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Universal Day at Indy

Universal Day at Indy

Reagan Turner, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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It's that time of year again, Universal Day. Universal day is a county wide event. The freshmen have the option to take the PSAT. The sophomores also have the option to take the PSAT or the ASVAB. Juniors can take the practice ACT or the PSAT. The seniors, however, have many options on this day. The...

The Las Vegas Shooter: The Breakdown

The Las Vegas Shooter: The Breakdown

Noah Clendenen and Emily McGilvra

October 19, 2017


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Over 525 people injured. At least 58 killed. 23 guns. One man. These are the horrifying statistics for the tragedy that struck the very popular Las Vegas, NV on Oct. 1, 2017. A man by the name of Stephen Paddock was the one responsible for this massacre, and there are multiple reasons that experts s...

“It’s Love, But Not Quite”

“It’s Love, But Not Quite”

Will Henke, Contributor

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Love is a fickle thing. It can manifest itself and be found in the most unique conditions or be lost in the blink of the eye, but that is the beauty of love. It’s fleeting yet enduring; it’s scary and extraordinary; it hurts but heals the scars of past heartbreak. Our experiences and memories af...

“Almost, Maine” is Almost Here

“Almost, Maine” is Almost Here

Amelia Scott, Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

T-Time Productions fall play is "Almost, Maine," a timeless story about love and the many forms it takes for the residents of Almost, Maine. The story follows multiple characters in scenes that showcase their situation and connection to love. From a woman who just traveled across the country to see...

Dancing the Night Away

Dancing the Night Away

Reagan Turner, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


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Homecoming at Independence is always a fun time. Everyone in the school comes together and makes the whole day full of spirit. The day involves a parade, activities, powder puff game, pep rally and of course the night ends with the big football game. The next day, Saturday Oct. 7, is the night of the...

Is it Time to Upgrade?

Is it Time to Upgrade?

Brittany Swayze, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


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The new iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus are being released Sept. 22, and the iPhone X is being released Oct. 27, for pre-order and will be available on Nov. 3. The real question is: Are these new phones worth the extra money? The iPhone 8 is starting out at $699, and the iPhone 8 Plus is starting...

Wildfires Light Up the Northwestern United States

Wildfires Light Up the Northwestern United States

Rachel Paine, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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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