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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

Jazz Band programs from around the District receive honors
03/24/2017
Jazz Band programs from Raytown Middle School, Raytown Central Middle School, Raytown South Middle School, Raytown High School and Raytown South High School received honors at Jazz Band Festivals.
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Raytown School District announces 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year
03/23/2017
Casey Lohman, Robinson Elementary first grade teacher, has been named the Raytown School District Teacher of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year.
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Raytown South basketball players and coach receive post-season honors
03/23/2017
Several basketball players from Raytown South High School received post-season honors.
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