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Due to weather conditions, we are dismissing school early on Friday, January 13.  Below is the dismissal schedule for each school:  

Lewis and Clark Academy at 12:15 p.m.
High School/Osage Trail and CTC at 12:25 p.m.
Fire Prairie at 1:15 p.m.
Buckner, Cler-Mont and Indian Trails at 1:25 p.m.
Elm Grove and Blue Hills will dismiss at 1:55 p.m.

Fort Discovery will be closing 1 hour after their schools dismissal.  Below are the times for each school:

Buckner, Cler-Mont and Indian Trails will close at 2:25
Elm Grove and Blue Hills will close at 2:55

The following sports and activities have been cancelled for today and  this weekend: 

The JV/Var Wrestling Tournament in Jefferson City

The Scholar Bowl Tournament at North Kansas City 

The Novice and Varsity Speech and Debate tournaments at Liberty and Liberty North 

The varsity girls basketball game at Kearney Jr High 

The varsity boys basketball game at Kearney High School 

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Established in 1949, The Fort Osage R-1 School District is about 20 miles east of Kansas City, Missouri, and encompasses 132 square miles of Eastern Jackson County, including northeast Independence, the communities of Buckner, Levasy, Sibley, Atherton, and a portion of Sugar Creek, as well as many acres of unincorporated land.  The school district serves as a center to this unique blend of rural, small town, and suburban atmospheres.  The Central Campus, featuring the Fort Osage High School, Ninth Grade Center, Osage Trail Middle School, Career and Technology Center, and the Gragg Administration Center is located at 2101 North Twyman Road near the intersection of U.S. 24 Highway and Missouri Highway 7.  Fire Prairie Upper Elementary School is located east of the Central Campus.  The school district operates five elementary schools, an Early Childhood Center, and an alternative school, Lewis and Clark Academy.

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  • Fort Osage Gragg Administration Center

  • Phone: 816-650-7000
  • Fax: 816-650-3888

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