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Students and staff from around the District were selected to receive scholarships from the Kansas City Scholars program (KC Scholars).
The Herndon Career Center Culinary team took second place out of 47 teams in the National ProStart Invitational Culinary Arts competition, which was held in Washington, D.C., May 8-10.
The Raytown School District selected three high school students for its third cohort of the Grow Your Own teacher recruitment program.
Little Blue Elementary teacher Rachel Barzee was selected as a University of Kansas Jedel Excellence in Mathematics Education Prime award recipient.
On the Spot
2019 Strong Bonds, Bright Futures Bond Issue
Thank you to our staff and community for your continued support of the Raytown School District!
Question 1 of the Raytown School District’s Strong Bonds, Bright Futures no tax increase bond issue was approved by 72 percent by the voters. Question 2 of the Raytown School District’s Strong Bonds, Bright Futures no tax increase bond issue was approved by 56 percent by the voters.
Strong Bonds, Bright Futures projects are based in safety and security, enhanced learning environments, and upgrades and repairs. Projects will begin summer 2019. For a complete list of projects that will take place as part of the bond, visit https://bit.ly/2RPErRE.
Summer School Enrollment
Enrollment is going on now for the Smart Start summer school program for students entering Kindergarten through 12 grade in the fall of 2019. The deadline to enroll is May 10. The program is designed to help students maintain the skills they acquired during the regular school year and help them obtain new skills for the upcoming school year. Smart Start will run June 5 through July 2. For more information and to enroll your child, click here.
Save the Date: Kindergarten Orientation
Kindergarten Orientation will take place Monday, August 12 at all Raytown elementary Schools from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Kindergarten Orientation provides school information for parents and chance to meet your child’s teacher.
Full-day preschool offered for the 2019-2020 School Year
The Raytown School District will offer full-day preschool to all 4-year-olds in the District's attendance boundaries. If your child turns four on or before July 31, 2019, you can apply for one of 100 preschool seats! For more information, please check out the preschool flyer (folleto preescolar).
Caring for Kids KC
The District is in its fourth year partnering with Caring for Kids KC, a local nonprofit dedicated to to mobilizing community organizations in partnership with schools to inspire hope and help prepare children to impact their world. For more information about Caring for Kids KC, please check out the Caring for Kids KC Video.
We recognize that creating a safe learning environment is a critical part of helping each child achieve academic success. This year, we will introduce Sprigeo, a new online system that parents, guardians, and students can use to report bullying incidents and school safety threats. Sprigeo will give our stakeholders another medium for communicating with our school administration when bullying or school safety incidents occur. All information sent through the Sprigeo system goes directly to school administrators through a secure online connection. For more information about Sprigeo, please click here. Para obtener más información sobre Sprigeo, haga clic aquí. Links are now live under the PARENTS and STUDENTS tabs at the top right of the district homepage or to submit a tip, please click here.