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This is a picture of Mira and the Cedar Creek Elementary class.

CCE 4th graders throw surprise birthday party for critically ill UWE student at Children’s Mercy

Mira, a homebound Underwood Elementary student, has only been able to attend school for a few hours each morning due to a lifelong battle with a critical illness. This hasn’t kept Linda Driskill’s 4th graders at Cedar Creek Elementary from making Mira know she is a beloved, important part of our school district community. 

“Since the moment they found out about Mira, they have made cards, Face-timed her in the hospital and have gone above and beyond in showing kindness,” said Michelle Uptegrove, Mira’s homebound teacher, about Ms. Driskill’s 4th graders partnering with Mira to help her feel supported in the LSR7 journey together. They even organized a birthday party for Mira to show solidarity.

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This is a screenshot of the #MadeinR7 video on Facebook.

#MadeinR7 – Seniors from LSR7 high schools represent their elementary and middle schools in reflection about their LSR7 experience

This week we launched our #MadeinR7 video to coincide with our graduation ceremonies. We highlighted seniors who represented each of our elementary and middle schools. If you haven’t had a chance to view their thoughts and sentiments about our schools, there are several platforms for viewing:

It’s on Facebook here:


You can also see it on YouTube here:


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This is a picture of STA students with their awards at the Bio Medical Research Competition.

STA students win Top 15 Awards at Biomedical Research Competition

Students from the Summit Technology Academy Biomedical Innovation program won top 15 awards at Project Lead the Way – KC’s annual Biomedical Research Competition, hosted by the KC STEM Alliance. The competition featured 62 projects from 87 students to highlight PLTW senior capstone projects and recognize excellence in biomedical science. Competition winners earn scholarships that support continued STEM education.

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LSR7 Graduation Dates and Live Streaming Access

The culmination of our students’ journeys is upon us. Graduation for each of our LSR7 high schools is next week. Here are the details about each high school’s graduation ceremonies:

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