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Truman/Van Horn Debate Teams Show Well in Competition

October 21, 2014

Competing in the Park Hill Tournament, Truman High School’s Speech and Debate team showed their skills against some of the metro’s best, capturing third place in Overall Team Sweepstakes. Meanwhile, several individuals had excellent showings. Mitchell Pritchard finished first in Storytelling. In Policy Debate, the team of Andrew Nickle and Derek Allgood went undefeated during […]

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Truman Band Takes First Place at Shawnee Mission North

Fresh off a first place finish in the Shawnee Mission North (Kan.) Marching Festival October 18, the Truman High School Marching Band concludes their season with two events this week- performances during the district playoff football game Friday, Oct. 24 and in the Independence Halloween Parade Saturday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. During the football […]

Truman Band Finishes Season at SMN, Coming Off Highest Finish Ever at Ozarko Marching Festival

  Coming off one of their best performances of the year, Truman High School’s Marching Patriots display their talent one more time this fall, concluding their competitive marching season Saturday, Oct. 18 in the Shawnee Mission North Marching Festival. Competing against more than 30 bands from four states last week at the Ozarko Marching Festival […]

Truman, Chrisman Singers Earn Top Local Honors, Compete for All-State Recognition

       More than a dozen Truman and William Chrisman music students earned spots on the Missouri All-District Choir and have a chance to audition for Missouri All-State Choir in late October. Truman students Kali Shoaf, Abby Shultz, Abigail Becker, Amy Ramirez, Rosie Smith, David Figueroa, Val Mathenia and Eric Renteria and Chrisman’s Anna O’Renick […]

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