Independence Middle School’s Magnet program engages students in hands-on, project-based activities that maximize their level of performance both at school and in the community. Through daily project-based modules, experience using various types of technology and an emphasis on effective communication, our students are better prepared for the future.This Communication Arts Middle School program continues the basics through the communication skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. It is designed to help students become better writers and speakers through electronic and published projects. Computer labs will be available to assist students with their multi-media projects. Students will create, produce and edit daily broadcasts in a closed-circuit television studio. Creative writing and public speaking will be emphasized.