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Episode 19: Choose to Include

LSR7’s Special Olympics Coordinator Dawn Jones reflects on what it took to bring more than 500 students together to participate in a recent event called Choose to Include. The field day event was an effort to expose more special services students to opportunities available to them now in Special Olympics, and involve their neurotypical peers to encourage inclusion and belonging.

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Episode 18: Kyle Gorrell – Belonging in Our Spaces

Lee’s Summit R-7 School District Director of Facilities Kyle Gorrell sits down with four LSR7 high school students for a discussion about how belonging is considered in all aspects of revitalizing and renovating school spaces.

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Episode 17: Grow Your Own – Investing in LSR7 students’ teaching careers

Listen to the latest episode of LSR7: Summit Up. Hear from a teacher and three students about the hands-on experience they’re getting from the Teacher Educator Academy and how LSR7 is helping student job security before they even head to college. Listen & subscribe: Spotify, Apple Podcasts and YouTube.

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Episode 15: Meet the Cast and Crew of LSHS’s Fiddler on the Roof

Listen to our latest Summit Up podcast to learn about Lee’s Summit High School’s theater department’s current show , Fiddler on the Roof, and meet the cast and crew. #R7Proud

Lee’s Summit High School students share about their role in the production. The show closes this weekend, March 4th-5th.

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Episode 14: Meet the Cast and Crew of LSW’s The SpongeBob Musical

Listen to our latest Summit Up podcast to learn about an upcoming show from the Lee’s Summit West theater department, The SpongeBob Musical, and meet the cast and crew. #R7Proud

Lee’s Summit West students Catherine Ward, Cassidy Knight, Sergio Guerra, Sam Matthews, Grace Westbrook and Aaron Harrel share about the characters they portray and the themes of the musical. Catch the show at Lee’s Summit West February 25th-27th and March 4th-5th.

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Episode 13: AMPED On Algebra

Listen to our latest Summit Up podcast, which highlights how our exceptional educators are engaging students in important career education through a blended Algebra I & business course. #R7Proud

Business teacher Perri LaTerza and Algebra I teacher Tori Wilson from Lee’s Summit North High School share how students are growing their skills through hands-on business math scenarios in AMPED on Algebra (Algebra I in Manufacturing Processes, Entrepreneurship and Design). This innovative approach reflects how LSR7 Diploma Plus prepares students for success through real-world experiences.

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