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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

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

 Main Office
412-854-8677
 
Nurse's Office
412-854-8686 

Attendance Office
412-854-8684
BELIEVE!
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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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Senior Citizens Pass Senior Citizen Pass
The District is again offering FREE general admission to area senior citizens (62 and older) with the Senior Citizen Pass, which grants pass holders admission into nearly all school-sponsored events, including athletics and the arts.

Outreach Summer Mental Health Workshops at BPHS
This summer, from 5-7 p.m., at BPHS, the school district is collaborating with Outreach Teen & Family Services to present a series of Mental Health workshops to students who will be in grades 7-12 and their families.  
CDC PDE to Exclusively Follow CDC's Safety Guidelines
The PDE recently announced that going forward, its member schools (including BPSD) will strictly follow the guidance it receives for safely operating schools from the CDC.   
Free and Reduced Meals Free & Reduced Meals Program Application

Please be aware that Free/Reduced Meals are available to those Bethel Park families who qualify.  Complete your application here.  

Eighth Grade Awards Ceremony Icon IMS Celebrates 8th Grade Awards Ceremony
IMS recently virtually celebrated its Eighth Grade Awards ceremony on June 3, 2021.  More than 20 different awards were bestowed on deserving students.
Putnam 'Putnam' Spells a Lot of Fun!
The Bethel Park High School Music Department recently performed "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee."  
Walsh (BPTV Video) Around Town: Getting to Know Dr. James Walsh
Andy Amrhein of BPTV recently had the opportunity to sit down with the new Bethel Park superintendent, Dr. James Walsh.  

Administration

 
David Muench, Principal
412-854-8677

Dr. George Spalaris, Assistant Principal
412-854-8678
Upcoming Events
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Box Tops For Education Logo The 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!