What's Happening at Independence?

Posted on 08/19/2016
The buses that safely transport students of the Francis Howell School District (FHSD) every day will display a special new sticker starting in August, after earning the “Total Fleet Excellence” distinction for 2016. The stickers indicate excellence in the overall maintenance and reliability of the District’s bus fleet. The distinction is determined by the Missouri State Highway Patrol based on the results of the annual school bus inspection, a program conducted by the Patrol’s Motor Vehicle Inspection Division  READ MORE...
Independence Elementary Among Top 10 Fundraising Schools for American Heart Association
Posted on 08/18/2016
Independence Elementary, part of the Francis Howell School District (FHSD) and a National School of Character, is never shy to show its philanthropic nature. The school’s staff, students, and parents have partnered many times to raise money for various charities, and have performed other service activities that have brightened the lives of so many around them. But if proof is what you need in order to congratulate these youngsters and their parents, and the teachers and staff who inspire them to build ever greater character, then being named a Top 10 School in Missouri for donations raised for the American Heart Association might be testimony.  READ MORE...
Posted on 07/26/2016
Welcome back Independence families! I hope you all had a wonderful summer break spending time with family and friends. We are super excited to have everyone back and are looking forward to getting to know our new students and families! We continue to have new families enroll each day. We have been busy this summer planning and strategizing for the new school year!  READ MORE...
Posted on 04/11/2016
Eastbound Independence Road will be closed beginning Monday, April 11, 2016. The one lane closure will begin at Wolfrum Road and stretch just beyond Nancy Lane/Rodelle Woods Drive. Construction is tentatively scheduled to end in the spring of 2017.   READ MORE...
Student Council Raises Funds for Ronald McDonald House
Posted on 04/01/2016
During the month of February, Independence Student Council members sold friendship grams and raised over $450. The students decided they would like to help children and families in our area, so they agreed upon the Ronald McDonald House.   READ MORE...
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