Teens sharing their own perspective on social media at forum set for April 16

Community members are invited to attend Social Media from a Teen Perspective, presented by the Lee’s Summit CARES Youth Advisory Board, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 16 at Bernard Campbell Middle School, 1201 NE Colbern Road, Lee’s Summit.

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UCM nursing program seeing success with 100 percent placement of graduates

Graduates from the University of Central Missouri School of Nursing are making a positive impact throughout the region by providing quality healthcare in a wide variety of areas. Placement rates for UCM nursing students is 100 percent with graduates well prepared to enter the demanding, yet rewarding field of nursing.

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R-7 forum soundbites didn’t reveal enough

I must learn to lower my expectations of public political forums just a bit. Taking nothing away from the event itself, many of the responses at last week’s Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce R-7 Board of Education forum left me shaking my head and asking, “where are the answers?”

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niversity of Central Missouri working with students from Lee’s Summit R-7 School District to present sessions at 2019 Microsoft DigiGirlz Day

A total of six Lee’s Summit R-7 School District students, working with the University of Central Missouri Gigabit Lab, will assist with Internet of Things presentations at the 2019 Microsoft DigiGirlz Day. The April 11 international event is designed to provide teenage girls with a better understanding of technology career opportunities.

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UCM Lee’s Summit to present STEAM summer camp for kids

The University of Central Missouri Lee’s Summit will present an engaging and educational summer camp focusing on science, technology, engineering, art and math. STEAM Course is a week-long adventure for students from kindergarten through third grade.

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LS CARES offering 'Parenting Made Fun' class as part of its Love and Logic series

Lee’s Summit CARES will offer a course designed for parents of children from birth through age 6 at Love and Logic Early Childhood: Parenting Made Fun. The five-week course will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays, April 8 through May 6, at Great Beginnings Early Education Center, 905 NE Bluestem, Lee’s Summit.

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LS CARES seeks high-school students willing to share perspectives on youth mental health & wellness

High-school students from the Lee’s Summit area are invited to share their opinions about youth mental health and wellness at four community forums.

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