Lee's Summit R-7 School District

Episode 7: What’s Diploma Plus?

Our Diploma Plus program is preparing K-12 students for success in their lives and careers. Listen to our latest Summit Up podcast to learn more from career navigators at Lee’s Summit High School, Lee’s Summit North High School, Lee’s Summit West High School and Summit Technology Academy.

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Episode 6: FBI Highlights LSR7 Students

Diligence. Collaboration. Responsibility with high stakes. These are some of students’ takeaways on leadership after participating in the FBI’s Youth Leadership Academy. Listen to this episode of LSR7: Summit Up to hear Alexis Clark and Mia Forney from Lee’s Summit North High School and Arianna Nunez from Lee’s Summit West High School discuss this opportunity with Associate Superintendent of Academic Services Christy Barger.

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Episode 4: Planning a Pandemic Prom

Planning a safe pandemic prom takes perseverance. Listen to this new episode of our LSR7: Summit Up podcast to hear three student leaders from Lee’s Summit High School, Lee’s Summit North High School and Lee’s Summit West High School share how they helped to make it all work.

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Episode 3: District Leaders Share Positive Budget News in 7 Minutes

Superintendent Dr. David Buck, Assistant Superintendent of Operational Services Dr. Emily Miller and CFO Steve Williams provide a brief overview of our R-7 budget in this podcast episode recorded at Summit Technology Academy and staged by STA digital media students.

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Episode 2: Strategies to Navigate Classroom Challenges and Practice Self-Care and Wellness

Casey Blakemore, lead school counselor and Richardson Elementary school counselor, and Kristin Scharlau, Lee’s Summit West High School educational therapist share strategies we can all use to navigate unprecedented challenges, take care of ourselves and support others in this video of LSR7’s most recent podcast conversation.

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Episode 1: What Learning will Look Like in LSR7 as School Starts

Our Board of Education voted Aug. 25 on our Roadmap to Reopening, and many of our families have questions about what it means for the educational experience. Learn more about the science supporting teaching Pre-K to third grade in person, the hard work behind developing R-7 Online Academy, virtual learning, what hybrid learning could look like and more.

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