News Publications

The R-7 School District is committed to communicating with its citizens and providing accurate, timely and useful information to all interested individuals. With that in mind, the following publications are made available as PDF files and may be printed by any individual or organization.

Our Schools

Electronic Newsletters

Our district’s community newspaper, Our Schools, is bulk mailed to all households five times each year.
» Current Our Schools Newspaperr
» View Our Schools Archives

Telephone the Kansas City Star at (816) 234-4376 or e-mail: to place ads in the Our Schools publications.
R-7 News Update, the district’s electronic newsletter, is e-mailed approximately twice each month to all interested subscribers.
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District Calendar

District Info Packet

School information and the district calendar can be found at the link below. This includes information on school start/end times, early release times and counts of student days in class.
» 2016-17 Calendar
The R-7 School District informational packet is designed to provide a thorough overview of the district for residents as well as for families considering a move to the school district. Real-estate agents and others are encouraged to print copies of the packet for distribution. The Info Packet is scanned for two-sided printing.
» District Info Packet 2016
» R-7 Reasons To Be Proud

Board Meetings

R-7 Destination 2021 – Strategic Plan

Board of Education meetings are typically held at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Tony L. Stansberry Leadership Center, 301 NE Tudor Road. The Board of Education meeting calendar can be viewed on this district web page.
For more information about the meetings, call 986-1000.
» Board Reports

The Comprehensive School Improvement Plan, known as Destination 2021, covers 2016 through 2021. This strategic plan was developed thanks to a collaborative effort between R-7 community and staff members. It includes five focus areas as well as specific strategies designed to meet these objectives.
» Destination 2021 – Strategic Plan

 Summary of R-7 School District Accomplishments

A page summary of information on R-7 student and staff accomplishments is available at the link below.
» Page summary of accomplishments

For more information about any of these publications, please contact the R-7 Community Relations Department, (816) 986-1014 or send an e-mail to Janie Rohlfing, Community Relations secretary.

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