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  • Band Beyond High School

    Band Beyond High School

    Chelseia Blair, Reporter

    May 30, 2018

    The band directors at Independence have high expectations regarding how they prepare their students who are interested in pursuing a band career out of high school, especially drum majors. “We have pretty high standards of what we expect our drum majors to do, but we also give them a lot of respon...

    Former Independence drum major, Lexi Para, has gone on to become a Blue Stars drum major for this upcoming season.

  • Helpful Resources For AP Testing

    Helpful Resources For AP Testing

    Reina Jordan, Reporter

    May 14, 2018

    The College Board and Princeton Review are both companies that can help the studying process for AP tests. The Princeton Review is a company that has studying materials such as books, practice questions and tests, and tutoring. “Princeton Review is one review that is put out that is geared t...

    These are some of the books that students can use to study for the SAT and ACT.

  • How Students Prepare For The SAT and ACT

    How Students Prepare For The SAT and ACT

    Kaitlyn Taylor, Reporter

    May 4, 2018

    The SAT and ACT are internationally known tests that many high school students take as part of their college admissions. Despite the minor differences, each individual student has to figure out which tests best highlights their strengths. At some schools, students are able to take the PSAT or PACT to s...

    These are some of the books that students can use to study for the SAT and ACT.

  • A Struggle Turns Jalen Freeman into a Leader

    A Struggle Turns Jalen Freeman into a Leader

    Alejandra Salazar, Reporter

    April 24, 2018

    As senior year approaches, junior Jalen Freeman is expected to be a big leader on the football team. “He’s gonna be one of our leaders, especially on defense... He’s gonna be a third year returning starter and he’s gonna be huge for our defensive line,” Coach Nick Stokes said. Freeman ...

    Jalen Freeman (40 Right) who will be a captain on the football team next year has gained leadership skills without the presence of his father.

    Natalie Turner

  • How Electronics Affect Academics

    How Electronics Affect Academics

    Bella Rodriguez, Reporter

    April 24, 2018

    The rise of mobile multiplayer games like PUBG and Fortnite has made smartphones more addictive. “I have a handful of students who pretty consistently...have their phones in their laps... And I see, it’s some kind of game,” social studies teacher Amy Jones said. “They distract you from w...

    The amount of time students spend on electronics affects their grades either for the better or for the worse.

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  • A Struggle Turns Jalen Freeman into a Leader April 24, 2018
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A Struggle Turns Jalen Freeman into a Leader

A Struggle Turns Jalen Freeman into a Leader

April 24, 2018

How Electronics Affect Academics

How Electronics Affect Academics

April 24, 2018

The Frisco Bears Meet New Challenges This Season

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April 9, 2018

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