Freedom Falls to Battlefield

On Friday, Dec. 6, the FHS boys varsity basketball team played against Battlefield High School for their third game of the season. The theme of the game was a white out, and students from all grades came out to cheer on the team. Freedom had a strong start, with the score being 19-12 at the […]

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The Need for Everyday Diplomacy

It is where Model UN delegates rise and fall: the unmoderated caucus. Some delegates cut off others to get a point in in front of the judge, while others choose to run quieter operations as they pick off others to form a smaller group. Some delegates choose to write down the ideas of others to […]

Freedom XC Places 3rd in States

Each intake of breath brings an icy chill as they pump their legs, adrenaline boosting their speed. They burst through the trees, racing to the finish line. The cheering crowd roars in their ears as they cross, finishing strong. Freedom cross country gave it their best with the varsity boys placing third, and varsity girls […]

Freedom Celebrates the First Day of Inclusive Schools Week

Freedom began its Inclusive Schools Week activities on Monday, Dec. 2 by having students pose as the “I” in KIND before the school day begun. The first week of December is Inclusive Schools Week, an annual event dedicated to recognizing and advocating for inclusivity in schools. The photo opportunity was put together by Helping Other […]

Freedom Football Season Comes to a Close

As the fall sports season comes to a close, it’s time to recognize the efforts of the Freedom varsity football team. This year, the Eagles finished the season with a record of 2-8. While this did not place them at the top of the standings, this is an improvement from the zero wins of last […]

A Higher GPA at the Cost of Creativity

From culinary arts to ceramics, the opportunities are endless at Freedom. But the restricting and pressuring society of Northern Virginia keeps students like me from enrolling in them. Transitioning from the structured middle school schedules to the freedom in high school, the creative classes that seemed beneficial and educational were appealing to me. I have […]

Andrew Strait Signs with UAB

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, Freedom senior and all-state forward Andrew Strait signed his national letter of intent with the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Strait is the Freedom Boys Soccer record holder in career goals, single season assists and single season goals, and will look to continue his successful career at UAB in addition to […]

Say No to Substance Abuse for November

Freedom PEER is doing an initiative for the month of November concerning substance abuse, and especially teen vaping and driving under the influence. The group is working the entire month of November to spread awareness about the dangers of teenage vaping and driving under the influence. Over the past decade, the popularity of e-cigarettes has […]

Bullying the Competition

During the fall, all the sports attention goes to the football team. However, the field hockey team deserves recognition for their 12-3 regular season record. The team started their season with an impressive five game win streak, beating Tuscarora (twice), John Champe, Loudoun Valley and Kettle Run. Although they lost to Riverside on Monday, Oct. […]

Having the Most MUNderful Time

The Model United Nations (MUN) season kicked back off on Friday, Oct. 25 as the team headed to McLean High School for their first conference. The club took 40 delegates, which was the largest amount taken in years to their first conference.  “All of the excitement is great to see,” said Shashank Balaji, director of […]

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