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Independence Middle School
IMS 2018-2019 School Supply List
 Here are the school supply lists by grade level for the 2018-2019 school year.
IMS 2018-2019 Student Handbook
The following link is the Student Handbook for the 2018-2019 school year.
Summer Reading Programs
 Here is the link to use for the IMS Summer Reading Program.  If you have any questions regarding this, please contact Ms. Mackanos at tmackanos@independence.k12.oh.us
IMS Report Cards
Third Quarter report cards are now available to view online.  
Independence Middle School Musicians Shine at OMEA Competitions
On SaturdaIndependence Middle School Musicians Shine at OMEA Competitionsy, March 10, the Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) District IV Middle School Honors Festival took place at Brecksville-Broadview Heights Middle School. More than 400 of the finest musicians from around the district came together to rehearse and perform with the Band, Orchestra or Choir. "Independence Middle School students Maria Gerding, Blaise O'Malley, Jack Valenti and Robertson Walker displayed maturity and musicality and their performance that day was admirable," said Director Gretchen Obrovac, Independence Local Schools.

Independence Middle School Musicians Shine at OMEA CompetitionsSaturday, March 17, may have been spent at a St. Patrick's Day parade for most, but for several Independence Middle School musicians, performing at Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) District IV Solo and Ensemble Contest was preferred. These students rehearsed in their free time for this optional musical experience. Students performed for adjudicators from around the state who responded with written comments and suggestions and a rating scored on a scale of I-V, I being Superior, II being Excellent. Congratulations to the following soloists and ensembles on their fine work and effort:

Maria Gerding - 8th Grade - Soprano Solo - I
Kadee Lui - 8th Grade - Clarinet Solo - II
Blaise O'Malley - 8th Grade - Soprano Solo - I
IMS Saxophone Trio - Allison Steinbrenner, Jordan Kohut, Mia Bonfili -
Festival Class
Joseph Botzman - 8th Grade - Bass Solo - II
Sydney Wilson - 7th Grade - Alto Solo - I
Gabby McGreevy  - 8th Grade - Trumpet Solo - I
IMS 7th Grade Girls Ensemble - Alyssa Novak, Alex Leffler, Emma Konopa,
Ella Fleming, Sammie Johnson - I
Kaitlyn Grill - 7th Grade - Trombone Solo - II
College Credit Plus Informational Meeting
Independence High School will be hosting an informational meeting regarding the College Credit Plus program for the 2018-2019 school year on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.  This meeting will start at 2:45 pm in the I.H.S. auditorium on that day.  Attendance at this meeting is NOT mandatory for participation in the CCP program.  The CCP program is available only to students in grades 7 through 12 that meet specific program requirements.  If you have any questions regarding the CCP program, please contact your student's guidance counselor.
IMS PTO Snack Fee
IMS PTO has included a snack fee form for each student in their opening day packets.  If you have not received one or need another copy, click on the following link.  IMS PTO snack fee notice.pdf
IMS PTO Parent Notice
IMS PTO has included a form in the student opening day packets regarding the IMS Directory.  If you need another copy, you can click on the following link.  IMS PTO parent notice for joining PTO.pdf
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Independence Middle School  |  6111 Archwood Road  |  Independence, OH 44131
P: (216) 642-5865  |  F: (216) 642-1247 | Hours: Mon-Fri 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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