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Plans currently call for LS R-7 classes to resume on Monday, Feb. 10

Plans currently call for LS R-7 classes to resume on Monday, Feb. 10

February 9, 2014

Lee's Summit R-7 officials recently made the decision to hold classes on Monday, Feb. 10. A final evaluation will be made early Monday morning, although we anticipate that school will be held based on current road conditions and forecasts.

So far this year, Lee's Summit R-7 has cancelled school district-wide on six days due to inclement weather -- Jan. 6, Feb. 3, Feb. 4, Feb. 5, Feb. 6 and Feb. 7. All R-7 snow days will be made up at the end of the school year. As of today, the last day of school is May 28 (an early-release day).

With temperatures predicted to remain at or below freezing for several days, it is likely that the large snow mounds and drifts will remain with us for some time. Families are encouraged to remind children walking within neighborhoods and waiting for school buses of the following:

·    Bus drivers and other drivers will have limited visibility due to the drifts and piles of snow, so children are encouraged to stay away from the street.

·    Children should not play on snow piles near the street or in parking areas where vehicles are located. Drivers cannot see children on or inside of a tunneled snow pile.

·    Students and all pedestrians should ensure that they are visible at all times to drivers when crossing the street or walking across parking lots.

·    Children and adults are encouraged to dress warmly and wear shoes that are made for walking in snow- and ice-covered surfaces.

·    If snow is blocking a school bus stop, students are asked to move to the nearest safe, cleared driveway to wait for the bus.

·    Students waiting at bus stops should always stand at least 10 feet away from the street.

·    Students and adults should always stay away from downed power lines, and children are encouraged to report downed lines to an adult.

Parents of teenage drivers are also encouraged to discuss winter driving safety with their children, including slowing down near intersections and curves and watching out for slick spots and "black ice."


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