Revolution

Broom broom check out me room!

Broom broom check out me room!

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

This school year, teachers have upped their game when it comes to decorating their rooms. All across campus, many classrooms have been adorned with different items and even some student work that reflect the teachers interests and their personalities. Ms. Rice, the forensics teacher, has her walls striped with caution tape and painted with “bloody” ...

Teachers have lives outside of school? Yep…they do!

Teachers have lives outside of school? Yep…they do!

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Have you ever wondered what teachers do when they aren’t at school? When they aren’t grading the hundreds of papers that are turned in? Just like students, on their free time, teachers have some hobbies of their own which they participate in after they leave campus. Many of the teachers have other...

Allison Howard takes over as director of Freedom’s band program

Allison Howard takes over as director of Freedom’s band program

September 30, 2019

Students in Freedom High School’s Band often call it a family among the student body; but what happens when there is a replacement of one the family members? A high school band is a group of student musicians who rehearse and perform instrumental music together. Band provides another environment and...

NJROTC adds new leadership to an already strong group

NJROTC adds new leadership to an already strong group

September 24, 2019

“Our program is just like a family; but just like any other family, we experience changes,” Seth Koch, the Commanding Officer of Freedom High School's NJROTC program said. The NJROTC program is the best opportunity for you to get invaluable experience while you earn a high school    degree. When e...

Students choose convenience when it comes to taking classes

Students choose convenience when it comes to taking classes

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Many students have decided to take online classes instead of traditional in-school courses. Some even take a class period or two off at the end of the school day to go home, with their 7th period listed on their schedules as “Virtual Placeholder.” It’s a graduation requirement to take an on...

New year, new start time, same bus issues

New year, new start time, same bus issues

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

   A typical school bus is fit to hold 45-50 students, not over 70. Over the past few years, there has been a large transportation issue.    Many buses in Hillsborough County are overcrowded and even arrive late to school as well as in the afternoon.    When buses are late to school in the morni...

Monster Jam Triple Threat comes to Tampa!

Monster Jam Triple Threat comes to Tampa!

Katie Matthews, Sofia Rao, Michaela McGruder, Staff Writer

August 22, 2019

“We do everything big here at Monster Jam,” Eric Malta, the event marketing and sales manager at Feld Entertainment, said. Monster Jam consists of trucks weighing over 12,000 pounds, standing over 10 feet tall competing in multiple events ranging from racing to donuts to a freestyle competition where...

We all scream for ice cream

We all scream for ice cream

Katie Matthews, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

From breakups to summer nights, ice cream is always a go to. There are plenty of local places offering a variety of types and flavors. Cold Stone is one of the more well known businesses and a common hang out for friends. They’re known for some of their signature creations that feature a variety...

Electives you need to take

Katie Matthews, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

   Students are constantly wondering what electives to take, whether it be to fill spots in their schedules or to look better for colleges. Freedom offers a huge variety of classes to take from art to barbering to veterinary assistance.    There are three different languages offered at Freedom: Spanis...

Grad Bash 2019 recap

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

   Grad Bash is one of the many fun events seniors look forward to at the end of the year. Students from multiple high schools stay at Universal Studios in Orlando overnight and have the freedom to ride the rides in both parks.     “I had a lot of fun at Grad Bash. It was definitely worth th...

Driving test tips

Driving test tips

Katie Matthews, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

   A major milestone for many high school students is getting their drivers license. Driving brings freedom to be able to go places without asking for rides every time. However, to be able to drive you must pass the test.    This test requires certain tasks to be completed with a driving instruc...

Let the war begin

Let the war begin

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019

   As the school year begins to wind down, Water Wars is just beginning. Water Wars is an annual student-run event that seniors participate in to have fun and blow off steam. It is set to begin Wednesday, April 10th with 149 seniors participating across 15 teams.    “I started it because I didn...

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