FHS Press

The Fallen Officer Memorial outside the Courthouse stands tall with the names of every fallen officer in Beaver County.

In memoriam: Remembering our fallen officers

Gracie Shane, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

Every year, pro-police groups in Washington D.C hold a convention during National Police Week to honor the fallen officers of the past year. 58 years ago in 1962, President John F. Kennedy announced that...

Junior Niko Baker (left) poses with the Starbucks drink (right) that he used to ask freshman Jayda Pawelkoski to prom.

Pandemic-style prom

Abigail Ketterer, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

When last year's prom was canceled, many students were devastated. The 2020 prom was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, there will be a prom this year. This year's theme for prom will be “The...

Two dead in Capitol attack

Pogue Regan, Copy Editor April 30, 2021

Early in the afternoon on April 2, suspect Noah Green hit two Capitol police officers with his car. This was a fatal incident, resulting in the death of William Evans, an officer tasked with protecting...

The high school weight room received many new upgrades, including  total-body resistance benches and televisions.

Weight room remodeled with new technology

Kinsley Aswani, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

Over the course this month, the weight room has gotten some new additions and upgrades to the existing room. Some of these upgrades include new televisions and upgraded TRX (Total-Body Resistance Exercise)...

Students socially distanced in Mr. Cole Eged’s English 11 class continue in-person
learning while others stay at home and learn virtually.

District returns to five-day, in-person schooling

Leannah Messenger, Editorial Editor April 30, 2021

On April 6, 2021, Freedom students and teachers returned to five-day in-person instruction. All students had the opportunity to return to this full face-to-face instruction, while virtual attendance of...

The Pittsburgh Pirates hosted their home opener on April 8 with a limited number of fans.

COVID-19 restrictions, mandates slowly become lifted

Alexa Davis, Asst. Features/Copy Editor April 30, 2021

Finally, one year after the COVID-19 pandemic started, restrictions and mandates have begun to be lifted. Many stores and businesses around the country have started to open back up and restrictions in...

The Ever Given ship was taken by Egyptian authorities, and will stay with them until the ship’s owner agrees to paying for compensation.

Suez Canal blocked, finally reopens

Chloe Wolf, Asst. Editorial Editor April 30, 2021

On March 23, the Suez Canal in Egypt was blocked by the Ever Given container ship. The ship was carrying around 20,000 shipping containers at the time. While making its way through the canal, it is believed...

Dr. David Anney will serve as interim superintendent until a new superintendent has
been named by the school board.

District welcomes new interim superintendent

Marissa Lammie, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2021

On April 6, former superintendent Dr. Jeffery Fuller took his leave from the district and began working for the Pennsylvania State Department of Education. With the vacancy of former superintendent Fuller,...

After 14 years of teaching history, Griffith moves to the Dean Of Students position for grades K-8.

Griffith takes on Dean of Students position

Marissa Lammie, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2021

After the school board approved the transfer of then Dean of Students John Capehart, who became the elementary school principal, the position was ready to be taken by someone new. On March 11, the board...

During the March 27 performance, senior Keith Pawlowski leads the song “Magic Foot” as the fellow cast members back him up.

Spell the word: success

Freedom drama presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Ashley Imhoff, Features Editor March 31, 2021

Strabismus, lugubrious, chimerical, omphaloskepsis and capybara were just a few of the quirky words the Drama Club enlightened the community with during their production of “The 25th Annual Putnam County...

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