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Monster Jam Triple Threat comes to Tampa!

Monster Jam Triple Threat comes to Tampa!

Katie Matthews, Sofia Rao, Michaela McGruder, Staff Writer

August 22, 2019

“We do everything big here at Monster Jam,” Eric Malta, the event marketing and sales manager at Feld Entertainment, said. Monster Jam consists of trucks weighing over 12,000 pounds, standing over 10 feet tall competing in multiple events ranging from racing to donuts to a freestyle competition where...

We all scream for ice cream

We all scream for ice cream

Katie Matthews, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

From breakups to summer nights, ice cream is always a go to. There are plenty of local places offering a variety of types and flavors. Cold Stone is one of the more well known businesses and a common hang out for friends. They’re known for some of their signature creations that feature a variety...

Electives you need to take

Katie Matthews, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

   Students are constantly wondering what electives to take, whether it be to fill spots in their schedules or to look better for colleges. Freedom offers a huge variety of classes to take from art to barbering to veterinary assistance.    There are three different languages offered at Freedom: Spanis...

Grad Bash 2019 recap

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

   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

   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

   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

   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

    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

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

   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

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

  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...

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