Cheryl Gillespie was named the Lee’s Summit R-7 Learning for Life Award winner for May. She is a business services specialist at the Stansberry Leadership Center.
Summit Technology Academy students capture top awards at Engineering Design and Development/Biomedical Showcase and Competition
Students from Summit Technology Academy captured awards at the annual KCSTEM Alliance/Project Lead The Way, Engineering Design and Development (EDD) and Biomedical Innovations (BI) Showcase and Competition, held April 25 at Union Station.
Lee’s Summit R-7 School District middle schools recently recognized their April Students of the Month. Students of the Month are recognized based on outstanding citizenship, conduct, attitude and school involvement.
Lee’s Summit R-7 School District middle schools recently recognized their March Students of the Month. Students of the Month are recognized based on outstanding citizenship, conduct, attitude and school involvement.
Cara Cha, a student at Lee’s Summit High School, has been selected for the 2018 High School Honors Performance Series at Sydney Opera House. She will perform in July with the Honors Orchestra. Participation in the Honors Ensembles is limited to the highest-rated high school performers from across the world.
Kindergarteners at Highland Park Elementary recently worked together to spread kindness to those who serve others as part of the school’s annual Day of Service.
Third-grade students at Cedar Creek Elementary spent the day learning about day-to-day life in Colonial times as part of Living History Day, held May 16. The morning included a wax museum session with students and teachers dressed in Colonial garb. Each student also gave a short speech about a Colonial trade.
Lee’s Summit North High School and Lee’s Summit West High School were recognized through U.S. News and World Report’s annual “Best High Schools” ranking this spring.
Members of SMART clubs at each Lee’s Summit R-7 high school participated in an all-day leadership training to share ideas and prepare for the 2018-19 school year. SMART clubs are offered at Lee’s Summit High School, Lee’s Summit North High School and Lee’s Summit West High School. The SMART clubs focus on providing activities that are alcohol, tobacco and other drug free for their members as well as all students at their schools.
Chris Fuller and Sophia Jones were selected for the Bernard Campbell Middle School Be the Change Award for January. Gage Trammell and Deborah Kuol were selected for the month of February. For the month of March, Skyler Stubblefield and Logan Bennett were selected.