LINC in the North Kansas City School District

Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Sly James reads to students at Topping Elementary.

Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Sly James reads to students at Topping Elementary.

LINC has been a partner of the North Kansas City School District since 1999, when Crestview Elementary School became a LINC Caring Communities site. As the district has grown and demographics have shifted, LINC has expanded its presence to include other schools.

Dr. Todd White is the district superintendent. 

Welcome message from Dr. White.

District Profile

District News


Back to School: First days for 2014-2015 school year

School begins for Kansas City area students in five weeks. View start dates for Center, Fort Osage, Grandview, Hickman Mills, Independence, Kansas City Public Schools, and North Kansas City School District. Visit your child's school district website for additional information. 

LINC distributes 27,000 free books

LINC distributed 27,000 books, one for every elementary student in the Center, Fort Osage, Grandview, Hickman Mills, Independence, and Kansas City school districts, along with select North Kansas City schools and two charter schools.

LINC prepares 27,000 books for students

LINC and Turn the Page KC staff along with Americorps Vista volunteers are working hard to prepare and process over 27,000 books for distribution to students around Kansas City.

LINC summer camps connects kids to fun learning opportunities

Students can enjoy learning and growing this summer with fun activities that fit their family's schedule with LINC Before & After program in the summer and all day Summer camps. 

LINC Commission Meeting -- March 17, 2014

The March 2014 LINC Commission meeting will be held on Monday, March 17, 4-6 p.m., at the Kauffman Foundation, 4801 Rockhill Rd., Kansas City, MO 64110.

Volunteers need for variety of opportunities during Money Smart Month

Volunteers are needed again this year to participate in Money Smart Month in April to teach children, students, families, and community residents financial literacy skills. Sign up here for one of the wide range of volunteer opportunities available. 

Results: LINC Chess Girls Tournament at Holliday Montessori

Local students from a total of 25 schools participated in the LINC Chess Girls Tournament this year at Holliday Montessori in the Kansas City Public Schools.

Free tax preparation available for area families

Next Step KC, a community-based non-profit organization, is available for moderate to low income KC residents to prepare for the upcoming tax season. 

LINC in Photos 2013

We again are happy to share this year’s version of LINC in Photos – a montage of images which visually share our impact and presence in the community. This has been an exceptional year. We remain excited and committed to the work and the opportunities we have to serve the community. We wish you all the best for the holidays and the year ahead. Happy holidays!

Crime Prevention Month Continues with Lights On Afterschool

Lights On Afterschool programs participate in Crime Prevention Month.