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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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Six Schools Receive Recognition for Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support Implementation
06/14/2017
Six Raytown C-2 School District schools were honored for their successful adoption and implementation of Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) during the annual Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support Summer Training Institute held at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri on Wednesday, June 14.
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Southland Center for Advanced Professional Studies Program on Schedule to Begin Fall 2017
06/08/2017
The Southland Center for Advanced Professional Studies or Southland CAPS program is scheduled to launch in fall 2017. Southland CAPS will feature two different strands of learning opportunities for students during the 2017-2018 school-year, Animal Health Sciences and Technology Solutions. Each strand will better prepare students to meet the demands of the workforce.
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Raytown South High School Track Athletes Place at State Meet
06/01/2017
Athletes from Raytown South High recently represented the District at the Missouri High School Activities Association State Track and Field meet in Jefferson City on May 26 and 27.
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