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.
Your Monday NewsLink for the week of August 10, 2020.
Hosts Nick Parker and Jason Norbury outline LSR7's updated roadmap to reopening the local schools and discuss its impact on the community.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.