In the last week of November around 200 seniors at Independence High School registered for college with the help of AVID Seniors. The Application Week kicked off a series of college events culminating in the AVID at Independence College Fair, December 17, a project of the Junior AVID class. Colleges that have committed to the […]
The Patriots won 46-27 Friday night at Richmond County. Read this week’s Mint Hill Times for the game story and the preview of the Patriots vs. Butler this Friday (probably) at Providence High School.
On Saturday, November 14, Independence students competed in the Can-Struction event for the Architecture, Construction, and Engineering Mentors club. The event was from 9 am to 1 pm at the Independence Plaza on Trade and Tryon downtown. The goal was to make a structure using only cans that can stand unsupported for a week. The cans were donated by ACE mentors, Independence students and staff, and the Leo Club. All cans will be donated to 2nd Harvest Metrolina Food Bank.
Independence students competed against Myers Parks and West Charlotte chapters of the ACE Mentors club. Each school constructed an object; Myers Park made an iPhone and West Charlotte built a lion. However, the Independence iPod was easily the most ambitious and technically challenging project of the event. The students learned several skills; such has using measurement, effective construction practices, and how to create design documents for projects. […]
The North Carolina High School Athletic Association released its playoff brackets this afternoon. Butler is seeded No. 1, while Independence has a tough road seeded No. 6.