Junior Senior High Building

Junior Senior High

Principal: Ian Kleman

Address: 700 20th Ave SW
Independence, IA 50644

Phone: 319-334-7405
Fax: 319-332-1296

Office: 7:30 am - 3:45 pm
Students: 8:15 am - 3:20 pm

JSH Student Handbook 2023-2024


Family and Consumer Science

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) provides students the opportunity to explore and prepare for careers in culinary, nutrition, education, early childhood, fashion design, interior design, textiles, tourism and hospitality, food science, social services and many human services related careers. FCS engages students in topics/areas relevant for their entire lives such as parenting, family relationships, communication skills, nutrition, food preparation, finances and management, fashion design, textiles, food science, consumerism and many others. The Independence Community School District has a very strong FCS programs that offers the following courses to our students; Culinary Techniques I, II and III, Parenting, Child Development, Home Design, Fashion and Fabrics I, II and III, Real Living, Personal Finance, 7th grade FCS Exploratory and 8th grade FCS Exploratory. For more information about the FCS courses and instructors, please see our individual websites.

Meet Your Family and Consumer Science Teachers

Northrop, Kerry
Northrop, Kerry
Family Consumer Science

Phillips, Susan
Phillips, Susan
Consumer Science

Administration Office
1207 1st Street West
Independence, IA 50644

Phone: 319-334-7400
Email: info@indeek12.org

Staff Directory

Communication is a key element in helping to ensure the success of your student in the ICSD. We encourage sharing of information between home and school.