Learn more about the Academies of ISD
.:Inspiring Greatness:.

High Schools

Truman’s Hart Named to USA Volleyball National Roster

May 20, 2015

  Truman High School junior Alexis ‘Lexi’ Hart was one of just 20 players named to the 2015 U.S. Girls’ Youth National Training Team (GYNTT) roster by USA Volleyball. Hart will vie for one of 12 positions on the U.S. National Team participating in this year’s International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) Volleyball Girls’ Youth World Championship […]

Full Story»

Truman Student Among Nation’s Best in Prose

Participating in the National Individual Events Tournament of Champions (NIETOC) in Lincoln, Neb., Truman High School’s Karly Kinsey was a national finalist in Prose and finished sixth in the nation. Prose is an interpretation of a short story, part of a novel or other published work and corresponds to usual patterns of speech. Kinsey was […]

Truman Student Wins National Scholarship Contest

Picked from more than 5,500 entrants nationwide, Truman High School Senior John Williams was a winner in the Church Hill Classics Frame My Future Scholarship contest. From those 5,500 entries, Williams was chosen as one of just 24 finalists. Voters from across the country went online to choose the most deserving candidate with the top […]

Robotics Finishes Year Strong, Takes Second at State

Capping off what Russell Clothier, district science teacher and robotics coach, called a ‘remarkable’ year, the FIRST Bots of Independence (FBI) finished second in the inaugural Missouri Robotics State Championship in Sedalia. Clothier marvels at how far FBI has come and how fast it has happened. “For the first eight years of our existence, we […]


More in this category