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To prepare for the return of secondary students who are enrolled in in-person learning, Thursday, February 25 and Friday, February 26 will be asynchronous virtual learning days for students in grades 6-12. Please note: Students who have been attending Herndon Career Center will continue with their normal schedule for the remainder of the week.
Students from Raytown South High School and Raytown High School earned top honors in the annual Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) District virtual competition and have qualified for the state competition.
Students in the vocal music programs at Raytown High School and Raytown South High School were selected for the Kansas City Metro All-District choirs.
The Raytown School District is recognized as one of the Healthiest Employers in Kansas City by the Kansas City Business Journal. For the fourth year in a row, the District was selected as one of five honorees in the 500-1499 employee category.
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
On the Spot
Board of Education Meet the Candidates Forum
The Raytown PTA Council will host a special "Meet the Candidates" Unit Meeting on Tuesday, February 23 at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. The public is invited to learn about the four school board election candidates and hear a quick update from the PTA Council. School board elections will take place on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. The last day to register to vote is Wednesday, March 10. To view the meeting, please visit: https://raytownschools-org.zoom.us/j/96118103399?pwd=eWtJRVJyanNKSEliVWtJUlg1V2R2Zz09 - Passcode: 745839.
Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) and Kindergarten enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year is coming soon. Enrollment will be held March 15-19. To view the Pre-K/K enrollment flyer, please click here. For more information about Residency and Enrollment, please click here.
Middle and High School Sports and Activities
To follow sports and activities schedules, please visit http://bit.ly/39tIqOQ and select your school. Subscribe to middle and high schools YouTube channels to watch live sports and activities. School channels will primarily feature home competitions and activities. Also, please note that middle schools are beginning the process to stream sports and activities, it may take some time before they begin to post. Subscribe now so you can receive notifications when middle schools begin to post.
Raytown High School Activities - http://bit.ly/3gTNk9b
Raytown South High School Sports and Activities - http://bit.ly/3qepTfY
Raytown Central Middle School Sports and Activities - http://bit.ly/35Fy50O
Raytown Middle School Sports and Activities - http://bit.ly/39yYpuO
Raytown South Middle School Sports and Activities - http://bit.ly/38IVEIj
Curbside Meal Distribution
Currently, curbside meals are available from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at Raytown Central Middle, Raytown Middle, Raytown South Middle, Raytown High School and Raytown South High School.
Beginning March 1, curbside meals will be available from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday at Raytown High School and Raytown South High School. On Wednesdays, meals will be offered 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Raytown Central Middle, Raytown Middle and Raytown South Middle in addition to the high schools.
During Flu Season, 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 you 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. The 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 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.
The symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to the regular seasonal influenza and include fever, coughing, and shortness of breath. Some people with COVID-19 have reported additional symptoms, such as a runny nose, sore throat, nausea, lethargy, lack of appetite, vomiting, and diarrhea. COVID-19 is thought to be spread via person-to-person contact through contaminated air droplets from coughing and sneezing by an infected person.
As with controlling the spread of other viruses, we urge everyone to take the following preventive measures:
- Wash your hands regularly, especially after using the restroom and before preparing or consuming food. Using soap and hot water, wash for about 20 seconds. Be sure to also wash your fingertips.
- Use a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
- Avoid coughing or sneezing into your hands or in the air. Always try to cough or sneeze into a tissue, then throw the tissue away. If you don’t have a tissue, cough/sneeze into your arm.
- As much as you can, avoid touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.
- Wear masks in public settings around people who don’t live in your household and when you can’t stay 6 feet away from others.
- Individuals may be tested for COVID-19, but testing is not recommended unless you or your child begin to show signs and symptoms of COVID-19 infection.
If you believe you have symptoms of COVID-19, even if you are someone who suffers from regular seasonal allergies, you should stay home, separate yourself from others, monitor your health, and follow directions from local healthcare providers.