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Spending Winter Break in Great Britain
There are many great places to spend winter break, but perhaps the most unique and exhilarating is Great Britain. Consisting of England, Scotland and Wales, this European island boasts some of the most exciting tourist attractions. The first place (More)
FHS Students Build Relationships Through YoungLife
Students at Freedom High School are creating strong connections through YoungLife, a Christian Organization founded in 1941 that is made for teenagers to practice fellowship and grow with others who share the same faith as them.   Through this wel (More)
Having a Piece of Mind During the Holiday Season
The weeks leading up to the holiday season becomes very hectic with the combination of test and projects due before leaving for break and all else that comes with the holiday season. During this stressful time of year, it is very important to take (More)
Reselling and Entrepreneurship Club: With Some Luck, Make Big Bucks
Freedom High School has a large variety of clubs, but very few offer the rare opportunity to profit. Seniors Paolo Romano and Jack Larmer founded Reselling and Entrepreneurship Club with the intentions of allowing students of all backgrounds, ages an (More)
The Holidays Feel Different -- Here's Why
December typically brings joy and cheer as the various holidays are right around the corner, but in high school, students can have a different outlook. External pressures can create a less positive environment throughout the days leading into to wint (More)
The Benefits of Music
From warming up for games to doing homework, music can be beneficial in improving mindsets and overall moods.  “Music helps me de-stress from school,” junior Ashley Yoo said. Music is unique, as students can all listen to different types of mus (More)
Fall-Inspired Gluten-Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies!
With it being the season of giving, I thought that it would be timely to publish another recipe, but this time for those who are gluten-free. There is a recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies that my family has tweaked in order for it to be (More)
Ten Tips to Help Succeed in Junior Year
Many juniors are starting to feel the stress of junior year, widely considered the most difficult in high school. These tips can help to reduce some of the anxiety throughout the year. Go to office hours Junior year typically has the heavie (More)
The Real Definition of Junior Year
When entering high school, each grade level has a label that most students use to characterize how the whole year will go. Freshman year is designated as the year where everyone in the school dislikes you and bullies you. Sophomore year is characteri (More)
Fall Family Recipe: Old-Fashioned Sweet Pumpkin Bread!
With the first day of fall come and gone, being on Sept. 23, along with the impending cold weather approaching NOVA, I thought it would be appropriate to prepare for this chilly season with a Fall-esque recipe. This recipe has been in my family for g (More)
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