Announcements week 9/26- 9/30

TUESDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Driver Ed (9/27)

The next Driver Ed. session will begin on Saturday, Oct. 22 to Oct. 29. You can now preregister for any session for this school year. The limit is still 32 students per session. This first session filled up a week and a half before the deadline. Call Kara Martin at the Moon Valley bookstore at (623) 915-8019 if you any questions and want to preregister by mail. Go to the Moon Valley school website under Parents/Students to get the information on the sessions. Registration for the Oct. session needs to be completed by Wed., Oct. 19 if there still any spaces left.
Bookstore (Holt; 9/27)

Information:  The following books will be available for purchase in the bookstore:

Night $7.00, Crucible, $9.00, The color of Water $10.00, The Handmaid’s Tale $8.00, The Great Gatsby $10.00, The Great Expectations $5.50, Othello $2.50, and the Invisible Man $9.50…..LIMITED SUPPLY WHEN THERE GONE THEY ARE GONE.

Photo Club Meeting (Kerr, 9/26- 9/27)

Photo club meets today at 2:45pm with Mr. Kerr in room #207 upstairs in the science building. We meet every two weeks and everyone is welcome to participate, no experience necessary. It’s not too late to join us!

GCU workshop (TStarr, 9/27)

Seniors:   Tomorrow morning you will have an opportunity to apply to Grand Canyon University. Come to the Media Center computer lab starting at 7:45 ready to complete your application.  Bring your social security number, parent information and what you plan to study.  See Mrs. Starr in the Career Center if you have questions.

Chipotle Night Fundraiser (McMahon; 9/27)

 “DO YOU LOVE CHIPOTLE!? Come out TONIGHT and support your Varsity Spiritline while eating a tasty burrito. Mention the IHS Spiritline at the Chipotle at Westgate next Tuesday to help support your cheerleaders. You can even win a free Chipotle giftcard!! Bring you Chipotle receipt to Ms. McMan in room B25 to enter to win your free giftcard after the fundraiser. Thank you for supporting your Independence Spiritline!!"

Robotics Club (9/27)

Robotics club will meet on Tuesday the 27th at 2:40 in Room 208.

Culinary (D. Snyder; 9/27)

Hey Patriots! It is the start of the Culinary competition season.  Juniors or Seniors who are interested in competing for scholarship money through the CCAP Culinary competition are encouraged to attend a meeting this Thursday, September 29th at 2:40 in room 236. Please see Mrs. Snyder with any questions. This will be a 30-minute meeting, be prompt!

Culinary (D. Snyder; 9/27)

Greetings from the Pit Stop! The smoothie flavors for this week are Strawberry Banana and Horchata. Smoothies are available during both lunches on Tuesday and Thursday for $2.00 each. See you at the Pit Stop!

Attention I.H.S. Students (Marshall; 9/27- 9/30)

Come and take part in the lunch-time acitivities to celebrate the freedom of reading banned-books. Tueday—share your best banned book quote on a tweet wall.

Wednesday—get your picture taken with a banned book

Thursday—get your picture taken with a banned book

Friday—come and listen to students read from their favorite banned book

STUCO (Marshall; 9/27- 9/28)

During lunch time come and nominate someone you think should be Homecoming Royalty.  Nominations will be taken on Tuesday and Wednesday for all grade levels. The top three boys and the top three girls for each grade will be eligible to become prince/princess or king/queen.

Come and nominate those of royal character and get your voice heard.

Media center (Ehrick; 9/27)

Morning Patriots,

Here are some examples of some commonly banned books. See Mrs. Ehrick in the library for more details.

http://www.tubechop.com/watch/8388091

NJROTC  (Crowell; 9/27)  

(Show picture while reading) Over the weekend your schools Independence NJROTC received 5th place, out of all the Navy JROTC units in the state, competing in an academic competition known as the Brain Brawl. Congratulations to Cadets Armida Sanchez, Carlos Cabalit, Jakob Williams, Fernanda Lozano, and Jennifer Herrera.

HIS Forensics Team (9/27)

Attention Students: Did you know that today is National Voting Registration Day? Are you interested in voting in the upcoming Presidential election between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump? Today in the mall area, there will be a representative here on campus to help you register to vote.  Come by the table and see if you are eligible to vote. Brought to you by the IHS Forensics Team.

Softball (Wiley; 9/27)

ATTENTION All girls who played softball last year, please go to the gym at 3 pm today to see Coach Wiley. Don’t be late. Again All Girls Who played softball last year go to the main gym by 3 pm today to meet with Coach Wiley and don’t be late.

 

 

WEDNESDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Driver Ed (9/28)

The next Driver Ed. session will begin on Saturday, Oct. 22 to Oct. 29. You can now preregister for any session for this school year. The limit is still 32 students per session. This first session filled up a week and a half before the deadline. Call Kara Martin at the Moon Valley bookstore at (623) 915-8019 if you any questions and want to preregister by mail. Go to the Moon Valley school website under Parents/Students to get the information on the sessions. Registration for the Oct. session needs to be completed by Wed., Oct. 19 if there still any spaces left.
Bookstore (Holt; 9/28)

Information:  The following books will be available for purchase in the bookstore:

Night $7.00, Crucible, $9.00, The color of Water $10.00, The Handmaid’s Tale $8.00, The Great Gatsby $10.00, The Great Expectations $5.50, Othello $2.50, and the Invisible Man $9.50…..LIMITED SUPPLY WHEN THERE GONE THEY ARE GONE.

Culinary (D. Snyder; 9/28)

Hey Patriots! It is the start of the Culinary competition season.  Juniors or Seniors who are interested in competing for scholarship money through the CCAP Culinary competition are encouraged to attend a meeting this Thursday, September 29th at 2:40 in room 236. Please see Mrs. Snyder with any questions. This will be a 30-minute meeting, be prompt!

Culinary (D. Snyder; 9/28)

Greetings from the Pit Stop! The smoothie flavors for this week are Strawberry Banana and Horchata. Smoothies are available during both lunches on Tuesday and Thursday for $2.00 each. See you at the Pit Stop!

Attention I.H.S. Students (Marshall; 9/27- 9/30)

Come and take part in the lunch-time acitivities to celebrate the freedom of reading banned-books. Tueday—share your best banned book quote on a tweet wall.

Wednesday—get your picture taken with a banned book

Thursday—get your picture taken with a banned book

Friday—come and listen to students read from their favorite banned book

STUCO (Marshall; 9/27- 9/28)

During lunch time come and nominate someone you think should be Homecoming Royalty.  Nominations will be taken on Tuesday and Wednesday for all grade levels. The top three boys and the top three girls for each grade will be eligible to become prince/princess or king/queen.

Come and nominate those of royal character and get your voice heard.

Art Club (Cramer; 9/28)

Attention Art Club members... There is a mandatory meeting today in room 232 – Cramer’s room. If you are in Art Club or want to be make sure you are there by 2:45.

Book Club (Ehrick; 9/28)

Attention Book Club Members,

We have an important meeting after school in the media center on Thursday. Make sure you are there to meet our special guest from the Glendale Public Library.

Close Up (Mandile; 9/28)

Attention all students who have indicated an interest in going to Washington D.C. We will be having a Close Up meeting in Mr. Mandile’s room R-24, at 2:45 to discuss details regarding our trip and speak with a Close-Up representative. Please be on time.

Badminton (L. Cass, 9/28)

The Patriot badminton team had two awesome wins yesterday against Moon Valley!
JV competed and got the win 6-3.
Varsity went to work and stayed tough with a 5-4 win.
Nice work badminton!

 

THURSDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Driver Ed (9/29)

The next Driver Ed. session will begin on Saturday, Oct. 22 to Oct. 29. You can now preregister for any session for this school year. The limit is still 32 students per session. This first session filled up a week and a half before the deadline. Call Kara Martin at the Moon Valley bookstore at (623) 915-8019 if you any questions and want to preregister by mail. Go to the Moon Valley school website under Parents/Students to get the information on the sessions. Registration for the Oct. session needs to be completed by Wed., Oct. 19 if there still any spaces left.
Bookstore (Holt; 9/29)

Information:  The following books will be available for purchase in the bookstore:

Night $7.00, Crucible, $9.00, The color of Water $10.00, The Handmaid’s Tale $8.00, The Great Gatsby $10.00, The Great Expectations $5.50, Othello $2.50, and the Invisible Man $9.50…..LIMITED SUPPLY WHEN THERE GONE THEY ARE GONE.

Culinary (D. Snyder; 9/29)

Hey Patriots! It is the start of the Culinary competition season.  Juniors or Seniors who are interested in competing for scholarship money through the CCAP Culinary competition are encouraged to attend a meeting this Thursday, September 29th at 2:40 in room 236. Please see Mrs. Snyder with any questions. This will be a 30-minute meeting, be prompt!

Culinary (D. Snyder; 9/29)

Greetings from the Pit Stop! The smoothie flavors for this week are Strawberry Banana and Horchata. Smoothies are available during both lunches on Tuesday and Thursday for $2.00 each. See you at the Pit Stop!

Attention I.H.S. Students (Marshall; 9/27- 9/30)

Come and take part in the lunch-time acitivities to celebrate the freedom of reading banned-books. Tueday—share your best banned book quote on a tweet wall.

Wednesday—get your picture taken with a banned book

Thursday—get your picture taken with a banned book

Friday—come and listen to students read from their favorite banned book

Book Club (Ehrick; 9/28)

Attention Book Club Members,

We have an important meeting after school in the media center on Thursday. Make sure you are there to meet our special guest from the Glendale Public Library.

Media Center (Ehrick; 9/29)

Attention Patriots,

Did you know some of your favorite books have been banned throughout history? In 2015, Looking for Alaska and Beyond Magenta made the list of commonly banned books. However, you can get these books in our library.

Mrs. Ehrick is not banning books! I repeat: Mrs. Ehrick is not banning books. So, come to the library and checkout some commonly banned books and celebrate your right to read.

Freshman Football (Crowell; 9/29)

Congratulations to the freshman football team for their victory over the Carl Hayden Falcons last night with a score of 50 to 22.  Your Patriots also had two touchdowns called back!  Give a special shout out today when you see Joe Vargas, Jacob Diaz, Jasiel Tapia, Akinidad Gadallah, Rey Almaguer, Tim Clark and Demetrix Gutierrez for their outstanding performance on the offensive line.

ORCHESTRA and CHOIR CONCERT (Godfrey; 9/29)

The Independence Orchestra and Choirs invite you to attend their FALL CONCERT tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. Admission is free.

STUCO – (MARSHALL; 9/29)

CONGRATULATIONS

IHS SINGS PARTICIPANTS

·           Kimberly Miller

·           Charlena Burns

·           Jasmine Saucedo

·           Aginess Doka

·           Mikayla Beck

·           Hunter Robertson

·           Keke Moore

·           Amber Benson

·           Alexandra Dominguez

·           Erica Marrufo

·           Jytallia Sapp

·           Armando Juarez

·           Naomi Simmonds

·           Yvette Umugwaneza

·           Sandra Orozco

·           Destiny Carpenter

·           Vicky Phan

*           CONGRATULATIONS! Please go to Mrs. Godfrey’s classroom on Friday, September 30th for a short informational meeting after school.

Haunted House Cast (Pena; 9/29)

All people who were cast in the haunted house need to see mr peña ASAP with their makeup ideas and to check on costumes.

Varsity Volleyball (Monaghan; 9/29)

Congrats on yet another "W" for the Varsity Volleyball team. They defeat Carl Hayden Falcons in 3. Keep up the hard work ladies. You are amazing. 

JV Volleyball (Andazola; 9/29)

Congrats to the JV volleyball team for defeating Carl Hayden. Good job ladies. You finished strong in yesterday's game and got the win. Now let's defeat South Mountain today. 

Freshman Volleyball (Morgan; 9/29)

Congratulations to the Freshmen Volleyball team in their win over Carl Hayden last night! Your coaches are so proud of you. Way to go girls!!!

 

 

FRIDAY ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Driver Ed (9/30)

The next Driver Ed. session will begin on Saturday, Oct. 22 to Oct. 29. You can now preregister for any session for this school year. The limit is still 32 students per session. This first session filled up a week and a half before the deadline. Call Kara Martin at the Moon Valley bookstore at (623) 915-8019 if you any questions and want to preregister by mail. Go to the Moon Valley school website under Parents/Students to get the information on the sessions. Registration for the Oct. session needs to be completed by Wed., Oct. 19 if there still any spaces left.
Bookstore (Holt; 9/30)

Information:  The following books will be available for purchase in the bookstore:

Night $7.00, Crucible, $9.00, The color of Water $10.00, The Handmaid’s Tale $8.00, The Great Gatsby $10.00, The Great Expectations $5.50, Othello $2.50, and the Invisible Man $9.50…LIMITED SUPPLY WHEN THERE GONE THEY ARE GONE.

Attention I.H.S. Students (Marshall; 9/27- 9/30)

Come and take part in the lunch-time acitivities to celebrate the freedom of reading banned-books. Tueday—share your best banned book quote on a tweet wall.

Wednesday—get your picture taken with a banned book

Thursday—get your picture taken with a banned book

Friday—come and listen to students read from their favorite banned book

Media Center (Ehrick; 9/30)

Did you know that most books have been challenged or banned across the country? Imagine what our library would be like without any books. Here are several examples of books that have been banned, and you can check them out in our library.

http://www.tubechop.com/watch/8401733

Cross Country (Groseta; 9/30)

Congratulations again to the cross country team as they destroyed Copper Canyon.  Jesus Aldana and Victor Flores were the top finishers for the boys and Estefania Gonzalez and Priscilla Becerra were the first Lady Patriot finishers.  The runners head down to Casa Grande today for a meet against the best teams from all over the Southwest.  Wish them luck.

STUCO (Marshall; 9/30)

Everybody love Barbeque and Shane’s Rib Shack will be here every Monday to bring you’re their tasty barbeque. You will have the option to purchase a shredded barbeque sandwich or buffalo chicken strips with chips for $5.00.

Varsity Volleyball (Monaghan; 9/30)

The Varsity Volleyball team fought hard last night but come up short against the Lady Jaguars from South Mt. Keep working hard last it will pay off.  Lots of season left.

Swin and Dive (Hallum; 9/30)

The Swim and Dive team would like to thank Cross Country who was able to run up to Glendale to watch the Patriots beat the Glendale Cardinals in impressive fashion.  

Behind the awesome efforts of Nathalie Ortiz, Jessica Urias, Fernanda Rojas, Diana Lopez and Mean Maria Coronado, the girl's team won 9 out of 11 races and defeated the Cardinals 111 to 53.

The boys team won all 11 races and took second in 7 of the 11 races as Justin Delgado, Elijah Arrieta, Kevin Hernandez, Ricardo Sanchez, Daniel gonna Huynh and Danny gonna Huynh all won races yesterday to beat Glendale 126 to 50.  Excellent Job Patriots.  

Come out and support the team next week as they take on Cactus Shadows at Glendale and you could be like Christian Guillen who was the winner of yesterday's IHS Patriot's supporter supporter drawing.  Christian, make sure you stop by coach Hallum's room to pick up your prize.