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A team of students in the Raytown School District’s Challenge program, housed at Westridge Elementary, were selected as a top 20 finalist in Burns & McDonnell’s Battle of the Brains competition.
Raytown High School varsity boys swim team earned the title of Suburban White Division conference champions for the second year in a row, members of the team also qualified to compete in the Missouri State High School Activities Association State Boys Swimming and Diving Championships, Nov. 14-16, 2019 in St. Peters, Missouri.
Several high school and middle school students around the district were selected for All-District Band, All-District Honorable Mention Band, All-District Jazz Band, All-District Middle School Band, All-District Honorable Mention Middle School Band, All-District String Orchestra, and All-District Honorable Mention Middle School Orchestra.
The Raytown School District Technology Department Repair Team recently received the Lenovo Outstanding Service Award for Warranty and Self-Maintenance for the third year in a row.
Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program (MOCAP)
Policy IGCD: Eligible students may enroll in virtual courses offered through the Missouri Course Access Program (MOCAP). The district will accept all grades and credits earned through district-sponsored virtual instruction and MOCAP. The district will pay the costs of a virtual course only if the district has first approved the student's enrollment in the course as described in policy IGCD. Click the Image below for more information.
Enrollment period: Enrollment requests will be considered within the first fifteen days of the semester.
Awards and Recognitions
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Baby Jays Learning Center
The Baby Jays Quality Learning Center hosted by Raytown High School Advanced Child Development program is enrolling children ages 3-5 for classes starting mid February 2020. Classes are Mondays and Thursdays from 7:30 a.m.-9:50 a.m. For more information please contact Rochelle Netten at email@example.com. You can view the flyer below.
Inclement Weather Information
The Raytown C-2 School District offers a variety of ways to learn about school closings due to inclement weather. After the decision to close school is made, the district will communicate in the following ways:
- A recorded telephone call will go to the all students’ primary contact number as well as staff members through the Blackboard Mass Notification service. Families are encouraged to make sure their phone numbers are accurate and to notify their student’s school if contact information has changed.
- Snow days are shared via Raytown C-2 School District social media, including Facebook, found by searching for “Raytown C-2 School District,” and on Twitter, found by searching @RaytownSchools.
- Information is shared in the district’s electronic newsletter. To subscribe, please visit https://www.raytownschools.org/Page/1434.
- The information is posted on the district’s website at www.raytownschools.org.
- School closings are included on the district’s information telephone line at (816) 268-7001.
- Push notifications are sent to the district’s mobile app. In the Apple App Store or in Google Play Store, search “Raytown School District” to download the app.
- Local media are provided information about school closings. Listen or watch for “Raytown C-2 School District” or “Raytown Schools.”
For information about Missouri requirements for make-up days related to inclement weather (snow days), please visit the following Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education webpage at https://dese.mo.gov/financial-admin-services/school-governance/school-calendar.
As Flu Season begins, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reminds people to observe routine public health recommendations for the prevention of any strain of influenza:
- Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when your cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after you cough or sneeze. Alcohol-based hand cleaners are also effective.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth. This is how germs spread.
- Try to avoid close contact with sick people. Flu is thought to spread person-to-person through coughing or sneezing of infected persons.
- If you get sick, stay home from work or school to limit the contact with others to keep from infecting them.
As the #1 preventive measure, the American Medical Association encourages everyone, six months and older, especially pregnant women, to be vaccinated against the flu. For more information about the vaccine, please click here.
As a reminder, if your child has a fever of 100° or higher, or vomits, he/she may not return until they are fever/vomit free for one full school day without medication.
We recognize that creating a safe learning environment is a critical part of helping each child achieve academic success. Sprigeo is an online system that parents, guardians, and students can use to report bullying incidents and school safety threats. Sprigeo gives 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.
After School Meal Program (ASMP)
The District’s Food Service department takes another step in bridging the gap between meals. Starting this school year, Raytown Success Academy, Northwood, Blue Ridge, Fleetridge, Norfleet, Spring Valley, New Trails, and Three Trails will begin the ASMP during dismissal, joining the rest of our schools. As all students from all grade levels head home for the day, they will be able to participate in a FREE ASMP portable meal Monday-Friday. The District is excited about the opportunity to expand the program, now supporting all students, Pre-K - 12. ASMP menus are posted on the district website at http://bit.ly/2MS1Djx.