Independence joyfully marked its 43rd birthday with a virtual Founders' Day assembly and celebration on April 9. The virtual gathering included the presentation of special scholarships and Alumni Awards.
There is no comparison. Our proven writing curriculum produces exceptional writers and effective communicators.
Our research-based CWIL™ supports the whole child and provides valuable resources for parents.
Faculty trained in engineering lead an authentic and engaging STEM curriculum.
Partnerships beyond our campus bring enriched opportunities for local and global learning experiences.
Faculty members trained in Project-Based Learning
Field trips per year schoolwide that connect curriculum to the world
Community service hours completed by grades 6-8 during the 2018-19 school year
FIRST LEGO League and LEGO League Jr. teams
Acres on our beautiful, expansive campus with fields, streams and woods
Middle school students in a performing music group or ensemble
Scholarship money awarded to Independence's Class of 2019
Chess tournament trophies during 2018-19 school year
Consecutive-match unbeaten streak for tennis, dating back to 2011
Congratulations to our Science Olympiad participants! Independence students were very successful at this year's tournament, including a first-place finish for Zaden and Diogo on Density Lab and many top 3 finishers.
This month as we have turned our attention to Women in History, I have been reflecting on the ongoing need to better engage girls in science, technology engineering, and math. How can we inspire more young women to pursue careers in STEM?
Listen to this! Of all of the skills that come together to make a strong student, listening is perhaps the most important. Students spend at least half of their school day listening. How can effective listening skills be taught?
Congratulations to our 6th/7th grade Math League team upon achieving first place in the virtual state tournament following three rounds of competition. The Mathcounts competition is now underway with three Indy Mathletes moving up to the next level of competition.
We are proud to announce that the Independence School's marketing campaign, "Give Me Independence. Watch Me Soar," was named a 2020 Brilliance Award winner by InspirED School Marketers.