Independent

Elementary School

2907 Roundup Road

Billings, MT 59105

406-259-8109 • Fax 406-259-8541

 
Welcome to Independent Elementary School!

NOTICES:


School starts at 8:25 - dismissal at 3:05 - Students are not to arrive before 8:15. Early out dismissal on Friday at 2:00.

Sept. 12-15 • Parent Teacher Conferences

Fri, Sept 16 • No School - PIR

Wed, Sept 21 • School Pictures

Wed, Sep 21 • Dine Out - Heights Pizza Hut

Thurs, Sept 22 • PTA’s Backyard Bash 5:30-7:30 PM

Thurs, Oct 13 • PTA Meeting 3:15 PM

Tues, Oct 18 • Board Meeting 7:00 PM

Thurs & Fri, Oct 20 & 21 • No School - Teacher Meetings

Fri, Oct 28 • End of Quarter

Fri, Oct 28 • Trunk or Treat with the PTA

Fri, Oct 28 • Fitness Friday

2022-2023 Meal Prices 

 Student Breakfast $1.50	     Student Lunch $2.80                 Milk $.35 

Free and Reduced Meals
Independent School participates in the Federal Free and Reduced Meal Program. Eligible students will receive a breakfast and lunch meal for free or at a reduced cost. The program supports a full balanced meal and will not cover single milks. Milk will cost $.35 each. Single milks for breakfast or lunch are not covered by the program. 

To apply up for the Free and Reduced Program, use this link:
https://dca.opi.mt.gov/FRApp?sponsornum=0989
 
Hard copy applications are available at the main office or click here: Free and Reduced Meal 2022.pdf

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NEED INFO ON COVID-19? WAITING FOR TEST RESULTS? DO I HAVE TO QUARANTINE?

Check out the link below:
https://covid.riverstonehealth.org/


SAFE RETURN TO SCHOOL AND CONTINUITY OF SERVICES PLAN
FINAL 8:18:2022 MTPEC Safe Return to School and Continuity of Services Plan - Independent School 2020-2021.pdf

ESSER III Plan - Submitted 8/19/21
INDEPENDENT ESSER III PLAN.pdf



HANDWASHING INFO
family_handwashing-508.pdf

PRESCHOOL SCREENING
EARLY CHILDHOOD CLINIC

The PURPOSE of the Early Childhood Clinic is to screen children from birth to age 6 in a wide variety of developmental areas to provide information to parents about their child’s development.

Screenings are provided by trained professionals to look at development, speech, hearing, vision, and social skills.

For more information, please call Yellowstone-West/Carbon County Special Services Coop at 628-7903.



IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Click to download:

Emergency Handbook v.w.pdf

Student Parent Handbook 8.19-20.pdf

Parking Appeal Notice.pdf

RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS SUSPECTED OF HAVING DISABILITIES

Independent School District is responsible for Child Find identification and evaluation for all students suspected of having a disability residing in our district. This includes children birth through 21 years of age who are in public schools, private schools, are being home schooled, or are kindergarten eligible, but not enrolled. Early identification and intervention is essential to help ensure school success.  Please note for individuals age 19, 20 or 21, the availability of special education and related services may be limited by school district policy.
If a child is having significant difficulty with vision, hearing, speech, behavior, is experiencing slow development typical for his/her age, physical impairments, or learning difficulty, he/she may be a child with a disability. If you have a concern, please contact the following agencies so we may initiate the process for referral and assessment.
Children:  Birth to Age 3 
Early Childhood Intervention; 406-281-5885
Children: Age 3 to Age 6 who are not enrolled in school
Yellowstone-West/Carbon County Special Services Cooperative; 406-839-2339 
Kindergarten through Age 21
Independent School (K-6) 406-259-8109; School District 2 (7-12) 406-281-5000


SB 307 Resolutions of Intent to Impose an Increase in Levies
 - 2022 Permissive Levies.pdfhttps://dca.opi.mt.gov/FRApp?sponsornum=0989HOME_files/Free%20and%20Reduced%20Meal%202022.pdfHOME_files/Free%20and%20Reduced%20Meal%202022.pdfhttps://covid.riverstonehealth.orgHOME_files/FINAL%208%3A18%3A2022%20MTPEC%20Safe%20Return%20to%20School%20and%20Continuity%20of%20Services%20Plan%20-%20Independent%20School%202020-2021.pdfHOME_files/FINAL%208%3A18%3A2022%20MTPEC%20Safe%20Return%20to%20School%20and%20Continuity%20of%20Services%20Plan%20-%20Independent%20School%202020-2021.pdfHOME_files/INDEPENDENT%20ESSER%20III%20PLAN.pdfHOME_files/family_handwashing-508.pdfHOME_files/Emergency%20Handbook%20v.w.pdfHOME_files/Student%20Parent%20Handbook%208.19-20.pdfHOME_files/Parking%20Appeal%20Notice.pdfHOME_files/2022%20Permissive%20Levies.pdfshapeimage_1_link_0shapeimage_1_link_1shapeimage_1_link_2shapeimage_1_link_3shapeimage_1_link_4shapeimage_1_link_5shapeimage_1_link_6shapeimage_1_link_7shapeimage_1_link_8shapeimage_1_link_9shapeimage_1_link_10shapeimage_1_link_11

• RESPECT • PRIDE • COOPERATION • RESPECT • PRIDE • COOPERATION •

Independent Elementary School Motto

“If it’s not done well, it isn’t done!”

As a member of
Independent School,
I pledge to:

Respect myself by 
making good choices,

Respect my classmates by 
treating them kindly, and

Take responsibility 
for my actions.

As a member of

Independent School,

I pledge to:


Respect myself by

making good choices,


Respect my classmates by

treating them kindly, and


Take responsibility

for my actions.