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Upper School Experience 

Our strong academic focus is balanced with a thriving Fine Arts program, an abundance of highly competitive athletic teams, and a comprehensive array of student clubs and activities. 

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The Upper School Day

8:10 am - 3:25 pm

The school day is comprised of seven different classes. On Wednesdays, student-led community meetings are held with Upper School students to share student updates and successes, host guest speakers and celebrate various individual and team accomplishments and achievements. 

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Clubs and Activities

Fostering creativity, leadership and individual passions. 

Independent offers a variety of activities beyond the classroom. Join one of these … or maybe you want to start a new club! 

  • Pop Culture Club
  • Bio Club
  • Debate Team
  • Multicultural Club
  • Environmental Action Club
  • Forensics 
  • Madrigals 
  • Mock Trial 
  • Filmmaking Club
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • National Honor Society
  • Peer Tutors
  • Pep Band
  • Scholars’ Bowl Team
  • Student Council 
  • Theatre — Various Plays and Musicals
  • Thespian Society
  • Art Club
  • United Pride Allies

Athletics

15 sports. 32 sports teams. All are welcome. 

The athletic program at Independent offers student-athletes the opportunity to learn the value of dedication, time management, and teamwork. Our athletic programs complement the full range of student-selected activities that are vital to The Independent School experience. Because Independent has a no-cut policy, every student can participate in any sport he or she chooses.

Athletics


STUDENT LIFE

We encourage students to become involved in a variety of opportunities to further develop their talents and support their personal growth.  

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