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Lee’s Summit R-7 School District’s Response to #OurStruggleLSR7 will include collaborative, responsive actions to build inclusive learning environments

June 9 Message:

At Lee’s Summit R-7 Schools, we know students can achieve their full potential only when they feel safe, secure and supported. We have read each one of the stories shared by students, staff and alumni using the #OurStruggleLSR7; their stories reinforce that we have significant work to do in order to ensure every student feels welcome, valued and included in our school buildings.

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Sharing information about Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer

Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020, families that qualify for free or reduced price meals at school may be eligible for a new one-time Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) of up to $302 per child (Pre-Kindergarten – Grade 12) to help cover the cost of meals students have eaten at home on days that schools have been closed.

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Lee’s Summit R-7 seniors debut senior art exhibitions

These Lee’s Summit R-7 Schools seniors didn’t let the pandemic prevent them from completing their senior exhibitions. With the help of LSR7 art instructors, Lee’s Summit West, Lee’s Summit North and Lee’s Summit High School art students compiled their senior portfolios into virtual exhibitions that our school family and community can enjoy.

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LSR7 Board of Education places no tax rate increase bond issue on April 7 ballot

The Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education approved placement of a no tax rate increase bond issue on the April 7 ballot following the recommendation of a community team. The $224 million bond includes construction of a new middle school, school renovations and improvements, conversion of part of an existing elementary school into an early education center and safety and security upgrades.

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Lee’s Summit Board of Education announces finalists for superintendent

Search for LSR7 leader has included community involvement meetings and survey

The Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education has selected four finalists for the position of school district superintendent following a comprehensive search this fall. Candidates are Dr. David Buck, superintendent, Wright City School District; Dr. Emily Miller, interim superintendent, Lee’s Summit R-7 School District; Dr. Scott Spurgeon, superintendent, Riverview Gardens School District; and Dr. Jami Jo Thompson, superintendent, Norfolk School District in Nebraska.

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