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French Foreign Exchange Students Coming to Truman, Chrisman

October 23, 2014

Two weeks of sharing cultures begins October 27 when 27 students from France come to the ISD. During their stay, the French students will attend school with their host student, discover American culture and the English language all while visiting sites throughout Kansas City and Independence. “We are excited to have them here,” said Brandi […]

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Truman/Van Horn Debate Teams Show Well in Competition

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 […]

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 […]


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