Clifford H. Nowlin Middle School

Clifford H. Nowlin Middle School

Nowlin Middle School

2800 S. Hardy
Independence, MO 64052

Phone: 816.521.5380
Fax: 816.521.5633

Mission Statement

The mission of Nowlin Middle School is to provide all students with a safe, orderly, inviting learning environment to help them achieve academic and social success.

Our Vision

We believe all students can be given the opportunities to achieve and succeed.

  • Believe: We believe every student will be given the opportunity to learn in a safe, orderly, accepting, and nurturing environment characterized by high expectations for all.
  • Achieve: As a team, staff and administration will provide all students the skills and knowledge to prepare them for their futures; academically and socially.
  • Succeed: We will offer all students opportunities to experience academic, athletic, and social success and will showcase their accomplishments.
About Nowlin Middle School

Welcome to the Independence School District! We are looking forward to working with you to provide your children with the very best educational opportunities possible. We believe it is important to share with you our vision and our beliefs so we can begin a dialogue with you regarding your ideas for making Nowlin Middle School the best school in Missouri.

Saturday School

Posted 9/25/15

Purpose – Students will receive extra guidance and improve their academic performance.

Time – 9am-12pm  It is important that students show up by 9, but it is not a problem if they need to leave early.

Materials Needed - Just themselves

Transportation – Parent/Guardian needs to drive them

Dates for 1st Semester of Saturday School – September 26, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 21, December 5

All students are welcome!

Character Traits

Character Traits

  • August~AMBITION- to have strong determination to accomplish challenging goals
  • September~ RESPONSIBILITY- to be accoubtable for your actions
  • October~ INTEGRITY- to do the right thing
  • November~ CITIZENSHIP- to be a productive, responsible member of society
  • December~ COMPASSION- to understand the challenges of others and to want to do something about it
  • January~ RESPECT- to show consideration or thoughtfullness to self and others
  • February~ COOPERATION- to respectfully play and work with others
  • March~INITIATIVE- to act and make decisions on your own
  • April~PERSEVERANCE- to continue trying in spite of difficultiies
  • May~ SELF CONTROL- to express your feelings and actions in an appropriate manner
  • June~ COURAGE- to remain strong when faced with difficulty
  • July~ LOYALTY- to be faithful to a person, a team or an idea

Principal - Dr. Cristin Nowak


Asst. Principal - Nancy Henson

Asst. Principal - Taisha Newcomber

School Times

Doors Open: 7:55am

Breakfast: 8:05

Period 1: 8:15 

Period 2: 9:04

Period 3: 9:53

Period 4: 10:42

Period 5: 11:31

Period 6: 12:45

Period 7: 1:34

Period 8: 2:23

Dismiss: 3:09pm