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181. KCPS to Demolish Thacher Elementary School this Summer KCPS to Demolish Thacher Elementary School this Summer March 6, 2013 Article reports on plans to demolish the former Thacher Elementary School building at 5008 Independence Avenue. The school closed in 2010, and in 2011 the building suffered damaged from an arson fire....

182. Keister Designing, Tailoring, & Dressmaking School Keister Designing, Tailoring, & Dressmaking School January/12/1941 Article about the Keister School of Design for clothing design, which "began in 1902. ..[as the] oldest school of its kind in the Middle West."

183. Kenneth R. Boyle Obituary Kenneth R. Boyle Obituary March 16, 2003 Newspaper obituary for Kenneth R. Boyle, a Kansas City architect. He died March 13, 2003 at his home. After moving to Kansas City in 1955, he started the firm of Boyle & Wilson Architects in Overland Park,...

184. La Familia La Familia January /23-29/2003 Article describes Alta Vista High School, a charter school on Kansas City's West Side. The school graduates a high percentage of its Hispanic students; conversely, the author describes a high dropout rate...

185. Labor of Love Labor of Love April 19, 2012 Article on Holocaust survivor Sonia Warshawski. Warshawski has recently started visiting local schools, churches, and organizations to speak on her experiences in the Majdanek and Auschwitz concentration...

186. Last Day For School Marks End of an Era Last Day For School Marks End of an Era May 30, 2007 South Park Elementary School in Merriam, Kansas, closed May 29, 2007.It will merge with Merriam Elementary at the new Merriam Park Elementary School. South Park was central in the late 1940s civil rights...

187. Leader of the Band Leader of the Band August 3, 2011 Fetaure article about Jim Neihart who directs a summer band camp. Neihart, 82, hosts a free eight-week summer camp for sixth-, seventh-, and eight-graders. Held at Wornall Road Baptist Church, which donates...

188. Learning Gap Remains Learning Gap Remains January 20, 2013 Article describes demographic shifts in Kansas City area public schools. The achievement gap between whites and minority students is focused upon. Representatives from various school districts are interviewed...

189. Leaves a Home Post: Nettleton Presidency Given Up by Miss Lucy Bigelow Leaves a Home Post: Nettleton Presidency Given Up by Miss Lucy Bigelow January/10/1950 Article about Lucy Stowe Bigelow and her career in public service, including the establishment of a private school from 1890 to roughly 1938, as well as the presidency of the George H. Nettleton Home for...

190. Legal Tender: The KC school District Sends Lawyers Laughing to the Bank Legal Tender: The KC school District Sends Lawyers Laughing to the Bank February/14-20/2002 Article about the Kansas City, Missouri School District and its legal expenses.

191. LeRoy Thompson Obituary LeRoy Thompson Obituary August/4/1954 Obituary for LeRoy Thompson, vice-president and dean of the Kansas City School of Watchmaking, dying at the age of 73 in 1954.

192. Lewis Recalled as Mentor to Generations of Kansas Citians Lewis Recalled as Mentor to Generations of Kansas Citians December 25, 2009 Article and obituary for Hilary M. Lewis (62), a local educator who positively influenced generations of Jewish Kansas Citians. During her 35-year educational career, Lewis served as a teacher and principal...

193. Lexie Straehan Obituary Lexie Straehan Obituary July/4/1952 Obituary for Miss Lexie Straehan, psychologist for the public schools since 1921, dying in 1952.

194. Liberty Loses a Stalwart Liberty Loses a Stalwart January 18, 2013 Obituary for Jack Smith, who worked with Liberty High School athletes for over forty years. Smith's work as manager for both the basketball and football programs is summarized and his promotion to assistant...

195. Lincoln High Building Makes National Register of Historic Buildings Lincoln High Building Makes National Register of Historic Buildings January 31-February 6, 2014 Article announces that the Lincoln High School building at 2111 Woodland Avenue has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. A brief history of the school beginning at its establishment...

196. Lobbyists Take on Jefferson City Lobbyists Take on Jefferson City January/23/2002 Concerned parents and school officials travel to the state capitol in Jefferson City to the legislature to save the Caring Communities program. James and McCoy elementary schools are northeast area Caring...

197. Longview Transformed Longview Transformed August 15, 2005 Article describes Longview Farm Elementary School, scheduled to open its doors for the first time on August 22, 2005. The structure integrates the Longview Show Horse Arena, along with a 41,000 foot expansion,...

198. Loretto's Legacy Saluted at Reunion Loretto's Legacy Saluted at Reunion March 29, 2012 Article includes some historic information about the Sisters of Loretto that came to the area in 1852 and the school they established in Kansas City.

199. Louin Kennedy Thacher Louin Kennedy Thacher January 27, 1929 Louin Kennedy Thacher, or Louin Thacher, was a son of Otis Thacher, a pioneer farmer of Hornellsville, New York. Thacher was a school teacher in Kentucky before the Civil War where he served as a major...

200. Lutheran High School Changes Its Plan to Move Lutheran High School Changes Its Plan to Move June 7, 2005 The Lutheran High School has been at 414 Wallace Avenue since 1979. Enrollment is up and more space needed. The plan to move near Bannister Road was changed. Since the school does not own the building...