By Michele Dotson Dotson.firstname.lastname@example.org
Seussical the Musical opens January 31
The Independence High School theater program continues its rebuilding process by presenting Seussical the Musical. This fun, fast-paced musical is based on the books of Dr. Seuss. According to theater teacher Paula Baldwin, it has become a favorite with schools and community theaters.
“We chose the show because it has been very popular with many of the theatre companies in the area,” says Baldwin. “It’s light and fun for all ages.”
Baldwin, who has been at Independence for three years, continues to rebuild a drama program that had all but ceased to exist.
Although there had been a string of drama teachers over the years, there had been not been a musical produced at the school for 12 years until Baldwin took the helm and breathed life back into the program. Continue reading
The Independence Patriots varsity basketball teams opened their Southwestern 4A conference play at home Friday night against the Eagles of East Meck.
Indy 39 – Butler 46. The Independence football season ended in the second round of the State Playoff with a loss to Butler for the second time this season. Butler will advance to the third round of the State Playoffs friday night by traveling to and playing the number on seed West Forsyth. Rocky River will also advance to the third round after beating Porter Ridge 37 to 29. The Ravens will travel to Greensboro to play Dudley High this Friday night.