Bullying, Social Conflict & Social Media Presentation Handouts were made available to all families by last evening's presenter, Carrie Goldman. Please check your email for a message to download a copy of her presentation. Thank you to the PFA for sponsoring this great event!
We are so proud of our Patriot Band as they marched in this year's Columbus Day Parade in Chicago this past Monday!
Parent Night this Wednesday! Parent presentation on bullying, social conflict & social media beginning at 6:30 pm at Independence Jr. High. See link to flyer: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xS8JQEsWxOenLhC3PMPjwNAJJI0kpgRw/view?usp=sharing. Mark you calendars!
Vote for our Band! The IJHS Band performed in the Columbus Day Parade today. There is a contest for the band with the most votes to win $2,000. You can vote for our Patriots here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc62Rmty7LQ-I3T-2v3xEjEv_eh6jZmjMlS8mGe95xlEfFkXg/viewform
Mrs. Duignan’s Class is participating in the Global Read Aloud. Each week there is a Kahoot! for the last week’s readings of the book "Front Desk". Over 15.2K students played this week and over 259 teachers submitted their top scores. Our very own Gianna Episcopo, placed 4th place for week one’s Kahoot! Congratulations Gianna!
Fall is here! With the season changing, we are gearing up for the Fall with our annual Band sponsored pumpkin patch this Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9:00a - 1:00p at Independence Junior High School! We hope that you can join us for some fall fun!
OCTOBER 16 SAVE THE DATE - Bullying and Social Media Parent Presentation with Carrie Goldman! See Flyer for details: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xS8JQEsWxOenLhC3PMPjwNAJJI0kpgRw/view?usp=sharing
WEDNESDAY EARLY DISMISSAL - Just a reminder that Wednesday, September 25 is an early dismissal day. Students will dismiss at 1:15 p.m.
Bus 5: We wanted to reach out to let parents and guardians of Bus 5 know that the bus is running 5 minutes late this afternoon.
The Parent Volunteer Orientation is Wednesday, September 19 at the district office at 10:30 am.
WEDNESDAY PLC EARLY DISMISSAL REMINDER - Tomorrow is an early dismissal day. Students dismiss at 1:15 p.m.
Good afternoon District 128 Parents and Guardians, This is just a reminder that we have our first PLC Early Dismissal Day this Wednesday. All schools will dismiss at 1:15 p.m. Please plan accordingly.
BUS REMINDER: Morning bus pick-up times for Grades 1-8 will be 5 minutes earlier starting Monday! This will allow Independence and Navajo students to arrive at school on time.
IJHS celebrates Grandparents’ Day with stories of love and a performance by our Patriot Band!
AM BUS TIMES ADJUSTING MONDAY 9/9/19 Beginning Monday, September 9, 2019, all AM bus routes will be adjusted to pick students up 5 minutes earlier than your current pick-up times. This will allow Independence students to arrive on time to school. Bus families should have received an email with the details.
Monthly Newsletter Back to School Edition: In case you missed it in your inbox, click here (https://mailchi.mp/25f3f00d2833/backtoschooledition) to see my monthly newsletter that went out this morning! Enjoy the long weekend! No School Monday!
Reminder: 4th grade band registration is today, 8/29, from 4pm - 7pm at Navajo. Look forward to seeing you!
See you tonight! PreK Open House 6:00 Full day and AM Students 6:30 PM Students
Families, Please join us tonight for some ice cream, and to see your friends and faculty. Please see the details below:
Students Welcome Teachers Back! Check out the video of students welcoming teachers back to school. Thank you to all of the families that submitted the clips! #teachersmakeadifference https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cIgCSdJvMEAgIKTLRJ-vfU3RN3B35w7Q/view?usp=sharing