1. DECA trip

    RPHS students attend DECA leadership conference

    Six Ray-Pec High School DECA members traveled to the Lake of the Ozarks for the State Fall Leadership Conference Oct. 16 and 17. Pictured, from left: Zerryn Gines, Kobe Bennett, Tessa Velez, Jonaie Batiste, Serenity Cave, and Makayla Poindexter. Read on...
  2. Greenhouse with students web.jpg

    Greenhouse ready for use at north high school

    The greenhouse behind the north high school is complete and ready for use. This photo was taken on Oct. 20 to celebrate the project – much of which was completed by maintenance staff of the Buildings and Grounds Department. Read on...
  3. Children of Eden poster

    RPHS to present musical "Children of Eden"

    Raymore-Peculiar High School announces performances of the musical "Children of Eden" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, 4, and 5; and at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6. To reserve tickets, call 892-3999, extension 2400. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. Read on...
  4. Foundation food drive

    Foundation Board donates to food drive

    Ray-Pec Public School Foundation Board members brought food donations to their Oct. 20 meeting. Back row, from left: Larry Dobson, Brad Kiehl, Rich Bartow, Shauna Stephenson, and Leo Anderson. In front: Allison Scott, Allison Bruflat, and Jodie Huston.
  5. RPHS Softball

    Post-season honors for softball players

    Post-season honors are starting to roll in for Ray-Pec Softball players, with Senior Callie Martin and Junior Shelby Martinez both receiving All-Conference, All-District, and All-Region honors. Read on...
  6. Rotary honors Matthew Greble

    Rotary Club honors RPHS student

    Eric Collins, president of the Belton-Raymore Rotary Club, at right, congratulates Matthew Greble as the club's October Student of the Month from Ray-Pec High School. Read on...
  7. SkillsUSA meeting

    Officers attend SkillsUSA Executive Council meeting

    SkillsUSA District President Sarah Cozad and Vice President Ryan Rushin attended the Missouri SkillsUSA Executive Council meeting on Oct. 14 in Jefferson City. Sarah and Ryan are seniors at Raymore-Peculiar High School and attend Cass Career Center. Read on...
  8. Forensics and Debate Tourn

    Debate and Forensics success at Blue Springs

    Congratulations to the trophy winners from the first Debate and Forensics tournament of the season! Ray-Pec placed first in the Individual Events Sweepstakes and third in the Combined Sweepstakes at the Varsity Tournament Oct. 14-15 at Blue Springs. Read on...
  9. Work session

    School Board work session

    During a work session on Oct. 13, the Raymore-Peculiar School Board discussed early childhood programming, a proposed change to the high school schedule, school names, and a boundary committee update. Additional Info...
  10. Food drive flyer

    Fall Food Drive

    A food drive the week of Oct. 17 will benefit the Caring About Nutrition program. There is a theme for each school day, along with suggested items to donate. Items can be dropped off at any Ray-Pec elementary or intermediate school. Read on...
  11. Marching band competition

    Band competition

    Congratulations to the Ray-Pec High School Panther Pride Marching Band on receiving the 2nd highest score at the Missouri Western Tournament of Champions band competition on Tuesday in St. Joseph. The competition included 23 bands from MO, KS, & Iowa.
  12. Team of golfers

    Golf tournament

    It was a great day for golf on Monday, Oct. 10, at Creekmoor Golf Club for the 4th annual golf tournament to benefit the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation. Thanks to participants, sponsors, donors, and volunteers. See results:
  13. School Board

    Board members share Ray-Pec successes

    Ray-Pec School Board members attended the Missouri School Boards' Association annual conference Sept. 29 to Oct. 2. At the conference, three Board members presented sessions. Read on...
  14. Boys soccer team

    Soccer team places first at tournament

    Congratulationss to the varsity boys soccer for winning first place on Oct. 6 in the Park Hill South Panther Classic.
  15. Employees win prizes

    Foundation awards prizes to 2 employees

    Ray-Pec employees Jennifer Gibson and Terry Foster received prizes in a drawing sponsored by the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation for employees who contribute to the Foundation through payroll deduction. Read on...
  16. Pasta feed

    Football team pasta feed includes special guests

    Ray-Pec football players enjoyed their Thursday night pasta feed with special guests! Each student is playing tonight's game in honor of or in memory of a person touched by cancer. Many attended the Thursday night team dinner. Read on...
  17. Boys soccer team

    Soccer team wins 3rd place in tournament

    Congrats to the Varsity Boys Soccer team for winning 3rd Place in its bracket at the Gateway City Soccer Classic tournament Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 in St. Louis! The tournament included more than 50 teams from nine states. Additional Info...
  18. Optimist Club SOM

    Ray-Pec Sunrise Optimist Club honors students

    Emily Harris, left, and Anna King, right, were honored as the Ray-Pec High School September Students of the Month by the Ray-Pec Sunrise Optimist Club. They are pictured with Club President Ed Russell at the Sept. 20 meeting.
  19. DECA students

    DECA students visit Children's Mercy Park

    Ray-Pec High School DECA students received advice about marketing and business majors, toured the stadium, and attended a Sporting KC game during a Sept. 13 event at Children's Mercy Park.
  20. Mini golf first place team

    Mini golf tournament

    A mini golf tournament on Sept. 25 raised $500 for the Ray-Pec Public School Foundation. Thanks to everyone who participated. Congrats to the first place team of Shawn Jones, Lori Jones, Billie Godfrey, and Mike Godfrey! Read on...
  21. Prowlers in parade

    Raymore parade

    The Ray-Pec High School Prowlers dance team performed in the Raymore Festival in the Park parade on Sept. 24. The Panther Pride Marching Band and Ray-Pec Cheerleaders also participated.
  22. Cross Country runners at Oklahoma

    Cross Country teams do well in Oklahoma

    The Ray-Pec Cross Country teams had great performances on Sept. 24 at the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree. The boys team placed 7th, and the girls placed 8th out of approximately 80 of the best teams from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, Kansas, and Missouri. Read on...
  23. Breanna Birkett honored

    Board honors student for academic achievement

    The Board of Education on Thursday night recognized RPHS Senior Breanna Birkett for qualifying as an Advanced Placement Scholar with Distinction for her coursework in 2015-2016. She is pictured with Board Member Ryan Wescoat.
  24. National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

    Board recognizes scholarship semi-finalists

    The Board of Education on Thursday night recognized RPHS Seniors Jacob Shriner, left, and Nick Caskey, center, for being named National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists. They are pictured with Board Member Ryan Wescoat.
  25. Valiante Waltz

    Student places 3rd in KC SuperStar

    The Board of Education on Thursday night recognized RPHS Senior Valiante Waltz for placing third in the KC SuperStar singing competition. He received a $2,500 scholarship. Valiante is pictured with Board Member Ryan Wescoat.
  26. Mutton busting

    Youth rodeo

    Three Ray-Pec students are among the competitors at the American Royal Invitational Youth Rodeo, which continues through Friday, Sept. 23. Pictured here is Royce Gatz, a second grader at Shull Elementary School, who qualified to compete in mutton busting. Read on...
  27. Rotary Student of the Month

    Rotary Club honors student

    Eric Collins, president of the Belton-Raymore Rotary Club, right, congratulates Spencer Lueckenotto as the club's September Student of the Month from Ray-Pec High School. Read on...
  28. Preamble bookmarks

    Preamble bookmarks

    Nancy Morris, representing the Prairie Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, presented Preamble bookmarks to Eagle Glen Principal Randy Randolph. The bookmarks are for 5th graders in observance of Constitution Week. Read on...
  29. Distinguished Alumni

    Distinguished Alumni

    2016 Distinguished Alumni Award winners Ted Martin (Class of 1985) and Dr. Sandy Clutter (Class of 1971) were the guests of honor at a luncheon on Sept. 16 with the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation Board. Read on...
  30. Music notes

    All-District Choir

    Congratulations to students chosen for the West Central Missouri All-District Choir: Ian Fleming, Lucas Hagelin, Dakota Parrish, Chely Stratton, Malone Blaich, and Sammie Fries. Students were also named to the Women's Honor Choir and 9/10 Honor Choir. Read on...
  31. National Merit semi-finalists

    National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

    Ray-Pec High School seniors Nick Caskey and Jacob Shriner have been named semi-finalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship program. As semi-finalists, they represent the top 1 percent of the state's senior students. Read on...
  32. College and Career Fair

    College and Career Fair

    More than 60 college and career representatives, including two-year and four-year colleges and universities, unions, trades, and military branches, participated in the College and Career Fair on Sept. 15 at Ray-Pec High School.
  33. Optimists donate

    Optimists donate to CAN program

    Thanks to the Ray-Pec Sunrise Optimist Club for your support of the Caring About Nutrition program! Club President Ed Russell, center in blue shirt, presents a donation of $292.55 to the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation Board of Directors. Read on...
  34. Homecoming King and Queen

    Homecoming Court candidates

    Meet the Ray-Pec High School Homecoming royalty candidates! Homecoming Queen and her underclass attendants will be announced at half time of the football game on Friday, Sept. 16. The King and male attendants will be announced at the Homecoming dance. Read on...
  35. Ribbon cutting ceremony

    Ribbon cutting

    The RPHS Panther Pride marching band performed at the Sept. 13 ribbon cutting event for the new I-49 and Peculiar Way interchange. Superintendent Dr. Kari Monsees was a guest speaker at the ceremony. The interchange is expected to open within the week.
  36. ribbon cutting invitation

    New interchange

    The new I-49 and Peculiar Way interchange is scheduled to open following a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13.
  37. Homecoming 2016

    Homecoming Week at RPHS

    RPHS Homecoming activities include spirit days, a pep assembly, and a dance. The Homecoming football game, against St. Joseph Central, is on Friday. The Foundation plans an alumni and staff tailgate party and recognition of Distinguished Alumni. Read on...
  38. Distinguished Alumni

    Distinguished Alumni

    The Ray-Pec Public School Foundation announces Dr. Sandy Clutter and Ted Martin as the 2016 recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award. Both have outstanding careers in public service and have contributed to the betterment of their communities. Read on...

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    See the latest aerial photos of the high school construction project.

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