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William Southern Teacher Wants Title of American Ninja Warrior

January 9, 2015

Annie Dudek, William Southern physical education teacher, is a hopeful for the seventh season of the heart-racing competition series American Ninja Warrior on NBC. The action-packed show follows competitors as they tackle the world’s most difficult obstacle courses in an effort to qualify for the national finals in Las Vegas on a four-stage course modeled after Japan’s […]

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Sycamore Hills, Great Plains SPCA Develop Character Between Two- and Four-Legged Friends

With the help of the Great Plains Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), Sycamore Hills Elementary students learned first-hand about the character trait of compassion. During the school’s recent character assembly to kick off their service project for Great Plains, students met ‘Captain,’ one of the many beneficiaries of their generosity, and […]

William Southern Students Volunteer at Harvesters

Fourth- and fifth-grade students from William Southern Elementary donated their time to Harvesters, the community food network. Students went to the Harvesters warehouse for a tour and to help pack an assortment of breads. Members of the student council and students who participate in the BackSnack program were eager to learn about the community food […]

Mavericks Bring Message of Perseverence to Luff, Three Trails

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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