevenDays hosted kindness walks Thursday at two Blue Valley high schools. Students at Blue Valley High School and Blue Valley North High School were encouraged to stop at tables along their walk to write kind notes for teachers and staff.

Meet the Park University coach who's quietly building a Kansas City volleyball dynasty

Park University's volleyball program is in a familiar spot this week: Competing for an NAIA national championship. This time around, it's the men's team, ranked No. 4 and 27-1 after a tournament win on Thursday. The national semifinal is to be played Friday in Des Moines, Iowa.

Monday is golden but more rain is ahead

Monday is golden, but more rain is ahead in Kansas City. Temperatures will remain warm overall to begin the week. On Wednesday, the sunshine will disappear as scattered showers and thunderstorms arrive in the region. Following a smattering of storms, rain chances and lower temperatures will be present for Friday and beyond.

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