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Laurel Hills Elementary Receives Gold Award for School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Implementation
Laurel Hills Elementary School was designated as a Gold award recipient for their successful adoption and implementation of School-wide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) by the Missouri School-Wide Positive Behavior Support program (MO SW-PBS).
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.
On the Spot
No School, Memorial Day, May 27
The Raytown School District will not be in session and offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.
Secondary Text Information
In an effort to continue to maintain a high-quality education for the students in the Raytown School District, the middle school and high school English departments, as well as the high school social studies department are constantly working to enhance the choices and experiences for all students. On Tuesday, June 4, the school district will host an open forum at the Raytown Schools Education and Conference Center, 10750 East State Route 350, for community members to hear the rationale for the use of these texts, voice concerns, and ask questions in an effort to make sure that the community and the district are working in concert to provide an engaging and rigorous English education for the students of the district. This forum will be open from 5:00-7:00 p.m. For more information about textbooks considered for next school year, please click the links below:
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).