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Welcome to the RQS newsroom! Learn the latest news on what's happening in all corners of the district. 

 Celebrating Black History Month

February marks the start of Black History Month, a month-long observance that aims to recognize & celebrate the many Black women & men who have made significant contributions in various fields.

Celebrating National School Counseling Week

National School Counseling Week is from Feb. 6-10. School counselors are essential to the school community, as they often serve as a first line of defense in identifying & addressing academic, career, or social/ emotional needs for students.

 Inaugural Sparkle Empowerment Conference

Girls from across the district sparkled, joining us in the inaugural Sparkle Empowerment Conference led by Superintendent Dr. Penelope Martin-Knox. Participants heard and learned from leaders in the KC area and leave with life lessons. Learn more here.

 Twelve RQS seniors earn a Distinguished Missouri Seal of Biliteracy

 A huge congratulations to the twelve seniors who earned a Distinguished Missouri Seal of Biliteracy (SoBL) for the Spanish language. The SoBL is awarded to graduating high school students in districts with a DESE-approved program, who have demonstrated achievement in English, a language other than English, and sociocultural competence. Read more here.