Several Lee’s Summit R-7 School District students and theatre productions were recently nominated for honors in the Cappies Theatre Awards program, which includes recognition for high school theatre productions and critics. Both Lee’s Summit High School and Lee’s Summit West High School participated in the program this school year.
Lisa Detig, currently an elementary assistant principal in the Republic School District, was named a Lee’s Summit R-7 elementary assistant principal at the May 16 Board of Education meeting.
The Lee’s Summit Educational Foundation recently met its 2012-13 Annual Fund Drive goal, raising more than $275,000. Through the generosity of local individuals and businesses, the Foundation funds will provide opportunities for students to stretch their minds and inspire creativity.
A bill waiting for Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s signature makes it possible for the Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit to benefit from a special state fund established just for such initiatives.
Several Summit Christian Academy theatre students were recently nominated for a Cappie Award.
Three Lee’s Summit R-7 School District elementary libraries will be open this summer for check out to current district students May 28 through July 25.
Lee’s Summit R-7 School District students recently selected to attend the Missouri Fine Arts Academy are Katya Enriquez, Lee’s Summit High School; Sarah Grisamore, Lee’s Summit West High School; Ama Idun, LSHS; and Lily Warren, LSWHS.
Last year Summit Christian Academy hosted fifteen international students from across the world, and this upcoming school year, host families are needed for the more than 20 international students interested in moving to Lee’s Summit and being part of Summit Christian Academy.
John Faulkenberry, principal at Lee’s Summit High School, was recently named Administrator of the Year by the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association at its annual Journalism Day conference at the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Ava McMurray, a student at Summit Lakes Middle School, was one of four national runner-up winners in the 2013 Eco-Product Design Contest, sponsored by Elmer’s Glue Crew and TerraCycle.
Integrity Roofing Vice President David Todd, left, Integrity Scholarship recipients Sarah Lambert and Easton Parks, and Integrity Roofing President Blake Clarkson poise for a photo after a recent presentation of $1,000 scholarships.
Summit Christian Academy seniors Easton Parks and Sarah Lambert recently were awarded the second annual “Integrity Scholarship” offered by SCA business partner, Integrity Roofing. Seniors were provided the opportunity to write an essay on what integrity meant to them and how they have acted with integrity in life.
Lee’s Summit R-7 School District middle schools recently recognized their May Students of the Month. Students of the month are recognized based on outstanding citizenship, conduct, attitude and school involvement.
Kayla Taylor, currently a fifth-grade teacher at Sunset Valley Elementary, was named a Lee’s Summit R-7 elementary assistant principal at the May 16 Board of Education meeting.
Four Lee’s Summit R-7 School District high school seniors were recently named Optimist Students of the Month by the Lee’s Summit Breakfast Optimist Club. The club honors six seniors each month for outstanding scholarship and citizenship. These students, unable to attend an earlier meeting, were honored in May.
Summit Christian Academy Secondary Principal Emir Ruiz-Esparza with SCA student of the year recipient Luke Hammer.
Summit Christian Academy recently recognized senior Luke Hammer as the student of the year.