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  • May 4IGC is selling T-Shirts for 20$. All proceeds go to Lily's Foundation.

  • April 17Seniors, turn in your acceptance letters to the counseling center to get your star up!

  • April 17Seniors, make sure you turn in your transcripts to the counseling center.

  • December 6Indynow wants YOU to be careful behind the wheel!

Washing Hands and Taking Stands

Washing Hands and Taking Stands

Hunter Dupree, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

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"Handwashing. Handwashing. Handwashing." That's the phrase nursing teacher, Kelly Cole has always said. Did you know that washing your hands is the number one way to prevent the spread of infection?...

Indy Academics Earn Recognition

Indy Academics Earn Recognition

Hunter Dupree, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017

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There's no question to whether Indy wins awards for sports. From the beginning of the year to the end, trophies are hoisted. Now, thanks to the hard work of our administrators, academics can raise trophies...

Porchfest Isn’t Just Some Fest

Porchfest Isn’t Just Some Fest

April 21, 2017

Franklin is known for its cute downtown scene, music, and cafes. Once a year, Westhaven combines all of those to set up Porchfest. Think of Porchfest as an all-in-one: multiple concerts, wonderful food, and a...

With Spring Comes Senior-Time Sadness

With Spring Comes Senior-Time Sadness

April 13, 2017

Well. This is it. The day we have all been waiting for, May 27th, is just over a month away. Soon all, well most, Seniors will have diplomas in hand ready to face the world in front of them. For some...

Recent Earth-like Planets Shake Up Scientists

Ryan Oglesby, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

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In the past few days several space agencies released shocking news, a star system called TRAPPIST-1 is harboring seven terrestrial planets. What gets even more exciting is that these planets are all roughly the same size as Earth, most of which are within 10% of the radius of the Earth. TRAPPIST-1 is only 40 light-years away, which is relatively close given the massive expanse of our galaxy. This discovery shook the s...

Indy Athletes Sign to Schools

Indy Athletes Sign to Schools

Noah Litton, Co Editor

January 30, 2017

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On Wednesday, February 1, Independence High School athletes will be sign to further their education and bump their sports careers onto the next level. We at IndyNow are very proud of these...

Arson: an atrocious crime.

Arson: an atrocious crime.

January 26, 2017

   In Sevier County on November 23, a massive wildfire destroyed about a third of the town devastating homes, families, and businesses. According to CNN, “the fire was first listed at only t...

Women’s March Spans the Globe

Women’s March Spans the Globe

January 26, 2017

There have been many talks about The Women's March on Saturday, Jan. 21. The march greatly impacted  in America and the World. There were marches in all 50 states and many in different countries. It...

American Returns Home With New Record Under His Belt

American Returns Home With New Record Under His Belt

Ryan Oglesby, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

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In the remote town of Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan at 7:13 a.m. local time, the crew of the Russian Soyuz TMA-20M space module landed carrying several  Russian astronauts and one American landed safely....

Juniors Jam For The ACT

Kinsey McCarthy, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017

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As the second semester starts, juniors are more anxious than ever. The test that these students have been hearing their entire high school career is inevitably around the corner. Stakes are high to gain entrance into the dream college. From taking ACT classes, to tutors, to practicing out of a book of their own, students use their resources to get as much help as possible. Some students even shared their study tips. "The...

Kicking The Toy Drive Into High Gear

Kicking The Toy Drive Into High Gear

William Finney, Staff Writer

December 1, 2016

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Every child wants a present to open on Christmas. Thanks to Independence's toy drive that want can become a reality. Not only is this toy drive a chance to do some charitable good before the holiday...

Students Get Pepped Up For The Pep Bus

Students Get Pepped Up For The Pep Bus

December 1, 2016

Undefeated and headed to State. Indy Nation. The Independence boys of fall get a sense of deja vu heading back to the 5A State Championship as an undefeated team for the second year in a row. Friday...

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