Friday, January 29, 2016

GC-4 School Board Selects District’s Next Superintendent

The Grandview C-4 Board of Education has selected Mr. Kenny Rodrequez as the next Superintendent of the school district. 

The school board voted unanimously to approve a three year contract that will start July 1 of this school year.

 “We are pleased to have Mr. Rodrequez accept our offer of Superintendent.  His leadership skills and ability to motivate is something we admire.  He has an extensive background in districts with diverse populations and his passion for our district shows,” said Wayne Terpstra, BOE President.  

Mr. Rodrequez is currently the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for the Grandview C-4 School District.  He has held the position for nearly two years. Previously, he was the Director of Secondary 
Schools for the Kansas City Public School District.

Friday, January 22, 2016

GC-4 Administrative Announcements

Butcher-Greene Principal Rosey Brown and Belvidere Principal Liz Means are retiring at the end of this school year. Ms. Brown and Ms. Means have been long time, valued members of our district's administrative team and we wish them the best in their retirement and future endeavors.

The Grandview Board of Education has appointed Dr. Jennifer Price as Grandview High School Principal and Ms. Jacqueline Spencer as Grandview Middle School Principal. Dr. Price and Ms. Spencer have served as interim in their position since the beginning of the 2015-16 school year. Please join us in congratulating the two principals into their leadership roles.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Thank you KCTV5, Missouri NEA and Kansas NEA for Honoring GMS Teacher with Read to Achieve Award

Grandview Middle School teacher Hannah Davis was honored with a $1000 check Wednesday. She won The
Read to Achieve contest, sponsored by the Missouri NEA and Kansas NEA.  

Missouri NEA President Charles E.Smith, KCTV5 News Anchor, Alexis Del Cid and Meteorologist Gary Amble visited Davis' classroom to present her with the check.  Ms. Davis was nominated by six of her students. Ms. Davis teaches eighth grade science at GMS and according to students who wrote about her, continued to teach as she fought cancer. She is one of eight deserving teachers in the greater Kansas City area  that will win the contest during the 2015-2016 school year. 

Missouri NEA is now accepting nominations for its "Teacher Words Matter Contest."  It's open to the community to nominate a teacher, coach, bus driver, or any other educator and tell them about the positive effective they've had on your life. The contest deadline is Feb. 1, 2016. Find out more at 

MSHSAA Fall Scholastic Achievement Awards

Congratulations to the following fall activity teams and coaches for earning the following scholastic achievement awards from the Missouri High School Activities Association. The groups must have had an overall Team GPA above 3.0 during the first semester to obtain the award.  This is a terrific accomplishment and we applaud all of the efforts of student-athletes and coaches in achieving this honor. 


3.52     MS Volleyball
3.50     HS Girl's Cross Country
3.47     Color Guard
3.39     HS Varsity Softball
3.31     HS Girl's Golf


3.24     MS Girl's Cross Country
3.21     HS Varsity Girl's Tennis
3.16     HS Varsity Volleyball
3.10     MS Cheerleading
3.02     MS Boy's Cross Country

Friday, January 8, 2016

Grandview High School Athletics Introduce "GHS Athletic Hall of Fame"

Grandview High School would like to announce the formation of the inaugural GHS Athletic Hall of Fame. Nomination forms can be found on the district website (, central office, the high school office, and the athletic department office at GHS. Nomination forms are due to Steve Robertson, district athletic director by March 31st for consideration into the 2016 hall of fame inaugural class.

GMS Students Nominate Teacher for Read to Achieve Contest

Grandview Middle School teacher Hannah Davis wins The Read to Achieve contest, sponsored by the Missouri NEA and Kansas NEA.  

Missouri NEA President Charles E.Smith and KCTV5 News Anchor, Alexis Del Cid will be visiting Davis' classroom on January 13, 2016 at 10:45 am to present the teacher with a $1000 check.  Ms. Davis was nominated by six of her students.  Each described Ms. Davis as an inspiring teacher dedicated to reading and student success.

"She gives her life to teaching her crazy eighth grade science classes.   She just beat the long battle of breast cancer and she continued to teach and coach on those very hard days," said student Kylie Hicks, GMS 8th grader.

Eight lucky teachers in the greater Kansas City area will win during the 2015-2016 school year.