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) […]

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 […]

South Riding Starts Shamrock Hunt!

In light of the dark times surrounding South Riding as the many are self-quarantining as a safety precaution for the spread of the coronavirus, members of the South Riding Facebook group decided to create a fun and safe game for children to partake in this week for St. Patrick’s Day! Members have posted about hanging […]

Freedom Girls Soccer Scrimmage Heritage High School

On March 11, 2020, Freedom Girls Varsity Soccer competed in their second scrimmage of the season against Heritage High School, but what no one had anticipated is that it was going to be their last game of the season. The Corona virus has affected many aspects of the school year, which has been cut short […]

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 […]

Coronavirus Precautions Interfere with Spring Sports

On Thursday, March 12, Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) announced the closure of all the schools and school related activities on campus in order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. While many students were concerned about how they would learn, or turn in missing assignments, another concern arose: What happens to the VHSL spring […]

Freedom Model UN Caps Off the Year

Freedom Model United Nations (MUN) attended its last conference of the year on March 5-6 at Langley High School, for the seventh annual Virginia Invitational Model United Nations Conference (VIMUNC).  Known for being one of the most competitive MUN conferences of the year, VIMUNC is often a stage for the FHS team to show the […]

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 […]

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