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Independence Elementary believes that nothing is more important than children. We are continually committed to the social, emotional, and academic development of every child. Our school is a safe, challenging, caring, and supportive environment where teachers, parents, students, and community members work together to ensure all Independence students have a solid foundation for life. We strive to make the learning experiences at Independence fun and engaging while holding everyone accountable for reaching his or her highest potential.
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Wellness Team - Weight Loss Challenge - Good Luck!!
Run 4 Reading
Lace Up those running shoes, choose your teammates and join along to support The Early Learning Partnership of York County as we race to get children ready to be successful when entering school.
Who will take home the awards? Run 4 Reading is a 4 mile run that takes place in beautiful down town Rock Hill. It starts at fountain park and goes to Winthrop University and back. There are 3 types of registration:
Eat and Run (You are challenged to eat a dozen doughnuts at the half way point.) $35
Casual Run/Walk (No eating required.) $30
Book Relay (4 per team. I think each team member runs a mile and passes the books to the next team member.) $25
These prices are good until January 31st.
The prices increase after that.
February 27th is race day.
Here are some awards up for grabs:
- The District with the most teams- 1 award
- Fastest Team per each District- 4 awards
- Most Spirited per each District- 4 awards
- Team Awards: 1st 2nd 3rd Place
- School District Awards: 1st 2nd 3rd Place
- The District with the Most Teams Participating *will need to add school district to team sign up page on Registration.
For more information visit: https://run4reading.racesonline.com
Email Mrs. Cash if you are interested in participating. All levels of walkers/runners are invited.
Science Benchmarks are available for K, 1, 2 from Pene. Let her know when you need them.
Math Notes of Importance
No School!! :)
2:45 - Faculty Meeting
4 - King @ DO
R2S Grade Level Meetings
8:30 Attendance Due
Jean Day - IDES Spirit Wear
4 - Jill Valk
8 - Taylor Spencer
15 - Kameron Ervin
23 - Anne Shaver
25 - Frank Witherspoon
30 - Kimberly Cash
Upcoming Dates to Remember:
- Winthrop University Back the Pack basketball game. Juice boxes and crackers are recommended items to donate or you can pay $3 for admission. All proceeds go to BTP.
Testing Window for SCPASS Science & Social Studies: May 11-27
Testing Window for SC READY ELA & Math: TBD