LSR7 Board of Education reconsiders earlier decision, votes to contract with Educational Equity Consultants

In a reversal of a decision made in May, the Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education voted in special session Wednesday evening to enter into a contract with Educational Equity Consultants.

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UCM Lee’s Summit to co-host FranklinCovey workshop on July 31

The University of Central Missouri will co-host a 4DX Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 31 at the Missouri Innovation Campus, UCM’s Lee’s Summit location. The event will be led by Chris McChesney, a Wall Street Journal No. 1 national best-selling author.

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Ugly e-mails, Sheriff’s Tweets, superintendent protection

When you factor in threatening behavior, law enforcement and the politicization of our district issues, we collectively must say — or rather shout — “enough!”

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The fighting has been in public, why not let us in on the plans to make up?

The teachers, the community, the entire Kansas City metro area sat and waited all day June 4 for word from the Stansberry Leadership Center. All. Day.

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A little district housecleaning as we head into summer

As the barrage of unsavory press continues to unravel in our school district, it’s probably time we tie up a few loose ends as we head into the summer break.

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Board meeting debacle a hard, unnecessary lesson

The single agenda item for the May 22 Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education Work Session was simple and innocuous enough: “Board discussion on equity plan and moving forward.”

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Parks department, LS Beautification Commission receives conservation grant

Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Beautification Commission, was awarded a TRIM Grant through the Missouri Department of Conservation on September 7, 2018 and the work needed to receive the grant was completed in April of 2019.

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Learn about career training, scholarships at UCM professional training and education open house

Individuals interesting in launching new high-demand careers are invited to learn about training and scholarship opportunities at a May 28 professional training and education open house hosted by the University of Central Missouri in cooperation with the Full Employment Council (FEC).

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