Tomorrow, September 17th, is the first day of school! We are so excited about the 2016-2017 school year! We have a few new teachers, staff and students and we can’t wait to get started! First period starts at 8:00 am. We will see you there! Go Lions!
We would love to give a big Independence welcome to our new principal Chris Sorensen. Mr. Sorensen will replace Lani Quinsenberry who has taken a position outside the state to be closer to family. Mr. Sorensen joins Independence with extensive leadership experience. Mr. Sorensen served as Nebo School District Superintendent from 2004-2010. He has also […]
Our very own Officer Austin Rowberry was given the Special Operations Division Commander Award at the 2016 Baker Award and Service Awards Ceremony for the Provo Police. We are so lucky to have Office Rowberry at our school with us each day. He does so much for our students, teachers, staff and administration. He makes […]
You don’t call You don’t write I miss your hugs Your laugh Your smile Although you’re not dead it feels like you are. Haven’t seen you in years but once in awhile I hear about you Don’t worry I’m fine mom feeds me Takes care of me buys clothes for me Step dad is there […]
Bigfoot The Creature by Adam Bigfoot is a creature Tall, broad, with matted fur Louder than concert speakers Of any you have heard He prowls the forest at night Waiting for his prey Having a full stomach Sleeping in the day Faster than a cheetah More cunning than a fox Always has a hiding place […]
A short story by Marco: The smell of fire is something I never got used to. Something that made me sick and made me want to ditch wherever I was at due to the smell it of. The flames hurt and tortured people while the ash and smoke became toxic to anyone’s lungs that were around. […]