2016-17 School Year

2016-17 School Year

2016-17 IPride Stars of the Week

October 31, 2016

We are excited to announce that Independence Local School's Sixth Grade Student Mia Bonfili is the district's first #IPrideStar Star of the Week! Mia was nominated by Mrs. Michelle Koussa, IMS teacher.
November 7, 2016
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Mrs. Patti Carsel, secretary at Independence High School. She was nominated by Mrs. Mary Dolejs, IHS counselor.
November 14, 2016
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Anna Waski, student at Independence Primary School. She was nominated by Scott Swierkosz.
November 21, 2016
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Mr. Karl Schuld, teacher at Independence Middle School. He was nominated by Sherry Westerburg.
November 28, 2016
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Mrs. Judy George, a parent in the Independence Local School District. She was nominated by Gretchen Obrovac.
December 5, 2016
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Josie Vecchio, a teacher at Independence Middle School. She was nominated by Kevin Jakub.
December 12, 2016
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Carolyn Klima, a student at Independence High School. She was nominated by Mike Pennington.
January 9, 2017
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Tari Mackanos, media specialist, Independence Middle School. She was nominated by Danielle Renton, Independence Middle School teacher.
January 16, 2017
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Gwen Miklovic, student, Independence High School. She was nominated by Connie Aquilano, counselor, Independence High School.
January 23, 2017
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Mr. Mike Gruber, art teacher at Independence Primary School and middle school athletic director. He was nominated by Mr. Kevin Jakub, principal, Independence Middle School.
January 30, 2017
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Francine Sorace, a past parent from IPS and currently on the substitute call list for our office/aide staff. She was nominated by the IPS staff.
February 6, 2017
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Kirsten Taras, a sophomore at Independence High School. She was nominated by Counselor Connie Aquilano.
February 13, 2017
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Mark Mantz, custodian, Independence High School.
February 20, 2017
Our #IPride Star of the Week is Diane Brown, secretary, Independence Primary School. She was nominated by Karen Sacco, parent.
February 27, 2017
Our #IPride Star of the Week is the Independence Middle School PTO. The group was nominated by Principal Mr. Kevin Jakub.
March 6, 2017
Our #IPride Star of the Week is the Independence Middle School/High School Teacher Mrs. Kelsey Whitacre. She was nominated by Mrs. Lisa McClain, IMS Counselor.
March 13, 2017
Our #IPride Stars of the Week are the Independence High School students James Kundmueller and Alec Coutris. They were nominated by Jen Mackey, IHS teacher.
March 20, 2017
Our #IPrideStar of the Week is Mr. Wayne Benos, parent, business leader and coach of the IHS/IMS Mock Trial teams. He was nominated by IHS students Karah and Thorin Chappel.
March 27, 2017
Our #IPrideStar of the Week is Mrs. Michelle Kousa, sixth grade teacher, Independence Middle School. She was nominated by IMS student Gracie Taliaferro.
April 3, 2017
Our #IPrideStars of the Week are Mrs. Allie Benkalowycz and Mrs. Barb Mowrer, two members of the Independence Primary School staff. They were nominated by Mrs. Patty Kandzer, IPS teacher.
Allie Benkalowsycz and Barb Mowrer IPRIDE Star of the Week april 3, 2017
April 10, 2017
Our #IPrideStar of the Week is Liz Twardzik, Math/Language Arts/Reading Intervention Specialist. She was nominated by Michelle Koussa, IMS teacher.
April 17, 2017
Our #IPrideStar of the Week is Emily Gibbons, student at Independence Primary School. She was nominated by Denise Laich, IPS teacher.
Emily Gibbons, IPRIDE Star of the Week
April 24, 2017
Our #IPrideStar of the Week is Mr. Mike Morefield, art teacher at Independence High School. He was nominated by Judy George, parent.
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