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Meet Mrs. Nummer

Meet Mrs. Nummer

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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Mrs. Dawn Nummer joined Freedom’s faculty as the new AP Psychology and Psychology 1 teacher prior to the start of the school year. She majored in Psychology at USF and this will be her third year teaching. Prior to teaching at Freedom, she taught English at Wiregrass Ranch High School for two years. “I...

New baseball coach has big plans for season

New baseball coach has big plans for season

Ryley Castro, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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A new season for the Patriots baseball team brought a new coach with potential to make the team better. Coach Robert “Tripp” Merrell plans to use his prior experience to create a strong team for their upcoming season. "I started out coaching at Webber International for a few years back when I...

Meet Ms. Millirons

Meet Ms. Millirons

Kamryn Herrick, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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Paige Millirons is a new English teacher at Freedom High school. She attended the University of South Florida where she studied English education and received an endorsement in ESOL. Millirons grew up in Panama City and attended A. Crawford Mosley High School where she was the captain of the color...

Meet Mr. Channels

Meet Mr. Channels

Lance Etelkozi, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


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To some he may be just the copy guy, but Mr. Channels is the last remaining faculty member from the inaugural year at Freedom High School. Mr. Channels runs all the copies in the school in addition teaching his class, customer service rep, for all 7 periods of the day. In addition to that, he is a...

Carr’s Favorite Songs

Carr’s Favorite Songs

Anna Lamlein, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


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AP US History Teacher Mrs. Carr grew up listening to classic country and rock musicians of her parents’ generation. Her music taste hasn’t changed much over the years, and she still listens to mainly music from the 90’s. However, during high school, she did listen to a lot of goth and alternative...

Meet Mr. Crawford

Meet Mr. Crawford

Jamie Hsiao, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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Mr. Crawford is a World History teacher that has been teaching at Freedom High School for two years. Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, Crawford experienced the pressures of living in a prestigious college town driven by high class and academia. In spite of this, Crawford still enjoyed his...

Meet Ms. Amaro

Meet Ms. Amaro

Kevin Le, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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Ms. Amaro has taught math at Freedom High for two years and enjoyed every minute of it. Amaro loves teaching, as it was what she wanted to do since high school. Amaro was born in Alabama, but she moved to Tampa when she was 4 and grew up here. She attended Gaither High School and was a cheerleader...

Return of Students’ Favorite Administrator

Return of Students’ Favorite Administrator

Brittany Zheng, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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After a year of teaching at Middleton High School as a philosophy and government honors teacher, Mr. Jones, Freedom’s Success Coach, has returned. While many students see Mr. Jones around campus, they may not be aware of his role at our school. “We work with students that are at a 2.0 or lower,...

Math Teacher Meets Lawn Mower

Math Teacher Meets Lawn Mower

Anna Lamlein, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


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Most Freedom students know Mr. Polhill as a Geometry and Liberal Arts teacher. However, his life outside the classroom is far from anything one might expect. Three years ago, Polhill’s father invited him out to the race track. This wasn’t any normal race track though, this was Avon Park Mowerplex-...

Welcoming Ololo

Welcoming Ololo

Aidan Carney, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


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Entering the new school year, Freedom has many new faces, among both staff and students, which some may want to become familiar with. Among the newcomers is Ms. Eileen Ololo, a teacher within the Science department. “Right now, I teach AP and Regular Biology.” Ms. Ololo chose Freedom over other...

O’Sullivan’s Favorite Songs

O’Sullivan’s Favorite Songs

Drew Meyerson, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


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Many Freedom students have become familiar with one of the newest additions to the English Department staff, Mrs. O’Sullivan. However, Pats may be unaware of the fact that O’Sullivan has a rather specific taste in music. The educator shared her favorite songs, as well as some reasoning behind her...

Meet Mr. McCoy

Meet Mr. McCoy

Jacob Ishak, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016


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Mr. Derrick McCoy graduated from Freedom High School in 2006 and has found himself back on campus, this time as a teacher. McCoy serves FHS as TV production director, history teacher, and wrestling coach. Before he started teaching, McCoy tried his hand at many things. He really enjoys being active,...

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