Revolution

You are what you drink

You are what you drink

Sofia Rao, Staff Writer

May 27, 2020

As Tampa grows and becomes a bigger and more modern city, it’s important that we ensure that the decisions we are making are smart ones. Tampa’s population grew by 40,000 people between the years of 2005 to 2015. Yet, Tampa’s city council is still facing simple problem regarding our drinking...

Full-time virtual school

Full-time virtual school

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

With school having already been declared virtual for the rest of the year, students are still figuring out how to navigate online classes and are waiting to find out when they will be able to return to live classrooms and daily social interaction. So, how has virtual learning been so far and when will...

Meeting Cristina Dabrowski

Meeting Cristina Dabrowski

Katie Matthews, Editor in Chief

April 24, 2020

Cristina Dabrowski is a graduating senior who plans to begin her college career at Florida State University where she plans on majoring in Pre-Med with a minor in music. During her four years at Freedom she pursued her passion in music and exceeded in her academics. Dabrowski has participated in chorus...

Happy Earth Day 2020!

Happy Earth Day 2020!

Hannah Barrios, Guest Contributor

April 22, 2020

Today is a special day that we can all take to remember our planet and do something to appreciate the life it gives us. From raising awareness to taking action ourselves, we can celebrate Earth Day 2020 from anywhere…even home. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, started in California...

The Surprising Silver Lining of the Coronavirus Pandemic

The Surprising Silver Lining of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Hannah Barrios, Guest Contributor

April 6, 2020

If you are currently an average American, your morning likely consists of waking up, preparing for the day, and making the long commute to whatever laptop or computer is nearest in your home. Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, many governments and communities across the world have decided to limit...

The Seniors Situation

The front page of the Freedom Website still has important senior dates listed - but most seniors have already faced thereality that their senior year is over.

Katie Matthews, Editor in Chief

April 3, 2020

   The spread of coronavirus has essentially ended the year for seniors. Along with the cancellation of school they lost prom, grad bash, school sports and seeing their friends daily.    “I won’t get my last prom and possibly not be able to walk across the graduation stage, something I’ve be...

Fries forever changed

Fries forever changed

Alishia Bhatia, Guest Contributor

March 3, 2020

Imagine being able to enjoy the taste of freshly made food from the comfort of your own home, without having to cook anything. Sounds amazing? It’s not just a random fantasy, but a rapidly growing industry. Delivery services like Uber Eats and DoorDash will reach a global revenue of $200 billion...

Scheduling Trends

Scheduling Trends

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

As the last months of the school year come into view, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors have to make the stressful decision of what classes to take next year. Students are sent home with an elective sheet, where they mark their top choices and alternatives for non-core classes. There are already four cor...

N is for Newspaper

N is for Newspaper

Sofia Rao, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

A class.  A lifestyle.  A course for champions.   Our 5th period class can be described with many names, and to best describe this course I decided to create an acrostic poem.  This poem will not only describe what it means to be a staff writer, but further explain why every s...

Broom broom check out me room!

Broom broom check out me room!

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

This school year, teachers have upped their game when it comes to decorating their rooms. All across campus, many classrooms have been adorned with different items and even some student work that reflect the teachers interests and their personalities. Ms. Rice, the forensics teacher, has her walls striped with caution tape and painted with “bloody” ...

Teachers have lives outside of school? Yep…they do!

Teachers have lives outside of school? Yep...they do!

Michelle Morgan, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Have you ever wondered what teachers do when they aren’t at school? When they aren’t grading the hundreds of papers that are turned in? Just like students, on their free time, teachers have some hobbies of their own which they participate in after they leave campus. Many of the teachers have other...

Allison Howard takes over as director of Freedom’s band program

Allison Howard takes over as director of Freedom's band program

September 30, 2019

Students in Freedom High School’s Band often call it a family among the student body; but what happens when there is a replacement of one the family members? A high school band is a group of student musicians who rehearse and perform instrumental music together. Band provides another environment and...

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