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Celebrating sinking his 18th hole shot, Tiger Woods puts his hands and club in the air at the AT&T National Tournament.

Golf star Tiger Woods involved in single car crash

Dylan Scheel, Business Manager March 31, 2021

45-year-old golf star Eldrick “Tiger” Woods has faced many challenges and setbacks over his 25 year golf career including a multitude of back issues, but on Feb. 23, he faced his biggest challenge...

After 14 years of teaching history, Griffith moves to the Dean Of Students position for grades K-8.

Griffith takes on Dean of Students position

Marissa Lammie, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2021

After the school board approved the transfer of then Dean of Students John Capehart, who became the elementary school principal, the position was ready to be taken by someone new. On March 11, the board...

During the March 27 performance, senior Keith Pawlowski leads the song “Magic Foot” as the fellow cast members back him up.

Spell the word: success

Freedom drama presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Ashley Imhoff, Features Editor March 31, 2021

Strabismus, lugubrious, chimerical, omphaloskepsis and capybara were just a few of the quirky words the Drama Club enlightened the community with during their production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County...

Standing proud, Skylar Scobbo, Anthony Battaglia, Luke Snavely, Connor Tavern and
fellow students online pose for a picture holding their certificates and medals from the PA DECA Championships.

Advancing to the next level

DECA students compete at state competition
Jessica Majors, Photo Editor March 26, 2021

After a little bit over a month of preparation, 15 DECA students advanced from Districts to the State Competition in their respective categories. While these students were looking forward to packing up...

Sophomore Isaac Barry prepares to throw his pitch on March 16 at a scrimmage game against Carlynton.

Baseball back after canceled 2020 season

Abigail Ketterer, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Due to COVID-19, last year’s baseball season was cancelled. There was only one scrimmage game. That’s why this year’s varsity baseball team is excited to get back on the field. “Seniors Kevin...

Cyberbullying leaves people feeling alone, and as if they are unable to talk to anyone about what is happening.

Hiding behind a screen

Dangerous effects of cyberbullying
Leannah Messenger, Editorial Editor March 26, 2021

Technology has taken over the lives of most students in America as well as across the world, and it is involved in every aspect of daily life. From social media to simple messaging systems, technology...

Senior Erica Gazdik makes a throw to freshman Shaye Bailey at first base during a practice on March 22.

Softball starts pitching again

After last year's softball season was canceled, the girls are finally getting to play
Kinsley Aswani, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Last year, due to COVID-19, the girls softball season got shut down. Now, this year, they are up and running again. The girls only had two seniors,  Shyann Komara and Brooke Matoic,graduate last year,...

President Joe Biden signs executive orders on immigration Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House.

Biden’s first days

Biden administration makes many changes in U.S. during first months in office
Alexa Davis, Asst. Features/Copy Editor March 26, 2021

Since Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ inauguration on Jan. 20, the Biden administration has made some notable changes in the United States. Within only the first few months of his presidency, Biden has...

Dr. Jeffrey Fuller joined the district in the summer of 2012 after serving as an administrator with the Seneca Valley School District.

Dr. Fuller says goodbye

Superintendent prepares for new chapter with Department of Education
Mikalah Smith, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

After a nearly nine-year tenure that saw the construction of Freedom Area Elementary School, Dr. Jeffrey Fuller is resigning his post as superintendent of schools. Freedom decided to not renew his contract....

Senior Trent Schultheis finished his Freedom wrestling career with a third place finish
in the PIAA championships on March 12.

Wrestling towards goals

Wrestlers compete in State, District tournaments
Brigette Richard, Social Media Director March 26, 2021

With the wrestling season slowly coming to an end, WPIAL (Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League) and PIAA (Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association) championships come to a start....

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