Activities & Clubs
Please Inquire at School for a Current List of Club offerings. Clubs listed below may or may not currently be in session.
ALL CLUBS REQUIRE A PERMISSION SLIP
Focus: Students focus on making our school and outside community stronger by ?caring for others, providing help to peers and teachers, and acting as role models with their STAR words, actions and attitudes.
Peer Teacher Leadership Program
Focus: A leadership training program that was established at Independence in 1992. Peer Teachers are trained to be better leaders in the school and community by learning about and representing the 40 Developmental Assets. This program provides students with the opportunity to be responsible citizens and positive role models.
Focus: School Leadership
Focus: Intramurals for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students will be held after school and are offered to supplement the Physical Education program. Participation is optional and FREE. Intramurals rules and expectations are the same as in P.E. class. Students must wear appropriate athletic style shoes to participate. Students must turn in a permission slip (bottom portion only) signed by their parent/guardian.
Focus: To provide students with additional academic support. Students must
bring homework each session and a book to read.
Grades: 2nd - 5th
Focus: To provide students with a musically and socially enhancing
experience. Musically, students will learn proper singing techniques and age appropriate repertoire, while also developing an advanced musical
ear. Socially, students will have opportunities to build stronger friendships with peers and also experience community outreach.
Focus: Students will have access to developmentally appropriate building
materials and be allowed to explore and create structures using those materials. There is NO fee for this club.
Battle of the Books
Who: 4th and 5th graders
What: A reading club that exposes you to a variety of new books and different genres. With a list of 15 books, you will read at least 7 titles. We will form teams and answer practice questions during our last 3 meetings. The winning team will go to the district competition in February.