Although planning for construction at South High began in 1957 with the purchase of land at the corner of 83rd and Sterling, the bond election for construction was not held until January of 1960. Raytown voters heartily approved the construction of the school, and the school opened for 9th and 10th graders in September of 1961. During the next two years, 20 rooms of the school were still used for elementary classrooms for south side students as the district struggled to keep up with growth. With the completion of the building in 1963, Raytown South became a 10th-12th grade high school. The first graduating class at Raytown South was the Class of 1964. Well-known for its academics and extra-curricular success, South High enjoys a strong alumni support base.
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*These are basic lists to get students started for the year. Certain classroom activities may require additional supplies throughout the year. Many schools may also be holding school supply sales, and if so, they will be sending you information on dates and time.
We recognize that creating a safe learning environment is a critical part of helping each child achieve academic success. Sprigeo is 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. To submit a tip, please click the image on the right side of the homepage or click here.
As part of the district's efforts to be more environmentally friendly, embrace innovative technology and maintain fiscal responsibility, the district has transitioned from paper to electronic flier (eflier delivery). To publicize content that supports the basic educational mission of the district and/or benefits the population of the district in a positive manner, the Raytown C-2 School District uses Peachjar, a free online service for schools, to post approved efliers so that they are accessible to parents, staff and students as wanted/needed. To learn more about Peachjar, please click here.
Students from Raytown South High School and Raytown High School earned top honors in the district DECA competition and qualified for the state competition.
Dr. Carl Calcara, principal at Raytown South Middle School, was selected for the Fulbright Leaders for Global Schools Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Students from Raytown South High School and Raytown High School earned top honors in the annual Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) District competition on January 28 in St. Joseph, MO.
Raytown South High School’s Departments of Music and Theatre will present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The show will run Feb. 21-22 at 7 p.m. in the Raytown South High School Gymnasium.
Dr. Kevin Overfelt
Mon. Tues. Thurs. Fri.
7:18 a.m. - 2:17 p.m.
Wed. Early Release
7:18 a.m. - 12:47 p.m.
Half Day Schedule
(No Lunch Served)
7:18 a.m. - 10:27 a.m.