Free summer meals offered to those 18 and under
Thanks to a federally funded program coordinated through the Lee’s Summit R-7 Nutrition Services Department, several hundred children and teenagers will be able to eat free school lunches and breakfasts on weekdays this summer. The meals are available to anyone age 18 and younger, including toddlers and preschoolers.
Meals will be provided Mondays through Thursdays, June 5 to 29, in the cafeterias at Meadow Lane and Westview elementary schools. No transportation is provided for students who participate.
At Meadow Lane, 1421 N.E. Independence Ave., breakfast will be offered from 8:15 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.
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At Westview, 200 N.W .Ward Road, breakfast will be offered from 9 to 9:30 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.
For more information, contact R-7 Nutrition Services at 816-986-2200, Menus are available at leessummitschoolnutrition.com.
$28 million in scholarship offers
Graduating seniors in the Lee’s Summit R-7 Class of 2017 earned approximately $28 million in scholarship potential this spring.
This year’s class consisted of 1,428 seniors, including 430 at Lee’s Summit High School, 472 at Lee’s Summit North High School and 526 at Lee’s Summit West High School.