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Revolution

What happened to regular English?

Clarisa Laurent, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

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...

Is coffee really beneficial?

Josie Clark, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


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  Many students have been drinking coffee every day for years. They say it helps them stay awake to focus on school, sports, and jobs. But does it really work?  Is it more harmful than beneficial?   “I drink coffee every day and I drink like six cups. The difference between drinking coffee and not is crazy....

Tips for AP students

Lara McKeown, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

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


Filed under News, Uncategorized

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...

FLVS, an option for flexibility

Lance Etelkozi, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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Many students choose to take classes online on Florida Virtual School, FLVS for short, in addition to their regular classes. Students use computers to take their classes and learn through the online lessons. Some classes are even capable of being done on mobile devices. FLVS has a wide range of classes...

Freedom students, get out and vote!

Lance Etelkozi, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

“My vote doesn’t matter” is a phrase I have heard too many times. The future of this country and state is too important to stand idle. On November 6, 2018, one of the biggest election days in the history of the United States took place. This included votes on who would be the next governor of...

Red tide? More like dead tide 

Red tide? More like dead tide 

Josie Clark, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


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Red tide is a current phenomenon that is killing off marine animals. It is caused by buildup of algae and pollution and began affecting only Southwestern Florida in places like Fort Myers and Sarasota but has recently been found in the Tampa Bay area, as well as on the Atlantic coast. Josi...

Kevin Le

Kevin Le

August 30, 2018


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Kevin Le is a junior at Freedom High School. He was born in Tampa, Florida on October 9, 2001. It’s currently his second year being a part the newspaper staff. He loves hanging out with friends, video games, and adventure. Kevin’s main goals are to maintain straight A’s and go to college. Kevin...

Josie Clark

Josie Clark

August 29, 2018


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Josie Clark is a junior at Freedom High School. She is originally from Washington DC, but grew up in Tampa, Florida. She is captain of the Freedom varsity swim team and has been on it for 3 years. Josie is in English Honors Society and Sierra Club at Freedom High School. She enjoys writing and hard work,...

Ryley Castro

Ryley Castro

August 29, 2018


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Ryley Castro is a junior at Freedom and this is his first year as a staff member for the Revolution. Ryley is on the baseball team and loves being out on the field. He also enjoys playing video games with his buddies. His favorite game to play is Fortnite and he enjoys playing with the boys. In his spare...

Katie Matthews

Katie Matthews

August 29, 2018


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Katie Matthews is a sophomore at Freedom High School and it is her first year writing for the Revolution. Originally born in Pennsylvania, Katie was raised in Florida with her older brother Jack. She has been swimming for 4 years and loves to hang out with her friends. Katie is looking forward to her...

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