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Independence High School Senior Earns Prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship

April 21, 2014 • Featured Articles, Top Story

Cierra Sua from Van Horn High School is the proud recipient of The Gates Millennium Scholarship for the Class of 2014.

The highly competitive scholarship, funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, pays for the entire cost of tuition to any accredited college or university in the United States.

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Elementary Schools»

5th graders at Mill Creek attended an Aquatic Ecosystem field experience at Burr Oak Woods

5th graders at Mill Creek attended an Aquatic Ecosystem field experience at Burr Oak Woods on Thursday, April 17.

Procter’s Career Night

Procter students and families were able to explore various career opportunities last evening at Procter’s Career Family Literacy Night.

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Middle Schools»

Bridger Raises Money for the Heart Association!

Bridger had the opportunity to raise money for the American Heart Association and have some fun at the same time.

Bridger Students volunteer at Harvesters !

A group of Bridger students volunteered at Harvester’s this past Saturday to sort through massive boxes of potatoes.

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High Schools»

Missouri State High School Activities Association Awards Two Van Horn Seniors

MSHAA, The Missouri State High School Activities Association, awarded Van Horn seniors, Kylan Alexander and Cierra Sua the Excellence Award for character. Kylan and Cierra were nominated by their coaches based on their character traits, community service and commitment.

Truman High School Theatre Department Presents Boys Next Door

The Truman High School Theatre Department is presenting the comedy The Boys Next Door by Tom Griffin on April 23, 24, and 25 (Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday) at 7:00 p.m. The Boys Next Door takes place in a group home for males with intellectual disabilities. The play provides comical and touching insights of the trials and tribulations of these heart-warming characters.

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District Wide»

Independence hosts third annual Hispanic Community Connection

More than 150 ISD students and parents spent time at Three Trails Elementary to get the chance to talk to community organizations who serve Spanish speaking families. Representatives from Mid-Continent Public Libraries answered questions about the programs they offer.

ISD Teachers Win 2014 Harry S. Truman Memorial Scholarship

The 2014 Harry S. Truman Memorial Scholarship Fund selects two Independence School District teachers as this year’s winning recipients.

Aimee Jones of Little Blue Elementary and Jenna Wise from Blackburn Elementary will both receive funds to use in their classrooms.

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Alerts & FYI

Board of Education Meeting
Tuesday, May 13th at 6:00 PM
201 N Forest Ave


By providing quality education, the Independence School District will ensure that each learner will achieve the skills and self-confidence to be successful in an ever-changing world.

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