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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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Recent News

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  • 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: https://forms.gle/hDwbGJjhmCL2vi6b8 

    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!
     
     
     
     
     
  • Alyssa Boyer - 2020 Women Who Lead in Education

    Congrats to Alyssa Boyer, Head of Lower School, for being honored by the Wichita Business Journal as one of the 2020 Women Who Lead in Education #pantherproud!
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Upcoming Events

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  • Aug
    9

    New Teacher Orientation

  • Aug
    10

    All Staff- first day to report

  • Aug
    11

    All Faculty Professional Development

  • Aug
    16

    All Faculty Professional Development

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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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