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1. 'Sad, Sad Day'--21 KC Schools Close Down 'Sad, Sad Day'--21 KC Schools Close Down June 4, 2010 Article describes 21 schools in the Kansas City School District that will close as a first step in the district's improvement plan. Includes a two-page tribute to the schools being closed including Westport...

2. A High School on Easy Street A High School on Easy Street March 1988 Article describing the advantaged way of life of students at the private high school Pembroke Hill at State Line and Ward Parkway.

3. A High School That Lost Its Value A High School That Lost Its Value November/13-19/1997 Discusses the demise of Southwest High School.

4. A High School That Works A High School That Works August 9, 2006 The class of 2010 will be the first graduating class from Cristo Rey Kansas City, a Catholic, college-prep high school. Students spend one day a week working primarily in a business and this helps to pay...

5. A Merger for Hickman, Ruskin? A Merger for Hickman, Ruskin? January 21, 2010 "Hard economic times are forcing the Hickman Mills School District to eliminate a high school." Feelings run high for each high school, Hickman Mills and Ruskin, and the decision will not be easy.

6. A Neighborhood School Fighting to Stay Open A Neighborhood School Fighting to Stay Open December 4-10, 1997 Discusses the challenges and successes of students, faculty, and staff at East High School.

7. A Panoramic View of "Lost Townships," Part II A Panoramic View of "Lost Townships," Part II December 1965 Mention of Hickman Mills, Missouri in the context of early consolidated schools. Ruskin High School just east of Hickman Mills was the first consolidated high school in the county, started in 1902 and...

8. A Professional Program for Teachers A Professional Program for Teachers July/27/1929 Article about a professional teaching program for the high school and junior college teachers of Kansas City to improve their job security and performance.

9. A School Farm in City: The New East High Has 30 Acres and $10,000 Greenhouse A School Farm in City: The New East High Has 30 Acres and $10,000 Greenhouse August/27/1926 Article with photos about the opening of the new East High School at 20th and Van Brunt Boulevards.

10. African American Schools African American Schools 2006 Schools, in particular Lincoln High School, were a source of pride and "instruments of community and racial formation in the 1920s and 1930s" amongst the African American community in Kansas City. This...

11. Annexation Efforts Proceed Annexation Efforts Proceed August 29, 2007 Independence, Missouri, school board "voted to put on the Nov. 6 ballot the plan to acquire seven schools that are now in the Kansas City district...." The schools in question include Van Horn High School,...

12. Art of Education: For Sake of Gifted Teenagers, Paseo Academy Should Return to Pure Artistic Theme Art of Education: For Sake of Gifted Teenagers, Paseo Academy Should Return to Pure Artistic Theme May 27, 2005 Opinion article about Paseo Academy being dedicated to the arts and its role among Kansas City schools. Highlights several students including Mario White and Vanessa Ayalla.

13. Bingham Junior High School Bingham Junior High School 1958? View of model of school. Photograph measures 8" x 10".

14. Bingham Middle School Bingham Middle School March 26, 2008 Bingham Middle School, located in the Waldo area and vacant for a long time, is currently used by the Kansas City School District as a warehouse. Neighborhood sports teams lease the school's athletic fields....

15. Bishop Hogan High Faces an Uncertain Future Bishop Hogan High Faces an Uncertain Future January/22-28/1998 Describes the fiscal problems of Bishop Hogan High School and efforts to broaden its base of support within the community.

16. Bishop Hogan School Bishop Hogan School 1989 Partial frontal view; located at 1221 Meyer.

17. Blue Springs High School Addition Blue Springs High School Addition July 25, 1938 View of completed WPA addition to Blue Springs High School.

18. Blue Springs High School Construction Site Blue Springs High School Construction Site November 30, 1937 View of unidentified men at construction site of a WPA addition to Blue Springs High School.

19. Blue Springs High School Construction Site Blue Springs High School Construction Site October 28, 1937 View of unidentified man at construction site of a WPA addition to Blue Springs High School.

20. Blue Springs High School Construction Site Blue Springs High School Construction Site October 12, 1937 View of unidentified men at construction site of a WPA addition to Blue Springs High School.