Dr. Laird departs: IHS says goodbye to a true trailblazer

By EMMA SHEERAN Dr. Julianne Laird, the orchestra and choir director at IHS, has spent decades in the Indiana Area School District. She has taught at almost every building, led generations of students to success, and cared for every student that passed through her classrooms. Now, she prepares to retire on January 27. It is […]

IHS Variety Show raises funds for Teddy Bear Fund Drive

By ELLA MOSCO This year the IHS Variety Show was back for the first time since 2019. The show was held on December 21, 2022. Tickets were sold outside the cafeteria for all lunches and were two dollars. On Friday, December 9, students were able to audition for the show. Variety Show coordinator Mrs. Pangonis […]

Teddy Bear Fund Drive activities are back at IHS

By GABI ISENBERG Many of Indiana High School’s clubs and associations are once again raising money for the annual Teddy Bear Fund Drive. The Teddy Bear Fund Drive is a tradition in Indiana that benefits pediatric care units in the area. Organizations and businesses all across the county raise money to donate to the cause. […]

Internship programs bring fun opportunities for IHS students

By LIZZIE OLSEN Becoming a senior can be a very exciting, yet overwhelming experience, and it is common for seniors to not be fully sure of what they want to do once they leave high school. Internship programs are an amazing way to get involved and gain experience in career fields that might spark some […]

IHS honors veterans

By ELLA MOSCO On November 10, 2022, during homeroom, students and staff honored veterans by watching a video presentation put together by social studies teacher Mr. Doody.  The video consisted of information about the many wars and battles the U. S. military has faced and to honor the soldiers who have sacrificed for their country. […]

Leadership students addresses seasonal depression issues

By ELIA DIETZ For the month of November, IHS Leadership Seminar is focusing on uplifting students dealing with depression or other mental health issues. During academic advising, students made their own personalized hand turkey, writing what they’re grateful for on it.  Leadership provided paper and other crafting materials to academic advising teachers to hand out […]

The main office welcomes new staff

By ADDISON MOSCO This year, IHS welcomes a brand new office staff. Mrs. Gallo, Mrs. Schwartz, and Mrs. Smith are the friendly faces of the main office this year. The main office is always working hard on keeping things organized and making sure everything is easier for everyone in the school.  The office welcomes a […]

Getting a book into everyone’s hands: IHS has a new librarian

By LIZZIE OLSEN Not only does IHS gaining a new librarian mean new staff, but it also means new opportunities for the students. From beginner readers to die-hard book lovers, our new Librarian, Mr. Perkovich, is excited to share the library with each and every one of the students here at IHS.  This year will […]

America and the World III classes visit Washington DC

By ELLA MOSCO On October 31, students in the America and the World III classes took a field trip to the Holocaust Museum and the Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington DC.  Students in these classes are learning about World War II and the effects of the Holocaust as part of a unit on […]

Leadership promotes “Your Story Matters”

PRESS RELEASE As part of Leadership Seminar’s mental health initiative this year, they have worked on spreading awareness for a battle we all face. On the final Thursday of each month, Leadership is asking that faculty, staff, and students around the district wear these shirts. Order forms are outside Ms. Duffy’s room (100), or you […]