4th grade @YourIndySchools IPS cosmetology immersion project presentations! Students act as owners and operators of a salon and spa. Students designed hair styles on a “manikin”, booked appointments, and gave other spa services!
It's Hour of Code week! IPS students in Design Technology are taking on coding challenges! Today 3rd graders learned AI & trained and tested a machine learning model, then combined AI & code to create a virtual dance party! #ReadySetCode #iPride
Holiday Hope - Stuff the Bus 2023 🚌 Let's help make this Holiday Season special for young boys and girls by giving them the gift of "Holiday Hope." 🎁 We will be collecting NEW, UNWRAPPED toys, books, and children's clothes 🧸📚👕 between now and December 13th. 🗓️ The donations will be delivered to William Foster Elementary School. 🏫 #iPride
Mark your calendars! The IHS Band and Vocal Ensembles Winter Concert is coming up on Thursday, December 7th at 7pm. 🎵 Bring your family and get into the holiday spirit with festive music. 🎶🎄 See you there! 👋 #iPride Our last holiday season with the talented class of 2024!
First graders used makerspace materials to create their own ukulele!
Third graders worked in teams to build Keva Contraptions in Mrs. Moresko's class!
Over the past few weeks, IPS 4th graders have been working on assembling different models of Lego Boost robots. Once all are completed, students will have the opportunity to program each one to perform various tasks! Great job, students!
🍪🍫 'Tis the season of giving! Mrs. Whitacre's FCS students are baking up holiday cookies & cocoa to spread cheer at St. Augustine Hunger Center. These thoughtful acts nourish bodies + spirits! #iPride #HolidayCheer #CommunityLove 🎄✨
Did you know IMS has a golf simulator room? Check out this video of Coach Mr. Schuld and two IMS golfers sharing their positive experiences and excitement for the game of golf! #iPride https://youtu.be/98kv-zFBHPU
From all of us at Independence Local Schools, Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your holiday with your family and friends. #iPride
Mental Health/Disability Awareness Day at IPS! A true collaborative effort of city and school resources to help our students mental health and teach acceptance. Stations included sign language, deep breathing, fine motor, acceptance of differences, and use of senses.
Thank you again to everyone who contributed to the IMS Builders Club canned food drive. Every good deed, no matter how big or small, makes a difference! Congratulations to the following winning homerooms at each grade level. 5th grade winner is Mr. Schuld’s homeroom 6th grade winner is Miss Bloam’s homeroom 7th grade winner is Mrs. Yaro’s homeroom 8th grade winner is Mr. Ambrose’s homeroom. As a building we collected 611 cans and $362. Great job IMS! All money and goods will go to help families across Independence.
Our eighth graders are enjoying their time at the high school this afternoon! Right now they are listening to high school students share their experiences and what IHS has meant to them! #iPride
Time for a day of OMEA D4/7 Honor Band and Choir rehearsal! Want to support our Independence HS Musicians? Of course you do! Come check out both bands and choir performances tomorrow! The choir performs at 2:30pm and the bands perform at 4:00pm in Waetjen Auditorium at Cleveland State University! We hope to see you there!
Gobble Gobble! Students in first grade were challenged to build a turkey with Brainflakes. This enabled students to showcase their creativity and imagination. Each turkey was unique, promoting a sense of innovation and originality among the students!
Substitute teachers play a vital role in our schools! We thank you for stepping in on short notice to keep classrooms running smoothly. Your dedication allows uninterrupted learning when teachers are absent. We celebrate your service to our students!
12 of our 4th graders are embarking on a 3-week cosmetology immersion project, "SPA-IPS" using manikins. They'll wrap up the experience by hosting a salon & spa showcase for family & friends. Thanks @CVCCWorks & Amanda Jaronowski for these hands-on learning opportunities!
Miss Hannah's 7th grade art class is finishing up the first trimester with 2 point perspective cityscapes. They are doing a great job!!! Look for all of their artwork to be showcased in their final project slideshow presentations to be presented at home this weekend.
🍎 Celebrating Ohio's incredible educators during Public Education Appreciation Week! 📚 Thank you, Independence teachers & staff for lighting up young minds and shaping the future. Your dedication makes a positive impact every day! 🌟 #OhioEducation #Gratitude #iPride 🎉”
Another example of a great partnership our schools have with the City of Independence! Our students from Jr. Bio Society planted an oak tree at Liberty Playground. #iPride