• January 29Get involved at the elective fair both lunches this Wednesday, Jan 31.

  • January 29Don't miss the annual Multicultural Fest on Feb. 1!

  • January 29FHS Cheer placed 3rd at Regionals Saturday, Jan. 27. States to follow this weekend!

Revolution

Godlike Golfer

Godlike Golfer

Evan Castro, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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Getting accepted to colleges for a sport as a sophomore is not something a lot of students are able to boast. For Cooper Smith, though, this has already been done. Smith has received many offers from schools all around the state but has chosen to go to the University of North Florida to play golf and...

Sophomore Feature: Megan Lippus

Sophomore Feature: Megan Lippus

Karli Delgiudice, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a student athlete and to participate in activities like clubs? Megan Lippus is a sophomore at Freedom High School. Megan is in Key Club, and has played two years of Varsity soccer and one year of JV volleyball. Lippus plays midfield, but she recently quit...

Student Feature: Maria Melara

Student Feature: Maria Melara

Evan Castro, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


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  Have you ever questioned what it's like to be a freshman on multiple Freedom High School sports teams? Ms. Maria Melara would have all the answers for you. Melara is a freshman at Freedom who is a well-rounded athlete. She runs Cross Country, plays soccer, and runs track. Unfortunately,...

Freshman Feature: Adam Lin

Freshman Feature: Adam Lin

Brittany Zheng, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


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Each school year we welcome  a new generation of students. Freshman enter high school not knowing what to expect. Classes are harder, bathrooms are dirtier and the only thing that seems to matter is your transcript. Although classes are more demanding, Freshman Adam Lin finds high school more enjoyable...

Mitchell Leroy: Pitcher Extraordinaire

Mitchell Leroy: Pitcher Extraordinaire

Matt Bogdanoff, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Sports

It’s common for most to play a sport throughout their childhood days, but when adulthood starts knocking on the door, they abandon sports to focus on more essential aspects of life. The same cannot be said, however, for Mitchell Leroy. Leroy, a junior at Freedom, started playing baseball at the...

A Student Expecting

A Student Expecting

Genevieve Clark, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Pregnant high school students tend to fall into the stereotype of uneducated low-achievers. The stress of balancing school, extracurricular activities and a pregnancy can be overwhelming. But this assumption couldn’t be more wrong for Sadie Fletcher, who takes on the pressures of school and raising...

Nicaraguan Pride

Nicaraguan Pride

Aidan Carney, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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Here at Freedom, the students and faculty take great pride in the cultural diversity that is found throughout the school. Various students have unique cultural backgrounds that set them apart from the normal student. Among those with a unique cultural background is Senior Julio Velasquez. Julio is a...

Meet Keyshla Soto

Meet Keyshla Soto

Jamie Hsiao, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Freedom High School Senior Keyshla Soto has been an ardent creator of art since the young age of seven. Her journey as an artist began when her mother bought her a Crayola paint set for Christmas. Since then, she hasn’t set down the paint brush. As she continued to cultivate her skills and learn new...

Quinn Wills: Freedom’s Only Competitive Bodybuilder

Quinn Wills: Freedom’s Only Competitive Bodybuilder

Wynter Rodriquez, Staff Writer

October 1, 2017


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While most students snooze their alarms, Quinn Wills finishes his last few sets at the gym. While most students binge-watch TV shows, Quinn Wills meticulously calculates his macronutrients. While most students dismiss the importance of discipline, Quinn Wills is the perfect example of it. 28 weeks...

Cameraman Chase

Cameraman Chase

Aidan Carney, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Many students at Freedom High School have various interests that set them apart from their classmates. Among those students is Chase Crews, 12, photographer for local artists as well as some of the biggest names in music, like The Chainsmokers. Crews began to first explore photography when he was...

Freedom Cross-Country Star Lauren Parrino Juggles Captaincy, Schoolwork, Future in Nursing

Freedom Cross-Country Star Lauren Parrino Juggles Captaincy, Schoolwork, Future in Nursing

Drew Meyerson, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2017


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Freedom Senior Lauren Parrino knew she was accepting a busy schedule when she committed to a six-month volunteer program at Florida Hospital in addition to her newly acquired captaincy of the High School’s Cross-Country team. Yet, Parrino finds herself confident and excited in the face of uncharted...

Andraos Scoopin’ Stacks

Andraos Scoopin’ Stacks

Aidan Carney, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


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Ten months ago, Kristina Andraos walked into Caffe Italiano for her first day of work. Her job responsibilities include scooping gelato and making panini sandwiches. Despite mediocre hours and customer issues, Andraos enjoys working most of the time and is recognized as a key person in running the restaurant...

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