Pleasant Lea Elementary students capture awards at regional math competition

Pleasant Lea Elementary students captured awards at the Missouri apPLEmathWinnersGroupCouncil of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) Math Competition, held April 5 at Barstow School.  Pleasant Lea Elementary’s three teams included fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders. Fourth-grade team members were Maryn Rogers, Aaliyah Roland, Corinne Shackelford, Katelin Gregorire and Blake Harmon. Fifth-grade team members were Jack Lintz, Paige Morefield, Ahmed Salous, Morgen Sumler and Jordan Wood.  Sixth-grade team members were Logan Antey, Liberty Barker, Landon Mackey and Josh Rehwaldt. The fifth-grade team won fourth place, and the sixth-grade team finished in fifth place. In addition, Josh Rehwaldt won third in the individual competition.

LSHS Hall of Fame inducts distinguished alumni at April 12 event

Five distinguished alumni of Lee’s Summit High School were inducted intoapLSHS-HallOfFameGroup the Hall of Fame at an April 12 banquet. Honored alumni were (from left) Dr. James Williams, Class of 1963; Marvin Ensworth, Class of 1952; Shannon Lawrence, Class of 1977; Mark Bradford, Class of 1977; and Dr. Jeffrey Carter, Class of 1979. All five were honored with a medallion and an engraved crystal bowl in the presence of 125 relatives, friends and former classmates.

R-7 Aquatic Center seeking lifeguards, instructors and front-desk staff members

The Lee’s Summit R-7 Aquatic Center is seeking quality individuals to workbarmera-lr-kids_swimming-large[1] as lifeguards, instructors and front-desk staff members. The Aquatic Center provides training for lifeguards and swimming instructors with lifeguard classes available for $200 for the general public and $120 for center employees.

For more information, contact the R-7 Aquatic Center at (816) 986-1465 or visit the Aquatic Center website at To apply online, visit the R-7 Human Resources website at

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