community garden

Garden Workday on Saturday, June 14

Join us for a fun morning in the garden. We will be build a trellis for the blackberries and take on some routine weeding. Children are welcome.

9 am to 11 am on the Hale Cook Campus

We are also looking for volunteers to mow the Butterfly Maze during the summer. If interested, contact Susan Stocking at stockingskc@gmail.com.

By |June 5th, 2014|Around Campus, School Grounds, Volunteer|Comments Off on Garden Workday on Saturday, June 14|

Come fly with us at Hale Cook Kite Day! May 3, 9-11AM

Join us to celebrate National Kite Month on campus. Bring the kids, the kites and the camera — this is going to be fun!

Don’t have a kite of your own? Each child can design and build his or her own kite. Everyone is welcome, and children of all ages are invited to participate.

We are accepting material donations for this […]

By |April 23rd, 2014|Around Campus, School Grounds|Comments Off on Come fly with us at Hale Cook Kite Day! May 3, 9-11AM|

Help develop the campus master plan

The Friends of Hale Cook School Grounds committee is in the process of putting together a campus master plan for Hale Cook Elementary. The reopening of the school will mean big changes for the neighborhood, and we want to hear from everyone.

All community members are invited to a series of brainstorming sessions to help determine how to manage the […]

By |February 10th, 2014|Around Campus, School Grounds|Comments Off on Help develop the campus master plan|

Happy Thanksgiving from Friends of Hale Cook

On behalf of all of us, we wish you, your families and neighbors a very happy Thanksgiving. We know we have a lot to be thankful this year and are excited by the things to come. May you enjoy a happy, healthy holiday!
Enrollment for 2014-2015 begins next week!
Hale Cook enrollment open to kindergarten through second grade
Bring a friend and […]

By |November 27th, 2013|E-Newsletters, News, School Grounds, Volunteer|Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving from Friends of Hale Cook|
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    Friends of Hale Cook Board Member appointed as first-ever Education Advisor

Friends of Hale Cook Board Member appointed as first-ever Education Advisor

This week Mayor Sly James announced the appointment of Friends of Hale Cook Board Member Julie Holland as the first-ever Education Advisor to serve a KCMO Mayor. Julie will focus on developing innovative community partnerships to support student achievement across Kansas City’s 14 school districts. Read more about this exciting new role here. Congratulations, Julie! We’re thrilled for you […]

By |November 20th, 2013|E-Newsletters, In the Media, News, School Grounds|Comments Off on Friends of Hale Cook Board Member appointed as first-ever Education Advisor|