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

October 21, 2014

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 […]

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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. […]

Chiefs Tickets on Sale to Raise Money for the ISD Foundation’s Holiday Helpers Program

Thanks to a partnership between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Independence School District Foundation, you can buy discounted tickets to the Chiefs’ last two home games and benefit the foundation too. Tickets for the Chiefs/Raiders clash December 14 and the Chiefs/Chargers tilt December 28 are available for just $35 each- $10 of that going […]

Cheers! William Chrisman Wins Second Straight State Title!

(Morgan Ashby and Taylor Klotz were named to the All-State cheer squad)   Saving what team members called their best performance of the year for when it counted the most, William Chrisman’s cheerleaders are officially back-to-back state champions- winning the 2014 crown in Columbia.   “It feels amazing to win state again,” senior Taylor Klotz […]


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