Raymore-Peculiar School District News

Aug. 30, 2018
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School secretaries Karla Heinrich, at left, and Renee Anthuis, at right, along with School Nurse Kristin Alford, decorated the entry wall at Raymore Elementary School before the school year began.
Kim Bailey appointed to Mo. State Board of Education
Appointment requires resignation from Ray-Pec School Board
Kim Bailey.
Kim Bailey has been appointed to the Missouri State Board of Education by Governor Mike Parson.

Bailey, who has been serving as School Board President, was elected to the Board in 2016. She served as Board Vice President for one year, and has served as Board President since April 2017.  Her term was to expire in April 2019. 

She notified Superintendent Dr. Kari Monsees, Board Secretary Pam Steele, and fellow Board Members in an email letter. " I have absolutely loved serving with all of you," she wrote. "You are an amazing team."

Dr. Monsees praised Bailey's service to the District and her contributions on the Board. "Kim has been a tremendous member of our Board of Education," he said. "We will miss her leadership in Ray-Pec, but look forward to her guidance on a statewide level."

The Board will discuss filling the vacancy at an upcoming meeting.
Holiday weekend begins with early release on Aug. 31
Staff development planned for Aug. 31
All Ray-Pec schools will dismiss early on Friday, Aug. 31, to allow staff to participate in planned professional development activities. The high school will dismiss at 11:46 a.m.; the middle schools at 11:50 a.m., and the elementary schools at 1:05 p.m.

No school Sept. 3 and 4
Ray-Pec schools will not be in session on Monday, Sept. 3, for the Labor Day holiday, and Tuesday, Sept. 4, for professional development activities.
First home football game is Friday, Sept. 7
Reminders for Ray-Pec High School home football games
Come out and cheer for the Panthers! The Panthers play at Blue Springs South High School on Friday, Aug. 31, and the first home football game is at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, against Rockhurst.

The Panther Pride Marching Band, cheerleaders, and Prowlers dance team will add to the excitement of our first home game.
  • Tickets: $5 for adults and $3 for children. 
  • High school students are required to show their school I.D.
  • Adults age 55 and older may show identification for free admission.
Sept. 7 is also Senior Night. Senior football players, athletic trainers, cheerleaders, and Prowler dance team members will be recognized before the game. Seniors in the Panther Pride Marching Band will be recognized during half-time. The band will perform after the game.
Please remember that students in grades K-8 must be accompanied by an adult while attending District evening activities. Students are expected to remain in the stands during the game unless utilizing restroom or concessions. Middle school students will have a designated section at the south end of the bleachers for home football games.