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MISSION: To lead an educational partnership with the Community, maintaining an environment that challenges all students to reach their potential as lifelong learners and responsible members of society.

Independence Middle School

Welcome to Independence Middle School
A U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon for Excellence in Education School
1992-1993 and 1997-1998

School Hours:
7:25 AM to 2:25 PM

 Main Office
Nurse's Office
Believe acrostic sign
The theme for Independence Middle School is the acrostic, BELIEVE.  This welcome sign near the IMS entrance depicts the winning student-drawn posters from past school years.  Have a great school year and don't forget--BELIEVE!
Latest News
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Collage of photos from the interview IMS To Be Featured On WPXI On August 21
WPXI-TV will be airing a back-to-school story about Independence Middle School on the Tuesday, August 21 Morning News between 4:30 and 7 AM. 
Fall Sports Tryout Info logo Fall Sports Schedules
Please click here to find out when fall sports begins for IMS and BPHS athletes.   PLEASE NOTE: This schedule was revised on July 24 to reflect changes to Golf. 
Cross Country logo Cross Country Information
The IMS Cross Country Team will have their first week of practice beginning August 20.  Please click here to see the Summer Training Schedule. 
Open House Logo Open House Scheduled For September 6
Independence Middle School will hold its Open House on Thursday, September 6 at 7 PM. 
Yearbook Logo Order Your IMS Yearbook By December 21 And SAVE!
Order your IMS Yearbook by Wednesday, December 21 and SAVE! 
If You Drop Off/Pick Up Your Child At IMS
Parents, please click here to read important information about what you should do if you drop your child off at IMS in the morning before school starts or pick your child up at the end of the school day. 
eSchoolPlus logo Attention Parents: Set Your Home Access Center Alerts
All Bethel Park parents are encouraged to click here to learn how to receive Alerts from the eSchoolPlus Home Access Center. 
Download the eSchoolPLUS Family App image Download the eSchoolPLUS Family App
You can now access the eSchoolPlus Home Access Center from your electronic devices by downloading the eSchoolPLUS Family App! 
Visitor Admittance Procedure
If you are visiting Independence Middle School, you must follow the established procedure.  
All report cards, K-12, will be distributed electronically via Sungard.   
Parents Can Monitor Their Child's Cafeteria Purchases via PayForIt.net
All Bethel Park cafeterias are using the QSP point of sale system. With this new system, parents will able to log on to see what your child is eating 
To See More IMS News
Please click here to read more IMS Latest News  
David Muench, Principal

Dr. George Spalaris, Assistant Principal
Upcoming Events
Teacher Inservice Day
Mon Aug 20 2018
Labor Day--NO SCHOOL
Mon Sep 3 2018
eSchoolPlus Updated
Tue Sep 4 2018
Open House
Thu Sep 6 2018
eSchoolPlus Updated
Tue Sep 18 2018
Picture Day
Tue Sep 18 2018
Picture Make-Up Day
Tue Sep 25 2018
Student Flu Shot Clinic
Tue Sep 25 2018
School Calendar
20171011101011570_image.jpg imageThe IMS Library will gladly accept your box tops for education! The box tops will be redeemed for new furniture for the Library Commons.  Thank you for your support!