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Board of Education member Jacqueline Clark recognized for Distinguished, Master Certification

Mrs. Jacqueline McEntire Clark, a member of the LSR7 Board of Education, received both Missouri School Boards Association’s (MSBA) Distinguished and Master Certification recognition at the 2019 MSBA Leadership Summit on June 8. The MSBA program recognizes school board members who choose to complete additional professional development requirements beyond the 16 hours required under the Outstanding Schools Act of 1993. To achieve Distinguished Certification, board members must earn at least 60 training credits, attend at least two MSBA regional or statewide events and complete other requirements related to board service.

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LSWHS students support displaced veterans through local KC Veterans Community Project

Lee’s Summit West students in Mrs. Stacie Myers IB Physiology class and Wesley Wiskur’s Technology Education Association of Missouri (T.E.A.M.) Club joined together to help support some of our less fortunate men and women who have served us in uniform and that for many reasons have become displaced, homeless and living without basic health items each day.  

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Meadow Lane Elementary receives $212,000 Kauffman grant for project based learning and innovative practices

Meadow Lane Elementary has earned a $212,102 Kauffman Foundation grant to support implementation of project based learning and innovative practices. This announcement comes after a competitive grant application process. The grant aims to transform instructional methods at Meadow Lane Elementary.

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LSR7 Earns 99.3% on Annual Performance Report

Lee’s Summit R-7 is pleased to celebrate earning a 99.3% on the 2018 Annual Performance Report (APR) issued by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). The district earned 119.2/120 points on the report. This is the highest score in the six years of the DESE MSIP 5 Cycle.

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CFMP Phase I Recommendations Released and Thoughtexchange Open

The Comprehensive Facilities Master Plan (CFMP) team has been analyzing all of the feedback we’ve gathered through our second engagement series. We’ve evaluated our second online survey, our in-person engagement series notes and our online feedback forms from each of the potential boundary options and facility and learning options. We also received updated enrollment projections in October. The current recommendations utilize this new data, modifying our informal solutions into what is presented as our Phase I recommendations.

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