Freedom Area High School's Student Newspaper

FHS Press

Freedom Area High School's Student Newspaper

FHS Press

Freedom Area High School's Student Newspaper

FHS Press

Making alterations to the robot, Lucas Bradel holds the robot while Paul Ribellia connects the wires. Making sure all of the wires are connected is a vital part in ensuring the robot maneuvers well during battle.

Robotics competes in first competition

Aiden Pournaras, Assistant Editorial Editor March 26, 2024

Taking something that took hours of work into a ring to battle and be destroyed sounds a bit counter-intuitive, but this is the Robotics club’s specialty. The Robotics club, made up of students enrolled...

Ready for renovations: With the renovations currently underway in the Bulldog Boutique, the Boutique itself has been mainly empty other than nurse’s office equipment. The Closet Company has been working to install storage units and utilize all space possible.

Boutique in vogue

Addison Freeman, Copy Editor March 26, 2024

For the past several years, the Bulldog Boutique, which is located in the nurse’s office, was a place for the community to obtain living necessities. These necessities include sanitary articles, care...

Chokey chant: Stretching her arms out, junior Lainey Tuszynski, playing Matilda, exclaims a story to the audience on the opening night of the musical. During this scene, Tuszynski is interacting with Vera Armenio, who played the librarian.

Freedom Drama presents: ‘Matilda the Musical’

Brodie Falk, Assistant News Editor March 26, 2024

From March 1-3, the Freedom Drama Club performed their adaptation of Matilda the Musical. The cast worked hard to present a good show and that is exactly what they did. The students had to meet daily for...

Flying colors: The new upgrades to the airport hope to create a more colorful and fun experience for travelers. The airport is trying to create a more environmentally friendly facility to reduce carbon emissions and improve sustainability.

Pittsburgh airport undergoes 1.5 billion dollar upgrades

Noah Brandon, Photo Editor March 26, 2024

The Pittsburgh International Airport is starting a massive 1.5 billion dollar modernization project that is meant to transform the airport into a world-class transportation hub. Efficiency is one of the...

Flavorful facts: Explaining their dish, Lindsay Medwid and Nicholas Medwid tell Zachary Wynn about the food. Many friends spent time going to tables and seeing what their peers created for the night.

Weightlifting classes host Health and Fitness Night

Logan Larrick, Editor-in-Chief (Digital) March 26, 2024

When most think of weightlifting, they think about working out and hitting the gym. However, a major portion of building a strong, healthy body is nutrition. What types of food one puts into their body...

Presidential visit: This month, President Joe Biden visited East Palestine, one year after the train derailment and chemical spill, to assess cleanup efforts.

Biden visits East Palestine, year later

Skylar Scobbo, Features Editor February 29, 2024

      After a little more than a year, the community of East Palestine is still being affected by the aftermath of the train derailment. On Feb. 3, 2023, the lives of many in the community and surrounding...

Spreading awareness: The school has several signs placed along the walkway into the building that give positive affirmations. These signs can create a small but impactful difference in the lives of students.

Proposed legislation addresses mental health

Christopher Denkovich, Editor In Chief February 29, 2024

With every passing month, the mental health crisis that many students face grows. As the winter starts to phase out and the spring slump starts to set in on students, it is easy for many high schoolers...

NHS ceremony: After reading the senior bios, senior Madison Meyer shakes Principal Mr. Steven Mott’s hand when receiving her pin.

National Honor Society students work to better community

Caden Beringer, Assistant Features Editor February 29, 2024

The National Honor Society (NHS) is a nationwide organization that is offered at many schools, available for students to join. To join the NHS, there are a few eligibility requirements. Students need to...

Emptied out: Recently, staff worked to empty out the boutique to allow for contractors to come in and begin their work. Earlier in February, Ms. Carrie Tuszynski and Ms. Alyssa Young signed a contract with the Closet Factory to give them access to the space for renovations. In the next few months, the Closet Factory aims to repaint the walls various shades of gray with red accents to symbolize school colors.

Fashion Forward

Calla Reynolds, Managing Editor February 29, 2024

In hopes of offering the community safe and convenient access to living necessities, the Freedom Area School District established the Bulldog Boutique in the high school nurse’s office. For years, this...

From the top: Preparing to enact a scene, senior Morgan Shaffer (center) and junior Lainey Tuszynski (right) review their lines alongside Ms. Heather Giammaria (left). Lead members spend a lot of time practicing and memorizing their lines to flawlessly perform when the curtains open.

Drama Club prepares to perform ‘Matilda’

Logan Larrick, Editor-in-Chief (Digital) February 29, 2024

Every year, the Drama Club plans a spring musical performance. In the past, the club has taken on performances such as "Beauty and the Beast" and "Annie." However, the musical chosen for this year is "Matilda."...

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