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This Summer- Breakfast and Lunch is Served in the ISD!

May 19, 2015

Nutritious, free meals will be available for kids and teenagers in the ISD (and eligible disabled adults) through the district’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), administered by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and the United States Department of Agriculture (USGA). Breakfast and lunch will be offered at 12 ISD school sites from […]

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ISD Honors Retirees During Annual Banquet

It was time to say “thanks” and “goodbye” to 27 ISD employees during the district’s eighth annual Retirement Banquet inside the Independence Hilton Garden Inn. Those 27 retirees- with a combined 419 years in the ISD- were introduced individually and presented with several gifts. Dr. Dale Herl, ISD superintendent, and Ann Franklin, ISD board of […]

Ott, William Chrisman Named 2015 National Schools of Character

Christian Ott Elementary and William Chrisman High School have been named 2015 National Schools of Character, two of just 64 schools nationwide and two of only four in the Kansas City area to receive the coveted distinction. “Having two schools in one district receive this honor clearly demonstrates the Independence School District’s leadership in the […]

Procter Recognized by State for Positive Behavior Support Program

Procter Elementary School was recognized as a bronze award winner for Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) implementation. Presented by Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), the school will receive the award during ceremonies at the 10th Annual Missouri SW-PBS Summer Training Institute June 10 at Lake of the Ozarks. “This is very exciting […]


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