1. Football schedule

    Friday night football

    The first home varsity football game is at 7 p.m. tonight, Friday, Aug. 26, against Lee's Summit North. Come out, and support the Panthers! Ray-Pec enters the contest 1-0, after defeating Belton, 48-21, last week. Read on...
  2. ACT logo

    Ray-Pec scores well above state average on ACT

    The 2016 graduating class of Ray-Pec High School scored well above both the state average and the national average on the ACT. Graduates of 2016 earned an average score of 21.4, compared to the state average of 20.2 and the national average of 20.8. Read on...
  3. Golf tournament logo

    Golf tournament

    The Ray-Pec Public School Foundation announces its 4th annual Golf Tournament on Monday, Oct. 10, at The Golf Club of Creekmoor. The four-person scramble will have a shotgun start at noon. The entry fee is $100 per golfer. Read on...
  4. Traffic flow adjustments

    Traffic flow

    There are two traffic flow adjustments at the south high school. Parents are asked to enter the school's north entrance to make a counterclockwise loop around the new circle. Also, traffic will be halted during passing times between classes. Read on...
  5. Preview Day assembly

    Preview Day

    A Preview Day assembly on Aug. 15 welcomed freshmen to Ray-Pec High School. Preview Day gives freshmen the opportunity to meet teachers and learn their way around the school without upperclassmen in the building. The first day of school is Aug. 17.
  6. Carol Barnes

    Teacher honored

    Superintendent Dr. Kari Monsees congratulates Carol Barnes as she begins her 30th year with the District. Barnes is a speech language pathologist at Creekmoor Elementary School.
  7. 20 years of service

    20 years

    During the All-District Convocation, these employees were honored for 20 years of service. Read on...
  8. 10 years of service

    More 10-year employees

    The District on Aug. 10 honored employees for 10 years of service. Here is a photo of the some of the 10-year employees. Read on...
  9. 10 years of service

    Ten years of service

    The District on Aug. 10 recognized employees for 10 years of service. Here is a photo of some of the 10-year employees. Read on...
  10. Patrick Hemmingsen

    Teacher of the Year

    Teacher of the Year Patrick Hemmingsen presented a thoughtful and inspiring message about vulnerability and perfectionism. He shared the acronym DIG: get Deliberate, get Inspired, and get Going, and introduced #RPDigDeep.
  11. School Resource Officers

    School Resource Officer

    In a continuing effort to enhance safety and security for staff, students and visitors, the District is adding a third School Resource Officer this year. Please welcome Master Police Officer Rick Clausing from the Peculiar Police Department. Read on...
  12. Hemmingsen honored

    Teacher honored

    The School Board on July 28 congratulated High School Chemistry Teacher Patrick Hemmingsen on being named a Regional Teacher of the Year. He is one of 32 finalists for Missouri Teacher of the Year. He is pictured with School Board Member Ruth Johnson.
  13. 7-8 Honor Choir

    7-8 Honor Choir

    Nine students from Raymore-Peculiar East Middle School performed with the Missouri Choral Directors Association 7-8 Honor Choir on July 20 in Jefferson City. Shea Twenter is the vocal music teacher at Ray-Pec East Middle School. Read on...
  14. Honor Choir

    4-5-6 Honor Choir

    Students from Bridle Ridge and Eagle Glen intermediate schools participated in the Missouri Choral Directors Association 4-5-6 Honor Choir on July 20 in Jefferson City. Read on...
  15. Patrick Hemmingsen

    Teacher honored

    Ray-Pec Teacher of the Year Patrick Hemmingsen has been named a Regional Teacher of the Year for Missouri, and is eligible for the Missouri Teacher of the Year award. He teaches chemistry at Ray-Pec High School. Read on...
  16. MAEOP members


    Pam Steele, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and School Board, is also president of the Missouri Association of Educational Office Professionals. MAEOP hosted the National Association of Educational Office Professionals annual convention. Read on...
  17. Mt. Bierstadt

    Altitude camp

    Four coaches and 18 runners from the Ray-Pec High School cross country team returned July 16 from a weeklong camp in Colorado. The week included running and hiking in the high altitudes. The team camped in tents near Dillon, Colo. Read on...
  18. MSBA trip

    Trip to D.C.

    School Board members Ruth Johnson and Ryan Wescoat were among a dozen Missouri school board members who participated in the Missouri School Boards’ Association’s Federal Relations Capitol Visit July 5-7 in Washington, D.C. Read on...
  19. Apple Bus

    Bus inspection

    All 79 buses serving the Raymore-Peculiar School District were inspected earlier this year and approved for service. The District contracts with Apple Bus Company for bus transportation. Apple Bus supplies and maintains the buses in the Ray-Pec fleet Read on...
  20. Cyndee Byous

    New CFO

    Cyndee Byous of Peculiar will be the new Chief Financial Officer for the District, effective, July 18. Her responsibilities will include the areas of finance, budgeting, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Read on...
  21. Congratulations!

    National Champion

    School Board Vice President Kim Bailey, left, congratulates Ella Schnake on winning the Middle School national championship in Humorous Interpretation and Storytelling. She won the awards at the National Speech and Debate Association national tournament. Read on...
  22. Board meeting

    The School Board on June 23 approved the Math Curriculum, and approved a memorandum of understanding to participate in the Southland CAPS program. CAPS stands for Center for Advanced Professional Studies. Read on...
  23. Peculiar Way detour


    As part of the Peculiar Way road construction project, there will be a detour from June 27 to July 22 on School Road. Traffic on the curve on School Road at 211th Street will be re-routed to use the Ray-Pec School District campus drive. Read on...
  24. 2016-2017 budget

    Fiscal responsibility has allowed the Raymore-Peculiar School District to achieve at very high levels, while spending near the lowest per pupil among area schools. Read on...
  25. Ella Schnake

    National award

    Eighth grader Ella Schnake is the Middle School national champion in Humorous Interpretation and Storytelling! She earned the honors at the National Speech and Debate Association National Tournament June 12 to 17 in Salt Lake City. Read on...
  26. Alumni award

    The Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation invites you to nominate someone for its Distinguished Alumni Award. This award recognizes alumni who exemplify the values, tradition, and successes of Raymore-Peculiar. Read on...
  27. Guest speaker

    Drivers Education

    Missouri Highway Patrol Sgt. Collin Stosberg was a recent guest speaker for the Summer School driver's education class at Ray-Pec High School. This is the first time in many years for Ray-Pec to offer driver's education instruction. Read on...

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