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Getting Focused at FHS for the Oncoming School Year

Getting Focused at FHS for the Oncoming School Year

Danny Wood, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


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Summer break has officially come to a halt and the school grind begins once again. Classes have begun following their lesson plan, schedules are becoming finalized, and the dedication from students is necessary now more than ever. Be Organized: It is essential to keep track of important pape...

Final Farewell: Editor-in-Chief Tommy Capobianco

Final Farewell: Editor-in-Chief Tommy Capobianco

Tommy Capobianco, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2017


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It has been a tradition for the outgoing Editor-in-Chief to write a final farewell on their last day of school, so here is mine. I’ll be honest, when I took Journalism 1 freshman year, it wasn’t out of interest in the field of journalism, but simply to fulfill a graduation requirement for performing...

Racket Recap

Racket Recap

Aidan Carney, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017


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This past tennis season for the FHS boys team was a successful one compared to years prior. The squad finished 1st in the district and competed in the regional championships. For Senior Jarrod Shollenberger, playing in his final high school tennis season was emotional. "It was a great last year on...

Everything You Need to Know About Prom 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Prom 2017

Tori Chin, News Editor/Public Relations

March 23, 2017


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Prom is just around the corner, so here is everything you need to know about the event and some reasoning regarding the decisions made…   When: April 1, 7-11 PM   Where: The Rialto Theatre (1617 N Franklin St. Tampa FL 33602) Students will park in the lot directly across f...

Full Orchestra Goes Out on a High Note

Full Orchestra Goes Out on a High Note

Kara Turkson, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


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One of the lesser known music groups at Freedom is the Full Orchestra, which consists of violins, violas, cellos, basses, strings, some wind instruments, and percussion. Full Orchestra had their annual Music Performance Assessment (MPA) on February 24th and received "superiors" across the board—the...

Freedom’s Own “Big Three”

Freedom’s Own “Big Three”

Tommy Capobianco, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2017


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On National Signing Day 2017, three of Freedom High School’s very own showed off their academic and athletic successes by officially committing to take their talents on to the next level. Girls basketball star Megan Clark (Tennessee Tech), football standout Kalijahe Spann (Warner University), and golf...

Another Strong Showing for FHS’ NJROTC

Another Strong Showing for FHS’ NJROTC

JD Roberson, Staff Writer

January 6, 2017


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On December 7th, the Area Manager Inspection (AMI) was a success for Freedom High School’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC). An AMI is when the Area Seven Manager, Commander Dirk Herbert, goes to different schools and inspects the entire NJROTC unit. Herbert was unable to attend,...

FHS Students Prep for Exam Week

FHS Students Prep for Exam Week

Jacob Ishak, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


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Exams can make or break a high school student. Every year students partake in two exam weeks, one at the end of the first semester and the other at the end of the second semester. Students study for seventeen weeks to prepare themselves to take the tests that in most cases determine their grade. “I’ve...

FHS Welcomes Soda Machines Back to Campus

FHS Welcomes Soda Machines Back to Campus

Aidan Boggs and Jacob Ishak

December 2, 2016


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Soda vending machines have not been on the Freedom High School campus for almost four years, but they have recently made a return and are available for purchase by students. The soda machines’ absence from campus was a result of health guidelines put in place by Hillsborough County Public Schools....

FHS Band Program Ends Season on High Note

FHS Band Program Ends Season on High Note

Kara Turkson, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


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For the seventh year in a row, the Freedom High School Marching Patriots received a Superior rating at the Hillsborough County Marching Band Performance Assessment last Saturday. The Band had a selection of five songs for their show titled, “A Day at the Beach” which lasted approximately eight mi...

Freedom Students React to the 2016 Presidential Election Results

Freedom Students React to the 2016 Presidential Election Results

Jacob Ishak, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016


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Every four years, Americans from all walks of life come together to elect a president. The two main candidates on the ballot this year were Hillary Clinton, representing the Democratic Party, and Donald Trump, representing the Republican Party. In the end, America decided to elect Donald Trump as President o...

Freedom’s Top Teacher

Freedom’s Top Teacher

Jacob Ishak, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


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Out of the roughly 120 teachers at Freedom High School, one is chosen every year by their peers to be granted the honor of Teacher of the Year. This year on October 13th, the same day as the United States Navy’s birthday, Captain Theodore Wasylkiw, known around campus as “Captain,” was named Freedom High...

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