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1. Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy

2. Barstow School Barstow School

3. Sunset Hill School Sunset Hill School

4. The Early Barstow School, William Rockhill Nelson, and a ''touch of New England Class'' in Kansas City The Early Barstow School, William Rockhill Nelson, and a ''touch of New England Class'' in Kansas City 1884 to 1924 N.d. A 23 page typewritten paper concerning Barstow School, a private school in Kansas City, Missouri.

5. Pembroke Country Day School Pembroke Country Day School ca. 1930 Aerial view looking northeast at the intersection of Ward Parkway and State Line Road, showing the campus of Pembroke Country Day School.

6. Leaves a Home Post: Nettleton Presidency Given Up by Miss Lucy Bigelow Leaves a Home Post: Nettleton Presidency Given Up by Miss Lucy Bigelow January/10/1950 Article about Lucy Stowe Bigelow and her career in public service, including the establishment of a private school from 1890 to roughly 1938, as well as the presidency of the George H. Nettleton Home for...

7. Who Chooses What Schools and Why? Who Chooses What Schools and Why? Fall 2011 Article about numerous schools available to parents living in the Hills neighborhoods in Kansas. Some of the considerations taken into account are community, single-sex learning environments, prestige,...

8. A Matter of Choice A Matter of Choice September//1991 Article about some positive aspects of magnet schools not offered by private schools.

9. The Best and the Brightest The Best and the Brightest May//1985 Article about the academic success of the Jewish school in Overland Park.

10. Students Restore Historic Site Students Restore Historic Site May//1981 Article about the preservation of part of the Santa Fe Trail in a "grotto, or cave springs, on the campus of the Catholic school "near Gillham Road and Locust" Street.

11. Focus on. ..Loretto Academy Focus on. ..Loretto Academy September-October//1984 Article arguing for the preservation of the former girls' school at 1111 West 39th Street.

12. Pembroke Hill: The Go-To Private School in the Hills? Pembroke Hill: The Go-To Private School in the Hills? Summer 2009 Article comparing Pembroke Hill School and Barstow School through interviews with parents and former students of the two schools.

13. Black Tuesday Black Tuesday December//12-18 Article describes an automated telephone message created in part by local political pundit Rich Nadler prior to the November 2002 election. The message, which was sent to some Kansas City voters, included...

14. A High School on Easy Street A High School on Easy Street March 1988 Article describing the advantaged way of life of students at the private high school Pembroke Hill at State Line and Ward Parkway.

15. Facer School (Free the Children) Facer School (Free the Children) Summer//1975 Article describing the experimental private elementary school called PACER School, at 1200 West 39th Street, stressing "creative problem solving; non-sexist activities, models and expectancies. ..in. ..an...

16. The School without Walls The School without Walls November//1974 Article describing the experimental school at 32 East 46th Street, in the activity building of the Community Christian Church, a private high school without "a stereotyped curriculum," but rather a medium...

17. Sunset Hill School Sunset Hill School March/16/1919 Article describing the former home of J. W. Aylor, "soon to be the permanent home of the Sunset Hill School," with illustration, at the northwest corner of 51st and Wornall Roads, built in 1912 by Shepard,...

18. Notre Dame de Sion Celebrates 90 Years in Kansas City Notre Dame de Sion Celebrates 90 Years in Kansas City February/5/2003 Article gives the history of Notre Dame de Sion school in Kansas City. The school was founded in 1912 as a French academy and the language was spoken in the school. Movie star Jean Harlow attended at one...

19. Loretto's Legacy Saluted at Reunion Loretto's Legacy Saluted at Reunion March 29, 2012 Article includes some historic information about the Sisters of Loretto that came to the area in 1852 and the school they established in Kansas City.

20. The Prosso Preparatory School, 1904-1905 [and 1905-1906] The Prosso Preparatory School, 1904-1905 [and 1905-1906] 1905 Booklet describing the prep school for boys and its activities and philosophies, with photos.