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Knight TV News- October 15, 2021
Layla Ajjeh, Samuel Rainey, Bryce Longfellow, Ayden Chavez, and Arianna Reed October 15, 2021

Join Knight TV as they tackle everything from cybersecurity to the best (and worst) food at the Texas State Fair.

IHS Weekly Update- 10/4
IHS Weekly Update- 10/4
October 4, 2021
IHS Weekly Update- 9/28
IHS Weekly Update- 9/28
September 28, 2021
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How brain breaks are implemented at IHS
Student Life
How brain breaks are implemented at IHS
Suhas Konijeti

According to Student Stress Statistics, 75% of U.S. high school students expressed boredom, anger, sadness, fear, or stress while in school. The Society for Research in Child Development states these negative...

Fall activities around Frisco
Student Life
Fall activities around Frisco
Kaylehn Molitor

Get your fall decorations out from the attic, because October is finally here.  There are many events going on this month in Frisco to help get you into the fall spirit.  Independence High School...

IHS DECA club prepares for competition season
Student Life
IHS DECA club prepares for competition season
Addison Williams

The Independence High School (IHS) Distributive Education clubs of America (DECA) is preparing for their upcoming competition season this school year.  DECA is a leadership organization designed for...

FFA heads to Texas State Fair
Student Life
FFA heads to Texas State Fair
Addison Williams

The Future Farmers of America club (FFA) is getting ready for the annual Texas State Fair. This date falls on Agriculture Awareness Day, where FFA students participate in fun activities and celebrate...

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Photo: Frisco ISD
National Principals Month
October 21, 2021

October is National Principals Month. It's time to give principals a hand in providing the best education and leadership possible. Principals all over the world guide and support their schools in big ways.  Alan Waligura,...

IHS Senior Sai Mihit Garlanka - Photo from Dallas Morning News
IHS Senior aims to end malnutrition
Ananya Sirigneedi and Ronav Aviur October 19, 2021

Kids Within the Reach is a STEM summer camp held in Frisco, Texas that aims to find ways to end malnutrition. Kids Within the Reach was created by IHS senior,  Sai Mihit Garlanka. Garlanka was just 12 years-old when...

The celebration of Navratri
The celebration of Navratri
Soumya Dharani October 15, 2021

I remember helping my mother place each doll on the steps of our “Golu” when I was in fifth grade. We lit small lamps next to the “Golu”, and decorated it with various flowers and colorful lights. Each day, several...

Alauna Richardson stands by Coach Yeatman after winning first place at regionals for discus on Friday, April 23, 2021. (Knight Press/Alauna Richardsons Twitter)
Richardson throws out competition and heads to state
Kendall Sproat May 7, 2021

The filled stadium eyes glare down to focus on Independence Junior Alauna Richardson, who is smiling from ear to ear. She is standing in front of the first place sign with her coach after winning regionals for the discus...

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Knight Press fall film favorites
Knight Press' fall film favorites
October 21, 2021

Fall is here! Get into the fall mood with some of Knight Press’s fall film favorites! Our Knight Press staff has put together a list of some of their favorite movies and...

Knight Theatre's "Thanks, Awfully" Promo
Layla Ajjeh September 22, 2021

Knight Theatre rehearses for Thanks,Awfully on September, 4 2021. Photo from Knight Theatre Twitter.
Knight Theatre prepares for first show of school year
Ananya Sirigneedi September 14, 2021

Independence High School (IHS) Knight Theatre is gearing up for their first show of the year. They will be performing, “Thanks, Awfully” on September 23-25.   “This...

Shattered by Sophomore Deeksha Bompada
Art Summer 2021 Art Contest IHS Winners
Suhas Konijeti September 14, 2021

10 Independence High School (IHS) students were chosen for publication of the Summer 2021 Art Contest sponsored by Celebrating Art. The Summer 2021 Art Contest is for students...

VASE Competition
VASE Competition
April 12, 2021
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Meet the Staff
Ananya Sirigneedi
Ananya Sirigneedi
The Knight Press- Reporter

Ashwin Padmanabhan
Ashwin Padmanabhan
The Knight Press- Reporter

Ashwin Padmanabhan is a senior at IHS. Padmanabhan enjoys working out and spending time at the gym with his friends. He hopes to attend UIUC next fall.

Addison Williams
Addison Williams
The Knight Press- Reporter, Social Media Manager

Addison Williams is a Sophomore at IHS. She plays for the Independence volleyball team as a setter and plans to study business and psychology in college. Williams enjoys writing news stories and creating...

Ronav Aviur
Ronav Aviur
The Knight Press- Reporter

Ronav Aviur is a junior at IHS. Aviur plays tennis for the Knights, and has been playing since he was 8 years-old. He enjoys writing a variety of different articles and plans to become at least a part...

Suhas Konijeti
Suhas Konijeti
The Knight Press- Reporter

Suhas Konijeti is a sophmore at IHS. Konijeti recently moved from Nebraska and is excited to start his life in Texas. In his spare time, Konijeti enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He plans...