Dr. Eric Flack, Lee’s Summit R-7 School District executive director of curriculum, was recently selected to receive Webster University’s William T. Kemper Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Flack has served as a part-time adjunct professor at the university since 2003.
Lee’s Summit R-7 launches Innovation Track to increase value of high-school diploma and decrease cost of college
New 2017-18 program allows students to earn up to 30 hours of college credit at limited or no cost to families
Thanks to a new program beginning next fall, Lee’s Summit R-7 students will have the opportunity to begin earning up to 30 hours of college credit during high school. Known as the Innovation Track, the partnership between Lee’s Summit R-7, Metropolitan Community College-Longview (MCC) and the University of Central Missouri (UCM) provides high-school juniors and seniors with college credits at limited or no cost to the students’ families.
Report includes LS R-7 strengths and input process as well as immediate, short-term and long-term commitments
Dr. Dennis L. Carpenter, Lee’s Summit R-7 School District superintendent, presented his 100-Day Report to the Board of Education at a Nov. 16 meeting. The report includes information about the district’s strengths and the superintendent’s input process as well as immediate, short-term and long-term commitments.
District-wide scores jump by 5.7 percentage points when compared to three years ago
The Lee’s Summit R-7 School District has earned the state’s top rating for academic achievement following the Nov. 15 release of Missouri assessment scores. The district scored 98.2 percent on the state’s rigorous Annual Performance Report (APR) for the 2016-17 school year, an increase of 5.7 percentage points over the past three years.
Door Systems of Lee’s Summit recently donated $5,000 to Challenge Day at Lee’s Summit West High School, an interactive program encouraging acceptance and respect. Held April 2, Challenge Day embraces the school district’s vision of reflecting a culture of respect and acceptance.