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THS Advances to Missouri High School Mock Trial State Championship

February 27, 2015

With a fourth place finish in the Kansas City Region, the Truman High School Mock Trial Team earned a spot in the Missouri High School Mock Trial State Championship March 26-29 at the University of Missouri Law School in Columbia. Sponsored by the Missouri Bar Association, mock trial is a competition where students are given […]

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Two ISD Middle School Students Win District Peace Poster Contest

Two ISD middle school students- Mackenzie Matzeder from Bingham and Kara Amos from Pioneer Ridge- are district winners of The Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest. Representing the Independence Host Lions Club, the two now advance to compete for statewide honors. Students ages 11 through 13 were asked to visually depict their interpretation of this […]

Chrisman Student Named Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City Youth of the Year

Courtney Calhoun, a junior at William Chrisman High School, has been named the 2015 Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City Youth of the Year- the highest honor a club member can receive! She won a $1,000 scholarship and now advances to the Missouri Youth of the Year State Competition in April in Jefferson […]

Applications Available for Bingham Academy of the Arts Summer Program

Imagine a summer filled with music, theatre and visual art. Imagination becomes reality for five weeks during the George Caleb Bingham Academy of the Arts June 1- July 2. Application forms are now available and any ninth- through 12th-grade student from any area public/private high school or home school is eligible for admission. Applications must […]


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