Teens offer their perspectives to local business leaders & parents

It’s not easy being a teen. Never has been. But are the difficulties facing today’s youth harder than the previous generation’s? Or the one before that? Is it harder today than it was for their parents? What’s it like being a teen in 2018.

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Lee’s Summit CARES offering four-week course for parents of teenagers

Lee’s Summit CARES will offer a four-week parenting class geared toward parents of young people from 11 to 17 years old. Parenting the Love and Logic Way will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 12 through Dec. 3, at Pleasant Lea Middle School, 630 SW Persels Road.

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R-7 middle schools recognize Students of the Month for April

Lee’s Summit R-7 School District middle schools recently recognized their April Students of the Month. Students of the Month are recognized based on outstanding citizenship, conduct, attitude and school involvement.

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R-7 middle schools recognize Students of the Month for March

Lee’s Summit R-7 School District middle schools recently recognized their March Students of the Month. Students of the Month are recognized based on outstanding citizenship, conduct, attitude and school involvement.

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Bernard Campbell & Pleasant Lea middle school students participate in field trip focusing on technical side of theatre

Students from Bernard Campbell and Pleasant Lea Middle Schools recently participated in a field trip focusing on the technical side of theatre. The students had the opportunity to see how the highly marketable technical skills they are learning by serving on the crew for school productions can be applied to the workforce.

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R-7 middle schools recognize Students of the Month for January

Lee’s Summit R-7 School District middle schools recently recognized their January Students of the Month. Students of the Month are recognized based on outstanding citizenship, conduct, attitude and school involvement.

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Summit Technology Academy hosts Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

A total of 63 Lee’s Summit R-7 seventh-graders attended Summit Technology Academy’s first-ever Introduce A Girl to Engineering Day, held Feb. 2 at the school. The students were from Bernard Campbell Middle School, Pleasant Lea Middle School and Summit Lakes Middle School.

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