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Freedom Varsity Swim Team Breaks Records

Freedom High School Varsity Swim Team broke a number of school records this year as they placed at the VHSL Class Five State Championship on Feb. 21. The event was held at the George Mason Aquatic Center with 38 teams competing.  Freshman, Kim-Long Nguyen, junior, Nathan Yu and seniors, Alex Shen and Gabe Fisher broke […]


An Inside Look of Indy Nation

Music flows through the halls of Independence High School (Indy) to start the school day, playing off a playlist provided by principal John Gabriel. According to Independence juniors Rida Ali, Elise Tsao and Grace Bulter, this is a daily occurrence at the new high school. Through Indy’s online magazine, The Prowl and on a tour […]




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 […]


Making Ribbons For The Right Cause

For the past two weeks leading up to Dec. 20, multiple clubs have taken time to support the Freedom High School DECA chapter by making ribbons for the upcoming Gold Rush game. FHS DECA has combined with multiple other clubs this year for their annual community service project, the Gold Rush game. The game takes […]


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