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....

Charity Sanders

Clarisa Laurent, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

Junior Charity Sanders is an accomplished student at Freedom High school. Along with being involved in two clubs, Sanders is goalie of the girl’s lacrosse team. November of 2017, Sanders moved from Macon, Georgia to Tampa, Florida. She described the change as drastic from someone who used to live...

Meet Cathryn

Josie Clark, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

  Cathryn Boga is a senior at Freedom High school involved in many clubs and extracurriculars. She is especially known for being hard working and gifted in many subjects. She puts her talents to good use by participating in various activities around campus.     Boga is in many clubs, including he...

Elois Hannah

Clarisa, Laurent

February 20, 2019

   Elois Hannah is a very involved senior at Freedom High School. President of the African American Studies Club, an active singer in choir and involved in nine clubs, she has a lot on her plate.    The African American Studies Club was started by two female students and the ...

Captain Will Armstrong

Katie Matthews, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

William Armstrong is a junior at Freedom and one of the captains of the lacrosse team. He has been playing lacrosse for over six years as a midfielder and he played football when he was younger. “I chose lacrosse over football because it’s a very physical sport and I've made a lot of good friends,”...

Meet Jessica Cao

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

Jessica Cao is known as one of the most involved seniors at Freedom. She is the salutatorian of the class of 2019 and is involved in many other clubs, sports and activities in and out of school. Cao is a member of Rho Kappa and is the president of National Honor Society, Science National Honor Society,...

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...

Meet Sanaa

Katherine Matthews, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Junior, Sanaa Joachim, is one of the many gifted artists on campus. She is well known on campus for her original drawings and bright personality. “I’ve been drawing for as long as I can remember,” said Joachim, “I got my first sketch book in sixth grade.” People create art for many reasons....

Meet Mr. Channels

Meet Mr. Channels

Lance Etelkozi, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

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...

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...

Future members of the military

Future members of the military

Kevin Le, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

With the new school year starting, many students at Freedom High School have already started to prepare for their future after high school. Some plan to go to college and get a degree or to go straight into a job, but there are some students who plan on enlisting into the military. Most students don’t...

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...

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