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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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Raytown Schools prepares for the Great American Solar Eclipse
08/14/2017
On Monday, August 21, Raytown will be just outside of the path of totality of the Great American Solar Eclipse. While Raytown is just outside of the path of totality, students and staff will witness a partial solar eclipse with a magnitude of 0.999 or 99.96% of totality. The eclipse will begin at 11:42 a.m. reach its peak at 1:09 p.m. and partial totality will last for only 27 seconds.
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Raytown School District Selected as a Missouri Model District
08/14/2017
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has selected the Raytown School District to participate in its Missouri Model District (MMD) Initiative.
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Raytown School District announces 2017 Alumni Hall of Fame Class
08/03/2017
The Raytown School District is pleased to announce its Alumni Hall of Fame Class for 2017.
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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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