EG Parent Update
April 9, 2016
Teacher of the Year and Support Staff Employee of the Year
Patrick Hemmingsen, chemistry teacher at Raymore-Peculiar High School, is the 2016 Teacher of the Year, and Aurora Rivera, paraprofessional at Bridle Ridge Intermediate School, is the 2016 Support Staff Employee of the Year. The announcement of both awards came during the April 6th dinner to honor the finalists for each award.
At the conclusion of the event, banners were unrolled to announce the two winners. Read more: http://www.raypec.k12.mo.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1374. Read about all of the finalists:http://www.raypec.k12.mo.us/DocumentCenter/View/9258
District seeks feedback on math curriculum
The Raymore-Peculiar School District seeks your participation in the curriculum review process. (http://www.raypec.k12.mo.us/index.aspx?nid=134)
Reviewing and updating curriculum is a part of the district's ongoing commitment to provide the best educational opportunities for students. The Board will review and approve each curriculum developed by the District.
Math is the current content area going through formal review. Follow the links below for a description of the Math curriculum for pre-kindergarten through 12th grades and to provide feedback. The feedback form will be accessible April 8th through 22nd.
Grade Level Math Curriculum - Early Childhood to Grade 6: http://www.raypec.k12.mo.us/DocumentCenter/View/9259
Grade Level Math Curriculum - Grades 7-12: http://www.raypec.k12.mo.us/DocumentCenter/View/8830
Ray-Pec Math Curriculum Feedback: https://docs.google.com/a/raypec.org/forms/d/1q2Ro7abnNQM4F--a2KGfhkmx_aSHWo16En1IOqQKpQY/viewform?c=0&w=1
Signing up is easy. Visit: http://mrrew.weebly.com/trivia-night.html
Contact Mr. Rew if you have questions.
Girls on the Run
Due to a couple of school meetings/events on the next two Tuesdays, we are needing to change the date that we will have GOTR after school. Here is a list of the dates that we will have GOTR in April: 11th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 26th, and the 28th.
Voters elect Bailey, Edmonsond to Board
Voters on April 5 elected Kim Bailey and Susan Edmonsond to serve three-year terms on the School Board. Six candidates were seeking the two available seats. Bailey and Edmonson will replace incumbents Leo Anderson and Joe Anthuis on the Board.
Unofficial election results show these vote totals:
- Leo Anderson, 1,524 votes
- Lane T. Lucas, 902 votes
- Susan Edmonsond, 1,630 votes
- Joe Anthuis, 1,004 votes
- Kim Bailey, 1,926 votes
- Patrick S. Clark, 1,159 votes
- Write-in candidates, 24 votes
A reorganization meeting, at which new Board members will take the oath of office and Board officers for the coming year will be elected, is scheduled for Tuesday, April 19.
Voters Pass $27 Million Bond Issue with 79.85 Percent Approval
Ray-Pec voters on April 5 approved the $27 million bond issue. Unofficial election results show that the question passed with 79.85 percent approval. Cass County election results showed 3,745 "yes" votes and 945 "no" votes. Superintendent Dr. Kari Monsees thanked community members, parents, and staff for support of the bond issue. "We appreciate the overwhelming support of the community on this bond issue," he said. "The improvements will benefit our students for many years to come." Construction work at the high school should begin shortly after the end of the school year. Read more: http://www.raypec.k12.mo.us/index.aspx?NID=1040
Covey's Habit 4 - Think Win-Win
Ray-Pec Vision: - Turning today’s learners into tomorrow’s leaders.
Ray-Pec Mission: - Preparing EACH student for a successful and meaningful life.
Eagle Glen Mission: Empowering students by making learning irresistible.
Eagle Glen Vision: A community of innovators preparing all students to be productive citizens.
Parade of Choirs
Raymore Day at the K is April 24th
RAYMORE DAY AT THE K: We are so excited that our 6th grade choir will be singing the national anthem at the Royals Game! Congrats to Vince Strange on winning the shirt design contest and thank you to Dr. Kelly Spiller for sponsoring our shirts! To stay up to date on Royal's game news visit:
Spring Choir Concert
Field Day T-shirt order forms will be sent home on Monday, April 11th. Orders may also be placed online at: https://eagleglen16.itemorder.com. All orders are due by Friday, April 22nd. This year Field Day is on Thursday, May 19th. If you are interested in being a volunteer for this fun event, please click on the link below for more information.