North Kansas City Schools to Launch Innovative Student-Led Coffee Shop - Class Act Coffee

 In a remarkable initiative that has taken the local community by storm, North Kansas City Schools is set to unveil a unique, student-led coffee shop in the area. Dubbed "Class Act Coffee," this innovative project, set to open soon in the technology complex on North Prospect, is poised to make its mark on the local culinary scene.The brainchild of District Business Teacher Zach Johnson, Class Act Coffee represents a fusion of education and entrepreneurship that is bound to enrich the high school experience for students in the North Kansas City School District. Under the guidance of Zach Johnson, a team of motivated and talented young entrepreneurs drawn from all four district high schools will be at the helm of this pioneering coffee shop.

The ambitious project has been a labor of love for Zach and his students, who have spared no effort in preparing for this venture. Last week, they embarked on a fact-finding mission, touring two local coffee establishments: Broadway Cafe and Roasting Company and The Roasterie Kansas City's Coffee Company. This hands-on experience provided valuable insights and inspiration for the soon-to-be student baristas and coffee aficionados.

The anticipation surrounding Class Act Coffee has been steadily building in the North Kansas City community. Residents and students alike are eager to see how this unique blend of education and entrepreneurship will manifest itself in the world of coffee culture. Not only will the coffee shop offer a wide range of coffee and espresso options, but it also aims to be a hub of creativity, collaboration, and community.

Students involved in Class Act Coffee will gain practical experience in all aspects of running a business, from sourcing and roasting beans to customer service, financial management, and marketing. The project's hands-on approach to education is expected to provide students with invaluable life skills and real-world business experience, setting them on a path toward success in their future careers.

As the opening day approaches, the North Kansas City community eagerly awaits the chance to support this endeavor and, of course, savor the results of the students' hard work. Class Act Coffee is poised to become a symbol of innovation and creativity in the community, showcasing the district's commitment to providing students with unique opportunities for growth and development.

The exact opening date of Class Act Coffee is yet to be confirmed, but one thing is for sure: North Kansas City will soon be able to enjoy a cup of coffee that's more than just a beverage—it's an embodiment of ambition, education, and community spirit. Stay tuned for updates and be ready to experience the Class Act Coffee revolution! ☕️


Zack Johnson said…
Next time feel free to call me. I'd be more than happy to discuss the class and what we're doing.
Anonymous said…
So excited for this opportunity for our students. Bonus it's right nearby.