There will be no school Monday, January 20th, for Martin Luther King Jr Day. There will also be no school Tuesday, January 21st for teacher professional development. Classes will resume Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020. Have a safe and fun 4 day weekend. We will see you back Wednesday!
Last week in biology, Miss Ingram’s classes demonstrated natural selection using goldfish. With some basic genetics and their understanding of how nature works, they figured out population sizes over a few generations with a new predator in the area. Thanks Miss Ingram for the hands on lesson! We are so lucky to have you at […]
If you were to visit Independence High School on a Monday or Thursday during advisory you would see almost every students checking their grades and graduation progress. As teachers and administration we have made grade checks and graduation progress a huge priority. Monday and Thursdays are dedicated to grade checks. Since the beginning of the […]
The Provo City School District (PCSD) and its students were featured in the Daily Herald news today. “The District has had a lot more caps and gowns in its crowds over the last three years as it has raised its graduation rate by more than 12 percentage points, according to information from the Utah State […]
The day before Christmas break our students did some service projects during advisory. One of the projects were candy bouquets and thank you cards for the local Provo fire stations. Our students had a great time writing notes and creating the bouquets. Our students also tied fleece blankets for a cancer unit for their other […]
This Thursday will be our first game club in the new year! Game club is held in the cafeteria after school every other Thursday. There are video games, card games, and all sorts of board games. There are also snacks for those who come. Make sure to come this Thursday! It’s a ton of fun! […]
In Jamie’s art class they started to talk about the idea of preservation and “canning” as a form of preservation for food. Then her students applied that idea by choosing something they would like to “preserve”… a hope, a memory, or a dream. Finally, they created a visual representation of that hope, memory, or dream and […]