Independence High School Principal Amy Dellinger was named named the 2014-2015 East Learning Com-munity Principal of the Year. The staff received word, but kept it from Dellinger until halftime Friday night. It was a big surprise.
By Ron Morris
Entering Friday’s night non-conference battle between county rivals the Hough Huskies and host Independence, the Patriots had been un-scored on and undefeated.
However, at the 8:14 mark in the second quarter, the Patriots gave up 3 points on a 27-yard field goal. Before the game ended, Hough managed to put 17 points on the board, but the Patriots stayed undefeated by defeating Hough 27-17.
Independence was the first to get on the board with 1:30 to go in the first quarter. The Patriots drove the ball 52-yards and on a one yard run by quarterback Kelvin Hopkins. The Patri- ots took the lead 7-0. […]
By Michele Dotson
CMS Superintendent Dr. Heath Morrison held a press conference Tuesday, September 2 at Providence High School to share preliminary graduation results from across the district.
Morrison praised Independence High School for posting an impressive graduation rate of 88.6 which is an increase of 4.5 % from 2013.
Independence Assistant Principal Amy Mims described the school’s massive […]
By Charles Kelleher Harris
Independence High School has been named one of the countries’ best high school by the popular reporting and opinion website The Daily Beast.
“Our mission [is] to create a college and career ready culture,” said Independence High School Principal Amy D. Dellinger, “[We want our students to be] prepared for success regardless of their choice after high school i.e. college, military or the work face.”
Dellinger said that Independence applied for the opportunity to be placed on The Daily Beast list.
Dellinger has spent 23 years in education, the last four of which have been as Independence principal.
Dellinger said that the school has worked hard to develop four-year plans for each student, to help develop a specific vision for their future. […]
By Ron Morris
Independence traveled to South Mecklenburg Friday night and started off their season with an explosive offensive performance giving the Patriots a 49 – 0 win over South Mecklenburg.
The Patriots took the opening kick off and put together a 80 yard drive, capped off by a touchdown pass from quarterback Kevin Hopkins to Pierre Lockwood with 6:56 to go in the first quarter.
After the opening drive, the Patriots’ offense slowed down and led 7 – 0 with 4:26 left in the first half. The Patriots then scored three touchdowns in the final 4:26 giving them a 28 – 0 halftime lead.
The Rocky River Ravens girls’ soccer team visited Independence High School Tuesday afternoon looking to upset Indy on their final home game of the season and Indy’s senior night.
Indy got goals from four different players to take a take a 5-0 win over the Ravens.
The Patriots’ first goal came at the 6:01 mark in the first half […]