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Procter Principal Demonstrates Her Love for Reading

November 13, 2015

For nearly six straight hours, Procter Elementary School Principal Amy Hawley read, and read, and read! She read more than 20 books to her students during the Principal Challenge, part of National Young Readers Week. Sitting in the school’s front lobby, Hawley read to students from every Procter classroom. National Young Readers Week and the […]

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Independence Schools Show Major Gains in APR

The Independence School District is proud to announce significant growth on the Annual Performance Report. Our academic growth over the last year shows the largest gain of any school district in the state (having 10,000+ students).  The ISD scored 125 out of 140 points for 89.3 percent.  That is an increase from 80 percent last year […]

Hundreds of ISD kids hit their stride

Congratulations to 600 ISD elementary students who took part in the KC Marathon over the weekend.  The Youth Running Clubs have been meeting one day a week for the last eight weeks, training to take part in the KC Marathon.  Our dedicated running club coaches, who are also ISD staff members, ran along with the […]

ISD Kindergarten students experiencing life on the farm

1061 ISD kindergarten students are taking part in Drumm Days in Independence.  This is an amazing partnership between the ISD and Drumm Farm.  This three hour field trip is a study trip with specially designed curriculum that coincides with the ISD’s reading and science objectives.  The joy on the kids’ faces is evident as they get […]

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