The student news site of Independence High School in Frisco, Texas
  • Family bonds through sports broadcasting

    Family bonds through sports broadcasting

    Chelseia Blair, Reporter

    January 31, 2017

    While a coach puts the players on the field, a new club is putting them on the screen. Sports Broadcasting is a club that broadcasts Independence and district games. Their program provides HD footage for people who can’t attend the games. “So right now in kind of our early stages we’... READ MORE »»

    Sport broadcasting poses for a picture during football game at The Ford Center.

  • Benefits of culinary arts

    Benefits of culinary arts

    Nathalie Pent, Reporter

    January 25, 2017

    As high school students, we will soon be on our own living independently. Cleaning, doing your laundry, and especially cooking for yourself are some crucial skills that you might need to know in order to support yourself. But what if a student doesn't know how to cook? This is where taking culinary arts ... READ MORE »»

    Sophomore Ashlyn Jordan is practicing food safety in her Culinary Arts class by wearing gloves as she makes ants on a log.

  • Practice safe sharing in 2017

    Practice safe sharing in 2017

    Taylor Calhoun, Reporter/Web Editor

    January 23, 2017

    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. Regardless of posts being positive or negative, teens are still active members of s... READ MORE »»

    Sophomore Jack Rueckert is one of many teens taking part in a new norm of frequently visiting social media .

  • Powerlifting isn’t only for boys

    Powerlifting isn’t only for boys

    Chloe McIntosh, Reporter

    January 17, 2017

    Independence High School is one of the few schools to have a co-ed powerlifting team, which is something that puts the female powerlifters in a new perspective. “It’s weird because you’re not used to being with all the guys...there were only two or three [girls] and there were like ten guys,” sophom... READ MORE »»

    Coach Walker checks if the female powerlifters are using proper lifting techniques. He does this to make sure they’ll be ready for any co-ed competitions, meets or even practices.

  • Chemistry on the court

    Chemistry on the court

    Megan Linn, Reporter

    January 10, 2017

    Some people believe that skill determines the result of a game. In fact, the result may depend on how well the players know each other. Bonding, connection and personality are what some of our girls basketball players believe can truly shape a game and its outcome. Socials, like team dinners have often made t... READ MORE »»

    These varsity basketball players bond and connect over a breakfast social.

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...  Read More »

Jan 23 • No 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...  Read More »

Nov 1 • No Comments

Snacking and learning: Should they go together?

Snacking and learning: Should they go together?

Rebecca Robinson, Lead Reporter

You may see the signs posted outside of some rooms that say “SNACK FREE CLASSROOM”. But, why are some classrooms snack free and some aren’t? There are two ways a classroom becomes snack free. “Teacher discretion...  Read More »

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Family bonds through sports broadcasting

Family bonds through sports broadcasting

Chelseia Blair, Reporter

While a coach puts the players on the field, a new club is putting them on the screen. Sports Broadcasting is a club that broadcasts Independence and district games. Their program provides HD footage for people who can’t attend ...  Read More »

Jan 31 • No Comments

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Family bonds through sports broadcasting

Family bonds through sports broadcasting

Chelseia Blair, Reporter

While a coach puts the players on the field, a new club is putting them on the screen. Sports Broadcasting is a club that broadcasts Independence and district games. Their program provides HD f...  Read More »

Jan 31 • No Comments

Powerlifting isn’t only for boys

Powerlifting isn’t only for boys

January 17, 2017

Chemistry on the court

Chemistry on the court

January 10, 2017

Changes in the debate program

Changes in the debate program

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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