FHS Press

The Talon Robot steals an administrator keycard at CSI day.

Annual Dave Matthews CSI Event takes place

Gracie Shane, Staff Writer June 2, 2021

This year, many wondered if Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) week was going to happen for the sixth grade students. Thankfully, Ms. Jeanine Ging, other teachers and law enforcement pulled together and created...

Newly-approved acting superintendent Diane Workman gives a brief statement at the
conclusion of the school board meeting on May 6.

Workman approved as acting superintendent

Keith Pawlowski, News Editor May 25, 2021

On July 1, Ms. Diane Workman will officially become acting superintendent of Freedom Area High School. As the 2020-2021 school year comes to an end, the COVID-19 pandemic starts to make its way out as...

Pointing to the visual on the screen, junior Joshua Pail explains his long-term on complex pendulums.

High school hosts fifth annual science conference

Brigette Richard, Social Media Director May 25, 2021

After last year’s fourth annual science conference had been held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Brian Wargo and his Physics I-III classes were able to hold it in person this year on...

President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, April 28, at the House Chamber in the U.S. Capitol.

President Biden delivers speech to Congress

Chloe Wolf, Asst. Editorial Editor May 25, 2021

At 9 p.m. on April 28, President Joe Biden delivered a speech to Congress from the House Chamber in the U.S. Capitol. Biden talked about both the current state of the nation and his future agenda. He explained...

Freshman Steffan Paganie takes an order from senior Brandon Pratte while Ms. April
English observes on May 6.

Cafe 116 celebrates grand opening, begins selling to students

Jessica Majors, Photo Editor May 25, 2021

Starting on May 10, Cafe 116 plans to open up to every student and every teacher in the high school to allow them to purchase drinks and snacks during the school day. This allows for the student body to...

Senior Erica Gazdik poses while completing service hours for her youth group.

Seniors’ final days filled with several milestones

Maddy Sanders, Contributing Writer May 25, 2021

This year has been anything but normal, especially for this year's seniors. But luckily we came back to school just in time for seniors to have those last few big days together. GRADUATION PROJECTS Graduation...

Rickard approved to replace James as high school band director

Rickard approved to replace James as high school band director

Mikalah Smith, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

In March, former band director Rob James retired. He started out as the middle school and high school band teacher. When Keith Kovalic retired from the position in June 2019, James took over his position...

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...

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