Gymnastics’ Road to States

On Thursday, Feb. 6, the Freedom Gymnastics team brought home another regional title which gave them a spot in the state competition. The team won with a score of 146.383. The team also did well individually in the all around with Riley Waldrop placing third, Emily Hyun in second and Kelly Fangyen in first. As […]

Matt the Minute of Silence Man

It’s a well known fact that everyday, Freedom High School observes a minute of silence during the morning announcements. Most students ignore the minute of silence, but it can be used to pray or simply to put one’s head down and rest. One student in particular, junior Matt Fegan, has been timing the minute of […]

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 […]

Sam Masters Signs with Lynchburg; Lance Johnson with Randolph-Macon

On Feb. 5, two of Freedom’s best athletes had their signing ceremony. Sam Masters committed to the University of Lynchburg’s Track and Field team, and Lance Johnson committed to Randolph-Macon College’s Men’s Basketball team. Sam Masters is one of the most impressive athletes in the history of Freedom’s Track and Field program. Masters boasts a […]

A legend, an Icon, a Husband and a Father: Remembering the Life of Kobe Bryant

On Sunday Jan. 26, Kobe and Gianna Bryant, John, Keri, and Alyssa Altobelli, Christina Mauser, Sarah and Payton Chester and Ara Zobayan all tragically lost their lives in a helicopter accident in Calabasas, California. Bryant’s impact on the world was bigger than the game of basketball. He was an inspiration to many people around the […]

The Comeback Queens Strike Again

The Freedom Lady Eagles Basketball team played a fierce game against the Riverside Rams on Friday, Jan. 31. The game took place at Riverside High School and featured the Unified Basketball game at halftime. The game started off with Riverside winning the jump ball, but Freedom scored the first point. Shortly after, Riverside responded with […]

Carl Wilkens Answers 73 (ish) Questions

On Jan. 28, Carl Wilkens— the only American to stay in Rwanda during the 1994 Rwandan genocide— visited Freedom to talk to the AP World History students. This is an annual tradition that many FHS students look forward to, but this year, Uncaged asked him 73 (ish) questions.

Can Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously?

“Colorless green ideas sleep furiously” is a classic line written by Noam Chomsky to illustrate a sentence that makes grammatical sense but does not have any meaning semantically. However, others have speculated that any sentence makes semantic sense when given the right context. In other words, if the noun “ideas” explained prior or following our […]

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