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Today: 7/31/15

Administration

Berg, Bjorn
Principal
Castro-Stanley, Grettel
Principal
Landshof, Paul
Principal
Meissner, Greg
Dean of Students

Advisors (Safety & Discipline)

Baker, Lisa
Staff
Reeser, Ken
Staff
Sordello, Debbie
Staff

Attendance (Last Name A-L)

Castilo, Diana
Staff

Attendance (Last Name M-Z)

Garcia, Ursula
Staff

Counselors

Banks (Counseling J-M), George
Staff
Huynh (Counseling N-R), Thuy
Counselor
Montes (Counseling A-C), Yvonne
Staff
Pham (Counseling S-Z), Kim
Staff

504 Coordinator

Montes (Counseling A-C), Yvonne
Staff

Student Support Center

Cohen, Leah
Staff

Webmistress

Daniell, Liz
Sys Admin

Title IX (Equal Opportunity in Education Act)

Cruz, Juan
Associate

News

Parent Conference, Conferencia para Padres
Our Annual Parent Empowerment Conference

Conferencia Anual para Padres de todo el Distrito

Đại Hội Giáo Dục

 

Saturday, September 26, 2015

8:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.

Sábado, 26 de septiembre de 2015

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Posted by: Maggie Rodriguez
Published: 7/27/15

41st Annual Charlie Wedemeyer All Star Football Game
One of our graduating seniors, Angel Estrada, is being honored by being selected to play in the 41st Annual Charlie Wedemeyer All Star Football Game at Levi's Stadium on August 1st at 6pm. This game is a long-standing tradition ... Continue
Posted by: Liz Daniell
Published: 5/13/15



Parents--If you have not done so, please register for SchoolLoop.  Click "Register Now" to get started.  It will take 1 work day for your account to be approved.

Students--if you have any questions (including lost passwords or forgotten login names/passwords), you can ask any of your teachers for help.  Or visit Ms. Daniell in A312 during Break.  You MUST have your ID card.

Looking for the Summer Mailer?  Please click here

 

The 2015-2016 School Year starts on T. 08.11.15

Front office summer hours (N Bldg): 7:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m.

AP Summer assignments will be available on-line after June 1st for students unable to attend the meeting.
(https://ihs.schoolloop.com/SummerAssignments)


 

Summer Feeding Program

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Free food for all children/students 18 years and younger.

 

East Side Union High School District is sponsoring a Summer Feeding Program at Independence High School from June 2--July 28 (11:30a--12:30p)

 

For more information call 408.347.5191

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Brown is the new green

brown-is-the-new-green.jpgAs you are certainly aware, California is in the midst of a drought.  Every effort is being made to conserve water on our 106-acre campus, so you may notice some of our grassy areas going brown.  

 

If you see a leak or a concern with water wastage, please call 408.928.9898 and report the problem.  

 

Thank you!

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Regular Day Schedule

Period
Start
End
1
7:20
8:13
2
8:20
9:13
3
9:20
10:20
Break
10:20
10:35
4
10:42
11:35
5
11:42
12:35
Lunch
12:35
1:05
6
1:12
2:05
7
2:12
3:05

Independence High School Mission Statement & ESLRS

The mission of Independence High School is
to provide a supportive learning environment that enables all students to achieve academic and personal success.

ESLRS: Expected Schoolwide Learning Results

Every student will be a critical thinker

Indicators: Students will be able to organize, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information apply knowledge in a variety of situations compute and problem solve

Every student will demonstrate personal responsibility
Indicators: Students will be able to work independently and collaboratively be prepared for class with appropriate materials attend class regularly and on time be engaged in the learning process treat self and others with respect demonstrate personal, academic, career, and life-skills planning

Every student will be an effective communicator
Indicators: Students will be able to read and write in English at the appropriate grade level demonstrate speaking and presentation skills use technology as a tool to communicate effectively with others demonstrate effective listening skills

Every student will be an informed and involved community member
Indicators: Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of our democratic system and its values understand and employ compromise to solve problems participate in school and community activities

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Are you failing one or more class? 
You must attend
free mandatory tutoring after-school!
(Food provided!  https://ihs.schoolloop.com/goodwill)

 

 

 

Did you get a phone call that seems like a Fundraising Scam? (read more)

 

It is the policy of Independence High School not to discriminate on the basis of sex, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.
 

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Es la política de Independence High School no discriminar por razones de sexo, religión, raza, origen nacional, orientación sexual o condición de discapacidad.

 

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Chính sách của trường Trung học Independence là không phân biệt cách đối xử dựa trên giới tính, tôn giáo, chủng tộc, nguồn gốc quốc gia, hoặc tình trạng khuyết tật.

 

 

Counseling Notes

Cyber High Summer School
If you were given a contract to sign and returned it to your counselor by May 28th, you are enrolled in summer school.  The program starts June 1st and ends June 12th from 8am to 1pm in the school library.

You must attend every day Mo... Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-R)
Published: 5/31/15

Top Community Colleges
Thinking about going to a community college??  Check out the TOP 15!  De Anza is #1

http://www.edsmart.org/top-community-colleges-california/ Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-R)
Published: 4/24/15

Summer School at IHS!
Please read the attachment for information!

Keep in mind that this is by invitation only! 

IHS Counselors are not in charge of summer school.

Please inquire every question you have about summer school with Ms. Reynolds. Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-R)
Published: 4/22/15

FAFSA APPLICATION
If you are a senior and you plan on attending a college, vocational or trade school after high school graduation then you can still complete the FAFSA or DREAM Act.  But you need to do that ASAP.

If you do not submit an application, y... Continue
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Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-R)
Published: 3/4/15