Articles by CAMILLE DESJARDINS

The Field Side of Track and Field

When most people hear about track and field, they’re likely to picture hurdles and mile-runners, but few consider the throwers. Freedom’s track and field throwing team has been incredibly successful in past years, with one athlete even qualifying for nationals last year. Throwing is a unique sport. Similar to track, it has different events to […]


Matt the Minute of Silence Man

It’s a well known fact that everyday, Freedom High School observes a minute of silence during the morning announcements. Most students ignore the minute of silence, but it can be used to pray or simply to put one’s head down and rest. One student in particular, junior Matt Fegan, has been timing the minute of […]


Inclusive Schools week recap

During Dec. 2 – 6, Freedom celebrated Inclusive Schools week. Freedom HOPE club and Unified Sports sponsored many events throughout the week with the special education students at Freedom. Inclusive Schools week works to make sure students feel included, and gives them a chance to be represented and celebrated within the school. The week started […]


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 […]


Pink out for what now?

The theme for this week’s football game is pink out, as it usually is at the end of October. Freedom has had pink out football games for years now and the theme strives to remind students that October is breast cancer awareness month. About 1 out of every 8 women will develop breast cancer in […]


Are We Too Busy for Dinner Anymore?

The typical picture of a perfect American family normally includes the traditional white picket fence life, including hard working parents, siblings who never fight, and a sit-down family dinner in the evening where everyone discusses their day. This was considered a way to bond as a family and spend time together after a long busy […]


Homecoming Spirit Week Starts with a Splash of Color

Homecoming Spirit week has officially started! The week is kicking off with monochrome Monday, Sept. 30. Students dressed in one color from head to toe. Students started off strong decked out in all black, gray, white or even pink. The junior class had the best participation, with 295 people participating. The sophomore class came in […]


“Someone Great” made some great points

*Spoilers ahead* “Someone Great” was released to Netflix on April 19, 2019. The movie featured “Jane the Virgin” star Gina Rodriguez, as well as “Pitch Perfect” star Brittany Snow. This Netflix original shows how her devastating breakup affects Jenny Young. Jenny was a young writer who lived in New York with her boyfriend of nine […]


Are teens becoming detached from the importance of family?

Teens are beginning to become detached from the importance of family. In the past, family time was very common and seen as a normal outlet for spending your Saturday night. Now, it seems as though spending time with family is considered a waste of time. Students who prefer to spend time with family over time […]


Spirit Week Day 1: Freedom goes all out for America

On April 22, Freedom High school kicked off the 2019 prom spirit week with USA day. In an attempt to win this spirit week, the students of FHS dressed up in red, white and blue to compete with other grade levels for spirit points. The sophomores had the strongest showing of school spirit with 3,162 […]


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