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ISD Career Exploration Fair

More than 1,000 ISD freshmen are visiting MCC's Business and Technology Center today, meeting with leaders from more than 50 area businesses during the district’s Career Fair.


Mill Creek Celebrates International Walk to School Day

Hundreds from Mill Creek Elementary joined together for International Walk to School Day this week. Fox 4 News reported from the walk and it was very special to see so many students, parents, teachers and community members come together.


8-1 William Chrisman Football is Making Headlines

KMBC-TV named 8-1 William Chrisman the Hyvee high school team of the week. KCTV named Chrisman the Hyvee team of the week. KSHB named James Bailey the Hyvee five-star athlete of the week. Congratulations Chrisman!


Superhero Celebration for Blackburn Student

Blackburn Elementary student MJ had a very special day thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and his school family at Blackburn Elementary in the Independence School District.


ISD 150th Parade Photos

Thank you to the thousands of students, staff and community members who made this possible. It was a truly amazing day thanks to all of you!


Influenza Vaccine Clinics at ISD Schools

The City of Independence Health Department is working with VaxCare and your child’s school to give the seasonal influenza vaccine to children at school. Click on the story for forms and school dates/times.


All Things Independence Grand Opening

Thank you to everyone who came out for the grand opening for our groundbreaking student operated store All Things Independence on the historic Independence Square.

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William Chrisman Wins Wagon Wheel at New Truman Stadium

When Truman and William Chrisman played their rivalry game September 2, 2016, it was the first true home game between the two at Truman Stadium. Congratulations to Chrisman for taking home the Wagon Wheel trophy!

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ISD Students Welcome Students from Japan

The students are visiting from the Independence sister city of Higashimurayama City, Japan.


Van Horn Students Attend MU Health Professions Summit

Students from Van Horn High School’s PLTW Biomedical Science program attended the MU Health Professions Summit this summer.

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, November 8, 2016 6 p.m.