Raymore-Peculiar School District News

April 3, 2020
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These students from Peculiar Elementary School created a photo to thank grocery store workers during the school's Essential Workers Encouragement Week. Each day, students were invited to submit photos, videos, and artwork to thank a different category of workers. See more on the Peculiar Elementary Facebook page.
Do you need something to do this weekend?
Share your input as District plans for the future
Despite the current school closure, the District is continuing to work on updating its 10-year Long-Range Facility Plan. Gathering community input is an important process of the process.

The work during fall and winter focused on data collection and analysis with a small planning committee.  Earlier this year, District leaders presented the findings to staff, parent and community groups and at two public presentations. 

Now, we'd like to hear from you! If you have time this weekend, view the presentation below to learn how the District uses current enrollment numbers, growth estimates, and facility capacities to plan for the future. After watching the presentation, please share your input in a survey about planning priorities.

Long-Range Facility Planning presentation
Long-Range Facility Planning presentation
Meals available for students during school closure
Pick up meals for students at three locations
A thank you for Child Nutrition workers as they place meals in a family's vehicle.
During the school closure related to the coronavirus pandemic, the District is providing to-go breakfast and lunch at no charge  for any Ray-Pec resident age 18 and younger. 

If you have not already signed up for meals, please send an email to Sarah Chellberg, Director of Child Nutrition, at sarah.chellberg@raypec.org

You may pick up meals from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Monday through Friday at 3 sites:
  • Eagle Glen Elementary School, 100 S. Foxridge Dr., Raymore
  • Peculiar Elementary School, 201 E. Third St., Peculiar
  • Raymore Elementary School, 500 S. Madison St., Raymore
Meal delivery
Meal prep at Raymore Elementary.
Families who are unable to pick up to-go meals: please contact Dr. Bryan Pettengill, Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services, at bryan.pettengill@raypec.org to arrange for meal delivery.
Weekend meals
The Ray-Pec Public School Foundation will continue to assist students with nutritional needs while they are away from school. Qualifying students receive a weekly supplemental package of child-friendly food. To donate food or money, please contact Jodie Huston at jodie.huston@raypec.org . If your family circumstances have recently changed and you would like to receive the weekly food packages, please notify Jodie Huston. 
Free WiFi available at some school parking lots
District adds wireless access points to increase access
To help students who do not have internet access at home, or who have unreliable internet access available, the District now offers free WiFi at some school locations.

The District's Maintenance and Technology Departments worked together to install wireless access points to provide free WiFi access from the parking lots at some schools.
  • Eagle Glen Elementary School, 100 S. Foxridge Dr., Raymore
  • Raymore Elementary School, 500 S. Madison St., Raymore
  • Peculiar Elementary School, 201 E. Third St., Peculiar
  • COMING SOON! Timber Creek Elementary School
The access points are broadcasting RP Connect and can be used with any Ray-Pec School District-issued device. Link to  maps showing where to park to access WiFi signal.