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These students read all 12 books nominated for the Mark Twain.Award.  They competed in a trivia challenge with all the elementary schools in the district on April 10th.

Rene Cope, FHSD BOE Member, visited Independence Elementary in February in order to get to know our community a little better. A group of our student leaders gave her a tour and shared lots of great information about our wonderful school. She asked good questions which allowed for her to learn about our culture and we were very appreciative that she took the time to visit with us.  It is always a great feeling to know that we are supported by our BOE. Thank you to Rene Cope and our student leaders!

Mrs. Pavia


Protecting Your Family Against the Flu

Cold and flu season is here. Please consult with your child’s physician to find out when flu shots will be available for your family. Students with chronic health conditions, including asthma, and those who are immunocompromised are highly encouraged to obtain a flu shot early.

 Learning Commons Book Collection Guidelines

FHSD Learning Commons have a broad selection of books, in print and online, available for checkout.  You may see what we have to offer by clicking on the ‘Learning Commons’ tab on your school’s web page and then select ‘Find a Book’. Destiny, our library management system, will allow you to search the collection by entering specific book titles, authors, or subjects. You may see the E-book collection by clicking the ‘Follett Shelf’ tab, log in with your student’s login credentials:

(Login: firstinitiallastnamelast3digitsofID# and password: student ID)

You may then search the E-book collection by searching in the same manner.  We hope you will find that Independence’s collection offers engaging choices that will foster a love of reading in your child.  If you have questions or concerns regarding specific items in the collection, feel free to contact Maggie Henke at

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