Home of the Roadrunners, Southwood was opened in September of 1954 with 18 classrooms and recently celebrated its 60th Anniversary. The school was originally situated on 26 acres of land, some of which was sold to the city for the Raytown Parks Department to develop Minor Smith Memorial Park. Southwood was the only Raytown elementary school to have a female principal, Louise Twiehaus, when it opened. Southwood was one of 11 schools opened in a 17 year period, where a bond election, which met with great voter support, was held every year.
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Southwood City Celebration
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 5th Grade Recognition
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM 5th Grade Pizza Party
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Fun Day
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Talent Show
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Yearbook Signing
12:25 PM Last Day of School-Early Release
6:30 PM Board of Education Meeting
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 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.
Little Blue Elementary teacher Rachel Barzee was selected as a University of Kansas Jedel Excellence in Mathematics Education Prime award recipient.