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April 2024 Ballot Issue Informational Meetings
02/21/2024
The District will be holding the following informational meetings for residents to learn more and ask questions about the April 2, 2024 No Tax Rate Increase Prop C Waiver and Levy Transfer ballot question.
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Join Our Team
02/13/2024
Come join our community, our team, our family, our tradition! Check out this video from our staff, sharing what makes Platte County School District special and what a new staff member will love about PCR-3. We have several current opportunities available and are now accepting applications for teaching positions for the 2023-24 school year.
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PCHS FBLA Sends 50 to State
02/07/2024
Congrats to PCHS’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students on their achievements at the 2024 District 4 Leadership Conference on February 5 at UMKC. A total of 75 members competed in the District competition, with 50 students in 34 events advancing to the state competition in April 2024 in Springfield, Missouri! Best of luck!
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April 2024 No Tax Rate Increase Prop C Waiver & Levy Transfer Information
01/31/2024
This question will be placed on the April 2, 2024 ballot. Pending voter approval, this proposal will allow the District to allocate resources to better attract and retain quality staff, and enhance safety and security.
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Kindergarten Enrollment
01/31/2024
Children who have turned five years of age before August 1, 2024, are eligible for kindergarten for the 2024-25 school year. Families are encouraged to view the Attendance area boundary map linked here, or call the District office at 816-858-5420 for confirmation of attendance area.
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PCHS FBLA Raises $1,250 to Support Homeless Families in the Community
01/30/2024
PCHS FBLA partnered with Hillcrest-Platte County (Community Service), The Edlin Team (Partnership with a Business), and Nodaway Valley Bank (American Enterprise). The goal is to work together, raising funds for Hillcrest Platte County and their network of support services by helping assist with the transitional housing for homeless families in the community.
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PCR-3 Inducts Three to Hall of Fame; Celebrates Six Student Signees
01/29/2024
In combination with Platte County High School’s “Winter Athletic/Activities Signing Ceremony” on January 23, the Platte County School District inducted three members to its Pirate Hall of Fame: Molley (Scanlon) Burns, Gena Puckett, and Barrett Martens.
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PCHS Wind Ensemble Performs at MMEA
01/29/2024
Platte County High School's Wind Ensemble shared their musical talents with a packed house of music educators, district representatives, and family members, at the Missouri Music Educators Association (MMEA) Conference on Friday, January 26 in Osage Beach, Missouri.
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2023-24 New Administrators
05/17/2023
Kiel Giese will serve as PCHS Interim Principal, Dr. Mandi Tolen will serve as PCHS Assistant Principal, Eric White will serve as Compass Elementary Principal, Dr. Drew White will serve as Platte County School District’s Deputy Superintendent, Ashley Jones will serve as the District’s Executive Director of Human Resources, Kacie Ambrose will serve as the principal of Barry Elementary, and Mindy Wheeler will serve as the assistant principal of Barry Elementary starting with the 2023-24 school year when the school is converted to the District’s fourth K-5 elementary school.
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2023 Teacher and Service Person of the Year
05/16/2023
With a special interruption of a staff meeting and a surprise addition to an all-school assembly, Platte County School District announced its Teacher and Service Person of the Year in early May.
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Northland Career Center Receives $30M State-Appropriated Matching Grant for New Facility
05/26/2022
Over the course of the past four years, Northland Career Center (NCC) in partnership with PCR-3, has been developing a vision and plan to create a new, state-of-the-art, career center at a centralized location for its Northland consortium. Leaders have engaged various strategic partners to develop and market a future building concept. This concept became a more concrete idea in April 2021, after a presentation to the Missouri House Subcommittee on Federal Stimulus Funds. In May of 2022, the Missouri State Legislature invested in this workforce initiative by appropriating $30M of its FY 2023 budget to support NCC’s cause to build and grow a Northland workforce in Clay and Platte Counties.
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