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  • Creative journey to V.A.S.E

    Creative journey to V.A.S.E

    Taylor Calhoun, Reporter/Web Editor

    April 28, 2017

    For some, drawing a circle is difficult. Now imagine turning that circle into a full-fledged portrait ready for competition. Twenty-six Independence artists did just that for their pieces in the Visual Art Scholastic Event competition. “Like V.A.S.E, they love big portraits of people. That's lik...

    Two-time V.A.S.E qualifier, Katie Todd’s watercolor is in the running of receiving a gold seal.

  • Students split between clubs

    Students split between clubs

    Megan Linn, Reporter

    April 3, 2017

    During the average day, senior Chulsoon Hwang has four classes and occasionally has to attend a club meeting. But it's not just for one, it’s for three. As a member of Business Professionals of America, he and many others must maintain a balance between BPA and other organizations. “I am in HO...

    Business Professionals of America is just one of the many organizations that seniors Simarleen Gulati and Chulsoon Hwang are involved in.

    Laura Mucciarone

  • The hidden benefits of FIDM fashion club

    The hidden benefits of FIDM fashion club

    Mari Forbes, Reporter

    March 16, 2017

    If fashion is your passion then you could be eligible for scholarships that benefit your future career just by showing up to a monthly club. “The experience they’re gonna gain in FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising) is really going to benefit them. We have speakers come in to talk...

    Eliza Mercado, improving her fashion skills by designing a infinty scarf at the FIDM Club monthly meeting.

  • Leading by example

    Leading by example

    Olivia Howell, Reporter

    February 6, 2017

    You see presentations on Fridays during activity period about everything from diversity to cyberbullying. There is an organization that is mastermind behind these. “They’re an elite group of leaders on campus that really put the best foot forward for the student body,” Student Ambassador ...

    Student Ambassadors work on one of their upcoming presentations to show during activity period. While doing this they're discussing issues and what they feel is important to put in it.

  • Benefits of taking Outdoor Education

    Benefits of taking Outdoor Education

    Kaitlyn Taylor, Reporter

    February 2, 2017

    Many students would try anything to get out of doing the physical part in physical education. But in high school, you must have a P.E. credit in order to graduate. For those who prefer not to workout, there are other options to get that credit with doing very little exercise. One option to...

    Outdoor Education students enjoy cooking on a Dutch oven outside during class.

Leading by example

Leading by example

Olivia Howell, Reporter

You see presentations on Fridays during activity period about everything from diversity to cyberbullying. There is an organization that is mastermind behind these. “They’re an elite group of leaders on campus tha...

February 6, 2017No Comments

Practice safe sharing in 2017

Practice safe sharing in 2017

Taylor Calhoun, Reporter/Web Editor

In recent weeks, you've seen many school organizations promoting positive aspects of school culture. However, there have been multiple incidents where social media has been used to post some not so noble things. Regar...

January 23, 2017No Comments

Health side effects of lack of sleep

Health side effects of lack of sleep

Taylor Calhoun, Reporter/Web Editor

As kids, some despised bedtimes. However, going to bed at 8:30 PM for some teens sounds like a dream. According to some teens with school work, extracurricular activities, and the maintenance of maintaining Snapchat strea...

November 1, 2016No Comments

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Benefits of taking Outdoor Education

Benefits of taking Outdoor Education

Kaitlyn Taylor, Reporter

Many students would try anything to get out of doing the physical part in physical education. But in high school, you must have a P.E. credit in order to graduate. For those who prefer not to workout, there are other ...

February 2, 2017No Comments

  • Family bonds through sports broadcasting January 31, 2017
  • Powerlifting isn’t only for boys January 17, 2017
  • Chemistry on the court January 10, 2017
  • Frisco on Ice January 6, 2017

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Creative journey to V.A.S.E

Creative journey to V.A.S.E

Taylor Calhoun, Reporter/Web Editor

For some, drawing a circle is difficult. Now imagine turning that circle into a full-fledged portrait ready for competition. Twenty-six Independence artists did just that for their pieces in the Vis...

April 28, 2017No Comments

Students split between clubs

Students split between clubs

April 3, 2017

Leading by example

Leading by example

February 6, 2017

Family bonds through sports broadcasting

Family bonds through sports broadcasting

January 31, 2017

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The student news site of Independence High School in Frisco, Texas
The student news site of Independence High School in Frisco, Texas