Articles by BAILEY ELLIOTT

Dangers of Fast Fashion

ROMWE, Forever 21, ASOS and TopShop. All examples of fast fashion brands. While the concept of dirt cheap, trendy clothes sounds appealing to many teenagers who are looking to shop on a budget, one should stay away from fast fashion brands as the inexpensive prices come at a much larger cost. Fast fashion is extremely […]


Volunteer Hour Requirement Does Not Encompass Intristic Reason for Service

Being well rounded is the one of many goals high school students push to achieve in order to pursue their dreams of getting into college. Feeling the need to take part in extracurriculars, sports, AP classes and various other commitments including community service, students strive to follow the popular belief that it is vital to […]


PSAT Memes are Back

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, students across the country put down their pencils and picked up their phones after testing for three whole hours. Twitter immediately exploded with memes joking about passages and questions involved in the PSAT. While the memes are a fun nationwide joke among teens, they are a major issue for College Board […]


Spirit Week Day 2: ¿So You Like Piña Colada?

Guess what week it is? That’s right, it’s officially spirit week! With Homecoming coming up this weekend, on Oct. 5, students are in full spirit-mode and are decked out in their most tropical outfits. From Hawaiian shirts to tiki skirts, students are eager to rock their trop and earn spirit points for their class.


Freedom XC Takes on the Biggest Meet in the State

After the unfortunate weather circumstances robbed Freedom Cross Country of five meets, including the Oatlands Invitational, the team is back and ready to take on the 2019 Cross Country season. The first meet took place on Aug. 31, at Great Meadows Plantation, followed by the first Wednesday meet on Sept. 11. As the first two […]


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 […]


Outdoor Track and Field Enters Post Season

After Freedom High School’s final track meet of the season and final home meet as well on May 8, post-season has begun. Districts took place at John Champe High School on Wednesday, May 15, and Thursday, May 16, consisted of eight teams in the district: Briar Woods, Broad Run, John Champe, Freedom, Potomac Falls, Rock […]


Freedom hosts first home Track and Field meet of the season

Freedom High School hosted their first home track and field meet of the season on April 24. The meet was a quad meet, consisting of Freedom, Stone Bridge, Rock Ridge and Potomac Falls. The event was also Freedom’s Unified Track and Field team’s first meet of the season. The girls team took the lead with […]


Kickoff to Outdoor Track and Field

After a successful season of Indoor Track and Field, Freedom’s track athletes are back for more. The Spartan Track Classic took place at Broad Run High School on March 16, marking the beginning of the Outdoor Track and Field season. While the weather was not the best, with winds of 25 mph, athletes still competed […]


Indoor Track and Field State Championship Results

On Feb. 22, 2019, Freedom’s Indoor track and field state team drove three hours to compete in Hampton, Virginia in the biggest meet of the season. Freedom competed against 49 teams from across Virginia. Athletes raced against their top competition in hopes of bringing home a medal, breaking records, and setting PRs. Freedom athletes, Ryan […]


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