FHS Press

Reacting to reactions

Reacting to reactions

Keith Pawlowski, Editorial Editor

December 21, 2019

Students across the nation are getting reprimanded for putting offensive content on the internet that causes a lot of alarm and backlash. Everyone sees the flashy news headlines, but what happens afterwards? Oftentimes, the aftermath is not as eye-catching. What happens after a picture of students mak...

Becoming main-’stream’

Becoming main-’stream’

Cade Skuse, Co-Editor-in-Chief (Print)/Copy Editor/Accountant

December 21, 2019

With Disney+ being the lastest streaming service launch, many different streaming services and internet-based television services have been made available at the touch of your fingertips. Whether it’s a romantic comedy or spine-chilling thriller, each of these platforms provides  a wide range of movi...

‘Tis the season

‘Tis the season

Marissa Lammie, Staff Writer

December 21, 2019

As the days get colder and colder and the snow starts to sprinkle down from the sky, holidays are just around the corner. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa are all celebrated within the month of December. Each holiday is associated with a religion or culture. Christmas being Christanity, Hanukkah being Jud...

What’s old is new again

What’s old is new again

Matthew Levenson, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

In this day and age, billions of gigabytes of information can be saved, shared or downloaded online in an instant. Music can be purchased or streamed on platforms such as Apple Music or Spotify and can be played easily through Bluetooth speakers or an auxiliary cord in a car. With every song in the w...

Make it stick

Make it stick

Jalynn Falk, Sports Editor

December 1, 2019

In everyday lives, it’s apparent that many can remember every lyric to each song in their favorite album. However, when children get into the classroom, there are students who can’t remember the vocabulary words for their test and workers who can’t ever remember the code to get into the breakr...

The graduation situation

The graduation situation

Leah McNear, Co-Distribution Director

December 1, 2019

The seniors at Freedom Area High School have a multitude of paths to choose from as they embark on a journey into the rest of their lives after graduation. Some will further their education at a college or university, while others join the workforce, military or attend a trade school. The Graduati...

Coffee craze

Coffee craze

Jessica Majors, Asst. Sports Editor

December 1, 2019

With over 400 million cups of coffee being consumed every day in the United States, are people becoming too dependent on coffee? On a daily basis, 64% of Americans consume at least three cups of coffee, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), throughout their day. While coffee has bee...

Fashion Forward

Fashion Forward

Madison Snavely, Editor-in-Chief, FHS Press.com/ Social Media Director

December 1, 2019

An article of clothing can consist of several different fabrics along with materials to create it. Different clothing choices can make up a person and allow them to express themselves better through their own personal style. As trends and history has changed throughout the years, so has fashion. It h...

Recent transformations shape how classrooms function

Recent transformations shape how classrooms function

Mason Hedge, Managing Editor (Print)/ Co-Distribution Director

December 1, 2019

In recent years, Freedom Area High School has been through a lot of changes in staff members. With many of these changes taking place at the beginning of the year, expectations were high. But how have these classrooms changed since then? Roughly two years ago, the school gained a new teacher for speci...

7 candidates running for 5 open positions on school board

7 candidates running for 5 open positions on school board

Cade Skuse, Editor-in-Chief (Print)/Copy Editor

November 3, 2019

With five positions up for grabs on the school board for the November general election, competition has been tight between all of the candidates. With three current school board members and four new competitors, only five of the seven candidates will be elected to serve on the board, with six running...