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District Unveils New Logo

October 29, 2014

Thanks to the input and suggestions of parents, patrons and district partners, the ISD has a new look! District officials unveiled their new logo and it was approved by the board of education. Many in the Independence community said it was time for an updated look and the district agreed. “We created a logo that […]

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French Foreign Exchange Students Coming to Truman, Chrisman

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 […]

More than 400 go to District’s Multi-Cultural Festival

For one day, the area surrounding St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in northeast Kansas City looked like a true melting pot of ethnicities as the ISD’s Don Bosco School of English welcomed hundreds to their Multi-Cultural Festival. Exhibits highlighted items from 75 different countries and ISD Don Bosco staff and students displayed their classwork as well […]

Little Blue Students Run Kansas City Kids’ Marathon, ‘Sheldon’ Wins Third Straight Marathon Mascot Race

Most sharks swim, but the Little Blue Elementary School Sharks run- and run far! Since the beginning of the school year, more than 200 Little Blue Elementary students and staff ran more than 5,000 miles in preparation for the seventh annual Kansas City Kids’ Marathon- a special event in conjunction with the Kansas City Marathon. […]

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