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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Year of the Cav

After the Virginia Cavaliers finished off a historic season on the hardwood, they continued their success to the lacrosse field. UVA men’s lacrosse followed the lead of the men’s basketball team by capping off their season with a National Championship finish. Both teams weren’t considered underdogs, but coming into the tournament they weren’t the favorite […]

“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 […]

Rolling Thunder Rides One Last Time

The 31-year tradition of Rolling Thunder has finally come to a close. The organizers of the annual rally have decided to stop the ride due to increased costs for organization and multiple conflicts with Pentagon security. So for the last time, on May 26, thousands of motorcyclists rode to and through the capital. Rolling Thunder […]

Freedom goes acoustic for FHS unplugged

On May 20, the Music Appreciation Club held the second annual FHS unplugged on the lunch patio. In the sweltering afternoon heat, 10 performers came together to create a unique musical experience for their peers. While the event was created in the image of MTV unplugged, performers were not required to perform acoustically. Many opted […]

Exploring virtual classrooms

In Loudoun County, students have the opportunity to take a variety of advanced courses that are not offered in other school districts, often due to a lack of funding and teaching resources. However, some students may be surprised to know that Freedom is actually one of the only schools in the county that hosts a […]

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