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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New tool offers weekly peak at upcoming news & events

Lee’s Summit Town Hall, a podcast production of Link 2 Lee’s Summit, has begun a new regular audio series. Each Monday morning, Town Hall offers residents the Monday News Link, a short look ahead of news and events for the coming week. News Link is hosted by Link 2 Lee’s Summit publisher Nick Parker and KC Communications & Media Matters president John Beaudoin.

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Live Lee’s Summit Town Hall event features open conversation
with R-7 School District

In our continuing efforts to provide public conversations and opportunities for residents to hear directly from local officials, Link 2 Lee’s Summit has planned another live event for it’s weekly Lee’s Summit Town Hall podcast. The next event, slated for 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 26 at the Missouri Innovation Campus, will feature a conversation with the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District.

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Election 2018: Meet the candidates for LS R-7 Board of Education

What a difference a year makes. Now, a little more than a year removed from public uproar over issues of transparency mixed with a turbulent and public breakup between the Lee's Summit R-7 School District Board of Education and its former superintendent, this spring's election has only four candidates vying for two seats. Whereas last year's public dialogue led to full house of 10 candidates actively campaigning for just three seats.

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Lee's Summit Town Hall Ep. 21: This could be Grease Lightning — Movie night hits Downtown LS on Thursday

Well this could be systematic. Hydromatic. Ultramatic. Why it could be Greased Lightning!... No. It's just your weekly community conversation with Lee's Summit Town Hall hosts Jason Norbury and Nick Parker. And if you didn't already guess, this week we're talking about the movie, Grease. Why, you ask, because Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street is kicking off its inaugural summer outdoor movie series with a showing of this classic American musical. Ashley Nowell and Julie Cook join Jason and Nick to chat about the movie, which shows at 9 p.m. Thursday at the City Hall Plaza. Nick tests the guests' knowledge with some Grease trivia questions as they talk about the movie series and other events happening in Lee's Summit.

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