The Provo School District Foundation awards mini-grants to teachers in the district. Teachers have to explain their idea for a project with a two-page application. Our very own Mary James submitted a project idea and was awarded $500 to fund it. Mary is excited to purchase a video display unit and video editing software. Doing […]
Our HopeSquad went to CLAS Ropes Course to participate in team building activities and games. They had to work together, share ideas, encourage one another and test their bravery. Every student rode the Zip Line and jumped off a platform 25 feet above the ground. They worked hard, encouraged one another and really came together […]
Today’s Friday field trip with Mr. Sudweeks was to the Cosmetology School at the MATC in Spanish Fork. They had a fabulous time learning about hair, make-up, eye lash and nail programs. It was a great experience for those who attended. They found out ways that they can get high school credit while getting their cosmetology […]
Mr. Sudweeks, the guidance councilor, took students interested in becoming pilots to the Provo Airport. They visited the UVU Aviation program on Friday September 16th. UVU gave them a tour of the facility and then showed them a number of different types of airplanes. Next, they walked students through what it takes to become a […]
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 […]