Ben de Jonge,Ben Jewell,Cydni Stanford,Devyn Holt,Jacob Rush,Jesse West,Joe Harris,Katherine Ewing,Lee's Summit North,Lee's Summit West,LSN,LSW,Matt Good,Neily Randall,Rachel Russell,Sean Sturdivant,Uzoaku Okafor,Victoria Bingaman,Zach Evans
They debated in a simulated Congress, and performed in ten-minute plays. They delivered speeches they wrote themselves, and engaged in debates after learning the topic 30 minutes ahead of time.
Lee’s Summit R-7 high schoolers had an impressive showing at the National Speech and Debate Tournament in Dallas, Texas late last month, with several competitors placing in the top 30. The event is the premier competition for speech and debate students, many of whom have already had stand-out performances at local and state events.
Bess Hayles,Caitlin McKinney,exchange program,French program,Lee's Summit High,Lee's Summit North,Lee's Summit West,LSHS,LSN,LSW
Eleven students in the LSR7 French program from each high school spent the first two weeks of their summer vacation in France with teachers Madame Caitlin McKinney (LSN) and Madame Bess Hayles (LSHS).
2019 Scholastic Awards,Alliance for Young Artists & Writers,Best Teen Art,Best Teen Writing,Lee's Summit West,LSW,Savannah Meyer
Savannah Meyer, a junior at Lee’s Summit West High School, earned a National Silver Medal for her original painting “Deity” from the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, a nonprofit that presents the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.
Education First,Global Education Excellence Award,Lee's Summit West,LSW
Lee’s Summit West High School has received national recognition for excellence in global education for the 2018-2019 school year from Education First (EF) High School Exchange Year, the leader in high school exchange.
KC 4 Refugees,Lee's Summit West,LINC,LSW,Maryam Khalil,Princeton Prize in Race Relations,Princeton University,Superintendent's Student Advisory Council
Maryam Khalil, a senior at Lee’s Summit West High School, has been awarded the Princeton University Prize in Race Relations. This award recognizes high school students who have had a significant positive effect on race relations in their schools or communities through their volunteer efforts.