Public School Foundation/Alumni
Rotary Club donation
On June 16, 2021, the Belton-Raymore Rotary Club donated $5,000 to the Ray-Pec Public School Founation. The donation was made possible with proceeds from last year's Belton-Raymore Rotary golf tournament. President Fred Yonker presented the check to Ray-Pec Foundation Executive Director, Jodie Winter Huston.
Raffle package winner
Roxie Pritchett is a winner! Roxie won the Foundation Raffle Package #5, which included:
- KC Chiefs Super Bowl LIV Champions Signed Football - dated Feb 2, 2020
- Mr. Handyman - 4 hours service
Raffle package winner
David Bliss is a winner! David won the Foundation Raffle Package #4, which included:
- Acupuncture - Abundant Life Chiropractic
- Texas Roadhouse - $25 Gift Card
- Max Motors - Care Detail & 6 Oil Changes - $500
- Countryview Flowers - 6 Months Flower Delivery - $360
- Anna Maxine Boutique - $25 Gift Card
- Abundant Life Chiropractic - Gift of Health - Scan/Exam/Consult
- Jack Stack Barbeque - $50 Gift Card
- Schlotskys - $25 Gift Card
The Ray-Pec Public School Foundation sold tickets for chances on 5 gift packages this year in lieu of the in-person Gala event. Thanks to all who support the Foundation's work!
Major Saver card sale raises more than $26,000
Kelly Osborn, president of Major Saver, at left, on April 13, 2021, presented a check for $26,010 to the Ray-Pec Public School Foundation and Ray-Pec elementary and middle schools. Of that total, $13,042.50 benefits the Ray-Pec Public School Foundation, and the rest benefits schools that participated in the card sale.
Pictured, from left: Peculiar Elementary Principal Keri Collison, South Middle School Principal Dr. Randy Randolph, Bridle Ridgel Elementary Principal Dr. Missy Mattingly, Raymore Elementary Principal Jennika Miller, Kelly Osborn from Major Saver, Stonegate Elementary Principal Carolyn Deane, Foundation Executive Director Jodie Huston, Timber Creek Elementary Principal Dr. Lauren Gechter, East Middle School Principal Katie Campbell, and Eagle Glen Elementary Principal Robin Jones.
Elementary and middle school students sold the $15 cards featuring 21 special offers. Half of the card's purchase price benefits the Foundation, and the other half benefits the school of the student seller. Since 2001, more than $575,000 has been raised to benefit the Foundation and the participating schools.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
The Ray-Pec Public School Foundation and Ray-Pec School District are partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City! Big Brothers Big Sisters creates and supports life-changing friendships between children facing adversity in the Kansas City area with caring, adult mentors. Little Brothers and Little Sisters who are matched with a "Big" are proven to receive better grades, have higher self-esteem and be more likely to reach their full potential.
To learn how your student may participate as a Little Brother or Little Sister, visit the Big Brothers Big Sisters website or contact your student's school counselor. If you are interested in participating as a Big Brother. a Big Sister, or a Big Couple, you may visit the website or contact Jodie Huston, Foundation Executive Director.
Show your school spirit by purchasing a yard sign sporting your favorite Ray-Pec activity: football, dance, volleyball, soccer, band ...whatever!
The signs (sign/stake/hardware) are $55 each, and each personalized plaque is $10 (up to 15 characters). Place your order here.
After you complete the purchase, please email email@example.com with the information you want on the plaques. Orders will be placed on the 15th of each month. Buyers will be notified via email that the sign and/or plaques are ready for pick up with Tracy Caskey at Peculiar Elementary. You may also arrange evening pickup at another Ray-Pec school.
You may also mail your order with all of the details and check made payable to the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation to: Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation, PO Box 789, Peculiar, MO 64078. All proceeds benefit Ray-Pec Cares, a program of the Foundation.