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Truman Students Give Compassion Baskets to Centerpoint Patients

December 15, 2014

For a group of Truman High School students, a trip to the Centerpoint Cancer Center was a real-life lesson about the true meaning of the holidays. Members of the student council and leadership development class created Compassion Baskets for patients undergoing chemotherapy and cancer treatments. “We put inspirational compassion hearts on each one,” said Angie […]

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Chrisman’s Daily Living Class Learns on Field Trip

Ssudents in William Chrisman’s Functional Skills Daily Living Class continue to learn ‘real world’ skills on a daily basis and put them into action. Members of the class went to Englewood Cafe, thanks to a donation by Robert Buckley, a Chrisman graduate. “We have been working on good table manners, ordering from menus and acceptable […]

Truman Boys Basketball Team Trades Hoops for Hammers

More than a dozen members of the Truman High School boys basketball team took a day away from the hardwood and replaced it with volunteer hard work. Players and coaches spent four hours working at the Hiram Young School cleaning, organizing and demolishing old desks! “We broke a sweat, got our hands dirty and had […]

IA Brings Holiday Cheer to Pleasant Heights Residents

The spirit of the holidays filled the hallways of the Pleasant Heights Apartments, as dozens of Independence Academy students played Santa and dropped off ‘goodie bags’ to the building’s 250 residents. This holiday tradition began 16 years ago and has become a one of the highlights of the school year for IA students. Going floor […]

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