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Senior Showcase salutes MCC/KCPS early college grads

Congratulations! Forty-six Kansas City Public Schools seniors are about to graduate from both high school and Metropolitan Community College. The Early College Academy students took part in a Senior Showcase on April 25 on the MCC-Penn Valley campus. The Early College Academy Senior Showcase, held in the Little Theater in MCC-Penn Valley’s Business & Technology …

Photo gallery: MCC-Penn Valley’s Common Read Convention

MCC-Penn Valley students joined students from nine KC area high schools at the second annual Common Read Convention on campus. The book that spurred all the talk: Tanner Colby’s “Some of My Best Friends Are Black.” This school year, several Penn Valley classes read the book, and a number of related programs were held. The …

MCC student wins leadership scholarship from KC branch of AAUW

Rapulu Okolo, a Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley student, has won a scholarship from the Kansas City branch of the American Association of University Women. The AAUW National Conference for College Women Student Leaders Scholarship will allow Okolo to attend the May 31-June 3 conference at the University of Maryland at no cost to her. About …

MCC-Penn Valley presents Jazz Ensembles & Guests, March 27

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley invites the MCC family and the general public to hear its outstanding music students. About 20 students and faculty will perform in jazz ensembles on Monday, March 27, from 7-9 p.m. at the Phoenix, 302 W 8th St., Kansas City. Featured will be familiar standards and the campus’ big band, combo …

MCC-Penn Valley hosts hundreds of Science Olympiad competitors

More than 300 students from 24 schools took part in the regional Science Olympiad on Saturday, March 4, at MCC-Penn Valley. The 28 teams of competitors came from schools and districts including North Kansas City Schools, Park Hill School District, Blue Springs School District, Excelsior Springs School District, Pembroke Hill School, Notre Dame de Sion …

KCPS sixth-graders check out college life at MCC

Kansas City Public Schools sixth-graders from 19 schools recently turned into college students, at least for a couple of hours. About 900 students were expected on the MCC-Penn Valley and MCC-Business & Technology campuses Feb. 28 and March 1. The groups were split into morning and afternoon sessions both days. Kids2College is a national initiative …