Coronavirus affects Freedom students

On Thursday, March 12, the Loudoun County Public School (LCPS) board decided to close the schooling and all extracurricular events through March 20. On Monday, March 16, the board then decided to close schools indefinitely, but at a minimum of until April 10. The decision was in hopes of containing the current virus and stop […]

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DECA Racks Up Wins at States

On Feb. 28, approximately 70 DECA members loaded onto the bus to head to Virginia Beach for the State Leadership Conference. In Virginia Beach, FHS DECA attended awards ceremonies, voted for state officers, had access to leadership workshops, and networked with other DECA members from around the state. But the highlight of the weekend was […]

Exercising Their Right

On March 3, 2020, many members of the FHS student body voted for the first time in the Democratic primaries. Jalen Harrison, a senior who is planning on majoring in political science, was very excited about his first time at the polls. “It’s important for us to vote because it is the only way we […]

ISR students gearing up for the science fair

Mutations, women’s health, teen depression and solar energy storage are just a few examples of the student researched science projects for this year’s science fair. After last year’s success, the Independent Student Research (ISR) students are starting their experiments in preparation for the Freedom science fair on Feb. 13. In 2019, 12 students/partnerships were chosen […]

Snow Days Are Adding Up for FHS Students

As the end of the quarter comes upon FHS, one thing many students did not anticipate was having more break after winter break, but snow days surprised everyone and even caused some issues. Typically when student’s get the call from Wade Byard, social media explodes with excitement, but with these snow days being so dangerously […]

Life After the Holidays

The holiday season has officially come to an end, and that leaves some students with a gigantic concern: what to do now? As 2020 has officially begun, many holidays have been left behind in 2019, such as Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Even though this can be viewed as a fresh start, like New Years resolutions, […]

FHS Unified Basketball Competes Against Riverside

On Friday, Dec. 31, FHS’ Unified Basketball team completed against Riverside’s unified team. The team is preparing to start their Unified Track season. “I think the game was a lot of fun for everyone involved,” said Luke Proehl, freshman and Unified Basketball team member. He said that it was “great” for students to “have fun […]

The Stress with Holiday Homework

The holiday season is upon Freedom High School, and with that also comes the massive time crunch between Thanksgiving and winter break. Third quarter is nefarious for its stressful amounts of homework which are expected to be completed in the awkward three week period, and this is affecting mental health and the overall tone of […]

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