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Elementary Schools

Ott Fourth-Grade Students Leading Schoolwide Effort to Raise Money for UNICEF

October 28, 2014

Looking for a service project for the school year, fourth-grade students at Ott Elementary have focused their attention and their donations on UNICEF. Throughout October, the students have been raising money in a variety of fashions, including donating $1 to wear their favorite Halloween costume to school. So far, the school has raised nearly $500 […]

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Luff Elementary Catches Royals Fever!

Royal Blue has been the color of choice throughout Luff Elementary School during the Royals run through the World Series. Each day, students are dressing like their favorite Royals players and one day, kept with the popular theme ‘party like it’s ‘85’ by dressing in 80s-style clothes. Other days, students have worn crowns and tiaras […]

Southern Fourth-Graders Go To Africa, Australia (Almost)

Fourth-grade students from William Southern Elementary got to visit Africa and Australia without ever leaving Kansas City! Thanks to the Kansas City Zoo, the Southern students traveled to the zoo, visiting the Africa and Australia exhibits via tram and getting to see numerous animals in their habitats. The Kansas City Zoo invites fourth-graders from throughout […]

Little Blue Students Run Kansas City Kids’ Marathon, ‘Sheldon’ Wins Third Straight Marathon Mascot Race

Most sharks swim, but the Little Blue Elementary School Sharks run- and run far! Since the beginning of the school year, more than 200 Little Blue Elementary students and staff ran more than 5,000 miles in preparation for the seventh annual Kansas City Kids’ Marathon- a special event in conjunction with the Kansas City Marathon. […]


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