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Revolution

Renovated Chick-fil-A Ready To Satisfy

Renovated Chick-fil-A Ready To Satisfy

Phoebe Dudney

November 4, 2013


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  If you are a Temple Terrace resident, you are aware that for months, the local Chick-fil-A has been closed for renovations. This tragedy shook the city of Temple Terrace, leaving a gaping hole in every resident’s heart, soul, and stomach that will be filled once again on November 21st, the date o...

Welcome to the Revolution

Welcome to the Revolution

Caitlyn Stevenson, Editor-in-chief

October 31, 2013


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The staff of Freedom’s Revolution would like to welcome you to our new online newspaper.  Our goal is to keep the student body informed about issues around this campus as well as issues around the globe.  We hope that everyone in the Freedom family will make us your homepage or bookmark us so that...

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

Kevin Chow, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013


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A new school year marks a new educational platform that replaces its predecessor Edline. Edsby has been described as the ‘next-generation education platform’. Its purpose is to mix social networking and classroom management to engage students. However, many students and teachers disagree. “I...

Poetry Jam

Poetry Jam

Wesley Jean

October 28, 2013


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The poetry jam is a gathering of high school students reading competitive poetry.  Students attempt to accumulate as many points as possible in order to compete in the district level jam in January. The poems performed during the poetry jam aren’t meant to be to hip-hop poetry or vague poetic...

School Shooting Rocks Sparks

School Shooting Rocks Sparks

Megan Ghillyer, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013


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Tragedy struck Sparks, Nevada on Monday October 21st. At 7:15 am at Sparks Middle school, in a town just outside of Reno, a 12-year-old boy opened fire on his class mates. He shot one class mate in the shoulder and another in the abdomen.  Those students are now in stable condition.  Sparks stu...

Stressing for Success

Stressing for Success

Qeyana Kennedy, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013


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With the end of the fall approaching, the school year brings the deadline of college applications, the beginning of SAT testing, and the first nine weeks report cards. The fall season also brings stress, anxiety, and school induced depression. Now, it is very common for students to have stress and anxie...

Classrooms Swell

Classrooms Swell

Jaylene Vazquez, Staff Writer

October 15, 2013


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Before the start of the 2013-2014 school year, the school board predicted that a total of 1,840 students would join Freedom High School in the new year. Therefore, Freedom was forced to let go many teachers and staff. Their prediction proved to be incorrect. As the new year began, a total of 2,200 kids...

Cure For The Crackberry As Company Closes

Cure For The Crackberry As Company Closes

Qeyana Kennedy, Staff Writer

October 11, 2013


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Last week, after 29 years of phone manufacturing, Blackberry  has finally decided to file for bankruptcy and close their  doors. In the same seven day time span, Apple released their new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c which sold over 9 million units in a mere two days. Even though Blackberry had been the...

Stricter Rules, Higher Standards

Stricter Rules, Higher Standards

Qeyana Kennedy and Clinisha Bannis

October 11, 2013


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With the start of a new school year at Freedom High School, administrators have decided to enforce the rules and regulations more strictly. Some students do not feel strongly about the new lack of flexibility by administration and don’t understand why the rules must be enforced. Many students are becoming...

High School Students Bump Heads on Debt Ceiling

High School Students Bump Heads on Debt Ceiling

Ferris Shaheen, Staff Writer

October 11, 2013


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The Treasury Department defines the debt ceiling as “the total amount of money that the United States government is authorized to borrow to meet its existing legal obligations, including Social Security and Medicare benefits, military salaries, interest on the national debt, tax refunds, and other...

Educational Fashion

Educational Fashion

Ashley Doyle and Anastasia Correia

October 3, 2013


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  Since the opening of Freedom in 2001, the topic of graduation gowns has been popular among students and faculty. The debate between gown color, and honors indicators is ongoing. Originally, graduation gowns were navy blue with an honors indicator of three chevrons on the gown sleeve. By the time th...

One More Step To Getting A Diploma

One More Step To Getting A Diploma

Caitlyn Stevenson, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2013


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From the first day of freshman year, graduation is a common thought among students. With those thoughts come questions about how to get there. While graduation is the ultimate goal, it is usually assumed that everyone gets a diploma, and that often is not the case.                 “The most common cause of not ge...

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