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Enrollment decline on the rise: FASD student population decreasing

Raylen Welling, Business Manager

June 5, 2015

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Freedom Area School District has been suffering from enrollment decline in recent years and is predicted to continue to see a drop in numbers. While the new construction project has left many hopeful for growth in the district,...

Bomb threats plague FASD: Investigation on middle school bomb threats leads to restrictions

Michelle Keith and Brianna Frashure

June 5, 2015

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Over the past two months, the Freedom Area School District has been plagued with bomb threats. The threats began in the high school and have caused many unnecessary academic interruptions. Shortly after the threats at the high...

Email Overload: What happened to freedomarea.org emails and how the problem was resolved

Raylen Welling, Business Manager

May 1, 2015

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On March 15, 2015 the freedomarea.org email domain underwent a great change leaving many students and faculty members in a panic. “It’s system wide. Anyone with the google email or anybody that was part of the freedomarea.org...

Constant cancellations: Why so many softball games have been canceled

Peter Korman and Zach Kugel

May 1, 2015

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This season, the softball team has only had a handful of games. This is due to the fact that four of them have already been canceled. There have been many factors that have played a role in these games being called off, but the...

Stress wanders the halls: The struggles of anxiety in high school

Sara Skinger, Staff Writer

May 1, 2015

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High school is full of deadlines and projects, and all of the stress often causes students to have some, both short and long-term, anxiety. Students are often told that high school is supposed to be the best time of your life,...

Improving with one jump, sprint and throw at a time: Track members aim to meet goals for season

Olivia Jansen and Hannah Shumsky

April 30, 2015

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With future invitational dual meets and multi-team meets in sight, Freedom’s track and field members are working towards a spot in playoffs as well as conquering their own personal goals. “[A goal we set every year is]...

Pirates swing up to the base: Previous rough Aprils haunts the team once again

Brianna McKee, Copy Editor

April 30, 2015

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Off to a rough start, the Pittsburgh Pirates needed to step up their game to be successful throughout their upcoming season. Upon the first half of April, the team has been losing their strengths. They’ve experienced seven...

March Madness

Michelle Keith, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

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  Every year thousands of Americans fill out March Madness brackets. Major companies like Yahoo, Nike, Adidas and Capital One offer huge prizes to people who correctly choose the winners of each game. With 64 teams competing...

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