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Van Horn JROTC Help Fairmount Boys at Let Me Run Practice 5K, Prepping for Nov 22 Race

November 14, 2014

Four dedicated Van Horn JROTC cadets have been working with Fairmount students, preparing them for the Turkey Trails Run in Independence Saturday, Nov. 22. The elementary school students are participating in Let Me Run (LMR), a self-confidence, self-esteem, nutrition and good health habits program for fourth- and fifth-grade boys. It uses running as the catalyst for […]

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Hart Wins Gates Award

Truman High School junior Lexi Hart won the Evelyn Gates Award- given to the top high school volleyball player in Kansas City. Hart edged out finalists Madison Duello (Liberty), Carlissa May (Lee’s Summit West) and Carlyle Nusbaum (St. Thomas Aquinas), in the process becoming the first junior to win the award in its 11 year […]

Chrisman Students Collect Cans for Harvesters

Members of the William Chrisman Student Council teamed with Arvest Bank to collect food for the needy. Hundreds of cans were collected during this first year initiative with the senior class collecting the most. Harvesters is a regional food bank providing food and related household products to more than 600 not-for-profit agencies including emergency food […]

ISD Honors High School Juniors with McCoy Awards November 13

(Van Horn’s Jonathan Moya and Yoseline Palmas Perez) More than 130 high school students from Truman, William Chrisman and Van Horn continue a tradition started more than 110 years ago when they receive the McCoy Award for Academic Excellence Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. inside William Chrisman High School. This year’s class of honorees […]


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