Yearbook is working hard to sell 100 yearbooks. You can help by purchasing a yearbook online or bringing cash or check to room 321. Yearbooks are $35.00 and will be sold daily and at SLC conferences. On February 20th yearbook will hold a drawing for everyone who has purchased a yearbook. The lucky winner will receive $20.00 cash. https://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A02628300.
26 days ago, Andrea Ballard
Some of our students got to visit the home of the AFC Champion and reigning Super Bowl Champion, Kansas City Chiefs, today! Students got the entire tour of Arrowhead and had a blast doing it. They didn't get to see any players, but did get the red carpet treatment. #TheBulldogWay
27 days ago, Sam Carnes
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Sophie Ballew is our Female Athlete of the Week. Coach says "I'd like to nominate Sophie Ballew for female athlete of the week. Sophie has been involved with quiz bowl since the 6th grade "taste of quiz bowl" and has stepped up into a leadership role for our team this season. Each year, she has gained more and more confidence in herself to become a force on our team, earning a spot on our A squad. She shows up to practice every day and sets a good example for our younger teammates, always demonstrating proper quiz bowl etiquette and encouraging everyone to do their best. I am proud of Sophie and can't wait to see all that she accomplishes this season with our team!" Great job! Keep up the good work! #TheBulldogWay
29 days ago, Sam Carnes
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Brody Cooley is our Male Athlete of the Week. Coach says "Brody Cooley is this weeks Athlete of the Week. Brody is dependable, accountable and selfless young man. He always puts the team first and is a perfect example of what a teammate and student athlete should be." Congrats Brody! We are so proud of you! #TheBulldogWay
29 days ago, Sam Carnes
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Parents/Guardians, your child should be communicating with you regarding scheduling their Student-Led Conferences. Please talk to them tonight about times that work, we want to have 100% attendance. More Information coming. #TheBulldogWay
29 days ago, Sam Carnes
Students get a chance to spread some kindness #TheBulldogWay
29 days ago, Sam Carnes
Vday
The Independence Reporter did a "What Kansas Means to Me" Essay contest and the winners were announced in yesterday’s edition and IMS's own, Colton Baine, won 1st place in his age group. His essay was published in yesterday’s Reporter and he also won a $25 Main Street gift certificate. Great job Colton!!!! We have attached his essay!
30 days ago, Sam Carnes
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This week! #TheBulldogWay
30 days ago, Sam Carnes
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Kansas Spirit Week - Next week we will be celebrating Kansas's Birthday by having a Spirit Week! MONDAY - Kansas Day “Sunflower Showdown” Monday - Celebrate Kansas Day by wearing your favorite Kansas team attire! TUESDAY - “Wizard of Oz” Matching Munchkins’ Twinning Tuesday - dress like a friend! WEDNESDAY - Wind-Blown Wednesday - wear crazy hair that has survived our wild Kansas winds/Kansas twisters THURSDAY - “Little House on the Prairie” Throwback Thursday - channel your inner Laura Ingalls Wilder and dress like a pioneer or a Kansas farmer or cowboy FRIDAY - Kansas: “There’s No Place Like Home” Friday - dress in your cozy home attire (comfy clothes/sweats) #TheBulldogWay
about 1 month ago, Sam Carnes
Kansas Day
​Reminder, tonight there is a meeting for 8th graders and their parent/guardian regarding enrollment and expectations at IHS. This is a great chance to get questions answered, meet the administration/staff and become familiar with expectations/policy at IHS. This meeting is tonight, starting at 6 pm and will be in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Independence High School. Please make plans to be there.
about 1 month ago, Sam Carnes
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This week's events! Going to be a great week! #TheBulldogWay
about 1 month ago, Sam Carnes
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Our Male Athlete of the Week is Oliver Matlock! Coach says "Oliver is an amazing young man. He’s a very coachable athlete that fills multiple roles for the team. His attitude and effort is a huge factor in his success. Not only is he doing great things on the court, while Oliver is also an amazing student at IMS making straight A’s throughout the year. We are very proud of Oliver thanks for representing IMS!" Oliver, you really showed out last night against Pittsburg and you do all the right things at school. We are proud of you! #TheBulldogWay
about 1 month ago, Sam Carnes
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Our Female Athlete of the Week is Josephine Sundquist! Coach says "Josie is one of our more experienced quiz bowl teammates and is one of our most improved this season. She has gotten more aggressive on the buzzer and has gained confidence in herself, all while bringing positive vibes to our practices. I know she will be a force in our first competition next week. Josie also volunteered to help with the 6th Grade Taste of Quiz Bowl last year and came every day. She bonded with our younger teammates and has become a friend and mentor to them. I'm so proud of Josie and can't wait to see what she accomplishes this season with our team!" Josie, you represent #TheBulldogWay and we are so proud of you. Keep it up!
about 1 month ago, Sam Carnes
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Independence city commissioner, Mr. Dean Hayse, came to speak to IMS 7th grade social studies classes today about the roles and responsibilities of our local government. These students will be using Mr. Hayse’s expertise to assist them in writing essays for a state-wide contest sponsored by the Kansas League of Municipalities. Thank you to Mr. Hayse for sharing his wealth of knowledge with our students. #TheBulldogWay
about 1 month ago, Sam Carnes
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We want to welcome Mrs. McCuistion to the Bulldog Family! She is our new Tech Ed Teacher at IMS! #TheBulldogWay
about 1 month ago, Sam Carnes
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Our Male Athlete of the Week (for last week) is Corbyn Eytcheson. Coach says "Corbyn is one of the hardest workers at practice. He leads by example and his teammates look up to him for leadership and playmaking. He is a very coachable kid who is consistently trying to make himself and his teammates better." Corbyn, keep up the good work! We are proud of you! #TheBulldogWay
about 1 month ago, Sam Carnes
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Our Female Athlete of the Week (for last week) is Whitney Fine!!! Her coach says "Whitney is a member of the 8th grade cheer squad for boys basketball. She is dependable and is a cheerleader I can always count on. She never misses practice or games. She doesn't leave early during home games. Whitney shows dedication to her squad by exceeding expectations for IMS cheer. She has a positive attitude and is a true joy to be around. Whitney is a great example of what it means to follow #TheBulldogWay. " Whitney, we are so proud of you!!!!
about 1 month ago, Sam Carnes
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This week's events. #TheBulldogWay
about 1 month ago, Sam Carnes
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Our Staff of the Month is Mrs. Martin. She was nominated by her peers, they stated that she is dependable, always has a positive attitude and is always willing to lend a helping hand. She is so supportive in the Title Room, always going the extra mile for the students. We appreciate you, Mrs. Martin. Your hard work doesn't go unnoticed! #TheBulldogWay
about 2 months ago, Sam Carnes
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Come out and support a great cause! #TheBulldogWay
about 2 months ago, Sam Carnes
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