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New Staff Welcome: Jessica Arrington, Special Education Teacher

New Staff Welcome: Jessica Arrington, Special Education Teacher

Posted Date: 07/25/2023

Jessica Arrington is joining the Rapoport Academy Elementary team as a Special Education Teacher. Ms. Jessica Arrington graduated from Tarleton University with a BS in Elementary Education. She has . . .

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Rapoport Academy to Serve Breakfast and Lunch at No Cost to All Enrolled Students

Rapoport Academy to Serve Breakfast and Lunch at No Cost to All Enrolled Students

Posted Date: 07/20/2023

Rapoport Academy Public School announced today it will operate the Community Eligibility Program (CEP) under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program for the 2023-2024 school . . .

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New Staff Welcome: Kylie McKenzie, High School Geometry Teacher

New Staff Welcome: Kylie McKenzie, High School Geometry Teacher

Posted Date: 07/25/2023

Kylie McKenzie is joining the Rapoport Academy Secondary team as the 7th Grade Science Teacher. Ms. McKenzie graduated from Southern New Hampshire University Online with a degree in General . . .

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New Staff Welcome: Leighia Bellmore, 2nd Grade ELA Teacher

New Staff Welcome: Leighia Bellmore, 2nd Grade ELA Teacher

Posted Date: 07/14/2023

Leighia Bellmore is joining the Rapoport Academy Elementary team as a 2nd Grade ELA Teacher. Ms. Bellmore moved to Waco, Texas from Chattanooga, TN three years ago in an act of faith. She is coming . . .

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New Staff Welcome: Ariel Basden, 5th Grade ELAR

New Staff Welcome: Ariel Basden, 5th Grade ELAR

Posted Date: 06/27/2023

Mrs. Ariel Basden is joining the Rapoport Academy Elementary team as a 5th Grade English Language Arts teacher. Mrs. Basden was born in Waco, TX, and was mostly raised in Groesbeck, Texas. During . . .

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New Staff Welcome: Sarah Franklin, 3rd Grade Math

New Staff Welcome: Sarah Franklin, 3rd Grade Math

Posted Date: 06/27/2023

Ms. Sarah Franklin is joining the Rapoport Academy Elementary team as a 3rd-grade math teacher. She graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology. She . . .

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New Staff Welcome: Christina Charles, Assistant Coach/PE Teacher

New Staff Welcome: Christina Charles, Assistant Coach/PE Teacher

Posted Date: 06/28/2023

Christina Charles is joining the Rapoport Academy Elementary team as an Assistant Coach/PE Teacher. Mrs. Charles received her Bachelor's degree in Recreational Sports from Henderson State . . .

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Three RAPS Employees Nominated to Waco Under 40

Three RAPS Employees Nominated to Waco Under 40

Posted Date: 06/21/2023

Congratulations to the Rapoport Academy employees who were nominated for the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce Waco Under 40! -Dr. Tyler Ellis, Secondary Campus Administrator -Clay Springer, Triple . . .

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Middle School Polo Drive

Middle School Polo Drive

Posted Date: 06/20/2023

Have a stack of this year's polos you no longer need? Drop them off at the middle school during our summer hours and we'll make them available to middle school families during our orientations this . . .

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New Staff Welcome: Coach McKamie Place

New Staff Welcome: Coach McKamie Place

Posted Date: 06/16/2023

Mrs. McKamie Place (Coach Mac), is joining the Rapoport Academy Secondary team as a Physical Education Teacher & Head Girls Basketball Coach. Mrs. Place completed her undergraduate degree in . . .

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New Staff Welcome: Jordan Strawser, 2nd Grade Math

New Staff Welcome: Jordan Strawser, 2nd Grade Math

Posted Date: 06/14/2023

Ms. Jordan Strawser is joining the Rapoport Academy Elementary team as a 2nd Grade Math Teacher. Ms. Strawser graduated from Northern Arizona University with a degree in Humanities. While in . . .

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New Staff Welcome: Cash Teague, CTE Director

New Staff Welcome: Cash Teague, CTE Director

Posted Date: 06/09/2023

We are excited to welcome back Cash Teague to the Rapoport Academy team! He will be taking on the role of Director of Career and Technical Education this coming school year. Cash has been working . . .

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14 Students Complete Microsoft Excel Certification

14 Students Complete Microsoft Excel Certification

Posted Date: 05/17/2023

Congratulations to these students who completed their certifications as Microsoft Office Specialist - Excel in Mr. Ward's class! #RavenPride #JobSkills #IndustryCertified Kamryn Bouye Han[...] . . .

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Cunningham Scores Silver Twice at State Meet

Cunningham Scores Silver Twice at State Meet

Posted Date: 05/15/2023

Rapoport Academy sophomore Marco Cunningham made school history for the most medals won at state when he came in second place in two distance races on Friday, May 12, at the University . . .

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2023 Secondary Teachers and Staff of the Year

2023 Secondary Teachers and Staff of the Year

Posted Date: 05/15/2023

Congratulations to our 2022-23 Elementary Teachers and Staff of the Year!     Middle School Staff of the Year: Denise Whitfield Mrs. Whitfield is a Behavior Coach at Quinn Middle School. This . . .

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National Honor Society Induction

National Honor Society Induction

Posted Date: 05/15/2023

Congratulations to our new National Honor Society members who were inducted last night! #RavenPride 🐦‍⬛ 10th Grade Inductees: Gabriella Arriaga Roy Carney Marco Cunningham Preston Da[...] . . .

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2023 Elementary Teachers and Staff of the Year

2023 Elementary Teachers and Staff of the Year

Posted Date: 05/15/2023

Congratulations to our 2022-23 Teachers and Staff of the Year!   Pre-K - 1st Elementary Staff of the Year: Jessica McDunn Mrs. McDunn is our Administrative Assistant for the Pre-K - 1st Grade . . .

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14 Elementary Students Complete 100-Book Reading Challenge

14 Elementary Students Complete 100-Book Reading Challenge

Posted Date: 04/20/2023

Rapoport Academy Elementary launched the "Ravens Reading Challenge" this year to engage students in Pre-K - 4th grade with reading a wide range of books over the school year with the BIG goal of . . .

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Online Re-Enrollment for 2023-24 School Year

Online Re-Enrollment for 2023-24 School Year

Posted Date: 04/12/2023

Returning families! Save your student’s spot at Rapoport Academy for next year by filling out Re-Enrollment Forms ONLINE in Skyward. These forms MUST be completed by Friday, April 21.  . . .

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Request for Proposals for Construction Manager-At-Risk

Request for Proposals for Construction Manager-At-Risk

Posted Date: 04/12/2023

Rapoport Academy, a Texas open-enrollment charter school (the “School”), is issuing a Request for Proposals for a Construction Manager-At-Risk to perform construction services on a project in Waco, . . .

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Special Education Parent Involvement Survey

Special Education Parent Involvement Survey

Posted Date: 04/11/2023

It’s time for TEA’s Special Education Parent Involvement Survey! If you have a student receiving special education services you may have been selected to participate! Look out for an email from . . .

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Middle School District Track Awards

Middle School District Track Awards

Posted Date: 03/29/2023

Congratulations to our Middle School Track Athletes on an amazing season! Here are the results from this week’s district meet. ★ SHOUT OUT to Aidan Ramirez who is the DISTRICT CHAMPION in both the . . .

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HS Art Students Earn High Ratings at VASE, 1 Qualifies for State

HS Art Students Earn High Ratings at VASE, 1 Qualifies for State

Posted Date: 03/20/2023

Art students from Meyer High School recently participated in the Texas Art Education Association's Region 12 Visual Art Scholastic Event, or VASE. We are proud to announce that all 13 high school . . .

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11 Rapoport Athletes Recognized with All-District Basketball Awards

11 Rapoport Athletes Recognized with All-District Basketball Awards

Posted Date: 03/01/2023

Congratulations to these 11 Rapoport athletes on receiving All-District honors in basketball! These distinctions reflect the exceptional dedication, perseverance, and talent of our Raven athletes. . . .

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2023 Graduation Details

2023 Graduation Details

Posted Date: 02/27/2023

The Rapoport Academy Class of 2023 High School Graduation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 26, at the Waco Convention Center in McLennan Hall. More details will be added to . . .

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