The Barstow School, the oldest independent, co-educational college preparatory school for preschool-grade 12 in Kansas City, announced that it will undertake a significant campus expansion by purchasing the building at 12200 State Line Road in Leawood, Kansas. Barstow plans to renovate the space to expand its Early Childhood, STEAM and award-winning Robotics programs. The campus addition will also offer a broad range of extracurricular activities and enrichment programs for students from other schools throughout the community.
The Barstow School is a presenting sponsor at the DeannaRose Children's Farmstead this summer. Join us for Moo-vie Night at the Farm on Thursday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m. Bring a blanket and lawn chairs and enjoy "Cars" under the stars.
We'll also offer four free Fun on the Farm classes for children ages 3-10 on Tuesdays, June 5, June 19, July 10 and July 19.
Three middle school students have written Shakespearean sonnets that would make The Bard himself proud. Leilani Galles, grade 6, Jordin MacKenzie, grade 8, and Chetan Thomas, grade 6, are the top three winners in the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Sonnet Contest.
They’ve worked all year to sharpen their problem solving skills and it paid off big. Barstow mathletes won second place in Sweepstakes at the Missouri Elementary Math Contest in Columbia on Saturday. May 5.
Mindy Roper knows long division, fractions and geometry can be daunting for fourth grade students. During seventeen years at Barstow, she’s developed strategies that increase success and confidence among even the most dubious learners.
Lower school artist of the quarter Anya Reddy, grade 2, showed her painting to Mr. Foster on Feb. 7, 2018. Anya's dog is painted in the style of Cajun artist George Rodrigue's "Blue Dog." (Photo by Todd Race)