Renaming J.C. Nichols Fountain | Returning To School Safely
Segment 1, beginning at 4:15: Chris Goode says renaming the fountain is a step in the right direction.
A proposal from a commissioner on the Parks and Recreation Board of Kansas City calls for the renaming of the J.C. Nichols Fountain in the Country Club Plaza. The letter quickly received support from Mayor Quinton Lucas and others. “The time has come for us to move forward together," Goode said.
- Chris Goode, commissioner, Kansas City Parks and Recreation Board
Segment 2, beginning at 36:55: While the pandemic continues, educators consider the options for bringing students back to school.
With input from the community and the parents of students, area educators are looking for safe ways to carry out the upcoming school year. Maintaining social distance and other CDC guidelines will complicate the traditional classroom setting.
- Dan Clemens, superintendent, North Kansas City School District
- John Allison, superintendent, Olathe Public Schools
New name recommendations for the J.C. Nichols Fountain can be submitted to the Board of Parks and Recreation, at KCParksEngage@kcmo.org.
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