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by Steve Hare, ohiovarsity.com
Independence’s girls’ golf team capped an incredible four-year run on Saturday by winning the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division II state title at Ohio State University’s Gray Course.

Four years ago, head coach Karl Schuld began the program with several freshmen who were eager to learn and compete. Those freshmen closed out their high school careers by setting new state records for the lowest team score in a single round and the two-day low team score.
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Posted Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Story and Photos by Aliya McDonald, Senior, Independence High School

The Land Lab in Independence is a hidden gem that holds acres of natural beauty. On Saturday, October 14, the Independence High School Biology Society held an open house. "The Land Lab open house is a great way for people to see what the Biology Society and Mr. Maretka really do," said Emily Rundle, an Independence High School senior. Many families came to visit and enjoyed the beautiful sunny Fall weather. They went on hikes, searched for tadpoles and snacked on fresh homemade donuts. Independence High School sophomore Kana Wisniewski said, "Nature is the best gift we can give to the generations, and teaching young children to cherish nature and all of the creatures it houses is my favorite thing about the open house."
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Posted Sunday, October 15, 2017
Come and enjoy the great outdoors on Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.  Come hike the trails, visit the nature classroom, meet the staff (Mr. Maretka and students), and learn about current projects and upcoming events. [...click for more]

Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017
In addition to being a Language Arts teacher at Independence Middle School, Jill Wagner is also the adviser to the school's Power of the Pen team. The Power of the Pen is an educational enhancement program that aims to have interscholastic tournament competitions for young writers throughout Ohio. It also assists teachers by providing tools and an educational network to develop better student writing. [...click for more]

Posted Monday, August 28, 2017
Missed out on last summer’s European trip? Good news! There is another trip offered this summer. This summer’s European trip will be going to Ireland, Wales, Scotland, England and France. We will be going to Kilarney, Dublin, Wales, Edinburgh, Stratford, London and Paris. You will visit the Ring of Kerry, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Edinburgh Castle, Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, go inside Notre Dame Cathedral, see the Mona Lisa in the Louvre, and go to the top of the Eiffel Tower. This promises to be a once in a lifetime experience. All students at I.H.S. who are in good academic and behavior standing are eligible to come join us on this trip. If you are interested in going on this trip, there will be an informational meeting on Thursday, September 14 at 7:30 pm in Mr. Wells room (Room 109). You and a parent should attend this meeting. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Wells. [...click for more]

Posted Thursday, August 24, 2017
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Posted Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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