• Softball

    2019 Softball

    Winding up for a pitch, Cierra Harrison thinks about how she wants to throw the ball. Photo by Hannah Wilhite.

  • 2019 Ice Cream Social

    2019 Ice Cream Social

    Shouting, Aidan Clayton leads concert choir into the fight song. Photo by Alyssa Boos.

  • 2019 Halftime Show

    2019 Halftime Show

    Playing the bass drum, Zyon Simmons performs on the football field. Photo by Morgan Shearhart.

  • 6 Feet Apart

    Buy a yearbook!

    Even though we're six-feet apart and learning virtually, the yearbook staff is still hard at work producing the 2021 yearbook. Preorder your copy now! Photo by Reagan Steffes.

  • Dissection

    Photo by Ella Pierson.

  • 2019 Boys Cross Country

    Photo by Ella Pierson.

  • Sister Act

    Photo by Jessica Baker.

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Interested in joining yearbook?

Email Mrs. Jessica Brown (jessica.brown@lsr7.net) for more information.

FAQ

What is the cost of a yearbook?

$62 if purchased by December 25, 2020  After that, the cost is $70 until the end of spring break, and then yearbooks can be preordered for $75 through the end of the school year. If you want your name engraved on your yearbook, please pre-order your book before April 30, 2021.

To preorder your student's yearbook, visit yearbookforever.com and search "Lee's Summit North." From there, follow the steps to purchase a yearbook. Credit cards, debit cards, and PayPal are accepted.

If you would like to pay with cash or check, please drop off in the front office or mail to LSN.

When is the deadline for ordering?

The last day of school. No extra books will be ordered. If Walsworth ships us any overruns, they will retail for $75 in August 2021. We can NEVER count on this.

How can I find out if I already preordered a yearbook?

If you think you ordered online, you can look up the email you would've ordered with on yearbookforever.com. If you ordered at registration through PowerSchool or in-person with cash or check, you can email Mrs. Jessica Brown (jessica.brown@lsr7.net) and she will be happy to check her system.

When will the yearbooks be delivered?

The previous school year's books will be delivered in August the following school year and available for pickup in the front office or on a designated distribution day. For example, the yearbook for the 2020-21 school year will be distributed in August of the 2021-22 school year. Follow @lsnyearbook on Instagram and Twitter and like the Lee's Summit North Yearbook Facebook page for real-time updates. 

Some schools are spring delivery and some are fall delivery. LSN has actually been fall delivery since 2001. There are pros and cons to each, and we've actually found that the students today don't value signing yearbooks as much as previous generations did, which we think is because of the presence of social media.

Our Student Council voted during the 2018-19 school year to keep fall delivery so that all of the spring events could be included, making it a complete YEARbook. Spring delivery schools actually sacrifice having spring sports and events like prom and graduation covered in the yearbook itself (there's an option to do an insert, but then you run into the issue of those having to be picked up at a later date anyways) because the final deadline for them is before spring break.

When is School Picture Day?
Pearce Photography is our official school photographer. They will have designated picture days at the school for grades 9-11 and a designated day for seniors as well. Specific dates can be found on the school calendar. Pearce also offers senior portrait sessions for SENIORS ONLY in the summer each year for a sitting fee. Their studio is located at 415 Main Street, Belton, MO 64012. Communication of these dates will be sent by the yearbook adviser in July each summer.

We encourage seniors to dress up—suit and tie, dress shirt and tie, solid color dressier tops or sweaters. All students must follow LSN's dress code policy. The following accessories and items are not allowed in portraits and students who are wearing or have such will be asked to remove them before their photo is taken: no headgear, no headphones, no sunglasses, no backpacks, and no purse straps. Students will be asked to wear a jacket if they are wearing off-the-shoulder tops, spaghetti straps, or shirts with inappropriate images or lingo. Students who are not in compliance with these rules will not have their photo featured in the yearbook.

Pearce Photography will be back at the school one final time for a retake/make up date, which can also be found on the school calendar. For a sitting fee, Pearce will also allow you to schedule an appointment at their studio up until November 30, and after that, we will no longer be accepting any portraits for the yearbook.

All school pictures will be uploaded on pearcephoto.com. A week after taking your portrait, enter any email address and the student lunch number as the password to see your student's photo and place an order for prints. For questions about viewing or ordering photos, please email info@pearcephoto.com.

Can I submit my own portrait to the yearbook?

No. Pearce Photography is our official school photographer and takes all student portraits grades 9-11. If you want to submit your own portrait to the yearbook and you are a senior, consider purchasing a senior ad.

How do I purchase a senior ad?

Don't miss out on the opportunity to honor your senior in the yearbook by purchasing a senior ad. Prices range from $60-$430 for four different size options. Senior ads are available for purchase until Friday, November 5. Payment, photos, and messages are due by that date, and late submissions will not be accepted. You can fill out the linked order form and drop off/mail in payment, or you can place your senior ad order online at yearbookforever.com. When ordering online, please still adhere to the word count limits listed on the PDF order form. See the order form Senior Ad Order Form for details.

How do I purchase a business ad?

Thank you for your interest in supporting the Aurora Yearbook program at Lee's Summit North! Business ads are on sale from the beginning of the school year until Friday, November 5. Please contact Mrs. Jessica Brown (jessica.brown@lsr7.net) or a yearbook staff member you know for more information. You can also purchase an ad online at yearbookforever.com.

What is Yearbook Snap/Community Upload?

Aurora yearbook has opened up the opportunity for students, parents, and community members to share their photos with the yearbook staff for potential use in the 2021 yearbook. It's simple; download Yearbook Snap (app) or go to Community Upload (desktop browser) on yearbookforever.com. Just search for Lee's Summit North and use our school code: broncos. The yearbook staff can see who the photos are from and reach out to you if we have questions.

Where can I buy an old yearbook?

Extra copies of the 2019 and 2020 yearbooks are available for $75 in the front office or in room 2135. Please make checks out to LSN Yearbook. Email jessica.brown@lsr7.net to check availability.

Who is the yearbook adviser and how do I get in contact with her?

Mrs. Jessica Brown advises the Aurora Yearbook program. She is in room 2135. The best way to contact her is by email: jessica.brown@lsr7.net. You can also leave her a voicemail at (816) 986-1499, ext. 7995.

I like a picture of me in the yearbook. Can I or my parents get a digital copy?

Images captured for purposes of these publications belong to the publications. DO NOT ASK A YEARBOOK STAFF MEMBER. Images from yearbook events cannot be given out by the photographer or other staff members for people outside the yearbook program without the adviser’s permission. This includes, but is not limited to,

  • Sharing images from an event with students, staff, parents, or community members outside the publication programs without obtaining permission from the publication staff adviser.
  • Uploading images of students from school events, captured for the purpose of the yearbook or newspaper publication, to social media accounts unaffiliated with the school publications.
  • Taking credit for images captured by another staff photographer.
  • There are times images are donated to our publication by students, staff, parents, or community members. While the person who donated these images is not held to this copyright agreement, the publications program will still hold to this copyright agreement to ensure trust between donors and the program.
  • For purposes of district use, images may be shared with staff members and other members of the district at the request of staff or administration members. As long as the purpose is district related, the images may be shared. However, before sharing images, it is necessary to obtain adviser approval to ensure copyright has not been violated.

Important Dates

  • August -- 2020 yearbooks available for pick-up in the front office

  • August 6-7 -- Senior picture opportunity at Pearce's studio in Belton (see email from Mrs. Brown for details)

  • October 14, 21, 28 -- School picture day for grades 9-12 by appointment (see email from Mrs. Brown for details)

  • October 30 -- Last day to purchase a senior ad

  • November 6 -- Last day to purchase a business ad

  • November 9 -- School picture retake/make-up opportunity for A Group (A-K)

  • November 13 -- School picture retake/make-up opportunity for B Group (L-Z)

  • December 25 -- Last day to purchase a 2021 yearbook at discounted $62 Price

  • March 27 -- Last day to purchase a 2021 yearbook for $70

  • April 30 -- Last day to purchase a 2021 yearbook

Staff

Morgan Shearhart

Editor-In-Chief

Reagan Steffes

Managing Editor

Paige Woolf

Copy Editor

Alyssa Boos

Design Editor

Paige Huhman

Photo Editor

Ella Pierson

Photo Editor In Training

Chawntale Bushnell

Co-Sports Editor

Jessica Baker

Co-Sports Editor

Tiffany Ford

Ads Manager

Erica Ho

PR and Marketing Manager

Hope Alger

Staff

Grace Bowlin

Staff

Connor Noland

Staff

Anna Shay

Staff

Emmy Stevens

Staff

Hannah Wilhite

Staff

Business Partners

Thanks to our business partners for placing ads in the Aurora and supporting our yearbook program!