- Board of Education
Board of Education
School Board recognition week to be observed Jan. 22-28, 2017
- President Kim York
- Vice President Kim Bailey
- Barbara Boucher
- Maria Davies
- Susan Edmonsond
- Ruth Johnson
- Ryan Wescoat
As of Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, eight candidates have filed to run in the April 4, 2017, Ray-Pec School Board election. They are: Incumbent Ruth Johnson of Raymore, Incumbent Kim York of Raymore, Patrick S. Clark of Raymore, Paul Coffman of Peculiar, Collin Stosberg of Raymore, Chris Bruton of Peculiar, Donna Nuccio of Lee's Summit, and Bill Lowe of Raymore. Filing will continue through Jan. 17. There are three positions available with three-year terms. Board members whose terms expire in 2017 are Ruth Johnson, Kim York, and Barbara Boucher.
The Board on Dec. 13 approved new attendance boundaries for grades K-8. The boundaries will take effect for the 2017-2018 school year as the District moves to a different grade configuration as part of the Long Range Facility Plan.
In fall 2017, there will be seven elementary schools for grades K-5, two middle schools for grades 6-8, and one high school building for students in grades 9-12.
The Board approved refinancing of bonds. The Board also heard construction update and a report about school culture and climate. Read a recap of the meeting: Board update
School Culture/Climate report
Surplus Property bids
You can watch the meeting:
Art contest winner
The School Board tonight recognized Sophomore Adeline Aube for winning the grand prize in a statewide art contest sponsored by ACT Missouri. This year’s theme, Your Actions Matter, was incorporated in each artist’s submission. Winners at each grade level received $50 and will have their artwork appear in the 2017 Year in Prevention Calendar. Adeline won the grand prize of a Fire HD tablet. Her artwork will also be included in the calendar.
ACT Missouri is a private not-for-profit corporation established in 1991 to promote drug and alcohol awareness throughout Missouri.
School Board candidate filing information
The Raymore-Peculiar R-II School District encourages qualified persons interested in running for a position on the School Board to file to be a candidate in the April 4, 2017, election. Interested persons interested may file at the administration offices located at 21005 S. School Road, Peculiar, MO 64078.
Filing will begin at 8 a.m. on Dec. 13, 2016, and will continue during the District's regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Filing will not occur on days that the school District's offices are closed due to inclement weather. Filing will not occur on the following holidays when the school district's offices are closed: December 23 and 26, 2016, January 2 and January 16, 2017. Filing will end on January 17, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.
There are three (3) positions available with three-year terms. Board members whose terms expire in 2017 are Barbara Boucher, Ruth Johnson and Kim York.
Placement on the Ballot
Order of filing will determine the placement on the ballot. This is in accordance with board policy BBB-1 – School Board Elections.
Contact School Board Secretary Pam Steele at 816-892-1311 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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 Osage Beach. At the conference, three Board members presented sessions.
School board members advocate for schools in Washington, D.C.
Ray-Pec 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.
In this picture, some board members meet with Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, who represents Missouri's 4th District.
The Missouri School Boards’ Association sponsors the annual trip to Washington, D.C. to provide Missouri school board members the opportunity to take an active role in advocating for issues important to Missouri’s public schools.
21005 S. School Rd.
P.O. Box 789
Peculiar, MO 64078
Ph: (816) 892-1311
Fx: (816) 892-1380
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
View all Board Members
- 7 p.m.
- Fourth Thursday of the month
- Administrative Services Center
21005 S. School Rd.
Peculiar, MO 64078