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...

The best places to eat cheap

Katie Matthews, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

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

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

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...

FHS hosts annual Elective Fair

FHS hosts annual Elective Fair

Clarisa, Laurent

January 25, 2019

On January 23rd and 24th staff and students participated in Freedom High School’s elective fair. Held in the school gym during first and second lunch, an assortment of different electives ranging from Newspaper to Agriculture were only two out of the 19 found at the elective fair. Advancement Via...

What happened to regular English?

Clarisa Laurent, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

This year, Freedom, among several schools in Hillsborough county, have decided to turn all English classes into honors. Other courses that have been made honor only courses are: U.S. Government, Economics and Biology. The early feedback from this decision so far is concerning for many teachers. The...

Freedom Fest rescheduled

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

  Due to the thunderstorms predicted on Friday, Freedom Fest has been rescheduled to a Valentine’s Day event in February. Students who planned to participate in Freedom Fest are disappointed, but they still look forward to the event in the future.   Lessi Millington, 12, explained “Because of the weather, the Mort Elementary School Principal didn’t think it would be a good idea to bring the children to an outside ev...

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