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William Chrisman Duo Qualifies For Rare Double

April 16, 2015

When William Chrisman’s Sarah Daniel and Tim Paxton took first place in Business Ethics at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Contest in Springfield, it qualified them for their second national final this school year. Not only will the seniors participate in the FBLA nationals, the duo also earned a trip earlier this […]

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Truman Music Students Go Nine for Nine at State Music Festival

It is not uncommon for Truman High School music students to earn ‘1’ ratings in state music competitions, but what Truman’s musicians and vocalists did during the MSHSAA State Festival in Lee’s Summit was virtually unheard of. Every Truman large ensemble- nine in all- received a ‘1’ rating. “In my 21 years here at Truman […]

“The K” Plays Host to ISD Baseball

For a day, Van Horn and William Chrisman baseball players made it to ‘The Show.’ Instead of Eric Hosmer, Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain and the rest of the American League Champion Royals taking the field at Kauffman Stadium, it was the Falcons and Bears. The teams were given the unique opportunity to play their April […]

Truman Student Finalist in Avila University Video Contest

Truman High School sophomore Jazzmine Matchett is a finalist in the 2nd Annual MAKE IT! high school film/video competition. The Film & Digital Media Department at Avila University will hold a screening of the top selections and announce the winners Saturday, April 11. Matchett, who is also President of the student organization Stomping Out Depression, […]


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