Five ISD Schools Get Makeovers During Project Shine
More than 1,000 ISD teachers, students, administrators and volunteers from Independence businesses, churches and civic organizations spent their Saturday, June 24 cleaning, painting and beautifying five ISD schools during Project Shine.
Hundreds Join ISD Elementary School Running Clubs
600 ISD students looking for something fun, safe and rewarding to do after school, have joined ISD running clubs. The ISD designed its own curriculum for the program, which includes lessons on nutrition, fitness and character development.
ISD High School Students Qualify for State Music Contest
Sixty-six vocal and instrumental performances from all three district high schools qualified for the State Music Contest. Students from Truman High School and William Chrisman High School competed at the MSHSAA District Solo/Ensemble Music Festival on March 10, and students from Van Horn High School competed in the District Solo and Small Ensemble Contest on March […]
Bond Issue FAQ
Q: What would the no tax increase bond issue pay for? A: The $38 million bond would pay for a new elementary school with a capacity of 450-500 students at 31st Street and Hardy Avenue. The new elementary school would ease overcrowding and eliminate all elementary mobile trailers in the district. This new elementary school would open […]