The Sophomore Compass

Helpful Information from the Ray-Pec Counseling Department


Enrollment Information Nights

Please join the Counselors for an evening of information for student enrollment. Break -out sessions, department presentations, and Advisors will be available for questions.

Incoming 11th and 12th Feb. 3 from 6-8pm

Incoming 9th and 10th Feb. 15 from 6-8pm

Interested in Attending Cass Career or Summit Tech Next Year?

Representatives will be at RayPec High School to discuss programs offered at Cass Career Center and Summit Technologies Academy for the 2016-2017 school year

Jan. 28 Cass Career Center 2pm South Library

Jan. 29 Summit Technology Academy 2pm South Library

Students may sign up in the counseling office to attend presentations.
Click on the school names above to be taken to their websites for more information.

REMINDER: STA Open House Nights in January and February

Is your student interested in a Career in Medical, Engineering, or Technology?

Visiting the Summit Tech Academy Open House is a great way to help plan what classes you may need in order to be eligible their Junior or Senior year.

  • Three Open House Nights will be offered in late fall & early spring of the 2015-2016 school year. These two are left:
    • Thursday, January 14th, 2016
    • Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016


  • 6:00-6:30 PM- “Early Planners” Session for Middle Students and their Parents
  • 6:30-8:00 PM- Summit Technology Academy Classroom Open House
  • 6:30-7:00 PM & 7:00-7:30 PM Missouri Innovation Campus Presentation

RSVP below for one of the Summit Technology Academy Open House Nights @

Greater Kansas City United States Service Academy Workshop

Wednesday, Jan. 13th, 7pm

400 Southeast Blue Parkway

Lee's Summit, MO

Is your student in the top 20% of their class? If so, you and your student are invited to attend the Greater Kansas City United States Service Academy workshop at Lee's Summit High School in their Lecture Hall.
Students in grades 8-11 are invited. Representatives from the US Naval Academy, US Air Force Academy, Merchant Marines, US Military Academy at West Point, US Coast Guard, New Mexico Military Institute and Virgina Military Institute will be available.

Sophomore Year Timeline

The primary focus of your sophomore year should be on taking rigorous courses, keeping your grade point average up, and getting involved in extracurricular activities.

Winter (November-February)

___ Review junior and senior year timelines so you know what to look forward to next year.

___Enroll in rigorous college preparatory courses for junior year or any dual credit classes you may be eligible for.

___ Meet with your counselor during enrollment to discuss your Personal Plan of Study, your post-secondary plans, college and career goals, or things you are uncertain about.

___ Use your resources!!! Learn more about colleges and universities. Visit the Senior office in the South building or through the website to start learning about financial supports to pay for college.