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  • 399 is the new 400
    Opinions

    399 is the new 400

    Thomas Karikari, J1 Reporter

    November 16, 2018

    At the end of every school year schools in Prince William County assess students with the SOL test, to observe the level of knowledge they have acquired in a specific class. With 400 being the passing score, it’s hard for students to acknowledge the score of a 399 because they believe they did as much...

  • Freedom owns Cardinal district honors once again
    Sports

    Freedom owns Cardinal district honors once again

    Tajaon Williams, Field Reporter/Researcher and Kamilah Lawson, Writer

    November 7, 2018

    "It's win or go home. (Player of the Year) is a good title to have, but it's not going to mean nothing if we go home this weekend." - Josh Fuga READ MORE »»

    The Freedom Eagles varsity football team will face-off in the opening round of the playoffs against Hylton High School this Saturday, November 10 at noon. The Bulldogs ended the Eagles' playoff run last season.

    Sarah B. Boutwell

  • Mama, I made it
    News

    Mama, I made it

    Alanis N. Figueroa, J1 Writer

    May 30, 2018

    As we embark on a new adventure we prepare to close one chapter of our lives and open a new one. Though it might seem scary it is something one must prepare for, given the fact that life revolves around making decisions. Throughout life most of us are thought to succeed and to give our best in every obstacle we might have. W...

  • Ms. Blandon, teacher of the future
    Features, Teachers/Staff

    Ms. Blandon, teacher of the future

    Paola Assad, J1 Reporter

    May 30, 2018

    Elda Maritza Blandon Del Cid, best known as Ms. Blandon, is one of the most important pillars of the Language Department of Freedom High School. After getting her Bachelor of Arts at VCU she started as a substitute teacher in Fairfax after a teacher asked her to cover for her.  She soon found out ho...

    Ms. Elda Blandon is featured here holding "Como Agua Para Chocolate", a novel she uses in her class.

    Paola Assad

  • She’s a keeper
    Features

    She’s a keeper

    Ryan Brown, J3 Reporter

    May 29, 2018

    Freedom High School has a new nurse this 2017-18 school year. Nurse Kati Karamanis arrived November 7, 2017, and is an experienced and dedicated individual. She plans on making the change in Freedom's nurse program by becoming the solid source of health care that the school needs. Upon coming across...

    Nurse Katie on duty at Freedom High School.

    Ryan Brown

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