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Creating 3D Art Brings Out Creativity in FHS Students

Creating 3D Art Brings Out Creativity in FHS Students

Jacob Ishak, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016


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There are many creative classes at Freedom High School that go unnoticed. One of those classes is Creating 3-Dimensional (3D) Art. The Creating 3D Art class challenges students to explore their creativity and think outside the box through the creation of 3D objects. One of Freedom High School’s most en...

New Computer Class Boots Up

New Computer Class Boots Up

Catherine Weng, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2016


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AP Computer Science Principles is a brand new course offered for the first time at Freedom this year. Not to be confused with Computer Science A, this course focuses on broader principles of computers rather than strictly coding. Mr. Nolan is currently responsible for teaching it. “Look at the age...

NJROTC Marches Into the New School Year

NJROTC Marches Into the New School Year

Aidan Boggs, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016


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The Naval Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, commonly known as the NJROTC, is one of Freedom’s longest running programs. Recently, the program has begun to be recognized for their achievements and is quickly growing in popularity amongst students. The most recent leadership roles have been...

Stephenson Sets Standards

Stephenson Sets Standards

Catherine Weng, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

August 30, 2016


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After his first year as Freedom High’s principal, Mr. Stephenson has more plans in mind for the ’16-’17 school year. “I don’t think students are going to see any major changes on the surface. What we are going to see more of is celebrations of student achievements and accomplishments - recognizing...

The Man Behind Journalism: Mr. Sidwell

The Man Behind Journalism: Mr. Sidwell

Tori Chin, News Editor/Public Relations

August 29, 2016


Filed under #TeacherFeature, Features

While the majority of Freedom students have become familiar with The Revolution Newspaper and the Glory Yearbook staff, many still have yet to meet the man behind both classes. This is Mr. Sidwell’s third year teaching at Freedom High School, his second year working with journalism, and first year...

Mr.Jones Sheds Light on Shocking Graduation Statistics

Mr.Jones Sheds Light on Shocking Graduation Statistics

Julian Rucker, Staff Writer

August 26, 2016


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

As of right now, out of the 441 members of the Freedom High School Class of 2017, 56 will not graduate. This number comes from Korey Jones, the Student Success Coach here at Freedom High School, who announced this startling fact to the entire senior class during the senior assembly on Friday, August...

Meet Mr. Nanns

Meet Mr. Nanns

Jacob Ishak, Staff Writer

August 24, 2016


Filed under #TeacherFeature, Features

Mr. Nanns, former seventh grade teacher at Williams Middle School and sponsor of a successful Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) program, is adjusting to his first year at Freedom High School. “It was a big, big change for me,” Nanns said about his transition to Freedom. Even though...

Congratulations Mrs. Lamour!

Congratulations Mrs. Lamour!

Anastasiya Sukhenko, Photo & Special Effects Editor

August 22, 2016


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The new school year has just started and exciting changes have already begun. Along with all the new wonderful staff joining Freedom High School, Mrs. Lamour, a former teacher and Freedom High School Girls Soccer Coach, has been promoted to the Assistant Principal of Student Affairs. “I love teaching...

Teacher Playlist: Mrs. Derflinger

Teacher Playlist: Mrs. Derflinger

Catherine Weng, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

August 19, 2016


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Students see teachers 50 minutes each day, mostly to take notes, listen to lectures or take a test. The monotonous routine can bore even the most diligent students. Often times, they forget their teachers have a life of their own, including specific music tastes. Music can be very personal, but Mrs....

Meet Coach Graham, Freedom Football’s New Head Coach

Meet Coach Graham, Freedom Football’s New Head Coach

Bryce Colee, Staff Writer

August 19, 2016


Filed under #TeacherFeature, Features, Sports

Floyd Graham joined the Freedom family back in April, taking over the vacant varsity football head coaching job. Coach Graham has a vast amount of coaching experience, coaching high school football in Florida and Alabama for twenty years. Graham started his coaching career at Durant High School as...

Freshman Feature: Ethan Tatum

Freshman Feature: Ethan Tatum

Aidan Boggs, Staff Writer

August 18, 2016


Filed under Faces of Freedom, Features

Freshman year can be a daunting time for middle school graduates but some luckily make a smooth transition. I recently caught up with Freedom Freshman Ethan Tatum to ask how his first week of high school went. Fortunately, he survived his first week in one piece. When asked how he was enjoying...

Mr. Stephenson Reflects on His First Year at Freedom

Mr. Stephenson Reflects on His First Year at Freedom

Tori Chin, News Editor/Public Relations

June 3, 2016


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At the start of the year, many students weren’t familiar with the new principal who arrived from Freedom’s rival school, Wharton. It didn’t take long for Patriots to recognize the friendly face patrolling the halls or visiting classrooms. Mr. Stephenson, although new at taking on the role of a...

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