District News

  • Fort Discovery Director Hired

    Dr. Jason Snodgrass, Superintendent of Schools, is pleased to announce Ms. Allyssa Ferguson as the new Director of the Fort Discovery before and after school childcare program. Pending board approval on July 13, 2021, Ferguson will begin her new position. Ferguson is replacing Ms. Carol Peppers who is retiring at the end of June.

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  • Information on Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer for those who qualify for Free or Reduced Meals at School

    Starting June 15, 2021 families that qualify for free or reduced price meals at school can once more apply for Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) benefits to help cover food costs they experienced while their student was not doing in-seat learning due to the pandemic. However, the P-EBT 2020-2021 program is very different from last year’s program. Click the headline to read the full details.

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  • Fort Osage School District Purchases New Property for the Entrepreneurial Studies Program

    The Fort Osage Board of Education took action at their June 8, 2021, meeting to purchase the former Rockin B Mercantile and Coffee Shop located at 26911 E US Hwy 24, Buckner, MO. The property sits between the District’s main campus and Buckner, MO. “This is a tremendous opportunity for students and our community. Operating a business requires a set of skills that will help students well into the future. Beyond this learning experience for students, our goal is to create a welcoming environment for community members of all ages to enjoy,” said Dr. Jason Snodgrass, Superintendent of Schools.

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  • Fire Prairie Upper Elementary Receives Award

    On Tuesday, June 8, 2021 Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support consultants at the UMKC Regional Professional Development Center formally presented 27 Kansas City, Missouri regional schools with the Award of Excellence from Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) for their exemplary implementation of multi-tiered systems of behavioral support during the 2020-2021 school year.

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  • Online Enrollment for 2021-2022 School Year

    The annual Fort Osage online enrollment has opened for the 2021-2022 school year. Every family is required to have an annual updated application submitted before receiving their child’s schedule and teacher information.

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  • Parents As Teachers Now Enrolling

    Parents as Teachers are now enrolling! Do you or someone you know have a child under age 5? We'd love to partner with you to talk about child development, milestones, and to provide fun and unique learning activities that you can participate in with your child! Call 816-650-7480 now to enroll!

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