Raymore-Peculiar School District News

Sept. 21, 2018
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Missouri State Board of Education President Charlie Shields administered the oath of office to Kim Bailey on Sept. 18. Bailey is now officially a member of the State Board. Her term is scheduled to run through July 1, 2025. Bailey most recently served as President of the Raymore-Peculiar School Board.
Are you interested in serving on the School Board?
Please submit letter of interest by Oct. 4
There is a vacancy on the Board of Education as  a result of the resignation of Kim Bailey. 

The Board  will appoint a replacement  to serve until the next Board election in April 2019.

The District is currently  seeking interested candidates. Candidates interested in filling the vacant school board seat should submit a letter of interest by Oct. 4. The Board has scheduled a special meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 9 to review the list of applicants and select candidates to interview. A special meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Oct. 30 to conduct finalist interviews. 

The letter of interest should include:
  • Current or previous involvement in the Ray-Pec School District
  • Experience in relevant leadership and governance positions
  • Attributes the candidate believes will make him/her an effective School Board member
  • Reasons for interest in serving on the Board
Send the letter by Oct. 4 to Board Secretary Pam Steele at  pam.steele@raypec.org or Raymore-Peculiar School District, Administrative Services Center, P.O. Box 789, Peculiar, MO 64078. You may also drop off your letter at the Administrative Services Center, 21005 S. School Rd., Peculiar. Read more
Raymore Festival in the Park is this weekend
Event includes carnival, games, food, and entertainment
Raymore Festival in the Park is under way at Raymore Memorial Park. The annual event includes vendor booths, concessions, a carnival, entertainment, a BBQ contest, horseshoe pitching contest, baking contest, car show, dog show, and parade.

The parade begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Recreation Park, and ends at Raymore Elementary School.  Schedule and parade route