Home of the Cougars!!
October 3, 2016
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NOTE: dates are subject to change.
4: PTA Meeting, 6:30 pm
13: PTA Family Movie Night, 7 pm
14: NO SCHOOL, Staff work day
21: Haunted Hallways @ Creekmoor, 5:30-6:15 pm (for CM families only)
26: EARLY RELEASE DAY, DISMISS @ 1:15 pm (Parent/Teacher Conferences)
27: NO SCHOOL, Parent/Teacher Conferences
28: NO SCHOOL
How to hold a pencil properly
WE NEED YOUR HELP! We have noticed during writing time that students are struggling with fine motor skills, particularly, in the area of holding pencils and crayons properly. When time allows, please take a few moments to watch this short video below and partner with us to teach our students how to hold a pencil properly. Thank you in advance!
TEACHEREASE (student progress database)
To view your child's progress report for grades K-8:
Go to the TeacherEase web site.
Enter your SIS Parent Portal login and password. If you are unsure of your Parent Portal access, go here: Student Information System website, and enter your primary email address.
You will be prompted to enter your password. If you are unsure of your password, click on "forgot your password," and it will be emailed to you.
A short video shows how to log into TeacherEase for grades K-8.
Learning targets reflect end-of-year goals. Teachers often work on the same target throughout the year, and therefore, it is not uncommon to see lower scores on some targets until the final quarter.
Student/Parent Handbook Reminders
Professional Learning Communities (PLC)
The District and each school are highly engaged in re-shaping our culture to become a Professional Learning Community (PLC). A PLC is described in large measure by the following six characteristics:
- Shared mission, vision, values (collective commitments) and goals
- Collaborative teams with a collaborative culture
- Collective inquiry to reflect consistently on what is and what is not working
- Focus on action steps for improvement rather than just good intentions
- Commitment to continuous improvement and assessing progress
- Focus on results recognizing that success is measurable
In addition, PLC’s consistently ask themselves these four questions to keep the district and each school focused on the students as our top priority.
- What do we expect each student to be able to know and do?
- How will we know when they have learned it and have the skills needed to be successful?
- What will we do at each school and as a district when students are not learning or being successful?
- What will we do at each school and as a district when students are already learning at high levels and being highly successful?
These questions remind each educator within the district that the fundamental purpose of the Raymore-Peculiar School District is learning and that decisions should be made based upon “the best interest of Ray-Pec students.”
We know it is hard to think about winter coats with the warm weather we've been experiencing along with all the rain! However, it is that time of year again. If your child is in need of a winter coat this year, please fill out this form. Click here!
RP Strategic Plan
Click on the link below for more information about the RP Strategic Plan:
Students honored for academic achievement
Ray-Pec High School recognizes students at 10th annual event
On Wednesday, Sept. 28, Raymore-Peculiar High School honored 225 students with academic honors earned during the 2015-2016 school year.
Students were recognized for achievements such as earning an an Academic Letter, receiving the Lamp of Learning award, placing in the top 10 percent of their class, and Advanced Placement Scholarship.
The Academic Letter was presented to students earning a Grade Point Average of at least a 3.95 between both semesters of the 2015-2016 school year. The Lamp of Learning was presented to students who maintained a minimum 3.7 GPA in both semesters of the 2015-2016 school year.
The AP Scholars program honored students in three categories. A student receives the AP Scholar award for scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP Exams. Students received the AP Scholars with Honors award for an average of 3.25 on all AP Exams and scores of 3 or higher on four or more AP Exams. Students received the AP Scholars with Distinction award for at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more AP Exams. See list of student honors:http://www.raypec.k12.mo.us/DocumentCenter/View/11643