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LSR7 Learning Model Update: 4-6 students have opportunity to learn in-person full-time

On Oct. 20, the district announced that all grades 4-6 students who have chosen the in-person learning track will join pre-K-3 graders in learning in a full-time, in-person learning model starting on Nov. 16. 

Grades 7-12 will continue to learn through a hybrid model and R-7 Online Academy students who wish to continue learning online will be able to do so. 

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LSR7 assembles new strategic planning team to shape district’s future

LSR7’s four-year Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP) concludes at the end of the 2020-2021 school year. Last month, we invited interested stakeholders — teachers, students, parents, and community members — to help us develop our next strategic plan. The district assembled a team whose members represent LSR7’s many school communities. This team, composed of various stakeholder groups, will view the district with a global Pre-K-12 lens as we build the district’s next strategic plan. The district is grateful for all applicants who expressed their interest in shaping the future of LSR7.

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Record an R-7 Voicemail

R-7 VoicemailsWant to help LSR7 celebrate our amazing staff in honor of national holidays such as National School Lunch Week and American Education Week?

Record a message for R-7 Voicemails, where LSR7 patrons are invited to send messages of gratitude and appreciation for the awesome teams in LSR7.

Your message should:

  • Express appreciation, tell a story or share a shout-out that is relevant to our Appreciation Weeks and we may share it in a future segment of R-7 Voicemails.
  • Be short and concise. Please keep your message shorter than 30 seconds.
  • Not include your phone number, address or any other personally identifiable information outside of your name and school.
  • Address our collective LSR7 teams. While we may occasionally share individual shout-outs, we will prioritize sharing messages that celebrate our employee groups as a whole.

Are you ready to record your R-7 Voicemail? Call 816.986.1099 at any time. Always refer to our Appreciation Calendar below to see what LSR7 Team we are celebrating next.

Next Up: National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 19-23) and Lights on Afterschool -BASS (Oct. 22)

R-7 Voicemails Due: Oct. 16

Direct any questions to communications@lsr7.net.


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LSR7 Details Hybrid Learning Plan for Grades 4-12

COVID-19 has prompted our district to embrace flexibility, innovation and resourcefulness as we continue our mission of serving students in the midst of a global pandemic.

Since August, district leaders along with metro superintendents and local public health officials, have evaluated public health data on a weekly basis to determine when moving to a hybrid model of instruction for grades 4-12 poses less risk for our school community. This week, local public health leaders and the Mid-America Regional Council updated the gating criteria districts are recommended to use in determining when to deliver virtual, hybrid or full-time in-person instruction.

At this time, the district has determined that this updated guidance supports a transition to a hybrid learning model for grades 4-12. 

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