FHS Press

Coup at the Capitol

Abigail Lisanti in the middle of peaceful protests that took place on Jan. 6 in Washington D.C.
Pro-Trump rally turned deadly riot
January 10, 2021

On Jan. 6, the ground in Washington D.C. began to shake with the gathering of thousands of President Donald Trump’s loyal supporters. Before the events took place, Trump supporters were peacefully protesting...

Police Appreciation Day

Freedom graduate Alexandra Lizzi and her father, Detective Jeff Lizzi, attend a National Police Appreciation Day celebration on Jan 9, 2020.
Local officers describe career, motivation
January 10, 2021

On Jan. 9 of every year, people and officers across America celebrate National Police Appreciation Day. The day symbolizes the importance of police officers across the country. Many people may wonder why...

Student-athletes share their opinions on wearing masks for sports

Youth baseball players, some with masks on, sit far apart as they wait for their turn to step into the batter’s box.
December 22, 2020

Amidst the great COVID-19 pandemic, masks have become the staple of preventing the spread of the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that masks drastically reduce the risk...

When tech goes too far

These are the leaders of some of the most powerful companies in the world. Left to right: Sundar Pichai, CEO of Alphabet, Mark Zuckerburg, CEO of Facebook, Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, Tim Cook, CEO of Apple and Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.
Oversight needed for powerful tech companies
December 22, 2020

Modern prevalence of technology has allowed us to become connected and has even made all of this virtual learning possible. However, much like the once revolutionary light bulbs that illuminate our nights,...

A light in the dark

This light-covered rocking horse is just one of many light displays in Clinton, PA this Christmas season.
Many holiday light shows continue despite pandemic
December 22, 2020

Although COVID-19 has disrupted most everyday activities and special events, Christmas is just around the corner, and so are holiday light shows.  “My family and I are going to see lights at Big...

Snowbody likes snow

A major snow storm hit  Beaver County on Dec. 16, resulting in several inches of snow.
Snow causes many problems for people
December 22, 2020

The first snow of 2020 occurred on Dec. 1. Beaver County received about three to five inches of snow and the roads were slick enough to make some cars slide. A lot of people say they do not like snow because...

Timeout

While on defense, then-junior Cole Beck focuses on his opponent at Freedom’s first home game of last season against the Ellwood City Wolverines on Dec. 9.
Boys basketball season delayed due to COVID-19
December 21, 2020

After failing to reach the playoffs last season with a 6-16 record, the boys basketball team looked forward to improving their game and making the playoffs this season. Unfortunately, due to a local rise...

Students split on COVID-19 vaccine

As the first doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine are made available in the U.S.,
Freedom students are divided on whether or not they plan to receive it.
December 21, 2020

With the spread of COVID-19, scientists have been working hard to get a vaccine. Although there are many vaccines under development in the United States, there is not yet an authorized or approved vaccine...

Teachers find new obstacles in education during virtual learning

Students that participate in Ms. Milanovich's classes are rewarded with points that can be redeemed for a variety of prizes.
December 21, 2020

Teachers are not robots that are programmed to assign homework. They have feelings and emotions that flow through their brains just as much as they would in a high school student’s mind. At some point...

Some Christmas traditions just don’t make sense

Many people all around America decorate their houses with various types of decorations, including Santa figurines.
December 21, 2020

It’s that special time of year when families everywhere start pulling out their dusty bins of Christmas decorations and participate in traditions. Every year Grandpa Earl makes a dreaded fruitcake to...

Load more stories