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Bridger Students Experience Thrill of the Theater, See Highly Acclaimed Coterie Production

October 29, 2015

Thanks to a unique grant program and the desire of a Bridger Middle School teacher to give her students a unique out-of-classroom learning experience, every Bridger student saw The Coterie’s highly-acclaimed production ‘The Miracle Worker.’ Wanting her students to see a ‘live’ production and learn proper theater etiquette, Sarah Caughey, reading teacher at Bridger, had […]

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Independence Schools Show Major Gains in APR

The Independence School District is proud to announce significant growth on the Annual Performance Report. Our academic growth over the last year shows the largest gain of any school district in the state (having 10,000+ students).  The ISD scored 125 out of 140 points for 89.3 percent.  That is an increase from 80 percent last year […]

Pioneer Ridge Musicians Earn Numerous High Marks at Middle School Festival

Pioneer Ridge musicians were among ‘the best of the best’ at the Kansas City Metro Middle School Solo and Ensemble Festival, earning 18 ‘I’ ratings- the highest mark given. “Middle school students from across the metro attend,” said Todd Reinhardt, band teacher. “Pioneer Ridge students did a great job and represented the school at a […]

ISD Teacher Nominated for National Teacher of the Year Award

Charlene Burns, Bingham Middle School teacher, is one of just two Missouri winners of the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award by the National History Day organization. She is now eligible for the National Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award June 18- an award given to two educators along with a check for […]

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