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Kindergarten Screening Make-Up Day August 3

July 9, 2015

Kindergarten screening make-up day is Monday, Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at ISD Central Office, 201 N. Forest. No appointment needed.

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Open Airways Makes Asthma Education Fun

The ISD and the City of Independence Health Department welcomed more than 100 to Open Airways, an evening for elementary-aged children with asthma, inside the Glendale Elementary School gymnasium. “It was a fun and educational night,” said Lori Halsey, the ISD’s director of health services. Open Airways featured games, food and prizes for the youngsters […]

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 […]

Van Horn Cadets Team With Elementary School Runners to Prepare for 5K Race

With encouragement and coaching from Van Horn JROTC cadets, nearly 30 fourth- and fifth-grade runners from Fairmount Elementary completed a practice 5K in preparation for a sanctioned 5K run in May. Cadets have been working with Fairmount students for the past several weeks, preparing the boys for the Independence Park Run Saturday, May 2 and […]


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