Independence Elementary where all individuals are inspired to think and learn Independently and show good character at all times.

Please join us in welcoming Phil Milligan who joined our Administrative Team on September 8, when Mrs. Bohrmann went on maternity leave. Phil is a retired principal and also has assistant principal experience. He will be able to assist you with anything you may need. You may reach him at 851-5379 or We are excited to have Phil on board through December!

Red Ribbon Week 

Oct. 23-Oct. 31

 Each day is a different theme

Friday October 24:  Keep Drugs Out of the Story of Your Life

Dress up as your favorite storybook character

Please no face masks, face paint, weapons, or inappropriate attire.

Monday October 27:  Dream of a Drug Free Land

Wear your pajamas to school

Tuesday October 28:  From Head to Toe, I’m Drug Free

Crazy Hair and Silly Socks

Wednesday October 29: Team Up Against Drugs

Wear your favorite team apparel

Thursday October 30: We are “PAWS”itively Drug Free

Bring your favorite small stuffed animal.


 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

  October 2014  
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Upcoming Events
   3rd grade field trip Zoo
   Oct 30 2014
   No School/PD
   Oct 31 2014
   Nov 03 2014
   Papa Johns Night
   Nov 04 2014
   Nov 06 2014