IMS Chicago Parent Meeting
There will be a Parent Meeting for all 7th grade students going on the Chicago trip.  The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 8th at 6:00 pm in the Middle School Auditorium.  At least one parent or guardian must attend this meeting.
IMS Handbook 2015-2016
Click here to view the IMS Student Handbook.  Student Handbook 15_16-1.doc
IMS Bell Schedule
Click on the following link for the 2015-2016 IMS Bell Schedule.  Bell Schedule.doc
I.M.S. School Supply Lists 2015-16
School Supply Lists 2015-16
 
 
 
 
IMS PTO
The PTO is looking for volunteers to fill several positions for the 2015-2016 school year.  The following positions are available:  President, Vice President, Recording Secretary, Hospitality, Book Fair or Volunteer Coordinator.  If you are interested or would like more information on any of the positions, please contact Dawn Corrigan at (216) 524-1776 or send her an email at thecorriganfam@sbcglobal.net.  We hope you will please consider helping out the IMS PTO.
Lunch Menu is going digital
Lunch: There's An App for That!  Independence is moving its menu from paper to cyberspace.  Parents and students can now find nutritional and allergen information with the push of a finger or the click of a mouse.
On iTunes: CLICK HERE
Google Play: CLICK HERE
 
Independence Local Schools Introduces New Administrators to its Team
Independence Local Schools has four new administrators for the beginning of the 2014-15 school year. Ben Hegedish is the new superintendent, Kevin Jakub is the new middle school principal, Mike Pennington is the new director of technology, and Francine Kane is the new service manager. They join Eric Koehler, treasurer, Roger Howard, director of curriculum and instruction, Sandy McCullough, director of pupil services, Cindy Ipsaro, principal of Independence Primary School, and Bill McGuinness, principal of Independence High School. 
New Middle School Principal Announced
The Independence Board of Education voted unanimously April 21 to hire Kevin Jakub as principal of Independence Middle School.

The Brunswick resident will begin in the position Aug. 1. He replaces Ben Hegedish, who will take over the superintendent position from Steve Marlow.
 
Eighth Grade Power of the Pen Team Takes Second Place
Congratulations to the Independence Middle School Eighth Grade Power of the Pen team for taking second place at the Kent State University regional tournament on Saturday, February 21. 
Independence Middle School Named a FOX8 "Cool School"
Independence Middle School was selected as this week's FOX8 "Cool School."  What an exciting week the students and staff had with a two-hour visit from FOX8 on Wednesday, November 12, then a visit to the studios to appear on "FOX8 in the Morning."  So glad all of Northeast Ohio can see the amazing learning and growth taking place with our students here in the City of Independence! 
Students Keep IMS Courtyard Looking Beautiful
Independence Middle School students, along with the help of their teacher, Alicia Hannah, work had at beautifying the courtyard each year.   Stamped sidewalks were also added this summer. 
Grandparents Day at IMS
On Tuesday, November 25, grandparents of Independence Middle School students were treated to a musical performance by the IMS band and choir, followed by refreshments and a tour of the school. Thank you to all who attended.  Click here for video highlights. 
Independence Middle School Featured in Washington Post
Several Independence Middle School students were quoted about their experiences visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier last month on their field trip in a recent Washington Post article, titled "A Day with the Sentinels-the Elite Guards of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier."  
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