Revolution

Grad Bash 2019 recap

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


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   Grad Bash is one of the many fun events seniors look forward to at the end of the year. Students from multiple high schools stay at Universal Studios in Orlando overnight and have the freedom to ride the rides in both parks.     “I had a lot of fun at Grad Bash. It was definitely worth th...

Driving test tips

Driving test tips

Katie Matthews, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


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   A major milestone for many high school students is getting their drivers license. Driving brings freedom to be able to go places without asking for rides every time. However, to be able to drive you must pass the test.    This test requires certain tasks to be completed with a driving instruc...

Let the war begin

Let the war begin

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


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   As the school year begins to wind down, Water Wars is just beginning. Water Wars is an annual student-run event that seniors participate in to have fun and blow off steam. It is set to begin Wednesday, April 10th with 149 seniors participating across 15 teams.    “I started it because I didn...

Relay for Life this weekend

Lance Etelkozi, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


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   The annual New Tampa Relay for Life takes place this Saturday, April 6th. This annual event raises money to support the fight against cancer. This year its changed, instead of being 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. the next day, it will be 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.    Freedom High School Ambassador Lessi Millingto...

Workplace Secrets

Katie Matthews, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


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    Entry level jobs are a great way for students to earn their independence, however, come with their fair share of complications. Local businesses everywhere keep certain things hidden from the public eye.     “Everything we serve, except from the bakery, is made in bags. The soup is reu...

March Madness continues

Anna Lamlein, Editor

March 15, 2019


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The tables were turned this month in classrooms when teachers challenged administration to teach their classes.  Mrs. Guida [Livingston] and Mrs. Suidduit proposed this idea to Mr. Stephenson, who was immediately on board with the ‘draft’. Teachers were able to earn tickets throughout the month...

Freedom Fest a Success

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


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   Last Friday, students from Mort Elementary came to Freedom to participate in Freedom Fest after it was rescheduled from December. Clubs and sports from Freedom set up Candyland themed activities for the elementary students to participate in.    “For Engineering Club, we set up plinko and c...

SGA freshmen mentor program

Lance Etelkozi, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


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Recently, SGA has opened a mentorship program for freshmen who might need some help with the adjustment to high school. It is still a relatively new program, but they meet every Wednesday during first and second lunch. SGA member Lessi Millington, 12, explained, “We our working on our setup still,...

Bring on the Boba

Josie Clark, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


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  Boba is a Taiwanese beverage that has taken New Tampa by storm. Boba shops are opening up left and right, including Boba Cup, Boba House, Kaleisia, and Chewy Boba Company.      Boba itself is Tapioca Pearls which are boiled until soft and then mixed with honey for a sweet flavor. It...

The best places to eat cheap

Katie Matthews, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


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After a long day at school, surviving off of simple snacks the first thing to cross a students mind is getting a bite to eat. The second thought is their nearly empty bank account. There is a variety of local places with great deals for this exact problem. Wendy's has a 4 for $4 includes fries, chicken...

Dog daycare expected to open February 14th

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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Mrs. Newcomb’s veterinary class is planning to open a dog daycare this month that teachers and students can bring their dogs in to. In order to participate, dogs must have the basic core vaccinations. The daycare will be held on Thursdays from 8 a.m. to the end of the school day. “We were originally...

NJROTC completes Area Managers Inspection

Anna Lamlein, Editor

February 5, 2019


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Freedom’s Naval Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps Unit, NJROTC, conducted their Area Managers Inspection on Tuesday, the 5th.  Annually, the cadets are assessed and graded by a Reviewing Officer. This year, Commander Patrick Thurman conducted the inspection on Freedom’s unit. It began i...

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