Lee’s Summit Town Hall
PSA renewals, transparency & the back-to-school wait continues

PSA renewals, transparency & the back-to-school wait continues

August 12, 2020

Hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury review some of the top news from the community, including the City's renewal of some Public Service Agreements and a little conversation as we all wait to see what back-to-school will look like for the Lee's Summit R-7 school District.

Monday NewsLink: LSR7 reopening options; downtown awards; meet the citizens of the year

Monday NewsLink: LSR7 reopening options; downtown awards; meet the citizens of the year

August 10, 2020

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of August 10, 2020.

Friday conversation:Taking in the updated roadmap to reopening LSR7 Schools

Friday conversation:Taking in the updated roadmap to reopening LSR7 Schools

August 7, 2020

Hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury outline LSR7's updated roadmap to reopening the local schools and discuss its impact on the community.

Monday NewsLink: Schools reopening; election day; parenting help; meet the new superintendent

Monday NewsLink: Schools reopening; election day; parenting help; meet the new superintendent

August 3, 2020

Your Monday Newslink for the week of August 3, 2020 takes a look at the latest reopening recommendations for the LSR7 School District, Tuesday's primary, some help for parents as they prep for the new school year and a chance to hear from LSR7's new superintendent.

Friday conversation: Introducing LSR7 Superintendent Dr. David Buck

Friday conversation: Introducing LSR7 Superintendent Dr. David Buck

July 31, 2020

This week, Jason and Nick are doing their first interview with Dr. David Buck second. Why? Because COVID. After first joining the show after the Lee's Summit R-7 School District announced its initial plans for reopening, the new superintendent comes back for what was originally planned as his introductory interview and a chance for residents to learn more about him and his vision for the district.

Wednesday Town Hall: LSR7 plans may change, the Mayor’s call to action & go ahead and write that check

Wednesday Town Hall: LSR7 plans may change, the Mayor’s call to action & go ahead and write that check

July 29, 2020

It's a short episode, but that doesn't mean there's nothing going on. As Nick & Jason sat down to record this week, the Lee's Summit R-7 School District announced it would be presenting some recommended changes to it's reopening plan, the City is asking for public input, the Mayor is launching a new commission to continue community focus on diversity and inclusion and even though the events are all canceled, you should go ahead continue support of your favorite local charities. They, and the people they serve, are still in need.

Monday NewsLink: Mayor presents new downtown plan; schools news and more

Monday NewsLink: Mayor presents new downtown plan; schools news and more

July 27, 2020

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of July 27, 2020. Mayor Bill Baird presents new development plan for downtown Lee's Summit, local education news and more.

Friday Conversation: This is Reggie Gray

Friday Conversation: This is Reggie Gray

July 24, 2020

He started his first business at age 12 — he was a magician. And he never looked back. Since then, he's been an entertainer, a motivational speaker, a real estate professional, digital publisher, app developer and now a restauranteur. His positive approach to life and business, combined with visions of perfection, drive his entrepreneurial ambitions. This is Reggie Gray. Oh, and at one point, his story includes a ventriloquist and a talking rabbit. That's the start of a joke, right?

Wednesday Town Hall: Decision time for LSR7 parents and (finally) a step forward for a downtown plan

Wednesday Town Hall: Decision time for LSR7 parents and (finally) a step forward for a downtown plan

July 22, 2020

It's decision week for families in the Lee's Summit R-7 School District as they face the decision of in-person or online schooling for their students in the coming semester. And the City Council finally took up discussion on the latest efforts to move forward with a downtown performing arts space and permanent farmers market.

Monday NewsLink: Blood drive to fill need, UCM offering professional training & LSR7 announces reopening plans

Monday NewsLink: Blood drive to fill need, UCM offering professional training & LSR7 announces reopening plans

July 20, 2020

Your Monday NewsLink for the week of July 20, 2020. Hosts Nick and Liesl break down the latest news and headlines as we move into a new week.

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