Flyover for the Frontline Workers

On May 2, 2020, the Thunderbirds of the U.S. Air Force and Blue Angels of the U.S. Navy flew together over the DMV area, starting around Prince George County Hospital in Maryland, crossing into Virginia and circling there, and finishing across the National Mall. The joint flyover by the two was organized to honor the […]

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On the Payroll In the Pandemic

Due to the spreading of COVID-19, schools across the nation have been closed and many students have started online schooling. With the flexible hours and more free time that comes along with online school, students have had the opportunity to explore new hobbies and melt into relaxation during the quarantine. However, this isn’t always the […]

The Benefits of Online Learning

Over the past month, Freedom High School students have been completing their classes online due to COVID-19. Speaking from a students perspective, it’s been a weird adjustment. Taking out the human connection and interaction within the education system has made learning increasingly more difficult for many students, especially when none of us were prepared for […]

Documenting History

While we are unsure of the fate of this pandemic thus far, we should consider that 50 years from now, what we are facing today will be learned and studied by students across the globe. The digital age has been a major source of documentation since the start of the 20th century. We are given […]

Celebrating Birthdays in Bed

At the symbolic age of 18, people enter adulthood and leave behind their childhood. For many people, their 18th birthday is one of their most memorable, as it marks independence and a new chapter of life. Although senior Emily Hutto was hoping to spend her 18th birthday in the city with friends as she embarks […]

A Tribute to the Senior Class

As physical classroom school year has come to an end, Freedom seniors are starting to realize what they are missing out on: t-shirt cutouts telling where they are going to college, the official final day of school, and goodbyes to their classmates and teachers. To make up for some of this, an Instagram page (@freedomclassof2020) […]

Let Them Eat a French Almond Cake!

With all this new time on students’ hands, many are taking up new hobbies, so I thought that I could share this recipe that has been spread in my family! The background of this cake is French financiers, which are a smaller and more condensed version of the French almond cake. They are small tea […]

Promising Freedom Boys Soccer Season Ends Abruptly

A season that started with state championship aspirations for the Freedom Boys Soccer Team has come to a disappointing end.  Beginning the year, a mix of new editions and developing keystone players raised expectations for the team. Forwards Andre Rubio and Christian Norem joined the squad to bolster an already firing front line of scoring […]

Student Council Association Elects New Officers

Following the coronavirus outbreak and the rescheduled elections that followed, the Freedom Student Council Association has elected its new officers for the 2020-2021 school year.  Taking over from president of the organization Austin Roberts, long term member and former treasurer Neeharika Yallayi will take the helm of an SCA which attempts to garner school spirit […]

Meet Hakon Grant

Although preschool is around the time where kids begin reciting the alphabet or developing their motor skills, junior Hakon Grant was busy doing something else: playing the piano. Around the time he was in preschool, Grant had already taken a strong interest in the musical instrument. Ever since then, he has been strengthening his interest […]

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