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FHS hosts annual Elective Fair

FHS hosts annual Elective Fair

Clarisa, Laurent

January 25, 2019


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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


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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


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  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...

AP Statistics: A growing alternative

Lance Etelkozi, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


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The AP Statistics class taught by Ms. Krystina Amaro on campus is rapidly growing in popularity. It provides an option for an AP math class after taking Algebra 2. After Algebra 2, students choose from other math courses. Among these are Pre-Calculus, Math for College Readiness, Trigonometry, Advanced...

Tips for AP students

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


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Many students take AP classes to excel in their academics, raise their GPAs and potentially earn college credit. However, some students struggle with the heavy workload and studying for AP exams. One way to handle this stress is to manage time wisely. Prioritize homework based on what’s due soonest...

Help Wanted

Katie Matthews, Staff Writers

November 28, 2018


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A job can be great way to learn independence and earn some spending money. High school students are constantly looking for the best job to fit into their busy school schedules. These are the years where teenagers have to start working for their own money. “McDonalds is a great first job, I get a...

Best places to get last-minute volunteer hours

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


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As seniors finish their college and FAFSA applications, many realize they still need to complete their volunteer hours for the Bright Futures Scholarship. This is a popular scholarship for students because there is no essay required and it pays for all or most of the tuition for universities in Florida. The...

Outstanding Orchestra  

Outstanding Orchestra  

Josie Clark, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


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Freedom High School’s orchestra hosted a concert last Thursday at 7pm in the auditorium. The students played a piece called “Carnival of the Animals,” by Camille Saint-Saens.   “I feel prepared,” Oriana Salazar, 9 said. “The piece is different and it’s something fun you don’t get to do every day. I pla...

Homecoming Court – 2018

Homecoming Court – 2018

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


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As Homecoming approaches, students from every grade sign up for Homecoming Court to get involved and promote school spirit. These candidates come up with creative ways to campaign to their peers with posters, social media ads, and even videos. Running for court can be intimidating as a freshman because...

If you don’t dual, you’re a fool

If you don’t dual, you’re a fool

Josie Clark, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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Dual enrollment English classes at Freedom have started for the 2018-2019 school year. Kym O’Sullivan, an AP English teacher, arrives at Freedom before most to teach students college-level material. The classes Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. and start at 7:35 am. The upper level classes start at...

What happened to senior quotes?

What happened to senior quotes?

Anna Lamlein, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


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The absence of senior quotes has been the latest buzz around campus this year. While the yearbook staff has already made their final decision of excluding quotes from the 2018-2019 edition, many Freedom students are upset over the loss of a tradition. Senior, Bethany Green, complained, “Senior quotes...

Pulling up to senior year

Pulling up to senior year

Lara Mckeown, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


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This year is the second year seniors at Freedom High School have the opportunity to personalize their senior parking bumpers by painting them. Over one hundred students have taken advantage of this opportunity, decorating their spots with nicknames, favorite colors, and other interests. “I painted...

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