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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Ray-Pec High School to present musical comedy "The Robber Bridegroom"

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Raymore-Peculiar High School presents “The Robber Bridegroom”

The Raymore-Peculiar High School Theatre Department announces its fall musical comedy, Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman’s “The Robber Bridegroom.” Performances will be in the Ray-Pec High School T...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

More than 50 RPHS students named to All-District Band

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All-District Band selections include 54 honors for Ray-Pec High School band students. Students from more than 40 schools in the West Central region of the Missouri Music Educators Association auditioned for All-District Band on Nov. 3 at Warrensburg High ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

Swim team earns All-State Honorable mention in 5 events

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Congratulations to the Ray-Pec boys swim team on earning All-State Honorable Mention in five events at the state meet Nov. 8-9 in St. Peter's, Mo. Pictured here: The 200 Free Relay (Brady Terry, Kaleb Thomas, Seth Hammack and Trent Oberlander) earned All-...

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Come to the 2nd annual STEAM Expo on Tuesday!

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You are invited to attend the 2nd annual STEAM Expo, scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Raymore-Peculiar High School dome gym. This event will showcase students in the areas of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics.

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Posted on: November 12, 2018

Cross country teams have success at Nike Regional meet

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The Raymore-Peculiar High School cross country teams had their best performances in school history Nov. 11 at the Nike Cross Country Regional meet in Terre Haute, Ind. The boys placed 6th out of 80 teams in the Open Division, while the girls placed 13th i...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Forensics and Debate students bring home hardware

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Congratulations to Ray-Pec High School forensics and debate students on their success at recent tournaments.

KCKCC Tournament of Champions Qualifier Qualifier (Nov. 3-4):

Jaden Lanza and Brenden Lucas – Debate – advanced to “double-octo finals,” where 32 co...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Bill Lowe sworn in; Ruth Johnson elected Board president

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New School Board Member Bill Lowe took the oath of office during the Nov. 8 special meeting of the Board. He was selected to fill a vacancy due to the resignation of Kim Bailey, who was appointed to the Missouri State Board of Education. At the time of he...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Four cross country runners earn All-State honors

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Four Ray-Pec cross country runners earned All-State honors for their performances at the Class 4 state meet on Nov. 3, 2018, in Jefferson City. 

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  • Junior Braden Zaner placed 21st in the boys race to earn All-State honors for the ...
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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Girls cross country team wins 3rd place at state

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The Ray-Pec High School girls cross country team placed 3rd in Class 4 at the state meet on Nov. 3, 2018, in Jefferson City. The team was led by Junior Marissa Dick, 5th place; Senior Miranda Dick, 6th place; and Senior Makenzie Stucker, 23rd place.From l...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Bill Lowe selected to be new School Board member

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During a special meeting on Oct. 30, the School Board selected Bill Lowe of Raymore to fill a vacant seat on the Board of Education.

The vote came after the Board interviewed three finalists for the open seat. In addition to Lowe, the Board also interviewe...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

'Prize Patrol' awards more than $10,400 across district

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The Ray-Pec Public School Foundation Prize Patrol traveled the District on Oct. 22 to present grant awards. Foundation Board members visited 10 schools, surprising teachers and their students with oversized checks for 18 grants. The awards totaled $10,420...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Forensics and Debate results from Oak Park

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Congratulations to Ray-Pec High School forensics and debate students who competed last weekend! 

Varsity students placed fourth in the overall sweepstakes at the Park Hill Varsity Tournament. Individual results: Jaden Lanza and Brenden Lucas - fir...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Katelynn Jungling is Student of the Month at Cass Career Center

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Cass Career Center Fire Science student Katelynn Jungling, a Senior @ RPHS, is October Student of the Month at Cass Career Center.

"Katelynn is the consummate professional and has been a delight to have in class," said Bill Shaumeyer, fire scienc...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Board recognizes St. Paul's United Methodist Church

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Thanks to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church for all you do! The School Board on Oct. 18 recognized St. Paul’s for its support of Timber Creek Elementary School.

Church members have donated school supplies, clothing, shoes, and headphones for students. The...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Foundation awards iPad Mini to District employee

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On Oct. 18, the RP Public School Foundation Board presented an iPad Mini to Casey Thompson, administrative assistant for Administrative Services. She won a drawing from names of employees who are new supporters of the Foundation through payroll deduction.

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Rotary Club honors RPHS Students of the Month

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The Belton-Raymore Rotary Club on Oct. 17 honored Shane Martin and Becca Bessette as the October Students of the Month from Ray-Pec High School. They are pictured with Club President Kris Turnbow.

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Optimist Club honors RPHS Students of the Month

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The Raymore-Peculiar Sunrise Optimist Club recognized Kamryn Martin and Trent Oberlander as the Ray-Pec High School Students of the Month for October. They are pictured with Club President Kevin Barber.

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

RPEMS September Students of the Month

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Congratulations to the September Students of the Month!
  • 8th Grade - front row, from the left: Landon Wickett, Brian O’Neil, Taylor Vandegrift, Persephanies Wilson, Brayden Copeland and Trey Hipple.
  • 7th Grade - second row: Dakota Boal, Cha...
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Posted on: October 17, 2018

RPSMS Students of the Month for September

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Congratulations to the South Middle School Students of the Month for September! These students were recognized for demonstrating Respect.

Back row from left: Emily Baker-Wise, Peyton Neemann, Trey Doss, Zach Mitchell, Gavin Oliver, and Cintia Soriano. Midd...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Ray-Pec High School forensics and debate results

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The Ray-Pec Forensics and Debate Team went to Blue Springs Oct. 12-13 for the opening tournament of the season.

Ray-Pec finished in 1st place in forensics at the 24-school Blue Springs Varsity Tournament. Results were as follows: In Dramatic Interpretation...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Eight RP singers selected for All-State Choir

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A new record for the Ray-Pec High School choir! Eight students were selected for the All-State Choir. This is the highest honor a high school singer can receive in the state of Missouri.

Students were selected after auditions during the West Central All-Di...

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

RPHS honors students for academic achievements

Academic Honors Night at RPHS

On Oct. 3, Raymore-Peculiar High School honored students with academic honors earned during the 2017-2018 school year.  

Students were recognized for achievements such as earning an Academic Letter, receiving the Lamp of Learning award, p...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Tennis team wins District championship

Girls Tennis 2018 District Champs

District champs! Congratulations to the Ray-Pec varsity girls tennis team on winning the District 12 competition on Wednesday, Oct. 3!

Pictured from left: Faith Swenson (12), Emrie Ianniello (12), Nia Phillips (12), Bayley Raymond (10), Madelyn Zalewski (1...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Field biology students participate in monarch migration

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Sept. 27 was a big day for Raymore-Peculiar High School field biology students as they experienced the peak of the monarch migration. Working with Teacher Mike Roberts, they observed about 100 monarchs, and tagged and released 18 monarchs. Students also r...

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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Conscious Castle of Eagle Glen

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Eagle Glen Elementary Knights are excited about the Conscious Castle of Eagle Glen. The staff and students are learning and implementing the 7 Skills of Conscious Discipline school-wide. The mural pictured above was painted by a parent volunteer.

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Ray-Pec drumline places first at Drummit at the Summit

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The Ray-Pec Panther Pride Marching Band drumline placed 1st in the White Class at Drummit at the Summit on Sept. 15.

The 8th annual Marching Percussion Competition was Saturday, Sept. 15, at Lee's Summit High School.

Placing second in the White Class was Li...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

District seeks applicants for School Board vacancy

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There is a vacancy on the Board of Education as a result of the resignation of Kim Bailey, who has been appointed to the Missouri State Board of Education. Bailey was the School Board President. Board Vice President Paul Coffman is now serving as interim ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Botany students transplant milkweed in outdoor classroom

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Another hands-on learning opportunity for Ray-Pec students!
Juniors and Seniors in the Ray-Pec High School Botany course (taught by Mike Roberts and Megan Walker) last week transplanted milkweed plants to the outdoor classroom just east of the pond. &n...
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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Kim Bailey takes oath of office for State Board of Education

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Congratulations to Kim Bailey, who is now officially a member of the Missouri State Board of Education. She is pictured with Board President Charlie Shields, who administered the oath of office to Bailey on Tuesday.

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

High School English students participate in Motivation Panel

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Students in the English 3 and English 4 classes at Ray-Pec High School participated in a Motivation Panel on Sept. 11. Adults representing a variety of careers in the Kansas City area were invited to speak on panels geared toward specific student interest...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Ray-Pec High School Homecoming Queen and King crowned

2018 Homecoming Queen and King

Congratulations to Homecoming Queen Tammy Yang and King Josh Putney and the rest of the Homecoming Court: Juniors Peyton Balfour and Jackson Hilsabeck; Sophomores Madi Hocker and Reece Dunsworth; and Freshmen Caroline Kelly and Jack Ardito.

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Cross country teams dominate at Bonner Springs Invitational

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The Ray-Pec cross country teams dominated at the Bonner Springs Invitational on Sept. 15. Varsity boys placed first, and varsity girls placed second. The individual champion of each of the six races was from Ray-Pec! The six race champions were Bela Torre...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Foundation honors Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

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Congratulations to the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients, Shara Clevenger Brice and Danielle Gowing George.The Ray-Pec Public School Foundation honored them during the Homecoming football game.Pictured from left: Danielle George, Shara Brice, and...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Webinar addresses role of security in schools

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Safety training: 3 School Resource Officers, 3 campus supervisors, & Assistant Superintendent Dr. Bryan Pettengill participated in a webinar on Sept. 12 about critical roles of security in schools..Clockwise from top left: School Resource Off...

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Posted on: September 14, 2018

Meet the Ray-Pec High School Homecoming candidates

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Congratulations to the candidates for Senior Homecoming King and Queen and attendants for the Junior, Sophomore, and Freshman classes. The Queen will be announced at the Sept. 14 football game. The King will be announced at the Sept. 15 night dance.

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Students explore college and career opportunities

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Ray-Pec High School seniors and juniors had the opportunity on Sept. 11 to visit with representatives from 85 colleges, universities, technical schools, military branches, and unions during the annual College and Career Fair.

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Foundation selects two for Distinguished Alumni Award

Distinguished Alumni duo

The Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation announces two recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award: Shara Clevenger Brice (Class of 1987) and Danielle Gowing George (Class of 1994). The award recipients have excelled in their careers and have g...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Cross Country teams undefeated after Ray-Pec Invitational

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A wet and muddy course could not stop the Panthers! Congratulations to the boys and girls cross country teams for their dominating performances to open their seasons.

Both teams are currently undefeated and state-ranked after winning the Cass County Champi...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

First home varsity football game is Sept. 7

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The first home football game is at 7 p.m. tonight against Rockhurst! It's also Senior Night!
Ray-Pec enters the contest with a 2-0 record. Tickets: $5 for adults and $3 for children. High school students are required to show their school I.D. Adults age 55...
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Posted on: September 7, 2018

#YouMatterRayPec t-shirts now available to order

You Matter t-shirts

Support the #YouMatterRayPec movement by ordering a t-shirt or making a donation! Shirts are $10. (Extra charge for 2XL, 3XL, and 4XL)

The mission of #YouMatterRayPec is rooted in the need to come together as a community to serve our youth and to remind th...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Kim Bailey appointed to Missouri State Board of Education

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Kim Bailey has been appointed to the Missouri State Board of Education by Governor Mike Parson.

Bailey, who has been serving as School Board President, was elected to the Board in 2016. She served as Board Vice President for one year, and has served as Boa...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Board approves assessment plan for 2018-2019

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Students in PreK through high school participate in a wide range of assessments as part of the instructional process. The School Board on Aug. 23 approved the 2018-2019 plan, which includes federal- and state-mandated assessments, as well as locally-devel...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

School Board sets 2018 total tax levy at $5.3622

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The School Board on Aug. 23 approved the 2018 tax levy rate at $5.3622. The 2018 rate includes an operating levy of $4.4265 and a debt service levy of $0.9357. The approval followed a public hearing.The rate reflects a net increase of 45 cents over the 20...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

District honors employees for 20 years of service

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These employees were honored for completing 20 years of service in the District. They received pins at the all-staff Convocation on Aug. 8.
Front row, from left: Joe O’Neal, Teacher, High School; Lisa Coldiron, Teacher, Timber Creek; Jessi Cartwr...
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Posted on: August 24, 2018

District honors employees for 10 years of service

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These employees were honored for completing 10 years of service in the District. They received pins at the all-staff Convocation on Aug. 8. (This is the second group honored.)

Front row, from left: Kim Shaul, Curriculum Facilitator, District-wide; Ashlie R...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

District honors employees for 10 years of service

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These employees were honored for completing 10 years of service in the District. They received pins at the all-staff Convocation on Aug. 8. (This is the first group honored.)

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

School Picture Day is coming

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School picture day is coming! School picture order forms are coming home with students. You may send the order form and payment with your student on Picture Day. You also may pre-order online.

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  • Tuesday, Aug. 28 - Ray-Pec High School
  • Wedn...
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Posted on: August 23, 2018

District honors employees beginning 30th year

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Four employees have completed 29 years of service in the District and received watches at the all-staff Convocation on Aug. 8 to celebrate their 30th year at Ray-Pec.

Pictured, from left: Jeff Helzer, Buildings and Grounds Department; Connie Huckeby, Healt...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Middle Schools and High School welcome students on Preview Day

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Eighth grade cheerleaders, Student Council members, and the Husky mascot welcomed sixth graders to East Middle School on Aug. 13, for Preview Day. Sixth and ninth graders were invited to attend Preview Day to become acquainted with their new schools.

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Children donate to CAN program

Students from Little Blessings donate food to CAN

Children in the Little Blessings School-Age Child Care program at St. Paul's United Methodist Church pose with the cans that they purchased and decorated for the Ray-Pec Caring About Nutrition program! At right is CAN Volunteer Jackie Boursheski.

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

Board honors students for speech and debate success

Speech and Debate students honored at July 2018 Board meeting

The School Board on July 26 honored four students for their success at the middle school National Speech and Debate Tournament.

From left: Blake Oser and Aidan Martel placed 6th in duo interpretation, Paige Showen placed second in humorous interpretation, ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

Principal and counselor visit families of incoming kindergartners

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Raymore Elementary School Principal Jennika Miller, left, and Counselor Jenni Beck made home visits this week to the school's incoming kindergarten families to welcome them to the school. They gave each student a book.

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

School Board honors IB Diploma graduates

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The Raymore-Peculiar School Board on July 26 recognized Class of 2018 graduates who completed all requirements to earn an International Baccalaureate diploma. Pictured, from left: Trevor Diepenbrock, Abril Fasani, Aaron Fuller, Amber Heath, Molly...

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Centralized registration is Tuesday, July 31

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Registration will be centralized for all PreK-12 students from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, at the Ray-Pec South Middle School, 20501 S. School Rd., Peculiar. Please park and enter on the east side of the school, as shown in the map above.

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Creekmoor Elementary welcomes new principal

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The front lawn of Creekmoor Elementary School on July 23 featured a large greeting to welcome new Principal Melissa Lucas!Mrs. Lucas has worked in the District since 2006, most recently as assistant principal intern at Raymore Elementary School the past t...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Connection seen between GPA and participation in school activities

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Extra-curricular activities are valued as a way for students to learn about teamwork, responsibility, discipline, competition, and a sense of community. They provide an avenue to socialize and have fun.

There are also tangible benefits, such as learning ne...

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Five students represent RPHS at Missouri Girls State

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Five Ray-Pec High School students attended Missouri Girls State June 24-29 on the campus of the University of Central Missouri. From left: Mackenzie Loftin, Kamryn Martin, Tammy Yang, Jordan Wright, and Becca Bessette. The girls will be seniors this fall.

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Girls attend basketball camp at Pittsburg State University

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Ray-Pec girls and coaches are pictured before leaving for the Lane Lord's Women's Basketball Camp June 20-22 at Pittsburg State University.

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Samuel Fish receives $1,000 Comcast scholarship

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2018 Ray-Pec graduate Samuel Fish recently received $1,000 scholarships as part of the Comcast Leaders & Achievers Scholarship Program. The award is granted to seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills.

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

National Speech and Debate: one champion, one runner-up, and 6th place duo

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Congratulations to Ray-Pec East Middle School student Madison Busby, who won the championship in storytelling at the National Speech and Debate Association national tournament! Ray-Pec South Middle School student Paige Showen finished second in the nation...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

High School to offer second Physical Night on July 26

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If your student still needs a physical for participation in 2018-2019 activities, a second physical night has been scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at Ray-Pec High School. Because this is the first time to offer a summer physical night, you a...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

RPHS student journalists attend Media Now camp

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Members of the RayPecNow high school media team are attending the Media Now Digital Media Summer Camp for high school journalists at Webster University in St. Louis. Students are preparing to lead the Ray-Pec High School yearbook, newspaper and digital pu...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Peculiar Elementary celebrates school's centennial

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Peculiar Elementary celebrated the school's centennial with an open house on June 23. The event was planned in conjunction with the City of Peculiar's Sesquicentennial celebration.

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

School Board recognized for awards

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The June 20 School Board meeting included recognition for the Board itself. For the fourth consecutive year, the Ray-Pec School Board has received two prestigious state-level awards from the Missouri School Boards' Association.

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Board recognizes All-State track/field athletes

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The School Board on June 20 recognized student athletes who earned All-State honors by finishing in 8th place or higher at the Missouri Class 5 State Track and Field May 25-26 in Jefferson City.
Pictured, from left: Braden Zaner, Zach Hill, Nolan Dick, Mar...
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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Students tour Europe with foreign language teachers

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A group of Ray-Pec students are visiting London, Paris, Barcelona and Rome with High School Foreign Language Teachers Coralie Price and Heidi Lanksbury. Here are a few pictures from their trip!

Trip participants: Students Morgon Sword, Riley Nicholson, Syd...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

South Middle School 8th grade choir competes at contest

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The Ray-Pec South Middle School 8th Grade Advanced Choir "Cadenza" competed for the first time this past spring at World's of Fun's Festival Of Music and received a Rating of 2 (Excellent).
Student members who competed were: Alivia Bentley, Brice...
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Posted on: June 18, 2018

School officials meet with legislators for end of 2018 session

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Members of Cass County Kids First met with legislators for breakfast on June 8 at the Archie School District

Legislators shared brief comments about the 2018 session, and then answered questions from those in attendance. Discussion included the topics of s...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

RPHS student attends Missouri Leadership Seminar

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RPHS student Te’a White attended the Missouri Leadership Seminar June 8-10 at the University of Central Missouri In Warrensburg. (Te'a is pictured at left in the first picture, and in the center of the second picture) MLS seeks to help sophomore...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Samuel Fish receives Comcast scholarship

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Congratulations to 2018 graduate Samuel Fish on being selected for a $1,000 scholarship from Comcast Kansas City.

Samuel is one of 10 students in the Kansas City area to receive a scholarship as part of the company’s Leaders and Achievers Scholar...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

May Students of the Month at South Middle School

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Congratulations to the May Students of the Month at Ray-Pec South Middle School! In the back row, from left: Nekayla Russell, Paris Wilkins, Aidan Starforth, Ava Kirkpatrick, Zachary Hiles, Sahem Haddad, and Tyler Stotler. In the front row: Savannah Large...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Teen volunteers needed for Cyber Seniors program

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Here is an opportunity for high school students. Help a senior citizen learn basic computer functions. The program usually meets once a week. At the completion of the class, each participating student receives a tablet. 

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Construction activity at Timber Creek

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Construction has been taking place over the past week at tTimber Creek Elementary School in Raymore.

Work includes new playground surface and equipment, extensive asphalt and concrete work, and fencing.

The District schedules maintenance and repair projects...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Peculiar Elementary named "Touchdown School"

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Peculiar Elementary achieved "Touchdown School" status this spring after completing all 7 steps in the Fuel Up To Play 60 program.

This program helps schools analyze their physical activity and healthy eating programs to provide an opportunity fo...

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Help review curriculum for Counseling and Modern Language

Curriculum Review

The School District seeks your participation in the curriculum review process.
Reviewing and updating curriculum is a part of the district's ongoing commitment to provide the best educational opportunities for students. The review process provides District...
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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Ray-Pec East Middle School Students of the Month

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Congratulations to the Ray-Pec East Middle School Students of the Month for May!

Front row, from left: Zoey Simpson and Savanna Porter. Second row: Natalie Kies, Aidan Hill, and Hameed Suleiman. Third row: Dawson Jones, Persephanies Wilson, and Alivia Youn...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Melissa Lucas named principal of Creekmoor Elementary School

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Melissa Lucas has been named principal of Creekmoor Elementary School, beginning in fall 2018. The School Board approved the hiring on May 24. Lucas has worked in the Ray-Pec School District since 2006, most recently as assistant principal intern at Raymo...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

School Board honors PTA Volunteer of the Year

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The School Board on May 24 recognized PTA Council Volunteer of the Year Joyce Noah. She is pictured with Board Member Billy King.

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Ray-Pec has 8 all-state finishes and sets 5 school records

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The Raymore-Peculiar high school track and field teams had All-State finishes in eight events and set five new school records at the Class 5 Missouri State Track and Field meet May 25 and 26 in Jefferson City.

The state medalists included:

• Boys 4...

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Board recognizes choir students for success at state

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The School Board on May 24 honored choir students who received a gold medal at the state music contest.

In the front row, from left: Katie Clewell, vocal solo and double quartet; Tayler Bates, double quartet; Vito Brattin, double quartet; and Kylie Hansen,...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Board honors band students who earned gold at state

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The School Board on May 24 honored band students who received a gold medal at the state music contest.

In the front row, from left: Mikaria Craig, bass clarinet solo; Tammy Yang, mallet solo; Dianna McGinn, trombone quartet; and Jacob Buerge, multi percuss...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Board honors TSA state champions

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The School Board on May 24 recognized students who were state champions at the Missouri Technology Student Association (TSA) Competition April 22-24.

Board Member Billy King, at right, is pictured with Amanda Vega, left, and Bryanna Gordon, center. They we...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

School Board recognizes cast and crew of one-act play

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The School Board on May 24 honored the cast and crew of the state champion one-act play. Ray-Pec performed "The Diviners" at the Missouri State High School Activities Association speech, debate and theatre state competition.

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

8th grade science students go fishing

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Eighth graders in Teams 8A and 8B at Ray-Pec East Middle School enjoyed some fishing this week at the pond on the school property. The students are in the science classes of Valerie DeNayer and Randy Welhoff (retired RPEMS teacher serving as a long-term s...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

First graders and high school students work together on art projects

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What do you get when first graders and teenagers collaborate on a project? A room full of monsters!

Bridle Ridge Elementary School Art Teacher Emily Pfaff organized the collaboration, which began with her first grade art classes learning about monsters. Th...

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Ray-Pec wins Blue Star award for hair and makeup design

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Congratulations to the Ray-Pec High School theatre department for winning the Blue Star award for Outstanding Hair and Makeup Design for the production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.” 

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Bel-Ray Lions Club donates to Foundation

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The Bel-Ray Sunrise Lions Club donated $701 from its Chili Cook-off to support the Caring About Nutrition Program. Ron Brennan, left, & Angie Fyffe, right, presented the donation to Volunteer Jackie Boursheski & Jodie Huston, Foundation Exec. Director.

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Raymore Lions Club donates to Ray-Pec Foundation

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Thanks to the Raymore Lions Club for donating $600 and a $100 Price Chopper gift card to support the Caring About Nutrition program! Club President Russ Scott presented the donations on May 10 to Jodie Huston, Foundation Executive Director.

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

District honors 2018 retirees at dinner

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The Raymore-Peculiar School District appreciates the dedication and years of service from this year's retirees. The District honored retirees at a dinner in their honor on May 14 at Loch Lloyd Country Club. 

 This year's retirees:

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Ray-Pec High School announces Students of the Month for May

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Congratulations to the May Students of the Month at Ray-Pec High School. From left to right: Kaydrin Quest and Tristan Holmes-Dye (honored by the Optimist Club), and Abril Fasani and Maquire Copeland (honored by the Belton-Raymore Rotary Club).

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Students learn about careers in construction industry

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These Ray-Pec High School students attended the iBuild Showcase on April 18 at Bartle Hall. The iBuild Showcase is an annual exposition and a major event to bring students together for an opportunity to actively connect with industry professionals. The pr...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

RPHS Yearbook receives award from publisher

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The Ray-Pec High School Panther yearbook was awarded Walsworth Publishing's Gallery of Excellence award for the 2018 book. Walsworth honors less than 5 percent of their books with this award based on superior work in theme, coverage, design, photography a...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Students teach computer repair to other students

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Students in Debra Ivanuska’s IT Essentials class at Ray-Pec High worked hard all year learning how to repair a computer. On April 27, they shared their knowledge with students in Janet Allen's Business Essentials class. They taught basic compute...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Country Club Bank donates to Ray-Pec Foundation

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Thanks to Country Club Bank for donating $2,500 to the Ray-Pec Public School Foundation!

Pictured from left: Foundation Board Member Mike Medsker, Foundation Board Member and Ray-Pec Superintendent Dr. Kari Monsees, Heather Austin with Country Club Bank, F...

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Posted on: May 10, 2018

Rotary donates to Ray-Pec Public School Foundation

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The Belton-Raymore Rotary Club donated $1,000 to the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation. At its May 9, 2018, lunch meeting, President Cami Marcom, at right, presented the donation to Dana Jermain, Foundation Board Member, Phil Parke, Foundation Pre...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Students sign letters of intent to continue activities in college

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Eleven student-athletes have signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the college level.The students participated in a signing ceremony on May 8 at Ray-Pec High School.From left to right:•Cody Morgan, soccer, Avila Universit...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

School Road is open!

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The construction on School Road was completed ahead of schedule, and the road opened for traffic Wednesday morning, May 9. Thanks for your patience and understanding as the City of Peculiar and Cass County completed this final portion of improvements. Dri...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Rotary Club recognizes May Students of the Month

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Maguire Copeland, left, and Abril Fasani, right, were honored on May 9 by the Belton-Raymore Rotary Club as the Ray-Pec High School Students of the Month for May. They are pictured with Club President Cami Marcom.

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

District names Scott Dobson as Director of Facilities

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The School Board on April 26 approved hiring Scott Dobson as Director of Facilities, effective July 2.Dobson has been the Maintenance Supervisor for the District since the 2015-2016 school year. Previously, he was an electrician in the Buildings and Groun...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Ray-Pec competes in State Trap Shooting Competition

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On April 28, Ray-Pec competed in the Paul Larsen Memorial High School State Trap Shooting Competition. Top shooters for the Panthers included Junior Hayden Rains, shooting 94/100, and Senior Caleb Cohen, shooting 97/100. Caleb placed 3rd in the Senior Div...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

East Middle School honors April Students of the Month

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Congratulations to the Ray-Pec East Middle School Students of the Month for April! In the front row, from the left: Emily Morris, Mikyla Taylor, and Will Reynolds. Second row: Micah Taylor, Joseph Gillespie, and Brody Butler. Third row: Jayden Escobar, Is...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

South Middle School honors April Students of the Month

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Congratulations to the Ray-Pec South Middle School Students of the Month for April. They were recognized for their demonstration of the character trait of forgiveness.

In the back row, from left: Taron Shelby, Bree Totten, Blake Kirby, John Ribordy, Savann...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Grant funds and volunteers enhance greenhouse lessons at RPSMS

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Science students at Ray-Pec South Middle School are able to experience some expanded hands-on learning in the school's greenhouse, thanks to grant money from the Ray-Pec Foundation and assistance from two local patrons.

At the beginning of the school year,...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

Board recognizes Special Olympics basketball teams

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The School Board on April 26 recognized the success of the District's Special Olympics basketball teams at the state tournament. Due to schedule conflicts, many of the students were unable to attend the Board meeting. Here is a complete list of the honore...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Dr. Jerrod Fellhauer resigns as principal of Creekmoor Elementary

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Dr. Jerrod Fellhauer, principal of Creekmoor Elementary School, is resigning, effective June 30, to accept a similar position in the Lee's Summit School District. 

The School Board accepted Dr. Fellhauer's resignation at its April 26 meeting. Dr. ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Cass Career Center presents end-of-year awards

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Cass Career Center students received numerous honors at the annual awards night ceremony held April 30. Approximately 500 people attended the event with students from the nine sending school districts receiving awards.

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Theatre students win state championship for one-act play

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Ray-Pec High School theatre students won the state championship for the one-act play, “The Diviners.”

Ray-Pec placed second in the state for its Readers Theatre performance of  "The Fundamentals of Caregiving.” ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

Band and choir students receive many awards at state contest

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CORRECTED! Look at all the awards that Ray-Pec High School band and choir students received at the state music competition for solos and ensembles. The Missouri State High School Activities Association contest was April 26 in Columbia.

 

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Ray-Pec receives 10 Blue Star nominations

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10! That's how many Blue Star nominations Ray-Pec High School received. The Blue Star awards honor excellence in high school musical theatre in the Kansas City area. Ray-Pec received eight nominations for "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and two no...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

District seeks feedback from parents and patrons

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The District is seeking feedback from parents, patrons and staff. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey linked below. Responses will help the District evaluate and improve our efforts. We have shortened the survey from prior years to reflect th...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

Ray-Pec wins TSA state championships in two events

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The Ray-Pec Technology Student Association Team came home with TWO championships from the State TSA Competition April 22-24 in Rolla.

The team of Bryanna Gordon, Trent Oberlander, Amanda Vega, and Ryan Jones, placed first in the state in the category of &a...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Board approves more than $750,000 in capital projects

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The School Board on April 26 approved more than $750,000 in capital improvement projects to take place around the District.

The District schedules maintenance and repair projects each year, but the list is more extensive this year with the additional funds...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Joyce Noah is 2018 Volunteer of the Year

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The Raymore-Peculiar Council of PTAs announced Joyce Noah, left, as the 2018 Volunteer of the Year. The announcement came at a reception on April 26 to honor finalists.

Joyce has served as PTA president at Timber Creek Elementary, Eagle Glen, and the Middl...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

18 Ray-Pec singers selected for honor choirs

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18 Ray-Pec singers have been selected to participate in the all-state youth honor choirs at the Missouri Choral Directors Association conference July 18-21 in Jefferson City. Hundreds of students from across the state audition for the opportunity to parti...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

April Students of the Month at RPHS

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Congratulations to the April Students of the Month at Ray-Pec High School. From left to right: Samuel Fish and Adriana Wright were recognized by the Belton-Raymore Rotary Club, and Zachary Hill and Jillian Killpack were recognized by the Optimist Club.

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Coaches Gaines inducted into Mo Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame

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Congratulations to Brad Gaines, who was inducted on April 21 into the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

Coach Gaines has nearly 500 wins as a girls basketball coach. He was the the Panthers girls basketball coach for 7 years. Prior to c...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Optimists honor RPHS students for academic excellence

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Congratulations to 51 high school students honored by the Raymore-Peculiar Sunrise Optimist Club at the April 22 Excellence in Education banquet. The event honored 26 seniors, 15 juniors, and 10 sophomores, who are at the top of their respectives classes ...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Ray-Pec Cares seeks book donations

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Ray-Pec Cares, in conjunction with the Ray-Pec Public School Foundation, is collecting new and gently used books during a book drive Monday, April 23, through Friday, May 4. Books may be geared for beginning readers through young adults.

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Rotary Club recognizes April Students of the Month

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The Belton-Raymore Rotary Club honored Ray-Pec High School Students of the Month Adriana Wright and Sam Fish during its April 18 lunch meeting. They are pictured with Club President Cami Marcom, at right.

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Jones and King take oath of office for School Board

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Ashley Jones and Billy King take the oath of office during the April 16 special reorganization meeting of the School Board.

The two were elected on April 3 to serve three-year terms. They replace Ryan Wescoat and Maria Davies, who did not seek re-election....

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

School district officials meet with legislators

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Cass County Kids First stresses local control during second Legislative Breakfast

 

School officials have a consistent message to legislators: allow local school boards the flexibility to make decisions for their own school districts.

 

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Ray-Pec High School students receive state journalism awards

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The annual state journalism awards were announced at the end of March. Raymore Peculiar High School’s media students were recognized for their work throughout the 2017-18 year in high school publications. The state awards are held in conjunction...

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RPHS students tour Glore Psychiatric Museum

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Senior Nate Henderson is strapped in a straitjacket and Senior Darren Fields is pictured at right during a tour of the Glore Psychiatric Museum in St. Joseph. Students participated in a tour of the museum as part of the psychology class curriculum. The fi...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Students participate in innovation challenge

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Some members of the Ray-Pec Student Leadership Team attended a MECA Challenge event on April 6 at the Sprint Accelerator. MECA Challenge is a one-day innovation competition, where students work in teams of seven with an entrepreneur mentor to solve a real...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

RPHS to present comedy, 'The Nerd'

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The Raymore-Peculiar High School Theatre Department presents the comedy, "The Nerd." Remaining performances of the show will be in the Academy Theatre at Ray-Pec High School at 7:30 p.m. April 13, and 14, and at 2:30 p.m. April 15.

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Beneke and Weida receive annual staff awards

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Congrats to 2018 Teacher of the Year Brett Beneke and Support Staff Employee of the Year Kelley Weida! The announcement of both awards came during the April 11 dinner to honor the finalists.

Beneke teaches English Literature and Composition Teacher at Ray-...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Major Saver card sale raises more than $29,000 for Foundation and schools

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Thanks to everyone who supported the recent Major Saver card sale! More than $29,000 was raised for the Ray-Pec Public School Foundation and the participating elementary and middle schools.

Janet Shelman with Major Saver attended the April 10 Administrativ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

SMS recognizes Students of the Month for empathy

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Here are the Ray-Pec South Middle School Students of the Month for March, recognized for their demonstration of empathy.

Back row, from left: Caitlin Figge, Leah Provance, Cayla Eggers, and Kendra Schulmeister. Middle row, from l...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Ray-Pec Sunrise Optimist Club donates to CAN program

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Jodie Huston, Executive Director of the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation, left, was the guest speaker at the Ray-Pec Sunrise Optimist Club meeting on March 27 at the IHop Restaurant. Jodie told the club about the Caring About Nutrition (CAN) prog...

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Voters approve Prop R-P

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Ray-Pec voters on April 3 approved the Prop R-P operating levy increase with 57.27% approval.  Prop R-P asked voters for a 75-cent operating levy increase. At the same time, the district is scheduled to decrease its debt service tax rate by 30 ce...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Voters elect Jones and King to School Board

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Voters on April 3 elected Ashley Jones and Billy King to serve three-year terms on the Ray-Pec School Board. They will replace current board members Maria Davies and Ryan Wescoat, whose terms expire in 2018.

Jones and King will take the oath of office duri...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Band brings home many awards from Chicago festival

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Ray-Pec High School band students performed March 24 in Chicago. More than 30 ensembles and 900 students from Georgia, Tennessee, Illinois, Missouri, and other states participated. 

  • Gold Superior Rating : Concert Band, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Ba...
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Posted on: March 27, 2018

East Middle School honors March Students of the Month

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Ray-Pec East Middle School announces its Students of the Month for March. In the front row, from the left: Kaden Young, Chloe Banks, and Kylin Sousley. In the second row: Mia Sternod, Cora Gross, and Anthony Michael. In the third row: Ethan Culbertson, Ta...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

TSA presents plaques to Board members

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Industrial Technology students presented School Board members on March 22 with laser-etched black granite plaques to honor their service.

Back row: Board Member Paul Coffman, Teacher Ivan Robison, Zach Kerfoot, Board President Kim Bailey, Board Member Ryan...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Board honors students for technical theatre achievements

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The School Board recognized four Ray-Pec High School students for their achievements at the 2018 Missouri State Thespian Festival. This group placed fourth in the Missouri Tech Challenge, a competition in technical theatre skills. From left: Becca Bessett...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Board recognizes Garrett LaBelle as All-State Wrestler

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The School Board on March 22 recognized Garrett LaBelle for finishing in 6th place at the State Wrestling meet. Garrett competed in the 132-pound weight class in Class 4. His finish qualified him as an All-State Wrestler. He is pictured with Board Member ...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Rotary Club recognizes Students of the Month

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Seniors Aaron Fuller and Cassie Kruse were recognized on March 21 as the Ray-Pec High School March Students of the Month by the Belton-Raymore Rotary Club. They are pictured with Rotary Club President Cami Marcom, at right.

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Posted on: March 20, 2018

Choir students qualify for state with solo and ensemble events

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Vocal music students are headed to state after 16 entries received Superior "1" ratings at the District Solo and Ensemble Competition March 17 in Grain Valley. The state competition is April 26.

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Ray-Pec teams win medals at Special Olympics basketball tournament

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Ray-Pec Special Olympics athletes brought home the hardware from the March 17 state basketball tournament in St. Joseph - two teams won the gold, one team won silver, and one tea...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Student qualifies for DECA international competition

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Congratulations to Maddie Welty, who qualified and plans to compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference April 20-25 in Atlanta, Ga. She qualified by placing 5th in Hospitality and Tourism Professional Selling at the recent state confer...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Kindergarten Roundup is March 21 at each elementary school

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Raymore-Peculiar Kindergarten Roundup is March 21

Parents of children who will turn age 5 before Aug. 1, 2018, are invited to attend Kindergarten Roundup to receive information and register your child for kindergarten screening. Information about screening...

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Ray-Pec students qualify for state band competition

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Forty Ray-Pec High School band students, in 33 events, qualified for state following District competition March 17 in Grain Valley. Students receiving exemplary ratings of "1" advanced to state with solos and ensembles.

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Support Staff Employee of the Year finalists

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Congratulations to the finalists for Ray-Pec 2018 Support Staff Employee of the Year:

  • Lisa Baird, Creekmoor Elementary School

  • Katherine Floyd, Ray-Pec South Middle School

  • Jarod Kientz, Technology Department

  • Linda Portman, Technology Department

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Teacher of the Year finalists

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Congratulations to the finalists for Ray-Pec 2018 Teacher of the Year:

  • Brett Beneke, Ray-Pec High School

  • Kevin Crean, Ray-Pec High School

  • Monica Curtis, Peculiar Elementary

  • Jennifer Milligan, Timber Creek

  • Tammy Novak, Peculiar Elementary

  • Stephanie Parris, Eagle...

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RPHS Senior is Cass Career Center Student of the Month

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Quentin Thompson is the March Student of the Month at Cass Career Center. Quentin is a Ray-Pec High School senior studying Automotive Technology at CCC. He was selected for showing leadership in his CCC program and for volunteering his own time outside of...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Another section of School Road to close March 15

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Effective March 15, School Road will close from the West Peculiar Fire District station to 195th Street for construction. Detour signs will be posted. This final phase of School Road improvements is projected to l...

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Lucky 13.1 half-marathon and 5K results

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More than 100 runners and walkers participated in the Lucky 13.1 half-marathon and 5K on March 10 at Ray-Pec High School. The event raises funds for the RPHS cross country and track programs.The winner of the 5K race was Derek Taylor, 23, of Kansas City, ...

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Students visit Operating Engineers Local 101

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A group of Ray-Pec High School students visited the training site for Operating Engineers Local 101 on March 9. Practical Arts Teacher Steve Hatfield took the students on the visit as an opportunity to learn more about this career and what it takes to bec...

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

South Middle School honors February Students of the Month

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Congratulations to the Raymore-Peculiar South Middle School Students of the Month for February. These students were recognized for being honest.

Back row, from left: Katrina Tilawen, Katelyn Hazen, and Abby Ogren.

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East Middle School honors February Students of the Month

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Congratulations to the East Middle School Students of the Month for February! In the front row, from the left: Archer Walsh, Ava Butler, and Kalynn Smith. Second row: Ashton Jermain, Irelynn Sloan, and Alaina Garcia. Third row: Dylan Matteson, Gabriel Mil...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Student honored with Outstanding Musicianship award

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The Ray-Pec South Middle School Jazz Band earned "Outstanding" ratings at the University of Central Missouri Jazz Festival on Feb. 24. Ayden Daugherty received an individual award of Outstanding Musicianship for his trumpet solo in the piece &qu...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Prowlers dance team competes at nationals

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The Prowlers competed in the NDA High School National finals for the first time in school history. The Prowlers placed 16th in pom, 16th jazz and 12th in team performance. The event was also attended by Ray-Pec High School Athletic Director Tom Kruse.

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Dr. Monsees talks about Prop R-P at Rotary Club meeting

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Superintendent Dr. Kari Monsees talked about Prop R-P at today’s meeting of the Belton-Raymore Rotary Club.

Prop R-P will be on the April 3 ballot. It will ask voters to consider a 75-cent operating tax levy increase. At the same time, the distri...

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SMS students compete in archery tournament

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Forty-one 6th and 7th graders in the Lifetime Sports classes at Ray-Pec South Middle School competed in an after-school archery tournament on Feb. 14. At the end of five rounds, Bryce Galtin finished 3rd with a score of 203. There was a tie for first plac...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

RPHS seeks judges for Senior DRIVE projects

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Ray-Pec High School is seeking judges to give feedback on Senior DRIVE projects. DRIVE stands for Directed, Real-World, Innovative, Venture, Experience. Judging will take place at the April 25 Senior DRIVE project Community Night. (Approximately 5-8 p.m.)...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Foundation honors First Church of Peculiar with Partners in Education award

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First Church of Peculiar received the Partners in Education award from the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation. 

The award was presented at the annual Gala on Feb. 24. The Gala is both a celebration and a fundraiser. Sponsorships, donations,...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Foundation honors Larry Dobson as Partner in Education

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Larry Dobson received the Partners in Education award from the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation. He was introduced at the annual Gala on Feb. 24. Larry served many years on the Foundation Board of Directors and chaired its Alumni Committee. He is...

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Pleasant Hill 6th grader wins Cass County Spelling Bee

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Brady Hughes is the Cass County Spelling Bee Champion. Brady is a 6th grader in the Pleasant Hill School District. After 12 rounds of words, Brady spelled “lithe” to win the Bee.

Runner-up was 8th grader Samara Lewis from the Midway Sch...

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Board recognizes Stonegate Elementary as PLC Exemplary School

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The Raymore-Peculiar School Board on Feb. 22 recognized Stonegate Elementary School for being named a Professional Learning Communities Exemplary School.

This year, 16 schools statewide were honored. Missouri PLC is a school improvement initiative sponsore...

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Board recognizes Peculiar Elementary as PLC Exemplary School

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The Raymore-Peculiar School Board on Feb. 22 recognized Peculiar Elementary School for being named a Professional Learning Communities Exemplary School.

This year, 16 schools statewide were honored. Missouri PLC is a school improvement initiative sponsored...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

East Middle School honors January Students of the Month

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Congratulations to the East Middle School Students of the Month for January! Representing 6th grade in the front row, from the left: Lilian Poe, Avery Monnig, and Jackson Drecktrah, and the second row: Seth Creek, Dawson Bales, and Jessina Jathaul. Repres...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

School Board thanks Real Life Church

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The School Board thanked Real Life Church for work by its members to remodel and organize the Panther Closet to support Ray-Pec students. Church members also provided child care services at the Good Neighbors, Strong Community conference earlier this mont...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Board recognizes Todd Schnake for directing 100th show

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The School Board on Thursday night recognized Ray-Pec High School Theatre Teacher Todd Schnake for his milestone achievement of directing 100 theatrical productions for the Raymore-Peculiar School District. Congratulations, and thanks for all you do!

He is...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

RPHS announces delegates for Missouri Boys State

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Congratulations to the Ray-Pec High School students nominated to attend Missouri Boys State in June.

Several community organizations are paying the fees ($400 or $300) for students to attend. Thanks to the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation, Peculia...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

RPHS announces delegates for Missouri Girls State

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Congratulations to the Ray-Pec High School students nominated to attend Missouri Girls State in June.

Several community organizations are paying the fees ($400 or $300) for students to attend. Thanks to the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation, Peculi...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Ray-Pec annual Physical Night moved to Feb. 22

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The annual Physical Night is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at Ray-Pec High School. Physicians and healthcare providers will conduct physical exams for students. The cost is $15.

Students in grades 7-12 participating in MSHSAA-sponsored spor...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Board members attend Legislative Forum in Jefferson City

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Ray-Pec Board members joined others from across the state at the Missouri School Boards' Association Legislative Day on Feb. 13. From left: Ruth Johnson, Susan Edmonsond, and Board President Kim Bailey. It was Public Schools' Day at the Capitol.

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

RPHS presents productions of Quilters and The Diviners

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Raymore-Peculiar High School announces upcoming productions of Quilters and The Diviners

Raymore-Peculiar High School announces its upcoming productions of the musical Quilters and the play The Diviners. Performances of these two shows represents a first f...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Ray-Pec DECA students qualify for state

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Ray-Pec High School students qualified for the state DECA Conference in 12 events, after performing well at the DECA District 3 contest Feb. 8 at Independence Center. Fifty-four Ray-Pec students competed at Districts in a variety of marketing, entrepreneu...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Ray-Pec wrestlers qualify for state tournament

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Congrats to the Ray-Pec High School wrestlers who qualified for state after District competition! From left: Mason Pratt-160 lbs, 2nd place; Shane Martin-220, 4th; Garrett LaBellle-132, 2nd; Clint Herrick -182, 2nd; and Joey Stallone-195, 3rd place.

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Cass County school officials meet with legislators

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Representatives from public school districts in Cass County met Friday morning, Feb. 9, with Rep. Rick Brattin, R-55, and Rep. Donna Pfautsch, R-33; to learn more about issues expected to be discussed and considered during the 2018 legislative session. Th...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Ray-Pec raises over $11,000 in Polar Plunge

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Ray-Pec continues its tradition of raising money for Special Olympics. A team of brave students and staff participated in the Polar Plunge on Jan. 27 at Longview Lake.

Donations are still being tallied, but as of Feb. 8, the Ray-Pec Plungers had raised $11...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Ray-Pec CORP volunteers at Harvesters

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Fifty-six student members of C.O.R.P. (Community Outreach Ray-Pec) participated in a service project on Jan. 23 at Harvesters. The group packaged over 130 boxes of food for hungry people.

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Free Good Neighbors, Strong Community conference is Feb. 10

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Registration is now open for the FREE Good Neighbors, Strong Community event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Ray-Pec High School.

The daylong event is focused on resources to build a strong community. Speakers and break-out sessions ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Fourteen student-athletes sign letters of intent

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Fourteen student-athletes have signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the college level.The students participated in a signing ceremony on Feb. 7 at Ray-Pec High School.Front row, from left to right:•Leah Rogge, soccer, Pa...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

South Middle School honors January Students of the Month

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Congratulations to the South Middle School Students of the Month for January. These students were recognized for demonstrating self-control.

Back row, from left: Janesa Robertson, Max Solar, Abby Hellums, Ashtyn Hutchinson, Ameila Thompson, and Andrew Brok...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Ray-Pec wins sweepstakes at Oak Grove forensics tournament

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Congratulations! Ray-Pec placed first in the sweepstakes out of 10 schools at the Oak Grove Forensics Tournament last weekend. Here are the individual results:

  • Humorous Interpretation: Ian Van Horn placed 1st, and Ashley Sclesky placed 6th.
  • Duo Interpretati...
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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Ray-Pec Foundation awards more than $10,500 in grants

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It was hard to say who was more excited - teachers or their students - to see the Foundation Prize Patrol arrive with giant checks to present grant awards.

 

"He's rich!" exclaimed a third grader after Teacher George Tombaugh (at right) r...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Two Ray-Pec elementary schools honored for commitment to professional learning

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Peculiar Elementary School and Stonegate Elementary School were honored last week for their commitment to professional learning.

Sixteen schools from across the state were named Professional Learning Communities Exemplary Schools for outstanding performanc...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

8th grader Olivia Burton is the District Spelling Bee Champion

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Congratulations to Olivia Burton, the Ray-Pec District Spelling Champ! Olivia is an 8th grader at Ray-Pec South Middle School. Her winning word was "lunatic" in the 9th round of the bee. After a six-round spell-off between three spellers, Charis...

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Board recognizes All-State football player Zach Starforth

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The Raymore-Peculiar School Board on Jan. 25 recognized Senior Zach Starforth for being selected for the All-State Football Second Team. He is pictured with Board Member Paul Coffman. Zach was also selected for the All-District First Team.

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

'Ray-Pec Has Heart' food drive to benefit CAN program

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'Ray-Pec Has Heart' food drive

A food drive to benefit the Caring About Nutrition program kicks off Jan. 26, 2018, at Ray-Pec High School Courtwarming. You may drop off food donations before the basketball games. 

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

School Board honored at Jan. 25 business meeting

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It’s School Board Recognition Week, and the Board was honored at its Jan. 25 meeting. Front row: Vice President Kim York and Maria Davies. Back row: Ruth Johnson, Susan Edmonsond, Paul Coffman, President Kim Bailey, and Ryan Wescoat.

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Top spellers to compete in District Spelling Bee on Jan. 23

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Good luck to the competitors in the District Spelling Bee, which begins at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Eagle Glen Elementary School!

The winner will receive a trophy, a Visa gift card from UMB Bank, and the opportunity to represent the District at the Cass County...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Ray-Pec places 2nd in individual events sweepstakes at Conference

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Ray-Pec placed second in the individual events sweepstakes at the Greater Kansas City Suburban Conference tournament Jan. 19 and 20 at Blue Springs High School.

• Ian Van Horn, 1st place-Humorous Interpretation• Ella Schnake, 1st place-St...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Debates place 5th at Greater KC Suburban Conference Tournament

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Ray-Pec placed fifth in the debate sweepstakes at the Greater Kansas City Suburban Conference tournament Jan. 19 and 20 at Blue Springs High School.

  • Julie Garibay, 2nd place-Lincoln-Douglas Debate
  • Jaden Lanza/Brenden Lucas, 5th place Policy Debate
  • Brenden Lu...
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Posted on: January 22, 2018

School Board Recognition Week

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School Board Recognition Week is Jan. 21-27. The goal is to build awareness and understanding of the important function an elected board of education plays in communities and schools.

All Missouri citizens are asked to recognize the contributions of these...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Ray-Pec High School announces Students of the Month

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Congrats to Ray-Pec High School January Students of the Month (from left): John Baker, Hannah Hornbeck, Shelby Martinez, and Mohson Chouhdry. John and Hannah are being honored by the Rotary Club. Shelby and Mohson are being honored by the Optimist Club.

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

High School Student Leadership Team visits 6th graders

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On Jan. 12, the Ray-Pec High School Student Leadership Team visited with 6th graders from Ray-Pec South Middle School for their annual District Leadership Training.  

The lesson was built around the Power of Positive Thinking (PPT). The SLT studen...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

District seeks nominations for annual employee awards

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The Ray-Pec School District is seeking nominations for the 2018 Teacher of the Year and Support Staff Employee of the Year. A banquet on April 11 will honor the award finalists.

Anyone may nominate a teacher by submitting a letter of nomination by Feb. 23....

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Belton-Raymore Rotary Club recognizes Student of the Month

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Hannah Hornbeck, left, was honored on Jan. 17 by the Belton-Raymore Rotary Club as a Ray-Pec High School Student of the Month for January. She is pictured with Club President Cami Marcom.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Theatre students win awards at State Thespian Festival

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Ray-Pec Theatre students participated in the Missouri State Thespian Festival Jan. 11-13 in St. Louis.Missouri State Thespians is affiliated with the Educational Theatre Association and its student organization the International Thespian Society.

In the fr...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Ray-Pec places 4th in Tech Challenge at State Thespian Festival

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Ray-Pec Theatre students brought home some awards from the Missouri State Thespian Festival Jan. 11-13 in St. Louis.

Ray-Pec placed fourth overall out of 30 schools in the Tech Challenge. Riley Linn placed first in Lighting and Nick Hime placed third in So...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

South Middle School honors December Students of the Month

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Congratulations to the Ray-Pec South Middle School Students of the Month for December.

Standing, from left to right: Cooper Bien, Chance Embry, Isaiah Floyd, Katy Baumgardner, Grant Hornbeck, Nick Yates, Ava Hauptmann, Molly Sevy, Paige Bruflat, Aidan Scro...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

School Board recognizes All-State band students

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The School Board on Dec. 21, 2017, recognized students selected for All-State Band. From left: Tammy Yang, first chair mallet and 5th chair timpani; Zane Brown, 7th chair trumpet; Cate Wilhite, 8th chair oboe; and School Board Member Ruth Johnson. Not pic...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

Course Planning and Informational Night for grades 9-12

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Students currently in grades 8-11 and their parents are invited and encouraged to attend Course Planning and Enrollment Informational Night from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Ray-Pec High School.

This event is designed to give parents and students valua...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Nomination period now open for LEAP program for gifted learners

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Logic, Enrichment, and Academic Pursuit (LEAP) is an intervention program for students who have been identified as gifted learners. The Raymore-Peculiar LEAP program services gifted students in grades 2-8. Students must meet qualifying levels on identifie...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

School Board recognizes Finance Department for budget award

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The School Board on Dec. 21 recognized the Finance Department for the District’s receipt of the Meritorious Budget Award for the third consecutive year. From left: Chief Financial Officer Cynthia Byous, Bookkeeper Cheryl Tipton, Finance Speciali...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

School Board approves new Strategic Plan for 2018-2022

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The School Board on Dec. 21 approved the new Strategic Plan, outlining a five-year road map to the future.

With student success as the primary focus, the plan is organized into three focus areas:

  1. Success Ready Students
  2. High Quality Staff
  3. Financial Responsibil...
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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Three RPHS students among those inducted into National Technical Honor Society

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Cass Career Center inducted 45 students into its chapter of the National Technical Honor Society on Dec. 12. The four criteria for membership into NTHS at Cass Career Center are scholarship, character, attendance, and leadership. Students must excel in al...

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Students of the Month at Ray-Pec High School

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Congrats to RPHS December Students of the Month (from left) Doug Adolphson, Morgan Sharp, Logan Daniels, and Erin Woolf! The Belton-Raymore Rotary Club recognized Doug and Morgan. The Bel-Ray Sunrise Optimist Club recognized Logan Daniels and Erin Woolf.

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

School Road opens between 211th Street and fire station

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School Road opens between 211th and fire station

Starting at mid-day Friday, Dec. 15, the portion of School Road from 211th Street north to the fire station will open.

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

RPHS students nominated to attend Missouri Leadership Seminar

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Congratulations to Ella Schnake, left, and Te'a White on being nominated to attend the Missouri Leadership Seminar June 7-10 at the University of Central Missouri. Ella is the nominee, and Te'a is the alternate.

The seminar is free to the student, with exp...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Belton-Raymore Rotary Club recognizes RPHS Students of the Month

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Morgan Sharp, left, and Doug Adolphson, center, were recognized today as the Rotary December Students of the Month from Ray-Pec High School. They are pictured with Cami Marcom, president of the Belton-Raymore Rotary Club.

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Filing period begins for April 2018 School Board election

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The filing period opened today for persons interested in running for a position on the School Board. There are two positions available with three-year terms. Board members whose terms expire in 2018 are Maria Davies and Ryan Wescoat.

 

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Grocery Grab total is more than $1,400 during 5-minute shopping spree

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Congratulations to Chloe Alleman, winner of the Cosentino's Price Chopper Grocery Grab! During her 5-minute shopping spree on Dec. 9, Chloe filled carts with items totaling more than $1,400!

Semi-finalists were: Kira Senne, John Huston, Lynn Laffoon, and C...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

RPHS students nominated to attend leadership seminar

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Congratulations to these Ray-Pec High School students nominated to attend the HOBY Leadership Seminar June 15-17 at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, Mo. From left: Jillian Humke (alternate), Taylor Hermsmeier, Dawn'Yel Iverson, and E...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

RPHS students participate in TubaChristmas

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Ray-Pec High School musicians Kiersten Grier, Brent Corbin, and Xander Roller (not pictured here) participated in TubaChristmas on Dec. 4 at the Kauffman Center.TubaChristmas in Kansas City has happened annually since 1979, often including over 500 tuba a...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Ray-Pec South Middle School congratulates Students of the Month

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The Ray-Pec South Middle School congratulates the Students of the Month for November.

Back row, from left: Rylee McKinzey, Elijah Reynolds, Lillith Monroe, Grace O'Brien, and Brice Bogar. Middle row: Nathan Parker, Madison McKinley, Devyn Pinney, Adam Salo...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Four students selected for All-State Band

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Congratulations to four Ray-Pec High School students selected for All-State Band! More than 1,400 students auditioned on Saturday, Dec. 2, in Columbia, for the All-State Band. Cate Wilhite was selected as the 8th best oboe in the state. Zane Brown was nam...

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Retired Superintendent Don Shull passes away at age 89

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Retired School Superintendent William “Donald” Shull passed away Dec. 4, 2017.

Mr. Shull was the beloved superintendent of the Raymore-Peculiar School District from 1966 to 1984, and is the only person to have a district school named af...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

East Middle School Students of the Month for November

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Congratulations to the Ray-Pec East Middle School Students of the Month for November.

In the front row, from the left: Sixth Graders Audrey Spencer and Braedyn Gooding. In the second row: Sixth Graders Adam Daire, Noah Smith and Maren Benz.  In t...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

RPHS Wrestling Team takes 3rd place at Leavenworth Tournament

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Congrats to the Ray-Pec Wrestling team for finishing third at the Leavenworth Tournament on Dec 2.

The team was led by Clint Herrick and Shane Martin with tournament titles. Tyler Jackman, Coleton Cahill, and Tyson King also all posted an undefeated day. T...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Share your opinions on the district calendar!

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The Raymore-Peculiar School District Calendar Committee is currently constructing a draft calendar for the 2018-2019 school year.

The link below takes you to a brief survey asking for your input on various calendar topics.

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

District repeats great score on Annual Performance Report

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For the second consecutive year, the  District has achieved a 98.9 percent score on its Annual Performance Report (APR) from the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

The 2017 report includes student achievement data, grad...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Hero's Harmony choir performs at Kansas City Mavericks hockey game

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Hero's Harmony, the 6th grade performing choir at Ray-Pec East Middle School, performed at the Kansas City Mavericks Hockey Team Kid's Day Game on Nov. 14. Vocal Music Teacher Shea Twenter is directing the students.

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Students sing National Anthem at Mavericks hockey game

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Ray-Pec East Middle School Vocal Music Teacher Shea Twenter leads members of the Blue Notes and Silver Sounds choirs in singing the National Anthem at the Kansas City Mavericks hockey game on Nov. 10.

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

High School CORP serves meal at rescue mission

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Members of C.O.R.P. (Community Outreach Ray-Pec) went to Cass County Rescue Mission on Nov. 11 and cooked/served chili and cinnamon rolls to approximately 80 individuals.

In front, from left: Makenna Ricketts, Sabrina Shuebuert, and Mallory Huggins. In bac...

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

District Wellness Committee holds first staff workout day

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The District Wellness Committee conducted its first staff workout day on Nov. 11. The boot-camp style workout was led by District Wellness Coordinator Lindsay Tom and School Board Member Paul Coffman.

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Posted on: November 21, 2017

Nov. 21 is the deadline to order Ray-Pec High School 2018 yearbook

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The deadline to order the 2018 Panther yearbook is Nov. 21. The base cost is $75. The school does not order extra yearbooks to sell at distribution, so please pre-order to reserve your book for May 2018. If you have questions, email stefani.russ@raypec.or...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Board members visit Ray-Pec South Middle School

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Board members visited South Middle School and attended the all-school assembly with the school mascot! In front: Ruth Johnson. In back, from left: Paul Coffman, Maria Davies, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Al Voelker (in costume), and Susan Edmonsond.

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Posted on: November 16, 2017

Rotary Club honors November Students of the Month

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The Belton-Raymore Rotary Club honored Seniors Amy Cambridge and Wesley McCullough as the Ray-Pec High School Students of the Month for November. In the first picture, they are pictured with Club President Cami Marcom.

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Students participate in Startup KC Ecosystem Tour

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Ray-Pec High School Teacher Debbie Ivanuska and students participated in the Startup KC Ecosystem Tour on Nov. 8. The students, who are learning about computer repair and networking, visited Plexpod, Enterprise Center in Johnson County, and Hammerspace Co...

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

South Middle School announces Students of the Month

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Ray-Pec South Middle School congratulates its October Students of the Month.

In the back row, from left: James Moss (7), Keaton Niemeyer (7), Cole Hilton (6), Riley Zimmerman (6), Mason Cohen (6), and Grant Blackwell (8). In the middle row: Hunter Diepenbr...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Ray-Pec Foundation honors Partners in Education

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Allison Bruflat and the Raymore and Peculiar Sonic restaurants are the 2017 recipients of the Partners in Education award from the Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation. Read more about the award recipients: http://www.raypec.k12.mo.us/1104/Gala-2017

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Special delivery to Raymore Police Department

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Creekmoor Special Education students made cards for the Raymore Police, thanking them for their service and wishing them a Merry Christmas. On Dec. 19, the Special Education teachers delivered the cards and baked goods to the police station. Pictured, fro...

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Dual Credit Accounting students take field trip

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Four students from Tina Fultz’s Dual Credit Accounting class were invited to ring the opening trade bell at BATS Global Markets in Lenexa, Kan., on Dec. 12.

Pictured left to right: Jacob Espinoza, Hanna Fuller, Teacher Tina Fultz, Kaylee Elliott,...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Good Neighbors Conference

Registration is now open for the FREE Good Neighbors, Strong Community event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Ray-Pec High School.

The daylong event is focused on resources to build a strong community. Speakers and break-out sessio...

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