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 will be joining our Administrative Team starting September 8th, when Mrs. Bohrmann goes 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!

Eagle Trot 5K Run/Walk

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Don't Forget to Sign up
For the 1stAnnual Eagle Trot
Fun Run & 5K

It's not too late to sign up for the Independence ElementaryFirst Annual Eagle Trot Fun Run & 5K.

This event seeks to encourage young people and their families to make healthy activity a part of their lives by putting on an event that the whole family can enjoy. This year's proceeds will help fund an indoor rock wall for the Independence Elementary gym. Come out for a funfilled Saturday of running, music, and laughing!

When: Saturday, September 27th

1 Mile Fun Run Start Time:9:00 a.m.

5K Race Start time:8:30 a.m.

We will trot Rain or Shine!

Cost: $20.00 for 12 & under, $25.00 for 12 and up, and 4 & under are free.

Entry fees (includes registration, t-shirt, water, and snack after the race.)

Register by September 10 to receive your Eagle Trot t-shirt the day of the Trot!

Check-in/t-shirt pick up begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Independence playground.

Children younger than 3rd grade must have a responsible party running or walking with them.

The top 3 children and adults will be recongnized, but specific race times will not be tracked.

Strollers are welcome.

We love pets, but please leave them at home.

See attached registration form by clicking on the link.

Want to be an event sponsor, volunteer, or have questions? Contact Chelsea Kazmier, Independence Elementary Fundraiser Co-Chair, at .


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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   Talent Show
   Sep 23 2014 at 06:00 PM
   Eagle Trot 5K
   Sep 27 2014
   Book Fair
   Oct 02 2014
   Book fair
   Oct 03 2014
   Family Movie Night
   Oct 03 2014 at 06:30 PM