What makes a good class?

What makes a good class?

There is sort of a checklist in my mind that creates an enjoyable class for me. The first is the actual course material. While I genuinely enjoy learning, STEM subjects do not appeal to me as much as the social sciences and other writing heavy classes. As such, my course schedule is dominated by these […]

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A winning tradition

As teams closed out the regular season, they have prepared for playoffs by getting team haircuts. It’s a common tradition practiced among the sports teams at Freedom. The haircuts serve as something to create a brotherhood within teams. Some are willing to go all in for their cuts by dying, bleaching or practically going bald. […]


A Personalized Goodbye

Decorating graduation caps is a tradition Freedom students have been doing for years. Not everybody is artistic, nor do they have the time to decorate a cap, so senior Josh Lee decided to help out his peers by decorating their caps for them. By using scrapbook paper, markers and paint, Lee is giving each student […]


To the Beat of His Own Drum

Meet Ryan O’Connor. He is a junior at Freedom High School and spends his time striving to become a successful musician. O’Connor is currently the drummer for the band Good Grief, an alternative rock band inspired by the likes of Weezer and Alkaline Trio. Their biggest song on Spotify currently has over 3,000 listens. While […]


Summer in the City: A Complete Guide to Washington DC

After a while, staying in NOVA over the summer can get stale. However, going into DC for the day can be intimidating, as there’s so much to do, see and eat. Getting from South Riding to DC is easy with the help of the metro. Taking the metro is a more effective option than driving […]


Girls Soccer Advances in the Regional Tournament

After winning on Monday, May 20, to Rock Ridge in the district quarterfinals, the Freedom girls soccer team advanced to the district semifinals. They lost the semifinals against Briar Woods High School with a score of 3-1. With the win against Rock Ridge, they earned a spot in the regional tournament. They played their regional […]


Freedom’s Gymnastics Rewarded After Hard Work At States

The Freedom’s Gymnastics State champions are officially able to celebrate with their new addition, rings. Four months later and after a season of hard work, the rings have been received. The rings were given to the team at the Freedom’s softball game on May 28. After a season full of wins, the team now celebrates […]


[Uncaged.] recommends these spectacular summer songs!

Here is a compilation of songs that will be perfect for summer, all handpicked by the full [Uncaged.] staff: “Slide” by Calvin Harris “Suge” by Da Baby “Talk” by Khalid “UCLA” by RL Grime “Sunlight” by Yuno “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X “Chlorine” by twenty one pilots “Walkin’ On A Pretty Day” by […]


Staying on Top of Summer Assignments

Six Days, 155 hours, 9308 minutes and 558498 seconds left in the school year, but who’s counting? With summer quickly approaching, the thought of no projects, homework and tests motivates students to get through the final week. However, for some students summer doesn’t mark the end of school work. AP students are required to complete […]


Varsity Girls Lacrosse Wins Regionals

Sweat dripped off the player’s brow as she raced to stop the advances of the other team. With one last stride, she cut off the runner and scooped up the ball, changing from defense to offense. Two rounds of overtime later in sweltering conditions, the trophy was theirs. Despite the 90 degrees weather and intense […]


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