September 24, 2015, (Independence, IA) – With the salvaging process complete, demolition on the old high school has officially started. The buildings are expected to be fully removed and the final grading to occur within a couple of weeks.
Bricks and portions of the gymnasium floor will be available
this fall. Bricks with a commemorative nameplate will be available for $25.00 each. Gym floor segments (approximately 8” by 8”) will also be available for $40.00 each. Own a piece of Independence history. Quantities are limited and are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis until they are gone.
All proceeds from the sale of the bricks and gym floor will go to the Independence Community School District. All items are sold “As Is”. Items will be available for pickup at a designated date, time and location later this fall.
For those interested in a brick or a segment of the gymnasium floor as a memory, order forms are available on the Independence Schools Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/indeeschools or on the school website at: www.independence.k12.ia.us in the announcement section.
All orders must be prepaid in advance. A pickup date and location will be publicized this fall.
For more information about ordering, , you may contact Lynnette Engel at 319-334-7400 or email@example.com. For more information about the Independence Community School District, visit www.independence.k12.ia.us.