As the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District continues through the 2020-21 school year, we are committed to keeping our families, staff, students, and community members informed.
The global coronavirus is an unprecedented event in our community. As we prepare multiple action plans to help our school district prepare for the uncertainties that lie ahead, our goals will remain to prioritize health and safety for our students, staff and community while ensuring our students have access to high-quality educational experiences.
This web page will serve as a home for information and updates related to COVID-19's impact on our schools.
Reminders (updated March 25):
- Click here to see a calendar of spring 2021 calendar changes (PDF)
- On Thursday, April 15 and Friday, April 16, the district will have asynchronous virtual learning for all students so that our staff can be vaccinated.
- To adjust for these virtual days, middle and high school students (currently learning virtually on Wednesdays) will attend school in-person on the following Wednesdays: April 14 and May 26.
LSR7 students in grades pre-K through 6 who have chosen to learn in-person this semester have been attending in-person classes full-time since Monday, Jan. 11, 2021.
All LSR7 students in grades 7-12 who have chosen to learn in-person this semester have attended in-person classes four-days-a-week since Feb. 8, 2021. Wednesdays are virtual instruction days, except for April 14 and May 26.
R-7 Online Academy learners will learn online from home for the remainder of the semester. To request a transfer to the Online Academy, communicate first with your principal.
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We would like to remind everyone in our community that we continue to follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Jackson County Health Department regarding isolation, quarantine and restrictions following travel. For more information on JCHD guidance and CDC travel information, please click on the links below.