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  • Mama, I made it
  • Ms. Blandon, teacher of the future
  • She’s a keeper
  • Roberts named player of year
  • PWCS Art Festival Coming Soon
  • 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

  • Roberts named player of year
    Sports

    Roberts named player of year

    Alanis Figueroa Rivera, J1 Reporter

    May 23, 2018

    Freedom softball and "Player of the Year" don't usually go together. This year, however, the Eagles can celebrate one of their own because 5-foot senior Tyanna Roberts is the first softball player in school history to be honored with this title. Freedom Athletic Director Steven Bryson says about...

    Senior, Tyanna Roberts gets a quiet moment alone after a game.

    Life Touch

  • PWCS Art Festival Coming Soon
    News

    PWCS Art Festival Coming Soon

    Katia Avelar, J1 Reporter

    May 3, 2018

    Prince William County Schools is throwing an Art festival on Saturday, April 28. This a great opportunity for students who enjoy art to come out and express their creativity. The art festival will be held at Colgan High School. Doors will open at 10am and end around 5pm. The work shown is students from...

    Art teacher, David Gill, working and having fun with his students.

    Katia Avelar

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