Public hearing scheduled Tuesday on closure of Parker Elementary School

A public hearing has been scheduled at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, on the question of whether Parker Elementary School should be closed.

The meeting will be held in the third floor board room of the Kansas City, Kansas, Public Schools Central Office and Training Center, 2010 N. 59th St., Kansas City, Kansas.

Members of the public may make comments on whether the school should be closed at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Parker School is at 3334 Haskell Ave.

The public may attend and participate.

The Kansas City, Kansas school board also has scheduled a regular meeting at 5 p.m. April 23 at the same location, 2010 N. 59th St.

An agenda for the regular meeting has been posted at

Edwardsville student participates in Webster University play

Kat Anderson of Edwardsville, Kansas, recently participated in a play presented at Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri.

Students from the Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University recently designed, constructed and performed “Photograph 51” by Anna Ziegler. The play centered around Rosalind Franklin, a 20th Century scientist, and her efforts to map the contours of the DNA molecule.

Anderson is studying costume design at the Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University.

Three KCK students serving in Park University student government

Three students from Kansas City, Kansas, are serving in student government at Park University, Parkville, Missouri.

The students include Liliana Butler, vice president, sophomore nursing major from Kansas City, Kansas, attended Piper High School; Jesse Patrick, senator, senior information and computer science – computer science and information and computer science – software development major, Kansas City, Kansas; and Sophie Roper, senator, sophomore, business administration – computer information management and business administration – logistics major, Kansas City, Kansas, attended Piper High School.