8th Annual Academy Awards
Congratulations to all Academy Award nominees and winners! Students were nominated by staff for their work ethic, academic achievement and participation within the Academy Pathways. The winners were announced at a banquet attended by their families and school staff. Academy Teachers of the Year: Mr. Billy Diman and Mr. Joel Sapp Freshman Academy Student of […]
Kindergarten Registration is Now Open
Register your child for Kindergarten today! Have questions? Call 816-521-5503 or register now. All incoming kindergarteners and their families are invited to Kindergarten Registration Night, happening April 13, 5-7 P.M. at all elementary schools. This event is an opportunity for families to see the building, speak to staff, ask questions about registration, and provide documents […]
Academic Achievement Awards 2023
Congratulations to all 2023 8th Grade Award recipients and McCoy Award recipients! We were proud to honor you all at the Academic Achievement Awards ceremony at William Chrisman High School March 30, 2023. 8th Grade Award Recipients Huckleberry AdkinsSasu AkolorGael Aleman LopezAva ArdonJaila AtkinsAbigail BarberAbigail BarchersKaden BigleyKadi BledsoeKyla BogueSophia BreshearsRheyonna BrownEli BundyKaylee BurchMadison CandilloCarlos Cetina […]
Save the Date for Keys to Kindergarten
Mark your calendars for Keys to Kindergarten, a free readiness program for all incoming ISD Kindergarten students, happening Tuesday, April 25 6:30 P.M. – 8 P.M. at Little Blue Elementary. Register by April 21. Contact Hayley Woods at email@example.com. This free program begins with a quick parent session followed by time for learning Kindergarten skills […]
Congratulations to the ISD Teachers of the Year!
We are so incredibly proud to work alongside these outstanding individuals who embody the spirit and mission of the ISD. We deeply appreciate our students and our staff, and we are grateful for these talented, dedicated individuals. Each district building/department selects their own Teacher of the Year. A panel of judges from the Independence community […]
Congratulations to the ISD Classified Employees of the Year!
We are so incredibly proud to work alongside these outstanding individuals who embody the spirit and mission of the ISD. We deeply appreciate our students and our staff, and we are grateful for these talented, dedicated individuals. Each district building/department selects their own Classified Employee of the Year. A panel of judges from the Independence […]
MCC – ISD Early College Program
ISD high school students can earn 24 college credit hours, and ISD teachers can earn extra money thanks to the district’s move to a four-day school week We are proud to announce a partnership with Metropolitan Community College that will allow our high school students to earn 24 college credit hours by attending classes on […]
Five ISD Schools Receive Makeover During Project Shine
ISD teachers, students, administrators and volunteers from Independence businesses, churches and civic organizations spent their Saturday, June 18th cleaning, painting and beautifying five ISD schools during Project Shine.