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INDYNOW

  • 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!

Pilgrimage Music Festival Attracts Diverse Crowd To Downtown Franklin

Pilgrimage Music Festival Attracts Diverse Crowd To Downtown Franklin

Emily McGilvra, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Every year Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival takes place in the heart of downtown Franklin at The Park at Harlinsdale. Pilgrimage was designed to offer a distinct lineup of artists including rock and roll, country, bluegrass, jazz, indie, gospel and more. The festival even caters to younger...

Want to Join the Eagles Nest?

Want to Join the Eagles Nest?

Reagan Turner, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Early Childhood is a great class for high school students to interact with the kids in the daycare, but it is so much more. Choosing a class can be very difficult, especially when someone isn't sure what to take. There are many options here at Independence High School, and one great option is Early...

As the Air Cools, it’s Autumn At Last

As the Air Cools, it’s Autumn At Last

Danielle McCarty, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Autumn is around the corner, and it is already starting to spark conversation between students, and they are talking about what their groups will be doing during the cool season. One of the most fun things to start off the fall season with is to go to the Independence football games. Sam Stingley...

GSA Meetings Have Begun

GSA Meetings Have Begun

Courtney Washington, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Student Life

    The Gay-Straight Alliance is a student led club, with advisers Lori Freeman and Matt Brewer in room D123 at IHS. Sammi Passman, a senior at IHS, is the Gay-Straight Alliance leader, and works hard to create a safe environment at school for people who are part of the LGBT community, or those...

We are IHS

We are IHS

Taylor Rainbolt, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Eagle fans kick off the season with an abundance of spirit. Despite a rough start, the student section continues to battle to keep its image. For years, Independence has maintained a legendary section that explodes with school spirit on game days. Andrew Hendry continues to guide all grades to take...

The Cities of Franklin and Spring Hill Go Head to Head

The Cities of Franklin and Spring Hill Go Head to Head

Rachel Paine, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Which is better: Franklin or Spring Hill? Students attending Independence High School live in opposite directions of Declaration Way: Franklin and Spring Hill. Students were asked if they prefer to hang out on the weekends, and here are the results: After interviewing 20 students from Independence...

Gain skills with SkillsUSA

Gain skills with SkillsUSA

Rachel Paine, Staff Writer

September 1, 2017


Filed under Student Life

High school students develop priceless leadership opportunities,  constructive teamwork skills and serve the community in SkillsUSA. SkillsUSA, also called 'Skills,' is a nationwide organization built and run by students. Digital arts and design teacher, Stephanie Prewitt says "[the students] make...

Indy Friends Kicks Off the New Year

Emily McGilvra, Staff Writer

September 1, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Many Independence  students participate every year in the club Indy Friends, a club that is designed to help students with special needs throughout their high school careers. It helps promote inclusion of all students at Independence, making new friends and sharing good times with students outside...

Donuts Make the World go ‘Round

Donuts Make the World go ‘Round

Oscar Pennell, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

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 a tasty breakfast or snack. Donuts can also be a dividing force, with many people having a preferred...

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

Noah Litton, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Student Life

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 runners as we were about to take off on the field one last time. I stood completely still as my fl...

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 school, and everyone's talking about it. From convenient tables outside of the commons, to cozy lounge...

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