OUR MISSION:   The purpose of the Kearney R-1 School District is the pursuit of excellence, which will enable each student to become a productive, contributing member of society into the 21st century.

Kearney R1 School District has been awarded the Missouri Dept of Education Distinction in Performance Award
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Kearney Junior High School

Junior High School

School Address:
2215 South Campus Drive
Kearney, MO 64060
Phone: 816-628-2650
Fax: 816-628-1938

Andy Gustafson, Principal
Mike Hoffman, Asst. Principal
Monday thru Friday 7:30 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Kearney Junior High School Staff

Please use the Staff Directory to send an e-mail to a specific teacher.


Kearney Junior High School Barnes & Noble Book Fair

Saturday, April 12th, from 9 am-10 pm at the Zona Rosa Barnes & Noble.
There will be student artwork displayed, musicians, a magician at 12:30, and two story times hosted by the NJHS at 11:30 AND 1:00.
Online orders count toward our school. The number to use for online orders is: 11223179
Click here for more info.

Yearbooks Purchased

Congratulations to Kearney Junior High Teacher of the Month - Chris Daniels, January Citizen of the Month - Kelly Shepley, February Citizen of the Month - Molly Burnam, February Students of the Week - Alayna Benedict, Aaron Stahl, Tanner Baldwin, Kim Kelly, Micah Allen, and Nick Wetzel.
As pictured - Back Row - Alayna Benedict, Aaron Stahl, Kelly Shepley, Tanner Baldwin, Kim Kelly
Front Row - Molly Burnam, Nick Wetzel
Not Pictured - Chris Daniels and Micah Allen

Prevent the Spread of Norovirus

Norovirus causes about 20 million gastroenteritis cases each year in the United States. There's no vaccine to prevent infection and no drug to treat it. Wash your hands often and follow simple tips to stay healthy.

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Federal Government Changes School Meals
What New School Food Regulations Mean to Parents & Students

Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act
New Rules & Regulations

Kearney R-I School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs, activities, or employment, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For further information regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Kearney R-I School District's Assistant Superintendent of Special Services, 1002 South Jefferson, Kearney, MO 64060, (816) 628-2653
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