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Independence PTA, Barnes & Noble Holding Book Fair Nov 22 Benefitting ISD

November 21, 2014

   Picking up a good book is always a good way to spend the weekend and Saturday, Nov. 22, buying that good book benefits a good cause. The Independence Barnes & Noble (Independence Commons, 19120 E. 39th St.) has teamed with the Independence Council of PTAs to hold a book fair with a portion of […]

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Nowlin Musicians Perform in Northeast Kansas City

Ten sixth-graders from Nowlin Middle School entertained guests during a November 5 Open House inside the Northeast Community Center. The center will be the future home of Harmony Project KC, a nonprofit organization providing free music instruction to students in northeast Kansas City. Nowlin student musicians were: Xitlalic Aguilar, Cheyenne Atkinson, Liliana Becerra, Kiyonnah Bell, […]

Hart Wins Gates Award

Truman High School junior Lexi Hart won the Evelyn Gates Award- given to the top high school volleyball player in Kansas City. Hart edged out finalists Madison Duello (Liberty), Carlissa May (Lee’s Summit West) and Carlyle Nusbaum (St. Thomas Aquinas), in the process becoming the first junior to win the award in its 11 year […]

Board Adopts New Goals

During the November 2014 ISD Board of Education meeting, the Board adopted goals for 2014-2019. While these may be updated, they will form the basis for the district’s School Improvement Plan. These priorities were crafted with the best interest of the school district and ISD students in mind. The Board of Education will be working […]


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