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Van Horn Scientists Displaying Projects at Union Station March 11-14

February 27, 2015

Several budding young scientists from Van Horn High School are putting their expertise on display during the 64th Greater Kansas City Science and Engineering Fair at Union Station March 11-14. They earned the honor by winning a grand prize trophy or division medal during the third annual Van Horn Science and Engineering Fair inside the […]

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Two THS Students Invited to The Coterie’s Young Playwrights Roundtable

Two Truman students, Shealyn Hedrick and Matthew Bourgeois, join a select group of other Kansas City-area high school students as members of The Coterie’s Young Playwrights’ Roundtable. Those two were accepted to the highly-acclaimed program following their completion of The Coterie’s Reaching the Write Minds workshop, a unique dramatic writing program for emerging teen playwrights. […]

Four District Administrators Promoted

Four administrators in the Independence School District will have new responsibilities this fall. Dr. Janet Richards will serve as Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education starting in the 2015-2016 year. She has served in the Independence School District for 25 years. A former student and teacher in the district, Richards has served as principal at Spring Branch […]

William Southern Teacher Wants Title of American Ninja Warrior

Annie Dudek, William Southern physical education teacher, is a hopeful for the seventh season of the heart-racing competition series American Ninja Warrior on NBC. The action-packed show follows competitors as they tackle the world’s most difficult obstacle courses in an effort to qualify for the national finals in Las Vegas on a four-stage course modeled after Japan’s […]


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