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Students in the vocal music programs at Raytown High School were selected for all-district choirs.
Middle school students from around the District were selected to represent the District in the All-District Middle School Honorable Mention Orchestra.
Several high school and middle school students around the district were selected for the All-District Band, All-District Jazz Band, Honorable Mention All-District Band, All-District Full Orchestra, and All-District String Orchestra.
Raytown High School’s Departments of Music and Theatre will present Working. The show will run Nov. 15-17 at 7 p.m. in the Raytown High School Auditorium.
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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.
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 2019. Classes are Mondays and Thursdays from 7:30 a.m.-9:50 a.m. For more information please contact Rochelle Netten at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can view the flyer below.
Wellness Center Collecting Mittens, Hats, and Scarves for REAP
The Raytown Schools Wellness Center will host a scarf, hat, and mitten drive for REAP. For each donation you will receive one raffle ticket to be entered into a drawing for a free turkey and a for donation of three items you will earn five raffle tickets. The donation drive will take place Nov.1-15 the drawing for the turkey will take place Friday, Nov. 16. Check out the flyer for more info.
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.
Dyslexia Screenings (Evaluaciones de Dislexia)
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) requires all public schools conduct dyslexia screenings for students in grades kindergarten through third grade. In accordance with House Bill 2379, your child will be screened for dyslexia at their school. The primary purpose behind the screening is to identify children who may be at risk for dyslexia or reading failure, so that appropriate research supported accommodations and interventions can be implemented after the screening. For more information, please click here. Para obtener más información, haga clic aquí.
After School Meal Program Secondary Expansion
Beginning, October 1, 2018, the Raytown School District’s Food Service Department will expand the After School Meal program, under the Health and Senior Services Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), to all students in grades 6-12. At dismissal, students will be able to grab a meal as they head home for the day. Students can grab their meal near main exits as well as the cafeteria. In the past, the After School Meal program was only available to students in after school enrichment programs, sports, and clubs. Expansion of the program will help the District fill the gap in time between meals for students by providing nutritional meals after school. The District hopes to expand this program to elementary students in the future. Meals include a sandwich, fruit, vegetable, and milk. After school meal program menus are available, here. For more information about the program, view the flyer.