The 6th graders — should they stay or should they go now…

This week, we remember 9/11, we remind ourselves to keep talking about mental health and we take a look at the CFMP team's recommendation to the Board of Education — which includes moving sixth grade students out of elementary and into middle schools.

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Teen Takeover, Part III: Our stories, our perspectives

In the final installment of our teen takeover, Hudson, Rylee, Malorie and Olivia offer some of their own stories, experiences and perspectives on mental health.

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See the need; Meet the need

Nick and Jason sit down with Lee's Summit Social Services executive director Matt Sanning to chat about his organizations efforts to continue meeting the needs of our community.

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Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of August 26, 2019 is here.

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Takeover, Part II: A day in our teenage lives

In the second of our three-part series where local teens takeover the podcast to talk about youth mental health, Rylee, Malorie and Olivia discuss the everyday lives of teens in our community.

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Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of August 19, 2019 is here.

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The teen takeover doth begin

Beginning today, a group local teens — Hudson, Rylee, Malorie & Olivia — are taking over the Friday episodes for the next three weeks. Stemming from the Community Task Force on Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention…

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City Council Notes: a little surprise; nothing surprising; & a lack of explanation

This week, Jason and Nick look in on the City Council as one member makes a somewhat surprising announcement, the results of strategic planning efforts are made public, and the City sells its rights to a piece of property with no explanation to the public.The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of August 12, 2019 is here.

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Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of August 12, 2019 is here.

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Friday conversation: Talkin' bout a revolution

Beginning next week, four local youth will take over the Town Hall Friday Conversation episodes on August 16, 23 and 30. This week, host Nick Parker sits down with Kerri Gray, Elizabeth Baldwin and Terry Trafton to talk about the Lee’s Summit Community Task Force on Youth Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, community-wide efforts to decrease associated stigmas and preview the three episodes produced by the youth to address these same topics in their words and for their peers. In the second half of the episode, Nick is joined by two of the four youth hosts as they get listeners ready for their podcast takeover.

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The need for transparency is still out there

Whether talking about City Hall or LSR7's Stansberry Leadership Center, Nick and Jason see several needs for more transparency and better communication with the citizens of Lee's Summit.

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Looking ahead & moving forward

Nick and Jason take a step back to look at how the community moves forward after what has been a tumultuous time for the Lee's Summit R-7 School District and our town.

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Monday NewsLink

The news, happenings and events from around Lee's Summit — your Monday NewsLink for the week of July 29, 2019 is here.

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This is Erin Albright

She's was a teacher and she's been a massage therapist. She makes her living as a successful graphic artist. And in 2019, she became a best-selling author with the release of her children's book 'Sassie's New Home.' This is Erin Albright.

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Development balancing acts

Nick and Jason look at the balancing act between the City and development community when it comes to infrastructure development and upgrades before taking a first look at the upcoming election on a bond issue.

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