End of Year

April 12, 2022

Thursday, May 26: Full day Friday, May 27: 2-hour early dismissal & final student day

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February 24, 2022

PK Conferences East Elementary: opens 2/28/2022 at 6 a.m. West Elementary: opens 2/28/2022 at 6 a.m.

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2022-2023 Registration Guide

February 1, 2022

20222-2023 Jr/Sr High Course Registration Guide

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“To Be” 9th Graders 2022-2023 Registration Night

December 9, 2021

Mark your calendar!! We will be holding our 2022-2023 “To Be” 9th grade registration night on Tuesday, February 1st at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. This is a very important meeting for all current 8th graders and their parents/guardians to attend. We will go over freshmen schedules, four-year plans, and how to register for next year’s classes online. We…

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Support the Student Food Drive!

October 21, 2021

The Independence Student Council is participating in a Student Food Drive sponsored by the Northeast Iowa Food Bank from now until November 5th. We are competing against other Northeast Iowa area schools to see who can collect the most donations of shelf-stable food items, personal care items, and monetary donations. Our goal is to collect the…

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Kleve Selected for the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

July 28, 2021

July 28, 2021 (Independence, IA) – Shana Kleve was recently selected to be a part of the Iowa High School Athletic Union’s (IGHSAU) Student – Athlete Advisory Committee. Kleve was 1 of 8 individuals selected from 93 qualified applicants across the state of Iowa. The IGHSAU Student Athlete Advisory Committee is an 11-member, Student-Athlete Advisory…

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Jr/Sr High Returning to On-Site Learning Jan. 4th

December 17, 2020

Independence students and families, The Independence Junior/Senior High has been operating under the hybrid model since mid-September. I would like to announce that we are planning to return to our traditional, on-site instructional model on Monday, January 4th. Students who are currently 100% remote may continue but will need to notify the school of their…

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Grab & Go Meal Info

March 26, 2020

The Independence School District has received our waiver from the Department of Education to allow the school to serve breakfast and lunch. We will begin providing Grab & Go Meals on Thursday, March 26th. Please see the details below. Grab & Go meals will start Thursday, March 26th. Each child will receive enough food for…

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Board of Education encourages community to vote March 3

February 6, 2020

February 6, 2020 (Independence, IA) – The Independence Board of Education is calling for an election on March 3 to consider the approval of an updated Revenue Purpose Statement (RPS). The RPS outlines how the district may use Secure an Advanced Vision of Education (SAVE) funds. More commonly referred to as the penny sales tax,…

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ICSD Students Score Well on the PSAT

January 9, 2020

January 9, 2020 (Independence, IA) – The scores are in from the PSAT (Preliminary SAT) test taken recently by 19 Independence Community School District (ICSD) students. The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) is a standardized test administered by the College Board and cosponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) in the United States.…

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