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  • January 10Softball tryouts are Feb. 12-13. Email Coach Buchanan or Coach Brown for more info.

  • January 10Drivers Education applications are in the counseling office. Apply ASAP!

  • January 10PSAT results are in!

  • January 10Seniors: Check the board next to the counseling office for scholarship opportunities.

  • January 10Makeup exams will be held Jan. 8-11 after school in the library.

  • December 4Senior yard signs will be on sale for $20 until April 6.

  • December 4Senior quotes are due Dec. 15 to Laura Kim.

  • October 24If you plan to ride the late bus please sign up before 8th period

  • October 10Seniors: Check the spelling and accuracy of your name on the counseling window!

College Money is On the Line: Seek it Out

College Money is On the Line: Seek it Out

November 30, 2017

The leaves are fallen, the weather is colder, and the scholarships are piling up as November comes to an end. Most, if not all, seniors have been applying for scholarships left and right. This week,...

Heather Fitzhugh Offers a Behind-the-Scenes look at Guidance

Heather Fitzhugh Offers a Behind-the-Scenes look at Guidance

November 17, 2017

As the days go by in our senior year, we become more familiar with our counselors as we apply for colleges and plan our futures. Our school counselors handle everything from school ACTs to scholarships...

College Costs Skyrocket, Making Scholarships Essential

College Costs Skyrocket, Making Scholarships Essential

November 10, 2017

We're officially two weeks away from pigging out at Thanksgiving! But until then, seniors will be getting emails left and right about acceptance and scholarships. Starting now, the process for college...

How To: Find the Perfect Roommate

How To: Find the Perfect Roommate

November 9, 2017

College is fast approaching for the 2018 seniors, and a big part of this transition is moving out and finding a roommate. The roommate process is a big deal, as this will be the person you will live with...

Looking at Journalism in Action

Amelia Scott, Editor

November 6, 2017

Filed under College Corner

For my job shadow project, I shadowed Elaine Smith at Lipscomb Academy where she works in the media department. I am currently taking journalism here at Indy, and I even edit the paper so this is definitely a job I can see myself doing. At Lipscomb they have all types of media platforms from radio to an online newspaper, which is where Elaine focuses. It was so cool to see a real newsroom and experience the free form of wha...

Universal Day brings Law and Order

Universal Day brings Law and Order

November 3, 2017

On Universal Day, I shadowed at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. I want to be a forensic scientist/analysis after college, and this experience opened up my eyes. The agent showed me around and...

Indy Seniors Prepare to Leave the Nest

Indy Seniors Prepare to Leave the Nest

November 3, 2017

Class of 2018 impatiently awaits the highlight of our high school careers, graduation. The end of these four years brings new beginnings. Seniors are receiving acceptance letters and are now planning for...

Life Changing: A Trip to The Tennessean

Life Changing: A Trip to The Tennessean

November 3, 2017

For Universal Day this year, I drove up to Nashville to visit the Tennessean and job shadowed Tom Kreager, the Head High School Sports Coordinator for the state. I was a little nervous when I arrived...

Decking the Halls in Style

Kinsey McCarthy, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

Filed under College Corner

Although college dorms are not relevant to Indy seniors as of now, pretty soon they will be. Whether a student is going to join the Chattanooga Mocs or Tennessee Vols, dorm rooms can always use some decor to add some appeal. IndyNow talked to some Williamson County alumni that have made their dorms reflect who they are, as opposed to their original drab nature. Here are some helpful tips on how freshman can decorate their...

College Corner

College Corner

October 26, 2017

Wednesday, Oct. 25 was Universal Day for seniors, a day to tour colleges, job shadow or participate in community service. For the past few weeks, I have grown more and more excited for my college career....

Learning what the Future can Hold

Baylee Kalb, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

Filed under College Corner

Last week from Sept. 25-29 was College Application Week at IHS. The state wide celebration invites seniors to come visit their counselors in The Commons during lunch to apply for the TN Promise, as well as any colleges of your preference. Up until this school year started, I hadn’t looked into any colleges for the future. I was waiting to figure out what career I wanted to pursue to choose my college. One day I was tal...

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