FHS Press

Striking out the opponent: Baseball team has high hopes for this season

Jamie Croll and Travis Hryckowian

April 30, 2015

After all of the training and conditioning, the baseball team started off their season strong. Freedom won their home opener against Northgate on Mar. 30 with a score of 18-3. Their first game of this month was played on April...

Freedom Drama Club Presents: West Side Story

Grace Hutchison, Features Editor

April 30, 2015

  Freedom Area High School was booming with the drama and the music of West Side Story on Mar. 27, 28 and 29. Sophomore Maddie Edder and Senior Robbie Raso starred in the production alongside many of our students under...

The Final Forum: Last in a series of forums to help get freshman business ready

Michelle Keith, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

Year after year freshmen enter high school with hopes of succeeding and thriving. Freshman year can be a huge change for some students, with block scheduling and having to handle more responsibilities. While some students thrive...

Hola from Costa Rica

Maddie Edder, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

On Apr. 1, 2015, Ms. Ruthanne Gudzan and several FHS students flew south to Costa Rica for a nine-day trip to see the country. This group included 21 FHS students, Ms. Ruthanne Gudzan, Mr. Craig Atkison and 5 adult chaperones....

Two threats in less than a week: Bomb threats disrupt classes

Reilly Collins, News Editor

April 30, 2015

On Thursday, April 9 and Monday, April 13, Freedom Area High School received two separate bomb threats that were discovered in writing in a girls’ bathroom, located inside the school. On April 9, a statement was made over...

FASD news in brief: Points of interest from the April school board meeting

Reilly Collins, News Editor

April 30, 2015

CASH BASH RECAP Mr. John Cummins opened the April 16 board meeting with a recap about this year’s annual Cash Bash and showed the board a video made by students that will be presented to the Freedom CARES Foundation, who...

Two Directions: Zayn Malik leaves One Direction

Natalie Price, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

Recently the famous British-Irish boyband, One Direction has permanently lost one of the five members. At the very end of March, Zayn Malik decided it was in his best interest to depart from the band and was ‘Ready to Run.’...

Prom singles allowed to mingle

Lara Pavlick, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

Although social standards sometimes dictate that students go only as couples to prom, the option of going single should be considered as well. About two months ago, Bountiful High School in Utah hosted their annual high school...

Parenting behind the scenes

Micki Friend, Staff Writer

April 30, 2015

There are a ton of things going on in Freedom and not all of them are accomplished by just students and teachers. Parents have a great deal to do with things going on at Freedom and they deserve our thanks. They have been silently...

Indiana passes controversial religious law: Can businesses discriminate against LGBT?

Carly Park, Social Media Director

April 30, 2015

On March 26, Governor Mike Pence of Indiana passed a controversial law called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA, which gives businesses the ability to discriminate and deny service to anyone from the LGBT community....