Meeting Cristina Dabrowski

Meeting Cristina Dabrowski

Katie Matthews, Editor in Chief

April 24, 2020

Cristina Dabrowski is a graduating senior who plans to begin her college career at Florida State University where she plans on majoring in Pre-Med with a minor in music. During her four years at Freedom she pursued her passion in music and exceeded in her academics. Dabrowski has participated in chorus...

ROTC offers benefits beyond high school

ROTC offers benefits beyond high school

Sofia Rao, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

“The reason we keep getting students has everything to do with our ability to turn a group of ordinary college kids into a family,” Kris Ribecky said. Ribecky is a former Freedom NJROTC cadet, who is currently a cadet from USF’s ROTC program. ROTC stands for Reserve Officers' Training Corps....

Meet Bruno Castillo

Clarisa, Laurent

December 4, 2018

This past August, senior Bruno Castillo relocated from Mexico City, Mexico, to Tampa, Florida. Although the move was intimidating, Castillo is determined to experience the different culture and gain new perspectives. Although the challenge of learning a new language is daunting, Castillo is no stranger...

Bread stapler raises money for Latin Honors Society

Bread stapler raises money for Latin Honors Society

Anna Lamlein, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

Lance LaNeve is just like any other sophomore at Freedom. Except, he has one very interesting hobby. Lance is a part of a growing community known for stapling bread to trees. There is no true meaning behind this activity, as confusing as it might look at first, it is exactly what it sounds like. Over...

Freshmen first impressions

Caden Kitchen enjoys that his sister, Avery, is a senior and has been able to help him out around campus so far this year.

Katie Matthews, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018

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

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

Stuttgart, Germany

Aidan Carney, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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