Whittier Elementary Kicks Off School Grant Competition


Hundreds of students, parents and community members gathered at Whittier Elementary on Thursday, Oct. 12 to celebrate the school’s participation in SchoolSmart Kansas City’s grant competition. Whittier is one of eight Kansas City Public Schools eligible for a $600,000 school grant.

Whittier and several school partners treated parents and students to free food, dance classes, motorcycle and car displays, music and more.

The celebration included support from several of Whittier’s dedicated partners, including: Starfish Project, Onelife Fitness, Hands to Heart, Take the Stage and the Kansas City Police Department.

For more pictures of the event, visit the Whittier Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/KCPSWhittier/