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Everything You Need to Know About Prom 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Prom 2017

Tori Chin, News Editor/Public Relations

March 23, 2017

Prom is just around the corner, so here is everything you need to know about the event and some reasoning regarding the decisions made…   When: April 1, 7-11 PM   Where: The Rialto Theatre (1617 N Franklin St. Tampa FL 33602) Students will park in the lot directly across f...

Full Orchestra Goes Out on a High Note

Full Orchestra Goes Out on a High Note

Kara Turkson, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

One of the lesser known music groups at Freedom is the Full Orchestra, which consists of violins, violas, cellos, basses, strings, some wind instruments, and percussion. Full Orchestra had their annual Music Performance Assessment (MPA) on February 24th and received "superiors" across the board—the...

Freedom’s Own “Big Three”

Freedom’s Own “Big Three”

Tommy Capobianco, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2017

On National Signing Day 2017, three of Freedom High School’s very own showed off their academic and athletic successes by officially committing to take their talents on to the next level. Girls basketball star Megan Clark (Tennessee Tech), football standout Kalijahe Spann (Warner University), and golf...

Another Strong Showing for FHS’ NJROTC

Another Strong Showing for FHS’ NJROTC

JD Roberson, Staff Writer

January 6, 2017

On December 7th, the Area Manager Inspection (AMI) was a success for Freedom High School’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC). An AMI is when the Area Seven Manager, Commander Dirk Herbert, goes to different schools and inspects the entire NJROTC unit. Herbert was unable to attend,...

FHS Students Prep for Exam Week

FHS Students Prep for Exam Week

Jacob Ishak, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016

Exams can make or break a high school student. Every year students partake in two exam weeks, one at the end of the first semester and the other at the end of the second semester. Students study for seventeen weeks to prepare themselves to take the tests that in most cases determine their grade. “I’ve...

FHS Welcomes Soda Machines Back to Campus

FHS Welcomes Soda Machines Back to Campus

Aidan Boggs and Jacob Ishak

December 2, 2016

Soda vending machines have not been on the Freedom High School campus for almost four years, but they have recently made a return and are available for purchase by students. The soda machines’ absence from campus was a result of health guidelines put in place by Hillsborough County Public Schools....

FHS Band Program Ends Season on High Note

FHS Band Program Ends Season on High Note

Kara Turkson, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

For the seventh year in a row, the Freedom High School Marching Patriots received a Superior rating at the Hillsborough County Marching Band Performance Assessment last Saturday. The Band had a selection of five songs for their show titled, “A Day at the Beach” which lasted approximately eight mi...

Freedom Students React to the 2016 Presidential Election Results

Freedom Students React to the 2016 Presidential Election Results

Jacob Ishak, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

Every four years, Americans from all walks of life come together to elect a president. The two main candidates on the ballot this year were Hillary Clinton, representing the Democratic Party, and Donald Trump, representing the Republican Party. In the end, America decided to elect Donald Trump as President o...

Freedom’s Top Teacher

Freedom’s Top Teacher

Jacob Ishak, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

Out of the roughly 120 teachers at Freedom High School, one is chosen every year by their peers to be granted the honor of Teacher of the Year. This year on October 13th, the same day as the United States Navy’s birthday, Captain Theodore Wasylkiw, known around campus as “Captain,” was named Freedom High...

FLVS Classes Gain Favor With FHS Students

FLVS Classes Gain Favor With FHS Students

Kara Turkson, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Florida Virtual School (FLVS) is something most high school students tend to have a love-hate relationship with. FLVS provides a way for students to increase their grade point average, recover credits from a class they have failed, or simply explore courses not offered on campus. While FLVS courses...

Stephenson Stands Strong in the Face of Fights

Stephenson Stands Strong in the Face of Fights

Drew Meyerson, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

You’ve heard about them. You have an idea of how disruptive they can be. Some of you have even seen them in person. However, many students are oblivious to the extraordinary effort being put in by Principal Stephenson and the Freedom Administration in order to end the disruptive fights that are currently...

NJROTC Wins Big at First Competition

NJROTC Wins Big at First Competition

JD Roberson, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

Congratulations to the Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) for placing fourth at their first competition of the 2016-2017 school year. Lieutenant Junior Grade Christopher Rumbold placed third in his armed individual drill routine, Seaman Alexi Cruz placed first for individual...

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