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PLMS football team recognized by LS Parks and Recreation

The Pleasant Lea Middle School football team will receive the Special Projects Award for 2017 from the Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation on April 26 at the Gamber Center. Matt Sisk, social studies teacher, organized a work day for the entire football team to work at Lea McKeighan South. They planted trees, mulched, picked up trash and raked the playground mulch. Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation officials added that they are grateful for their hard work and dedication to beautifying the parks.

 

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Lee’s Summit R-7 students qualify for National FBLA Contest

Students from all three Lee’s Summit R-7 high schools recently captured awards at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference with eight students qualifying for the FBLA national competition. The state conference was held in early April in Springfield and included workshops, keynotes and professional networking with Fortune 500 companies as well as the competitive events.

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Anne Braun named R-7 Teacher of the Year

Excellence In Teaching winners honored at April 11 event

Anne Braun, a fifth- and sixth-grade teacher at Woodland Elementary, was named Lee’s Summit R-7 School District 2018 Teacher of the Year during a surprise announcement at an April 11 community reception. The reception also recognized 12 R-7 teachers who had been named Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce Excellence In Teaching Award winners earlier this spring.

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Twelve Lee’s Summit R-7 School District teachers receive Chamber of Commerce Excellence In Teaching Awards

To be recognized at April 11 community reception

Twelve Lee’s Summit R-7 School District educators were recently named Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce Excellence In Teaching award winners. Recognized teachers are Matt Buxton, Lee’s Summit High School; Kelly Bailey Eames, Lee’s Summit Elementary School; Nicole Gilbert, Highland Park Elementary School; Jamie Harrel, Hawthorn Hill Elementary School; Shawn Harrel, Summit Technology Academy; Lauren Hollingsworth, Lee’s Summit North High School; Dr. Kevin McCormick, Summit Technology Academy; Sherri Norton, Lee’s Summit North High School; Janelle Pugh, Highland Park Elementary School;  Kristen Shackelford, Sunset Valley Elementary School; Clif Thurmond, Lee’s Summit West High School and Woodland Elementary School; and Kelli Wilson, Lee’s Summit High School.

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