Pleasant Lea Elementary’s commitment to greeting and welcoming students at school each day isn’t new. But this year, Principal Aaron Barnett says, PLE decided to “take it up a notch.” With the help of LSHS Athletic Director Tracy Bertoncin, LSHS athletes visited PLE for drop-off Friday morning to help out with “High Five Friday.” This year, PLE staffers aim to greet students at least six times a day.
Thanks to our high school athletes for modeling what it means to be a leader to our elementary-aged students.Read More
Lee’s Summit High School counselor Connie Ficken stood in front of a high school classroom last week and addressed a group of sophomores.
“We know the teen years can be really hard,” she said. “And we know you guys have a lot of pressure that adults don’t always see.”
Connie and other LSR7 counselors are presenting LSR7’s Signs of Suicide program to students this month. The program is used by the district to educate students and parents about the relationship between suicide and depression, warning signs of suicidal ideation and resources to get help.Read More
The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District Special Services Department is holding an informational meeting for parents who homeschool their children or who enroll their children in private/parochial schools located within the R-7 School District boundaries. The purpose of the meeting is to provide information on how they may access special education services, if needed.Read More