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


Jackson County Spelling Bee expands to include Clay County students

The recent expansion of the Jackson County Spelling Bee to Clay County opens the spelling bee to students in the eight school districts in Clay County. Participation in the Jackson-Clay Spelling Bee gives students the opportunity to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.

Back to School: 2014-2015 enrollment dates and information

Kansas City area families are currently enrolling or preparing their student for enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year. View enrollment information by district below, view the district's website for more information. 

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.