LSR7 Parents as Teachers Newsletter

November 2021

November 8th is National Parents as Teachers Day!

Did you know Parents as Teachers started in Missouri in the 1970's? Thanks to the support of our community and school district, we continue to be able to serve the littlest learners of Lee's Summit!

What's your favorite thing about PAT? Tell us on Social Media using #ParentsAsTeachersDay. Tag a friend who you think should join us on this parenting journey!

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November 7th, 2021

At 2:00 A.M. on Sunday, November 7th Daylight Saving Time ends. Turn your clocks back by one hour (which means you gain one hour in order to "fall back").

Don't forget to change the batteries and test your smoke detectors!

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Resource Connection

There are several resources for Thanksgiving Assistance in our community. Check out these great resources right here in Lee's Summit and Greenwood.


Conscious Discipline Corner

Next Conscious Discipline Parent Event

Be on the lookout for our next Conscious Discipline Parent Event coming in January!

Upcoming Group Connections

Infant Massage (VIRTUAL; NON-MOBILE BABIES): November 10th 10:00-11:00 AM

Use the link below to sign up (8 spots available):

Game Night (VIRTUAL PRESENTATION): November 30th @ 8 p.m.

Using Picture Books to cope with Anxiety and Big Feelings:

December 7th @ 6:30 - watch for more information from your parent educator!

The District is Hiring!

Help us grow our LSR7 team! Click on one of the links below to register and apply.

Interested candidates can also apply now for these positions:

Upcoming Events in Downtown Lee's Summit

Boos, Barks, and Badges Parade

Saturday, Oct. 30th, 9:30am-12pm

220 Southeast Green Street

Lee's Summit, MO

Check out the Boos, Barks, and Badges Parade this Saturday, October 30th in downtown Lee's Summit. Additional details can be found using this link:

Mayor's Tree Lighting

Friday, Nov. 19th, 6:30-8:30pm

228 Southeast Main Street

Lee's Summit, MO

Join us at 6:30 p.m. in Howard Station Park as we light Downtown in thousands of sparkling lights. Choir performances, a visit from Santa, and much more will get you in the holiday spirit. Enjoy late night shopping, live window displays, and a holiday light show in City Hall Plaza. For more information, visit:


The English Language Development department is working to spread the word about an opportunity for parents this year. The department is hosting free adult English classes for LSR7 parents. The free classes are from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays at Pleasant Lea Middle School. Please contact Melisha Colon, ELD Coordinator, at with questions. A flyer with details in Spanish can be found here:

Happy Parenting!