The K-12 Initiative is a project of The University of Kansas Medical Center, Office of Cultural Enhancement and Diversity Health Careers Pathways Program and Kansas City Kansas Community College serving Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools.

Saturday Academy in the News

  • Wyandotte County, Unified Government Mayor Holland paid a visit to Saturday Science, Math and Technology Academy.   Wyandotte County, Unified Government Mayor Holland paid a visit to Saturday Science, Math and Technology Academy.   Saturdays during the school year provide students a day to sleep in or a schedule free day. Not Saturday Academy members. Over 190 middle and high school students start their Saturdays  catching the bus at 7:30 a.m. to attend the full day Academy enrichment. Students arrive at 9:00 a.m. for a light breakfast and move through science modules, technology activities and original poetry workshops. With 40 staff, college interns and senior mentors, students are engaged in relational instruction by a 8-1 teacher –student ratio.     On December 6th, 2014 Mayor Holland was given a warm welcome by the students and ...
    Posted Dec 18, 2014, 2:40 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • 15 Year Recognition In October of 199, the first Saturday Academy took place at KCKCC with 20 high school students.   Our founding partners were from District #500, KCKPS, Dr. Gene Fight, KCKCC, Dr. Ed Kremer, KUMC, HCPP Director,Ms. Iral Porter and K-12 Initiative Director, Ms.Marcia Pomeroy. In October 2014, our Saturday Academy has grown to 190 middle and high school students, continuing the beginning partnerships and adding partnerships with the Kauffman Center, Kansas Health Foundation and DST Corp. Students engage in science, math and technology modules, team building and original poetry workshops.Marcia Pomeroy, Ursula Carrillo and Douglas Walker began the K-12 Initiative and continue in their 15th year as celebrated at KUMC on Service Day Recognition
    Posted Dec 30, 2014, 5:03 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • Avanzando Scholars Achieve through Science and the Arts | UMKC Today http://info.umkc.edu/news/avanzando-scholars-achieve-through-science-and-the-arts/Our former student now part of the Teaching Core for Academy is shown in the picture and her research project is also shared in the article.
    Posted Sep 18, 2014, 9:47 AM by Scott Lemmon
  • Dos Mundos Article 2014
    Posted Aug 4, 2014, 9:47 AM by Scott Lemmon
  • Faith, Politics and Health: The Journey of a future African American male physician-leader.... http://blackhistoryandhealthcareinitiative.blogspot.com/2014/06/faith-politics-and-health-journey-of.html
    Posted Jun 13, 2014, 11:45 AM by Scott Lemmon
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Mayor Holland visits Saturday Academy






Announcements

  • Smile for a Lifetime Application: Smile for a Lifetime Application:The deadline for the next selection of eight scholarship winners will be December 31st?  In other words, their application packets need to be postmarked by December 31st.  Also, please remind students that students are selected four times each year with the following dates for deadlines:March 31stJune 30thSeptember 30th December 31st 
    Posted Dec 18, 2014, 2:35 PM by Scott Lemmon
  • Avanzando Scholars Achieve through Science and the Arts | UMKC Today http://info.umkc.edu/news/avanzando-scholars-achieve-through-science-and-the-arts/Our former student now part of the Teaching Core for Academy is shown in the picture and her research project is also shared in the article.
    Posted Sep 18, 2014, 9:46 AM by Scott Lemmon
  • Ken Burns Documentary From Dr. Mary: Ken Burns has done it again and this time all episodes can be viewed online.Teddy, FDR and Eleanor, three people that oversaw some of the greatest sweeping changes our country has experienced.National Parks, Panama Canal, Social Security, Medicare and Civil Rights.http://video.pbs.org/program/roosevelts/
    Posted Sep 18, 2014, 9:38 AM by Scott Lemmon
  • National Endowment of the ARTS Chairwoman visits KC https://ui.ppjol.com/mobile_stop/1/kcstar/u/U265dyh7X4i5gT7zv_f35Z.html?zone=NB4fWW8JF-ov1ET5hFYO1e&mobile=1&u=vwrMJJH6KREyHDOX5vuDdd&parentURL=http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article2115848.html
    Posted Sep 18, 2014, 9:25 AM by Scott Lemmon
  • Dos Mundos Article:
    Posted Aug 4, 2014, 9:48 AM by Scott Lemmon
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