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The Talon Robot steals an administrator keycard at CSI day.

Annual Dave Matthews CSI Event takes place

Gracie Shane, Staff Writer June 2, 2021

This year, many wondered if Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) week was going to happen for the sixth grade students. Thankfully, Ms. Jeanine Ging, other teachers and law enforcement pulled together and created...

Sophomore Jacob Milbert steps up to the plate and waits for the perfect pitch.

Baseball team ends challenge-filled season with win

Ashley Imhoff and Abigail Ketterer May 25, 2021

After going through their 2021 season, the baseball team came out of the season with a 1-9 record. The boys went through and played to the best of their abilities and worked hard throughout the season. The...

An Appreciation Station was set up in front of the cafeteria so students could write nice letters to their teachers.

Thankful for teachers

Alexa Davis, Asst. Features/Copy Editor May 25, 2021

This year, Teacher Appreciation Week fell from May 3 through May 7. Teacher Appreciation Week was first recommended in 1953 by Eleanor Roosevelt. Roosevelt asked Congress to make an official day to celebrate...

The FHS Press staff poses for a photo to promote the March edition of the publication
on March 26.

Editor-in-Chief says goodbye

Marissa Lammie, Editor-in-Chief May 25, 2021

This year was unlike any year we’ve ever had. With the school being closed for most of our editions, from not being in class to having to teach through a Google Meet, this year has been a roller coaster....

After calling a foul and giving a yellow card, the referee writes down the name of the guilty Los Angeles Galaxy player.

Are referees really necessary?

Troy Pawlowski, Contributing Writer May 25, 2021

Has there ever been a perfect game of a sport that was called by the referees fairly, 100 percent of the time? It is very unlikely that it has happened, but using new technology and implementing it in...

Newly-approved acting superintendent Diane Workman gives a brief statement at the
conclusion of the school board meeting on May 6.

Workman approved as acting superintendent

Keith Pawlowski, News Editor May 25, 2021

On July 1, Ms. Diane Workman will officially become acting superintendent of Freedom Area High School. As the 2020-2021 school year comes to an end, the COVID-19 pandemic starts to make its way out as...

After calling a foul and giving a yellow card, the referee writes down the name of the guilty Los Angeles Galaxy player.

Are referees really necessary?

Luke Snavely, Sports Editor May 25, 2021

He’s out! Players scream and argue as the umpire makes another “terrible” call. The head coach comes out to argue as the umpire prepares for a debate. Sports players have all known the feeling...

Breaking off stems

Breaking off stems

Megan Evans, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Many schools require students to take more STEM classes than just the required courses. However, STEM is missing a few key components and...

Juniors Alexis Rinere and Emily Frashure show off their arms after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on April 19.

Valued vaccine

Sarah Levenson, Managing Editor May 25, 2021

Now that a vast majority of adults and elderly people who wanted or needed the COVID vaccine have been able to receive it, the youths’ time for the shot has come. On April 13, the Pennsylvania Department...

According to studies, getting enough sleep is important for brain function.

Children, teens actually need more sleep than adults

Alexandra Mizzelle, Asst. Sports Editor May 25, 2021

The best time to wake up and be productive depends on the person's bodyclock. There are morning people who can wake up early and not be extremely tired and there are some people who wake up at one in the...

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