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Freshmen first impressions

Freshmen first impressions

Katie Matthews, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under Faces of Freedom

Many freshmen find their first year of high school intimidating. Students feel a mixture of anxiousness and excitement as they begin their four-year journey. Many freshmen are becoming involved in activities around campus to adjust the new school.   “My first week at Freedom was intimidatin...

Jared’s Journey

Jared’s Journey

Anna Lamlein, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Senior Jared Klay isn’t taking the normal route after graduation. Through his church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Laterday Saints, Klay has chosen to dedicate two years after graduation to volunteering in missionary work. The decision is a common commitment made by followers of the Mormon religion. Klay...

European Experiences

European Experiences

Aidan Carney, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Traveling to foreign places is a fantastic opportunity to discover the world. While most vacations last about a week or two, Senior Zach Snow had his stay last nearly a whole year. Snow flew to Germany in July of 2017. With expectations of only staying for a week, his then stationed dad presented...

Former Gymnast Jade Martin Is Cornell-Bound

Former Gymnast Jade Martin Is Cornell-Bound

Jamie Hsiao, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Freedom High School Senior Jade Martin was only 3 years old when she was introduced to the world of gymnastics. Born in the small town of Nyack, New York , she moved to Tampa when she was 5 months old. Although the sport seemed intimidating to Martin at first, she eventually warmed up to it once she...

Freedom Alumna: Zona Hijazi

Freedom Alumna: Zona Hijazi

Jamie Hsiao, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Former Freedom Patriot Zona Hijazi attended Freedom High School from 2010 to 2014. Today, Hijazi is a Senior at the University of South Florida. She still recalls her memories of Freedom fondly and reflects on how high school prepared her for her endeavors. Overall, Hijazi had a great experience attending...

Zuccarello’s Post-Grad Plans

Zuccarello’s Post-Grad Plans

Brittany Zheng, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

As graduation approaches, many seniors cannot wait for the next chapter of their lives. As even freshmen can relate, many students dream of walking across that stage from the start of their high school career. Senior class Historian and yearbook staff member Dylan Zuccarello looks forward to attending...

Meet Philip Foo

Meet Philip Foo

Karli Del Giudice, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Philip Foo is an active sophomore at Freedom High. He was on the track team his freshman year, but he plays for the tennis team this year. Foo practices tennis daily at the Tampa Palms Country Club to improve. “I am doing decent[ly] in school tennis. Even though only the top five play, I am ranked...

Senior Eliel Martinez Settles In at FHS

Senior Eliel Martinez Settles In at FHS

Matt Bogdanoff, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under BEST OF SNO, Faces of Freedom, Features

Moving to a different school is already a challenge in itself. However, moving 1,200 miles from Puerto Rico to Tampa is a challenge no one is prepared to face. Senior Eliel Martinez was tasked with overcoming this obstacle after Hurricane Irma swept through his hometown of Gurabo in Puerto Rico, leaving...

Queen Serena Shaheen

Queen Serena Shaheen

Evan Castro, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Have you ever wondered how the yearbook is made and how much work goes into it? Well, Serena Shaheen is the perfect girl to ask. Shaheen is a senior at Freedom High as well as the Editor in Chief of the yearbook staff. Being the editor of yearbook comes with many responsibilities which she is able to...

Sangura Sadiki: Talented Tanzanian

Sangura Sadiki: Talented Tanzanian

Evan Castro, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Imagine living in a different country for the 13 years and then suddenly moving to a completely different country, forced to quickly learn the language and customs. This was the case for Sangura Sadiki when he and his family moved to Tampa from Tanzania. Sadiki played soccer for ten years back in...

The Great Gaffney

The Great Gaffney

Evan Castro, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Being the new kid on the team can difficult to deal with, but for Senior Matthew Gaffney, this issue is an easy one to handle. Gaffney recently transferred from Jefferson High where he played baseball for three years. "Being with the new team, I feel comfortable because I know some of the players...

The Terrific Titus

The Terrific Titus

Aidan Carney, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Maturing into a respectable young adult may be challenging for some, but for Senior Gregory Titus, it was not a struggle. Titus has been involved in various activities throughout high school which have kept him occupied. "My parents seemed to always keep me in different things so I was busy all...

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