On Saturday, April 12, approximately 250 Ray-Pec High School juniors took part in a pilot administration for a computer-based version of the ACT. Ray-Pec High School was one of only 80 test sites across the nation to take part in the pilot exam. Thanks to the high school counseling department, the district's technology department, high school faculty and staff, the exam proctors, and, of course, the students for helping to make this event a success.
Missouri Scholars Academy
Four Ray-Pec High School sophomores have been selected to attend the 2014 Missouri Scholars Academy. Congratulations to Shelby Parker, Brayden Roberts, Andrea Shaw, and Guinevere Wright, who are among 330 students statewide accepted to attend the program June 8-28 on the campus of the University of Missouri.
A+ Tutoring Conference
High School students David Barberis and Sarah Shatford, along with A+ Tutoring Coordinator Matt Majors, at right, are shown at the first-ever Missouri Congress of A+ Tutors on March 25 in Columbia. A+ Coordinator Counselor Eric Sclesky and Student Logan VanWinkle also represented Ray-Pec High School at the event.
Congratulations to Caleb Daniels, who qualified for the National Forensic League national tournament. He placed first in House C of Student Congress during district competition April 4-5. He will join 10 other Ray-Pec forensic and debate students competing at the national tournament June 15-20 in Overland Park, Kan.
State journalism awards
Ray-Pec journalism students won 29 awards at the state journalism contest this week in Columbia. Among the awards was the Show-Me Award (the highest award given) for RayPecNow, the online student media site.
Ray-Pec High School choir students competed in solo and ensemble events on March 28 at the District Music festival at Grain Valley High School. These events received an exemplary rating and will perform at the State Music Festival May 2 in Columbia. Receiving an Exemplary rating of 1: Concert Choir Quartet - Logan Jungman, Bryson Happy-Francka, Bailey Stevens, and Madilynn Mansur; and vocal soloists Megan Simmons, Nick Schneider, Leeanne Cook, Zack Hartman and Brenden Todd.
Balfour is the official supplier of letter jackets and sweaters for Ray-Pec High School. If you have any questions, call Balfour at (913) 952-5132.
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