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.
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.
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.
Listen to the latest episode of Summit Up to hear about how LSR7 students are gaining real world experience through our partnership with JCI Industries.
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.
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.
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.
Three LSR7 student artists received recognition as some of the top artists in the state.
Catherine Ward from Summit Technology Academy earned top honors in a statewide music competition.
Before and After School Services – Kids Country Y Club at Hawthorn Hill Elementary earned top honors as the best in the Midwest for KidsFit Wellness Week through Hy-Vee KidsFit Club.