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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!

Donuts Make the World go ‘Round

Donuts Make the World go ‘Round

May 8, 2017

If there is one thing that brings people together, it is donuts. People from all cultures, religions, and social backgrounds  (other than those who are gluten intolerant) can all agree that donuts are...

Seniors Get Their Gowns

Seniors Get Their Gowns

Emma Van Gilder, Design Editor

May 5, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Seniors are finally getting their graduation caps and gowns, and Keller Makemson was so excited to walk across the state that she just had to give it a whirl.

This Is Our Last One

This Is Our Last One

May 5, 2017

This picture was taken at the State Championship earlier in the school year. I remember standing and looking around in amazement at all of the people in the stadium. They were cheering for the flag r...

Furniture Creates Cozy Commons

Furniture Creates Cozy Commons

Kinsey McCarthy, Staff Writer

March 2, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Mornings are not a good time for the average Indy student. Everyone is tired, and it seems to be the same routine every day. One morning, Independence students were awakened by new furniture for the...

Crash and Burn with the First Kiss

Crash and Burn with the First Kiss

February 7, 2017

Everyone has those horrid memories they rather not remember. From the stories your parents would tell you, to your first kiss. Everyone who has experienced the moment of the first kiss, must remember...

Summer Job Rush

Ben Hart, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Summer is right around the corner and as students prepare for the nice weather and days off school, the annual search for work is under way as high school kids look for the best paying jobs that they can find throughout the surrounding area. Even though this search can be a tough one and can cause many students to stress and have anxiety over their looking, it is an experience that gives many students a taste of what real...

It’ s Time To Slow Down

Joe Holdheide, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Filed under Drivers Ed, Student Life

Everyone in the world want to go fast. Sometimes it is good to go fast and there are times when going fast can be dangerous. One of the biggest dangers of going fast is going fast when driving. Speeding endangers not just the person driving, but other people on the road. The danger of speeding is not the only reason not to speed. According to an article on the Governors Highway Safety Association Website, here are five...

Drive Safe: It’s Worth It

Oscar Pennell, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Filed under Drivers Ed, Student Life

Teen driving has been a concern for many parents, and not without reason. Based on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, "teenagers drive less than all but the oldest people, but their numbers of crashes and crash deaths are disproportionately high. The fatal crash rate per mile driven for 16-17 year-olds is about three times the rate for drivers 20 and older."  Teen fatalities due to unsafe driving has become an...

Why Fender Benders Are Such A Prevalent Problem

Ben Hart, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

Filed under Drivers Ed, Student Life

The epidemic of  fender benders throughout Williamson County Schools parking lots have increased over the past couple of years as the rise of more distractions and inhibitors that move the attention of the driver away from the road.  These include loud music, electronic devices and friends in the car that provide unnecessary distractions that prevent the driver from fully giving their attention the road. Students once...

Indy Rocks the Mock ( Trial)

Zach Horn, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Indy is now opening sign-ups for our Mock Trial club, and anyone who enjoys clubs such as speech and debate, debate team, or anyone who would like experience practicing law in a similar manner done in actual courts. Mock Trial is a scenario in which teams of students and coaches gather together to discuss a legal problem created by the Tennessee Bar Association. The teams are composed of attorneys and witnesses, who practice...

How to: Drive Safely in the Rain

Emma Van Gilder, Design Editor

December 13, 2016

Filed under Drivers Ed, Student Life

Driving can be extremely dangerous. Last Tuesday, Independence student Sydney Whiteacre was driving in the rain with her sister, and she hydroplaned. Hydroplaning is when the road is so wet that the car's tires have no traction on the road, and the driver loses control. Sydney has taken drivers ed, and she says that in theory she knew how to correct the hydroplaning. That night in the pouring rain, Sydney felt herself...

It’s Beggining To Feel A lot Like Exemptions

William Finney, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

Filed under Crash Course: College, Student Life

It’s that time of the year again. The time where kids behave extra good for Santa, the time where candy canes, cherished ornaments decorate Christmas trees, everyone is reminded to be politically correct and say, “Happy Holidays.” But for seniors, that cold nip in the air means one thing, it's what everyone has been waiting all fall semester on, it’s what we've been looking forward to when coming to school with b...

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