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Mavericks Bring Message of Perseverence to Luff, Three Trails

December 18, 2014

Missouri Mavericks Goaltender Mike Clemente and Defensemen Brendan Rempel and Dallas Ehrhardt took an afternoon from the ice and instead scored points (or should we say, goals) with ISD students at Three Trails and Luff Elementary. Each month during the hockey season, Mavericks players visit with ISD elementary school’s monthly student of character- part of […]

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Bus Drivers Needed!

The Independence School District is hiring bus drivers. Great wages and benefits including employer paid health insurance, available dental and vision insurance and access to district facilities including pool, gym and health clinic. Applicants must be 21 years of age- no experience necessary.  Drivers receive paid training and only work on school days (however, extra […]

Chrisman’s Daily Living Class Learns on Field Trip

Ssudents in William Chrisman’s Functional Skills Daily Living Class continue to learn ‘real world’ skills on a daily basis and put them into action. Members of the class went to Englewood Cafe, thanks to a donation by Robert Buckley, a Chrisman graduate. “We have been working on good table manners, ordering from menus and acceptable […]

IA Brings Holiday Cheer to Pleasant Heights Residents

The spirit of the holidays filled the hallways of the Pleasant Heights Apartments, as dozens of Independence Academy students played Santa and dropped off ‘goodie bags’ to the building’s 250 residents. This holiday tradition began 16 years ago and has become a one of the highlights of the school year for IA students. Going floor […]


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