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Southwood Elementary

 

Welcome to Southwood Elementary

Home of the Roadrunners, Southwood was opened in September of 1954 with 18 classrooms and recently celebrated its 60th Anniversary.  The school was originally situated on 26 acres of land, some of which was sold to the city for the Raytown Parks Department to develop Minor Smith Memorial Park. Southwood was the only Raytown elementary school  have a female principal, Louise Twiehaus, when it opened. Southwood was one of 11 schools opened in a 17 year period, where a bond election, which met with great voter support, was held every year. 

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District News

Raytown School District to offer specialized Wellness Center facility fees to first responders, military members, city workers, and adult children of employees
04/20/2017
The Raytown School District will offer discounted facility use fees for services at the Raytown Schools Wellness Center to Raytown first responders, military personnel, city workers, and adult children of employees.
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Counselors from around the District receive Counselor of the Year honors
04/19/2017
Raytown Middle School counselor Cynthia Gerdes has been selected as Greater Kansas City School Counselor Association's (GKCSCA) Middle School Counselor of the Year and Raytown High School counselor Nancy Young has been selected as the (GKCSCA) Secondary School Counselor of the Year.
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Raytown School District bus drivers compete in Regional Bus Safety Competition
04/17/2017
Recently, Raytown School District bus drivers competed in the 2017 Kansas City Regional School Bus Safety Competition at Grandview High School.
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Raytown School District Announces 2017-2018 Support Staff Employee of the Year
04/13/2017
The Raytown School District is pleased to announce Mrs. Mary Bell as the Support Staff Employee of the Year for 2017-1018. Bell is employed at Fleetridge Elementary as the secretary to the principal and has worked for the district for 18 years.
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