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    Our mission is to provide a superior, independent, college preparatory education, serving a diverse student population in a safe, supportive community, conducive to the intellectual, emotional, and physical growth of each Independent student. We believe that exposure to opportunities in all areas cultivates each student’s unique potential.

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  • Reminder: Sign-Up for textCaster

    The Independent School uses a text message notification service, textCaster, to send out emergency messages including weather related school delays and closures. In order to receive real-time notifications from the school, please register for this free service by clicking the link below or copying and pasting the address into your web browser.

  • Middle School Course Requests for 2021-22

    Parents of students currently in 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grade may request courses for 2021-22 school year using the following information. Please make these selections WITH YOUR STUDENT and discuss the options. Course requests will CLOSE on May 11 at 1 PM. Parents of students in 5th, 6th, and 7th grade should complete course requests within the Panther Portal system, as documented for parents here (the second box). Parents of current 4th grade students should select their elective courses for 5th grade using this linked form: 

    Please follow the "read more" link for more detailed information. 
  • 40th Birthday Celebration. Thank you, Independent!

    We’re so grateful to you! Hundreds in the TIS community bid in our online auction and turned out for our Virtual 40th Birthday Celebration – making this year’s event one of the most successful ever!  Thanks to many generous bidders and donors, more than $125,000 was raised to support our school!
    A special shout-out to the 40th Birthday Celebration Planning committee: 
    Tobie Andrews, Kassidi Barrett, Lindsey Litzner, Ingrid Gill, Joley Riley, Ron Norland, Andrena Scholl, Stephanie Tanner, Junelle Teller, Elsie Tennille, Lesli Toubassi. Thank you for the time and energy you dedicated to make this event a reality.

    A heartfelt thank you to our Event sponsors,
    whose charitable contributions ensured the success of the 40th Birthday Event, allowing proceeds raised from the auction to go straight to the bottom line: supporting the people and programs that are the cornerstone of an Independent School education.
    Presenting Sponsor: The Flint Hills Group of Morgan Stanley
    Gold Sponsors: Fidelity Bank, Financial Planning Concepts, The Gao Family, Stinson, LLP, Smiles Orthodontics and Wichita Direct Primary Care
    Silver Sponsors: Brooke & Tim Aziere, College Hill OB-GYN/Dr. Ashley Robbins, Equity Bank, Jack Foster Erectors, Kanza Bank, Primary Care Associates, and Adam Schmidtberger & Nataliya Biskup
    Bronze Sponsors: Cancer Center of Kansas, Community Bank, Hillside Medical Pracatice/dr. Laura Mayans, Lifeboat Creative, Redbud Pediatrics, Wessel Home Team Sales, Wichita Grill Cleaners, Wichita Swim Club
    Contributing Sponsor: Propane Central

    And last but not least, thank you to our event partners, for their generous in-kind contributions:
    Central Standard Brewing Company, Jacob Liquor Exchange and Great Harvest Bread Company.

    On behalf of the entire Independent School community, thanks again to everyone who made this event such a huge success.  And for those who weren’t able to attend the Virtual Party, you can watch the event here.

    Cheers to 40 Years!
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Upcoming Events

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  • Oct

    Lower School Individual Picture Day

  • Oct

    All Schools - Picture Retake Day

  • Oct

    Division Curriculum Meetings

    Location: TBD - by group
  • Nov

    All Faculty/Staff Monthly Meeting

    Location: Upper School - Adtrm - 213
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Independent Inspires Opportunity

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Independent is a private college preparatory day school serving ages 6 weeks through grade 12.
Every school teaches. Independent inspires community, excellence, and opportunity.
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