Lee's Summit R-7 School District

Innovating Virtual Learning (OUR SCHOOLS MAGAZINE: NOVEMBER 2020)

Secondary education already had the R-7 Online Academy structure in place, but following schools’ closure in the spring, elementary educators needed a virtual version to mirror the high quality of in-person learning. Mrs. Kristen Whipple, first grade teacher at Underwood Elementary, served on the team that had one month to design the curriculum for the first quarter.

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Summit Technology Academy Prepares to Launch Aerospace Careers (OUR SCHOOLS MAGAZINE: NOVEMBER 2020)

Although pilots are most often associated with flying, there are many other lucrative aerospace career opportunities.

Starting in 2021-2022, Summit Technology Academy will expand its Digital Electronics and Aerospace Engineering course into a larger program, Aerospace Academy. Partnering with Aircraft Electronics Association and the University of Central Missouri, this program will offer top industry resources and expertise.

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