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Things I Never Learned in History Class

Emmett Till The characters from Hidden Figures movie Nat Turner's Rebellion Rodney King Beating Civil Rights Activist and Congressman John Lewis Bloody Sunday The Black Panthers Jerry Lawson, video game inventor Mae Jamison, first African American astronaut in space Carl Maxie Brashear, first African American U.S. Navy Ma...

  • Things I Never Learned in History Class
  • Staying in Touch with My Culture
  • Black History Month Spotlight:  Hattie McDaniel
  • Jarina Miller’s Track Lifestyle
  • Teaching the gifted
  • Things I Never Learned in History Class
    Features

    Things I Never Learned in History Class

    Various Freedom Students

    February 1, 2017

    Emmett Till The characters from Hidden Figures movie Nat Turner's Rebellion Rodney King Beating Civil Rights Activist and Congressman John Lewis Bloody Sunday The Black Panthers Jerry Lawson, video game inventor Mae Jamison, first African American astronaut in space Car...

    A vintage American History textbook.

  • Staying in Touch with My Culture
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    Staying in Touch with My Culture

    Alasiah Winstead, J1 Reporter

    February 1, 2017

    February, the month where African American history and culture are highlighted so that students and adults can be enlightened. When you're woke and plan to stay woke, where do you seek more knowledge? A museum, of course. One of the newest museums in the Washington, D.C. is the National Museum...

    Standing at the entrance to the National African American Museum of History and Culture in Washington, DC.

    Alasiah Winstead

  • Black History Month Spotlight:  Hattie McDaniel
    Features

    Black History Month Spotlight: Hattie McDaniel

    Maisum Qadri, J1 Reporter

    February 1, 2017

    Halle Berry, Morgan Freeman, Whoopi Goldberg, Denzel Washington and more, are all African American actors who have won an Oscar. Seventy-seven years ago, Hattie McDaniel was the first African American to win an Oscar in the film Gone with the Wind. She received an Academy Award for best supporting actress ...

    Hattie McDaniel

  • Jarina Miller’s Track Lifestyle
    Features

    Jarina Miller’s Track Lifestyle

    Jada Brown, Journalism 1 Reporter

    December 16, 2016

    Today I am interviewing Jarina Miller about Track and what she likes about it. She is currently a senior at Freedom High School, and she plans to graduate, go to college, and achieve her goals. What is your favorite sport and why? “Track and field because it excites me more than anything an...

    Jarina Miller rounds the curve towards the finish line.

    Jarina Miller

  • Teaching the gifted
    Teachers/Staff

    Teaching the gifted

    Alasiah Winstead, Journalism 1 Reporter

    December 16, 2016

    Ms. Roberta Kaufman is an English and gifted resource teacher at Freedom High School. This year is her first full year being a teacher here. She is from Pennsylvania and even graduated from Penn State! She was living in Florida recently before coming to Freedom. I met up with he...

    Gifted Resource teacher Ms. Kauffman smiles for the camera.

    Alasiah Winstead

Sports

Freedom Football Scores Big this Season

Freedom Football Scores Big this Season

Ryan Brown, Journalism 2 Reporter

History was made during this year’s football season for the Freedom Eagles.  The varsity football team ended the regular season with its best record since the schoo...

November 28No Comments

  • Freedom Sports Gallery June 3
  • Fall &Winter Sports Gallery June 3
  • Freedom Boys’ Soccer Win High School Indoor Tournament March 27

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Features

Student Feature: Daniel Brown

Student Feature: Daniel Brown

Maisum Qadri & Jada Brown, J1 Reporters

Daniel Brown is an 11th grader at Freedom High School. He enjoys drawing as well as listening to music. Daniel is currently making a comic with his own art and story. ...

March 2No Comments

  • Things I Never Learned in History Class February 1
  • Black History Month Spotlight: Hattie McDaniel February 1
  • Jarina Miller’s Track Lifestyle December 16

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News

The Never-Ending Presidential Election

The Never-Ending Presidential Election

Annabelle Ramos, J2 Reporter

First debate background The first debate of the presidential race this year was already “set to be brutal.” Following the competition of the well-known “most hated pr...

November 3No Comments

  • Freedom Spirit Week October 6
  • Faces of Freedom play, postponed March 2
  • Freedom Celebrates A/B Honor Roll Students February 26

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Entertainment

Music Review: The Life of Pablo

Ibrahim Wurie, J1 Reporter

Kanye West is a well known artist of our time; he recently released his 7th studio album called “The Life of Pablo” on Valentine's Day.  The genre of the album is mostly...

March 27No Comments

Movie Review:  The Boy

Movie Review: The Boy

March 10

Album Review:  “Anti” by Rihanna

Album Review: “Anti” by Rihanna

March 2

One Punch Man (Vol. 1) Manga Review: A One Hit KO

One Punch Man (Vol. 1) Manga Review: A One Hit KO

December 11

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Opinions

Staying in Touch with My Culture

Staying in Touch with My Culture

Alasiah Winstead, J1 Reporter

February, the month where African American history and culture are highlighted so that students and adults can be enlightened. When you're woke and plan to stay woke,...

February 1No Comments

  • Do you have school spirit? March 12
  • Throw Back Thursday: Boyz II Men December 4
  • Sneaker Community October 2

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