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  • September 18The Indy talent show will be Sept 21st at 7pm in the IPAC

  • September 11School pictures are Thursday, Sept. 21st

  • September 11The college fair will be held September 20th at the Cool Springs Galleria Mall

  • September 8Yearbooks will be for sale for 85$ until the end of September.

  • September 8IndyNow sends love to all those affected by the hurricanes!

Wildfires Light Up the Northwestern United States

Wildfires Light Up the Northwestern United States

Rachel Paine, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under News

The world has heard so much about Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma that they consume the minds of the people until it is all they think about. The hurricanes that happened last week were disastrous and destructive, but few are taking notice of are the wildfires happening in the Northwest and how they...

Help for the Hurricane Victims

Help for the Hurricane Victims

Kinsey McCarthy, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under News

Independence High School has supplied bins outside of the office for students, staff and parents to donate school supplies. They started this drive in response to the intense hurricanes that have destroyed many buildings, homes and schools. The hurricanes have even made some areas inhabitable. Much...

New Rules Spawn Controversy Among Students

New Rules Spawn Controversy Among Students

Colby Shaffer, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


Filed under News

The 2017-2018 school year at Independence High School is looking a little different. Over the summer, the Independence administration enacted a couple new rules for students. New policies and structures include five minute passing periods, a seven minute break, no fast food, no homemade food and no...

A Can for a Cause

A Can for a Cause

Baylee Kalb, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under News

Attention all ice cream and snow cone lovers! Independence is participating in a county-wide competition to collect the most canned food items. The canned foods are being collected and donated to One Gen Away, a local organization working to end hunger in America by starting with families in the area who d...

Is Traffic Holding the Eagles Back?

Is Traffic Holding the Eagles Back?

Reagan Turner, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under News

There are new rules regarding dismissal, and these rules affect the time students get to leave. The main issue this year that students and faculty have been talking about is traffic. IndyNow went around and got some input about the topic, some positive and some negative. The person who knows the...

Student Council Sells Homecoming Shirts

Student Council Sells Homecoming Shirts

Brittany Swayze, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


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Indy Achieves Dual Enrollment

Indy Achieves Dual Enrollment

Danielle McCarty, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under News

Dual enrollment is a class for students who want to take a college course class like English, digital arts, CAD, etc. There are two places students can take your dual enrollment course. Students can take the class at the school or drive to which ever college is having the class. Dual enrollment is...

SOARing for success

SOARing for success

Taylor Rainbolt, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under News

A new year calls for new beginnings. Independence High School is instilling a new lunch program called SOAR. SOAR stands for "Student Opportunity for Academic Recreation." The hour lunch started on Tuesday, Sept. 5, and they will continue every Tuesday and Thursday. The goal of these extended lunches...

Sing a New Song with Indy

Sing a New Song with Indy

Courtney Washington, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017


Filed under Choir Spotlight, News

     “Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul,” (Plato).   Jamie Hawkins is Indy’s new, quirky, and musical loving, choir director. Independence is excited to welcome him into the fine a...

Habitat for Humanity Continues to Serve

Habitat for Humanity Continues to Serve

Baylee Kalb, Staff Writer

September 1, 2017


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      Kicking off a great start to the new school year is Habitat for Humanity, a nationwide organization.  Lars Londot, an IHS physics teacher, is on his second year of being Indy’s Habitat leader. Londot says he chose to lead Habitat because his school in Dallas partnered with this club ...

Rivals Unite at Wilco United

Rivals Unite at Wilco United

Noah Clendenen, Staff Writer

September 1, 2017


Filed under News

Many may have heard about the new popular event that has surfaced in the Williamson County High Schools, known as Wilco United. Wilco United is a student-led ministry that meets once every couple of months at Church of the City in Franklin. This organization is focused on uniting Williamson County...

Taste of Indy

Taste of Indy

Noah Clendenen, Staff Writer

August 30, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Join us at "Taste of Indy" to feast on five-star cuisine, experience culinary culture, learn from a world-class chef and savor in Indy-community atmosphere, Sept. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Independence High School. Erin Cornay, fundraising chair for the PTSO, states that more than 20 restaurants from...

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