Community and schools participate in Lights On Afterschool

Families and teachers came together on Oct. 15, 16 and 17 as Kansas City area schools participated in Lights On Afterschool this week.

As an opportunity to bring students, parents and teachers together to celebrate after school programming, area schools explored topics such as crime prevention, healthy eating, literacy and world culture.

The Kansas City Public Library donated over 2,300 books to Lights On Afterschool events. Aim4Peace, Eating from the Garden, Kansas City Police Department, Kansas City Fire Department, MO Care, Safety Street and the YMCA were some of the organizations who partnered with school for Lights On Afterschool programs.

Attucks Elementary: Healthy Living-Part 4 

Belvidere Elementary: Spotlighting Belvidere After School Program 

Boone Elementary: Police, Pups and Crime Prevention

Faxon Elementary: United We Stand Divided We Fall 

Gladstone Elementary: We Are the World

Garcia Elementary: Family Game Night 

Hartman Elementary: Hawaiian Luau and Fire Safety 

Longfellow Elementary: Emergency and Crime Prevention 

Phillips and Wheatley: Taking a Bite Out of Crime 

Topping Elementary: Keeping Our Community Safe!  

Lee A. Tolbert Academy: Under the Sea 

King Elementary: Health and Safety 

Foreign Language Academy:  Literacy Night

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