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A Festival of Fun

A Festival of Fun

Genevieve Clark, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Keeping Up with Cryptocurrency at FHS

Keeping Up with Cryptocurrency at FHS

Danny Wood, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


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Over the past few months, cryptocurrency has been a hot topic in the tech and investment world. Across the world, people hold mixed opinions on the legitimacy and longevity of these entirely virtual forms of currency. What do students and faculty at Freedom think about this controversial currency? In...

A Day of Action

A Day of Action

Genevieve Clark, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


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On January 21, 2018, the second annual Women’s March took place across the nation to advocate for policies regarding human rights and bring together men and women to partake in civil action. These marches consisted of motivational speakers and stands that promoted different movements, such as Black...

Freshman Feature: Adam Lin

Freshman Feature: Adam Lin

Brittany Zheng, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

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...

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...

Receive the Assistance Needed for College Preparation

Receive the Assistance Needed for College Preparation

Danny Wood, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017


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Freedom's guidance staff offers many services to help students achieve their greatest potential. However, many of these services go unnoticed. Mrs. Wolford, the College and Career Counselor, provides crucial assistance to students of all grades. As a college and career counselor, Wolford helps students...

Nicaraguan Pride

Nicaraguan Pride

Aidan Carney, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

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...

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