IHS Freshman Orientation
Attention Class of 2020 -  Freshman Orientation will be held Wednesday, February 3rd at 6:30 pm in the high school auditorium.  This is a very important meeting for parents and students.  Please contact Mrs. Dolejs at IHS if you have any questions.
Stem Education Program
Please be aware that there is a free Stem Education Program offered by the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center.  Please click on the link to learn more about the opportunity.  http://www.cvccworks.edu/protected/EventView.aspx?id=70BGYIIB
 
 
IMS Bell Schedule
Click on the attached for a copy of the 2015-2016 Bell Schedule Bell Schedule.pdf  
IMS Student Handbook
Click the attached link for a copy of the 2015-2016 student handbook.  Student Handbook 15_16-1.pdf
 
Independence Middle School Drama Club Presents "Haphazardly Ever After?"
The Independence Middle School Drama Club will present “Haphazardly Ever After?” on January 22 & 23, 2016 at 7PM in the Independence Middle School auditorium. Tickets will be $5. There are nearly 50 students in the cast and another 25 in the various crews “That's about a quarter of the school population!” said Music Teacher and Director Gretchen Obrovac. 
Highlights of IMS Grandparents' Day
Click here to view highlights of the 2015 Grandparents' Day celebration at Independence Middle School.   
Superintendent Spotlight Fall Video
Take a moment to watch Superintendent Ben Hegedish's inaugural "Superintendent Spotlight" video.  In this episode, he visits the students of Independence Primary School.  Click here to watch.  Thank you to IHS Junior Nick Bonvissuto for serving as our videographer. 
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. 
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