Revolution

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...

College Decisions

College Decisions

Anna Lamlein, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Features

With the end of the school year now in sight, many Freedom seniors are finalizing their college decisions. Whether planning to go away or stay in Tampa, choosing which college to attend can be a daunting decision. Fortunately, a majority of seniors on campus have made their final decision. Jared Klay,...

Let’s “Taco” ‘Bout It

Let’s “Taco” ‘Bout It

Brittany Zheng, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Features

Last year, Americans ate over 4.5 billion tacos. That is equivalent to the weight of two Empire State Buildings or, if we lined them up, the distance to the moon and back. As tacos grow in popularity each day, I decided to find which taco place is the best in the area. Here are some of my favorites. Capital Tac...

A Festival of Fun

A Festival of Fun

Genevieve Clark, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under Features

Freedom High's 3rd annual Multicultural Festival on Friday, the 16th, was more than just another school event. Parents and students experienced the benefits of diversity and learned about other cultures besides their own. The food, the dancing and the décor perfectly captured aspects of lifestyles...

Stretching the Budget for a Sadie’s

Stretching the Budget for a Sadie’s

Anna Lamlein, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Features

For the last 16 years, Freedom has held the same two dances every year: Homecoming and Prom.  While some dances have been more successful than others, there has been a buzz throughout the student body about the possibility of adding a Sadie Hawkins Dance. For a Sadie Hawkins dance, the girls ask...

Meet Ms. Amaro

Meet Ms. Amaro

Kevin Le, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under #TeacherFeature, Features

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...

Valentine’s Day Around Freedom

Valentine’s Day Around Freedom

Anna Lamlein, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Features

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, some Freedom students are scrambling to find last minute plans, while others have accepted it as just another Wednesday. Generally, Valentine’s Day reminds people of candle lit dinners at expensive restaurants and roses given with dark chocolates. Unfortunately...

Elois Hannah: Sisterhood

Elois Hannah: Sisterhood

Brittany Zheng, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Features

Unlike many students, Junior Elois Hannah has started her own non-profit organization for young females of color. The mission is to provide them with academic and moral support that they may not receive at school or at home. “I want to create a sisterhood for girls to have a safe space where they...

Sophomore Feature: Megan Lippus

Sophomore Feature: Megan Lippus

Karli Delgiudice, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

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...

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