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Messy Night

October 12, 2015

Several hundred Early Education students in the Independence School District enjoyed learning while getting messy at the annual “Messy Night”. Youngsters got to take part in educationally driven activities including shaving cream drawing, an erupting volcano, play-doh, collage-making, singing and dancing. Thanks to all who participated and to the amazing ISD staff who made it […]

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Chrisman Celebrates National School of Character Designation

Sporting bright t-shirts and brighter smiles, William Chrisman students celebrated their 2015 National School of Character status by posing for a group picture inside Independence All-School Stadium. Chrisman was one of just 64 schools nationwide and one of only four in the Kansas City area (Ott Elementary was also honored as a 2015 National School […]

Power Up for Warmth October 9

Several Independence community organizations and the Independence School District Foundation (ISDF) have joined together to keep Independence children and families warm this winter. Volunteers will be collecting blankets (new blankets only) and monetary donations for the annual Power Up for Warmth drive Friday, October 9 before kickoff (7 p.m.) of the Truman/William Chrisman football game […]

Truman victorious as team and community celebrate first true homecoming

Truman High School played the first on-campus football game in the history of the school, 50 years, on Friday, October 2nd, 2015.  The Patriots beat the Marshall Owls 62-21 in front of an estimated crowd of 3500 students, staff, alumni and community members. ISD Superintendent Dr. Dale Herl says it was special to see so […]

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