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Today: 9/4/15

Administration

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

Advisors (Safety & Discipline)

Baker (Advisor 10th Grade), Lisa
Staff
Nieman (Advisor 11th Grade), Frank
Staff
Reeser (Advisor 9th Grade), Ken
Staff

Attendance (Last Name A-L)

Castilo, Diana
Staff

Attendance (Last Name M-Z)

Garcia, Ursula
Staff

Counselors

Banks (Counseling J-M), George
Staff
Hennessey (Counseling D-I), Mark
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)

Vander Zee, Glenn
Associate

News

JOIN German Club


Guten Tag Sixers,

German Club will be having our SECOND German Club meeting on FRIDAY in D-207 during lunch.

You may be asking why should I join?
Well, we use fun creative ways, such as playing games, to incorporate German culture into ... Continue
Posted by: STEVE MA
Published: 9/2/15

Join LiNK!


The North Korean people are overcoming one of the greatest challenges facing humanity today.

We work with the people to accelerate CHANGE.

Every year, thousands of North Koreans risk their lives to escape political and economic oppressio... Continue
Posted by: TREVOR JUSTIN YEH
Published: 9/1/15

SVCTE Students! Please read!
Please note Friday, September 4th there are no AM classes due to staff collaboration here at SVCTE.

And of course Monday, September 7th is a holiday - no classes at SVCTE. Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-R)
Published: 8/31/15



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.

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

Grad Academy begins next week
Seniors,

If you have been signed up for Grad Academy by your counselor, you will get a notice by this Friday for the time and day you are to show up next week for your class.

 

Classes do NOT begin this week.  They begin next we... Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-R)
Published: 8/31/15

Cyber High begins this week on Wednesday
Seniors!

Cyber High is every Wednesday after school 2:30p to 5:15pm in the school library.

If you have signed up with your counselor, make sure you attend this week and every week until you finish the course. Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-R)
Published: 8/31/15

Schedule Changes
Counselors are NOT seeing any students about schedule changes unless you fall under the following exceptions:

1) You are a new student and do not have a schedule

2) You are taking a class again that you've already passed with flying... Continue
Posted by: Thuy Huynh (Counseling N-R)
Published: 8/12/15