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Highland Park High School Students Spend the Day as 26-Year Olds

Topeka, KS – On Wednesday, March 4 and Thursday, March 5, students at Highland Park High School will participate in FutureNow: Finance, a financial literacy program of Communities In Schools of Mid-America. The FutureNow: Finance program is supported by a financial stability impact grant from the United Way of Greater Topeka. This financial literacy program […]

Local Foundation Gives $2,000 to Help Topeka Students

Topeka, KS – The Jim & Pam Caplinger, Jr., Family Foundation has awarded a $2,000 grant to support Communities In Schools (CIS) of Mid-America in its work with students in five Topeka schools. The Jim & Pam Caplinger, Jr. Family Foundation was created as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization to support causes that align with the late Jim and […]

Local Bank Gives $2,500 to Help Ottawa Students

Ottawa, KS – Bank of the West has awarded a $2,500 grant to support Communities In Schools (CIS) of Mid-America in its work with students in two Ottawa schools.   Bank of the West grants millions of dollars in charitable donations each year. Many employees of Ottawa’s Bank of the West have volunteered at one of CIS of […]

Boonville R-1 School District Receives State Funding as the Initial Location for the Communities In Schools Missouri Small and Rural Schools Project Pilot

Boonville, MO – Communities In Schools of Mid-America (CIS of Mid-America) and Boonville R-1 School District are pleased to announce that two Boonville schools, Hannah Cole Primary School and Laura Speed Elliott Middle School, will be the first two schools to have Communities In Schools programs as part of a new Communities In Schools Missouri […]

Community Outreach Event to Inspire Crossroads Preparatory Students

Kansas City, MO – Communities In Schools (CIS) is the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization. CIS of Mid-America, an affiliate of the national organization, provides support services to more than 35,000 students located in Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, and Oklahoma. On March 25, CIS of Mid-America will host “Motivational Monday”, where various women […]