Recent News

ISD Safety Protocols and Continuity of Learning

These protocols have been outlined for the 2021-2022 school year for the Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services (SRCPS).

ISD Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic

The Independence School District is partnering with the City of Independence to offer the COVID-19 vaccine for those students 12 and older who choose as well as ISD parents and guardians.

Five ISD Schools Get Makeover During Project Shine

More than 700 ISD teachers, students, administrators and volunteers spent June 19 cleaning, painting and beautifying five ISD schools during Project Shine.

Breakfast and Lunch Served this Summer in the ISD

Thanks to a federally funded program coordinated through the Independence School District Nutrition Services Department, children and teenagers have the opportunity to receive free school breakfasts and lunches on weekdays this summer.

Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremonies

View Van Horn, Truman and William Chrisman High School Class of 2021 graduation ceremony photos and videos here.

Twelve ISD Students Qualify for National Speech and Debate Tournament

Twelve ISD high school students qualified for the 2021 National Speech and Debate Tournament!

ISD Introduces ZPass for Bus Riders

The ISD will be utilizing a program called ZPass beginning in the Fall of 2021 with a pilot in Summer Success.

ISD Honors Retirees at Annual Banquet

Thank you to our retirees for your years of service to the students of the Independence School District!

Biomedical Students Recognized at 2021 KC STEM Alliance PLTW Capstone Showcase

Four Van Horn High School PLTW Biomedical Innovation seniors earned scholarships and awards at the 2021 KC STEM Alliance PLTW Capstone Showcase!

ISD Elementary Students Join Together for One District, One Book

Read to Them is a literacy program to encourage the love of reading, extending between school and home.

Mission By providing quality education, the Independence School District will ensure that each learner will achieve the skills and self-confidence to be successful in an ever-changing world.

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Upcoming Board of Education Meeting
Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 6 p.m.

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