On April 19 the school districts of Spring Hill, Park Hill, Hickman Mills and North Kansas City came together for a “Lunch & Learn” held at KCPT. Lunch was furnished as the school district representatives learned about the many educational services that are provided to teachers across the area.
Explore the outdoors this spring with a visit to a local park! As part of the nation-wide PBS Kids Explore the Outdoors campaign, Ironwoods Park in Leawood, KS will be hosting a Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt. on Saturday, April 28th from 10am to 5pm.
Stop by the Prairie Oak Nature Center in Ironwood Park to pick-up a map and instructions for a special wildlife scavenger hunt. In addition to the Nature Center, a children’s playground and trails, the park includes the Historic Oxford School House, which will be open from 11am – 2pm.
Make tracks to pbsparents.org/outdoors and see how you can make any day a PBS KIDS day in the park.
KCPT’s 2012 PBS Kids GO! Writers Contest encourages kids to GO! Write! KCPT is once again encouraging elementary school students to stretch their creative wings by hosting the contest in the Kansas City region. For more than 15 years thousands of kids in grades K-3 have participated in this annual local and national contest. Stories can be mailed to the station or submitted online. Contest deadline is April 10, 2012. Local winners will be announced in late April and national winners will be announced in July.
Learn more about the contest guidelines and how to submit your story.