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Independence hosts third annual Hispanic Community Connection

April 18, 2014

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.

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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.

Jana Waits Retires After Serving 12 Years on the Board of Education

Jana Waits attended her last official Independence School Board Meeting on Tuesday, April 15th. Jana and husband, Jim, graduated from Van Horn High School. They have two children, Jonathan and Jamie who both graduated from Truman High School.

Kansas City Star Names Truman Senior as Basketball Player of the Year

The Kansas City Star names Truman Senior Becca Jonas as the Women’s Basketball Player of the Year.

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